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2015-04-28 23:12:58

Markit Media, a full service printing, marketing and web design company located in Old Town Scottsdale, is now offering the most affordable and best quality business cards in the valley.

2015-04-28 23:10:09

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The Atlanta Business Chronicle announces fastest growing private companies, honors Invoiceware International Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 28, 2015

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Alaskans Encouraged to Nominate Youth Heroes Now Through July 15 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 Today, Alaska Communications announces the

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OMAHA, Neb., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The top power hitters in college baseball will converge on TD

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Lear Corporation, James Group International, Fathead, Rock Ventures, Sturgis Molded Products collaborate on 'Made in Michigan' Merchandise and Job Creation DETROIT, April 28, 2015

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Offer Free Food, Coffee To Uniformed Firefighters, Police Officers, Maryland National Guard BALTIMORE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore restaurants are riding out the riots

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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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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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