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WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint will join National Park Service officials Wednesday, April 13 to launch the seventh coin in the America the Beautiful QuartersÂ® Program honoring Glacier National Park.
Anooraq maintains production levels through challenging quarter, returns mine to operating profit VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ) (NYSE: ANO) (JSE: ARQ) announces production from the Bokoni Platinum Mines ("Bokoni") and its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2010.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to a proposal by Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota to freeze VA health-care spending and cut veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending, American Legion national commander Jimmie L.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement in conjunction with dedication ceremonies today at Philadelphia's Independence Mall for the President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation.
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the United States Mint and the National Park Service Tuesday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), for the official launch of the Grand Canyon National Park commemorative quarter-dollar.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College and its Allan P. Kirby, Jr.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Director Ed Moy, joined by National Park Service officials, today introduced to the Nation the new quarter honoring Yosemite National Park in California.
Support for Hemp Farming in the U.S.
The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...
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