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2014-04-16 00:20:49

On Easter Sunday morning, the over 6000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial for one of the nation's largest sunrise services, will pause to remember Marian Anderson's Easter concert performed in the same location, 75 years prior. VIENNA, Va., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sunrise service, hosted by Capital Church of Vienna, VA and Pastor Amos Dodge is now a Washington tradition. Held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for the past 36 years, the annual...

2014-04-15 23:16:20

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the reasons to buy from a reputable breeder, and helps to outline the differences between puppy mills and local, small-scale breeders. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 News outlets have recently focused much of their attention on stories stressing the importance of the adoption vs. purchase of dogs and the consequence of knowing where one’s pet comes from. Many activists have stressed the significance of adopting animals from local...

2014-04-15 23:15:34

1stinFlowers.com is pleased to announce the addition of a downloadable PDF tip sheet on its website. This tip sheet provides the reader valuable information regarding common flowers and plants that are considered poisonous and can cause illness or even death to your dog or cat. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Spring has arrived and with it many homeowners are introducing new flowers and plants to decorate both inside and outside the home. After hearing about one of their...

2014-04-15 23:14:42

NFMLA celebrates its April 19th program with films from around the world on April 19th at the AT&T Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 This month NewFilmmakers LA film festival will demonstrate its focus as a platform for independent filmmakers by showcasing a feature film created by a production team based out of Oklahoma. Fall Films was established in Oklahoma in 2009 and has since then produced 13 feature films, all with a budget of three thousand...

2014-04-15 23:13:58

‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a variety of dahlias perfect for border gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dahlias offer a world of possibilities. Used en masse or planted alongside annuals and perennials, border dahlias, add a bold, late summer punch that no other flower can. Beginning April 14, bulb-lovers across the country can enter for a chance to win a variety of melody and gallery dahlias in Longfield Garden’s Facebook contest, the Border...

2014-04-15 23:13:37

eXemplify Group recognized by Channel Partners as a Top 50 partner at Spring 2014 Channel Partners Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 eXemplify Group was named a Top 50 Partner in the Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards. Channel Partners 360° rewards partners of all sizes for creating business value for their customers with converged telecom and IT solutions. “With more than 7000 telecom agents in the United States, it is an honor...

2014-04-15 23:13:14

Dr. Alan Bauman discusses issues surrounding aging hair for the third installment of Dr. Barry Lycka’s Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today eBook series. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Forget wrinkles, it could be your hair that betrays your age. While unruly grays are the most known, and most obvious, there are six other signs of aging hair to watch out for—dryness, lackluster color, thinning, breakage, split ends, and frizz. And it doesn’t stop there, more than half of all...

2014-04-15 23:12:29

onTRAC Earns Prestigious Education Industry Recognition Washington. DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Interactive Achievement, today announced that the onTRAC Assessment Management System (AMS) was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Student Assessment Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-04-15 23:11:22

Sanctri announced a new resource for the grieving. Dear Dianne is an online advice column that takes questions from people dealing with issues around death, and answers them with the expertise of grief specialist Dianne Gray. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Sanctri announced a new resource for the grieving. Dear Dianne is an online advice column that takes questions from people dealing with issues around death, and answers them with the expertise of grief specialist Dianne Gray....


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

False Potto, Pseudopotto martini
2014-04-10 15:04:58

The false potto (Pseudopotto martini) is a primate that is thought to occur in Equatorial Africa. It is the only species classified within the genus Pseudopotto and has been studied using only the skeletal remains of two specimens. These were previously classified with the potto (Perodicticus potto) but were found to have enough distinctions to be classified as a species, although some argue that it could actually part of the West African potto species. Currently, the false potto is listed...

Eagle Owl
2014-02-20 08:46:46

The Owlman is a cryptid from Mawnan, Cornwell, similar to the Mothman of North America. The first reported sighting was on April 17, 1976 by two young sisters as they were walking through the woods near the Mawnan church. They claimed to have seen a large winged creature hovering above the church. The father would not allow his daughters to be interviewed but did supply a drawing made by the 12-year-old daughter. A second sighting was reported on July 3,1976, by a 14-year-old girl who...

Mole Salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum
2014-02-06 08:52:19

The Mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and may also be referred to as the tadpole salamander. Commonly found in eastern and central United States, the Mole Salamander ranges from Florida to Texas, Illinois to Kentucky and Virginia. The Mole salamander inhabits damp areas that are generally close to a water source. Commonly found under logs or moist leaves the Mole salamander dwells in forested and sandy pine habitats. The Mole salamander will...

Poor Man's Cycad, Encephalartos villosus
2014-01-31 08:20:50

Encephalartos villosus is a South African cycad, or Palm-like plant. Commonly named, poor man's cycad. The species is a member of the Zamiaceae family. It’s a common cycad between the East London vicinity and the northern border of Swaziland. The plants can be found growing several hundred miles inland. Very little of the plant is visible. E. villosus has a largely underground trunk. This has led it to be improperly categorized as a dwarf species. The crown of the plant is made up of...

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