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2014-10-22 08:25:53

Derigo provides a full utility spectrum to offer a one-stop solution for post-emergent weed control and plant growth regulation RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help simplify weed control for roadside managers, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced the launch of Derigo(TM) - a broad spectrum, post-emergent herbicide that offers a new level of versatility for warm-season vegetation management on roadsides. Roadside...

2014-10-22 08:24:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. This achievement continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Platinum dining facility....

2014-10-21 23:14:56

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP), Board Certified Coach (BCC) tuition assistance program and CCE professional development award scholarship recipients. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently selected the recipients of the 2014 CCE scholarships, including the Global Career...

2014-10-21 12:25:06

- Qualified customers can receive up to $10,000 in energy efficiency upgrades RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company has announced the launch of its Helping Home Fund, a $20 million program authorized through an agreement with the N.C. Public Staff and approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission during the...

2014-10-21 08:27:01

Innovative solution delivers fast knockdown plus total control of weeds for up to six months RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help landscape managers more effectively manage areas of unwanted weeds and grasses, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced Specticle(®) Total - a non-selective herbicide with unparalleled residual control. Specticle Total not only kills existing weeds, it prevents new ones for up to six...

2014-10-21 08:22:08

Textron Aviation, Duncan Aviation, Satcom Direct, ICG, and Harris Corporation comprise SmartSky's distribution backbone for nation's first airborne 4G LTE wireless network CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSky Networks, a next-generation aviation communications provider bringing SmartSky 4G, the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network to the market, announced its introductory connectivity partners at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)...

2014-10-20 16:27:13

Quality, compassionate care delivered in the comfort of your home NEW BERN, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth Home Health, a member of the PruittHealth family of providers, has begun to offer quality care programs to patients and families in Craven County and surrounding counties through the acquisition of an existing home health agency. The location delivers high-quality services in the comfort of a patient's home in the beautiful and historic area of coastal North...

2014-10-20 08:33:43

DebMed survey confirms steady improvements, though gap remains between hand hygiene beliefs and best practices that can increase patient safety and reduce infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data, the reliability of that data and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. With responses from more than 400 infection...

2014-10-20 08:32:09

NEW YORK and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF), both philanthropies, announced today the creation of a joint venture to develop drug candidates for the treatment of the rare disease known as Charcot- Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141019/152981LOGO BioPontis Alliance announced its alliance model earlier this month. Today's partnership announcement with HNF...

2014-10-20 08:30:55

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Triangle Business Journal Honors Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153002 Health Decisions, the full-service CRO of choice for forward-looking biopharma and medical device companies, today announced that Triangle Business Journal has named Health Decisions' CEO, founder and technology visionary Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH, CIO of the Year for 2014. Triangle Business Journal Publisher Bryan...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

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...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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