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2014-07-25 16:22:19

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) today selected Pittsburgh, Pa. to host the 2016 Congress of Cities and Exposition, the nation's largest educational and networking event for city officials. As the host city, Pittsburgh will welcome thousands of local officials and professional staff and help organize educational workshops and mobile tours that will explore various city businesses, programs and transit. The selection was made...

2014-07-25 12:23:54

Amos Lee and O.A.R. to headline; Lakewood Brewing Company to craft exclusive ale DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today the celebrity chef and music line-up for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth, which is making its southern debut on Saturday, October 18 in nearby Irving, Texas at Lake Carolyn. The one-day festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle...

2014-07-25 08:23:05

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 results before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Monday, August 11, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss RSP's second quarter 2014 results. Hosting the call will be Steve Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Scott McNeill, Chief Financial...

2014-07-25 04:20:51

PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP, a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry, has completed a move into new offices in Pittsburgh, adding 10,000 square feet to support recent growth in the Appalachian Basin. The firm now occupies more than 25,000 square feet on the second floor of Southpointe Town Center at 1900 Main Street. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO Burleson opened its Pittsburgh location in late 2009...

2014-07-24 23:13:30

Prescott, Arizona now has a new way to search for local real estate listings. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Citing a dire need for the improved dissemination of pertinent real estate information, Tim Eastman disclosed the launch of a new website designed to cater exclusively towards the Prescott, AZ, market and its surroundings. The web portal, prescottazhomesearch.com, has been specifically engineered to provide listings, buying advice and up-to-date market consultations with...

2014-07-24 23:12:24

Dr. Kelch of AlignLife North Peoria is donating services to raise money for St. Jude. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Rob Kelch, owner of AlignLife North Peoria, will be running in the Kickapoo/Brimfield to Peoria St. Jude Run. To help raise money for this event Dr. Kelch's office is offering a consultaion, exam, and x-rays for $20 with 100% of the proceeds raised to be donated to St. Jude. Dr. Kelch has set an office goal to raise $1000. Dr. Kelch hopes to raise awareness of...

2014-07-24 23:09:18

The focus of the “Your Network Is Your Net Worth” panel is building potential cash flow by building relationships with influential individuals. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention, taking place Labor Day Weekend in Miami, will offer attendees the opportunity to learn from a mixed panel of influential tastemakers at the "Your Network Is Your Net Worth" Panel. Panelist will include; Erik Mendelson (Co Founder of Digiwaxx and Manager for...

2014-07-24 23:08:52

Organizations within MLK Corridor Collaborate with Indiana-based CloudOne in Effort to Raise Funds for Urban Co-Working Facility Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Grindery (http://www.thegrindery.org), an urban co-work organization that helps entrepreneurs imagine and develop the vision for the success of their business is kicking off a fundraising campaign aimed at subsidizing the renovation of their future home in the Northwest Neighborhood. The organization plans to utilize...

2014-07-24 23:08:04

The “Social Media Influence” Panel at the 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention explains why the music scene is heavily influenced by social media. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention, taking place Labor Day Weekend in Miami, will offer attendees the opportunity to learn from a mixed panel of influential hip hop blog owners and editors at the Social Media Influence Panel. Panelist include; DJ Z (Editor in Chief of DJBooth.net), Justin Hunte (Editor...

2014-07-24 23:02:22

Collaboration Between the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta CareerRise, Grady Health System and Others is Training Atlanta BeltLine Residents for Healthcare Jobs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act on Tuesday, President Obama cited the Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare as one of 35 model programs from across the country (http://www.whitehouse.gov/ready-to-work ). The Administration called for job-driven training...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

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