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2014-10-20 16:24:26

Warm weather to take the thaw out of your winter travel plans MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plan the perfect holiday getaway with your loved ones by taking advantage of the Myrtle Beach area's discounted hotel packages and countless festive events. Whether it's a family vacation or a romantic retreat for two, the Myrtle Beach area offers something for everyone. From enjoying your favorite holiday tune at one of our many live theatres to indulging on low-country...

2014-10-20 12:23:27

MOSES LAKE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be hosting a Luncheon on October 27th at the ATEC Masto Conference Center at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake to provide an update and to discuss the privately funded/financed project to bring surface water to Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators east of Moses Lake. There will be a presentation by Dr. Darryll Olsen, CSRIA Board Representative, as well as a panel discussion...

2014-10-20 12:21:51

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about third quarter 2014 results and...

2014-10-20 12:21:37

New service to include on-dock intermodal rail capabilities JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) and PortMiami, through a strategic alliance, are offering the Sunshine Gateway service, which includes on-dock intermodal rail capabilities. This seamless ship to rail transfer allows the port to handle additional volumes and ensures that shipments move more quickly and efficiently with the potential to reach 70 percent of the United States...

2014-10-20 08:24:29

Transaction is consistent with Company's long-term strategy to accelerate the growth of its service business MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Inc., one of the largest residential pest control...

2014-10-20 08:21:07

Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis., highlights Cold Weather Group for upcoming winter KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many automakers will make a point to highlight some of the more winter-friendly options on a given model, Dodge goes so far as to name one of its specialty packages for the 2015 Dodge Dart the Cold Weather Group. Dealerships like Palmen Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, can then go on to point this package out to customers who are looking for a car...

2014-10-18 23:01:45

Conference to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 20th – 22nd at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Tim Rocho, CEO of Set for Life Financial, LLC is excited to be a sponsor of the upcoming PaymentsSource PayThink conference to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 20th – 22nd at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. “PayThink is built for financial services executives to focus on how today’s trends will shape the future of banking and payments,...

2014-10-18 00:20:49

Denver Events in November include a chance to finish up holiday shopping, enjoy fabulous wine, or sample some of the City's best craft beers. Hotel Teatro - A Denver Hotel, welcomes visitors to these other popular Events. DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Hotels like Hotel Teatro welcome November visitors who come to enjoy the start of the winter season and the many popular Denver Events in November. A wine festival and hugely popular art extravaganza are among the top...

2014-10-17 23:07:00

OMA is an intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Each week, more than a dozen Mount Pleasant residents have the opportunity to participate in the program with the assistance of nursing staff and volunteers. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village is excited to announce their partnership with the Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University in their Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. OMA is an intergenerational art program for people...

2014-10-17 23:05:36

Logical Operations acquires Accent Training of Rochester, New York, a prominent local training center in the Rochester area. Accent Training will become part of Logical Operations’ New Horizons affiliate at its 3535 Winton Place headquarters. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Logical Operations has acquired Accent Training of Rochester, New York, a prominent local training center with a storied 30-year history in the Rochester area. Accent Training will become part of Logical...


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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