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2014-04-03 12:21:26

--Velocity and Discovery Channel to Broadcast More Than 100 Hours of Live Coverage Beginning in 2015, and Discovery International Will Bring BARRETT-JACKSON to Audiences Worldwide-- NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocity, Discovery Channel and The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that the networks will serve as the exclusive television homes of BARRETT-JACKSON, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), beginning in January 2015. Velocity and Discovery...

2014-03-20 12:21:51

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11-13, 2014 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. This year's auction showcases an outstanding line-up of vehicles for charity, including: -- The 2014 Ford Mustang prominently featured in the "Need For Speed" movie to benefit the Henry Ford Health System -- The first...

2014-03-17 08:27:57

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Tennis Federation today announced that 39 countries have entered to compete in the 2014 ITF Seniors World Team Championships which open next month in Palm Beach County. The marquee event will begin with Team championships on April 21 - 26, followed by Individual Championships from April 27 - May 4, 2014. "We are very pleased that 39 different countries have entered the 2014 ITF Seniors World Team...

2014-03-07 23:02:30

FastFingerprints continues to expand its Florida fingerprinting locations. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 FastFingerprints has recently added three new locations throughout the state of Florida. Two of the offices are located in Palm Beach County in the cities of Lake Worth and Delray Beach, and one office is located in Broward County in the city of North Lauderdale. All of these locations provide Level 2 live scan background checks approved by the Florida Department of Law...

2014-02-28 12:22:54

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading hobbyist lift brand, is going coast to coast with Goodguys and Barrett-Jackson this spring to help car enthusiasts find the right vehicle lifts for their garages. At each stop, Direct Lift representatives will educate visitors about the company's four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/CL74396) Direct Lift's event schedule...

2014-02-25 23:34:31

Following an article posted on Palm Beach Daily News, ArtSchools.com, an online directory of arts colleges, explains how art is benefiting the Palm Beach economy. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 ArtSchools.com, an online directory of art careers and schools, explains how the Palm Beach economy is benefiting from the arts. According to a February 14th article posted on Palm Beach Daily News titled “Arts Help Drive Local Economy, Panel Says,” the Palm Beach, Florida economy...

2014-02-10 23:26:33

Workforce Alliance has a new name. The organization is now called CareerSource Palm Beach County as part of a new statewide initiative to better align Florida's workforce system and improve customer awareness. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Workforce Alliance today launches its new name, CareerSource Palm Beach County, as part of a new statewide brand identity to better align Florida’s nationally recognized workforce system and improve customer awareness and use of...

2014-02-06 12:26:36

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Tennis Federation today announced that 197 teams from 37 different countries have entered to compete in the 2014 ITF Seniors World Championships, one of the largest international Amateur Tennis Events in the world, coming to Palm Beach County April 21 - May 4, 2014. "This is the highest ranked event on the ITF Seniors Circuit for male and female players in the age categories of 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55, and we're...

2014-02-05 12:24:32

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delray Beach is Florida's most expensive destination based on the cost of its lodging. That's according to a new survey from TravelMag.com. The survey specifically compared the hotel rates of all Floridian destinations for this year's February and March time period, the high season for most beach destinations in the state. In Delray Beach, a coastal town located close to Boca Raton in Palm Beach County, travelers will have to spend an...

2014-02-04 12:20:35

2014 Continues Barrett-Jackson's Philanthropic Legacy, Helps Those in Need with Celebrity Support from Gene Simmons, Billy Baldwin, Rusty Wallace, Among Others SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), has always had a large charitable focus since its first auction in 1971, and this year was no different. Barrett-Jackson has worked to provide a platform for consignors and charitable causes to align and raise funds. The...


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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.