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2011-06-10 11:00:00

PHOENIX, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers' lives are organized around their nicotine addiction. Forfeiting control to addiction is at the root of a new, original program to stop Arizona youth from smoking and an 'on-the-ground' extension of the public service campaign, http://www.venomocity.com. Today and tomorrow, June 10 and 11, the Bureau of Tobacco and Chronic Disease (BTCD) will immerse more than 200 youth from across the state, ages 13-17, into the 2011 anti-smoking youth...

2011-06-07 15:33:00

Events Include Free Outdoor Concerts, Tribal Festivals and Cooking Demonstrations WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announces the 2011 schedule for its sixth annual concert and festival series promoting Native musicians, films, performers and artists from across the Western Hemisphere. This summer the museum hosts the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Siletz Tribe of Oregon during festivals that celebrate each...

2011-05-24 13:54:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Arizona Project (CAP) Board of Directors President Pam Pickard and General Manager David Modeer will represent CAP today at a joint hearing of the U. S. House of Representatives Water and Power Subcommittee and the Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee. Modeer is scheduled to testify at the hearing, and will provide information about CAP, Arizona's single largest resource for renewable Colorado River water supplies, and its...

2011-05-11 00:00:29

Drugs Make You Un-Smarter authors, Jill Vanderwood and fifteen-year-old Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to encourage kids to make a commitment to live drug and alcohol free lives. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Drugs Make You Un-Smarter author Jill Vanderwood and her sixteen-year-old granddaughter and co-author, Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to begin a Drug-Free Commitment Tour. The goal of this tour is to teach kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and talk about how...

2011-02-04 16:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) announced today that inclement weather has delayed its Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico from returning to planned operating levels. The Navajo Refinery experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel continue to work to restart...

2011-01-31 11:17:00

DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation's (NYSE: HOC) Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel work to restart certain downstream processing units. Management expects that it will take several more days to return to planned operating levels....

2011-01-28 19:10:00

DENVER, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation (SFNTC) entered its third decade of supporting the American Indian College Fund by awarding $50,000 to continue the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program for the spring 2011 semester. This program will continue to provide scholarships to American Indian students enrolled full-time in an associate's degree program at one of the following tribal colleges...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will open "R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966-1974," an exhibition of 28 drawings and lithographs by internationally renowned Navajo artist R.C. Gorman Jan. 13, 2011. The exhibition will represent his early work with the female form and the Indian "madonnas" that later brought him global acclaim. The exhibition will remain on view in the second-level Sealaska Gallery...

2010-12-07 06:00:00

JERUSALEM, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Navajo Systems today announced that its Virtual Private SaaS (VPS) for LotusLive cloud security solution has been added by IBM to its LotusLive Integrated Apps list. LotusLive iNotes is a security-rich, Web-based e-mail service that provides essential messaging and calendaring capabilities to businesses of all sizes. Navajo Systems' Virtual Private SaaS (VPS) for LotusLive gives the enterprise exclusive control over the encryption of their remotely...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

This Veterans Day the Navajo Code Talkers, as part of the Navajo Code Talkers Foundation, will be participating in a number of events throughout America to tell their phenomenal stories and raise awareness of their planned museum project. (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 This Veterans Day the Navajo Code Talkers, as part of the Navajo Code Talkers Foundation, will be participating in a number of events throughout America to tell their phenomenal stories and raise awareness of their planned...