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2014-04-15 23:01:27

The Ramsey Keller Memorial's Second Annual Run for Heaven's Sake Kicks off May 18th in Billings With a Goal of Doubling Dollars Raised to Pay for Infant Funerals in Montana. The Goal is to Have Zero Montana Families Writing a Check for Their Child's Funeral. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The average cost of an infant funeral in Montana is $1500.00 and last year, the Ramsey Keller Memorial did not turn away a single family in need. The memorial paid in full for 28...

2014-04-15 16:28:18

40 States and the U.S. Senate proclaim awareness for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, a little known birth defect that strikes hundreds of babies each year in the United States. RALEIGH, N.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the first small event on April 19th, a parade in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2011, the organization's efforts have grown exponentially with other charity members of the Alliance of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Organizations (ACDHO). On April 7, 2014, once...

2014-04-15 16:27:54

If you could send cancer a message in 5 words, what would you say? NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When IHadCancer.com won the Best Community Website from The Webby Awards in 2012, it was a shock to their small team. They were a brand new social networking site, run by a group of people that could be counted on one hand, up against industry giants like Google and Tumblr. As the only cancer community nominated, winning the award was not only a huge win for them, but also for...

2014-04-15 16:26:17

Justin Brown of San Dimas, CA has been honored with a recognition by Scotsman Guide in its selection of "Top Originators 2013 - Top FHA Volume." SAN DIMAS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2014 issue of Scotsman Guide published by Scotsman Publishing, Inc.. Justin Brown was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73249 "Top Originators 2013 - Top FHA Volume" Justin...

2014-04-15 16:24:44

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:2013 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Pitch Systems IndustrySummary"2013 Deep Research Report on China Wind Turbine Pitch Systems Industry" was a professional and depth research report on China Wind Power Control Systems Industry. Firstly the report describes the background knowledge of Wind Turbine Pitch Systems, including Wind Turbine Pitch Systems Concepts Classification...

2014-04-15 16:24:08

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tyler King was just 13 when his sister Chelsea set out for a run in a community park, and never returned. She was the victim of a horrific crime committed by a convicted sex offender, who later confessed and plead guilty to taking her life. Shortly thereafter, Chelsea's Law was conceived and passed in California. Chelsea King's story is known nationally as both a tragedy and source of inspiration....

2014-04-15 16:23:30

Complete story featured on The Fields of Green, a sports business collaboration between USC Marshall School of Business and USA TODAY Sports LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional athletes in the three most popular U.S. leagues--the NFL, the NBA and Major League Baseball--will collectively pay the IRS more than $3 billion in taxes this year, according to a report by USC Sports Business Institute Executive Director David Carter....

2014-04-15 16:21:12

Entry process underway for powersports industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition. SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealernews, the premier business information resource for North American powersports retailers, announces that the entry process is now open for the 23(rd) annual Top 100 Dealer competition. Access the entry form here. Deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014. The Dealernews Top 100 Dealer Awards recognizes...

2014-04-15 12:31:48

A' Design Award & Competition Announces 758 Winners from 77 Countries in 74 Design Disciplines COMO, Italy, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, A' Design Award & Competition (designaward.com), the international juried design accolades announced its results: 758 Winners from 77 countries in 74 different design disciplines. Given the number of competing countries (208) and winner countries (77), A' Design Award & Competition, has officially become the Worlds' largest...

2014-04-15 12:31:37

FERNDALE, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Elevator Company, in response to increasing consumer demand, has announced the expansion of their residential elevator business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120404/DE81417LOGO Over the past few years, home elevators have become more and more popular and shown to increase a home's value while adding an attractive new feature. As a result, Detroit Elevator Company has reorganized its staff to address the increase in...


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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