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2014-04-17 08:22:47

Republican front runner in Texas Ag Commissioner Race calls on Governor Rick Perry to mobilize Texas State Guard to assist landowners on Red River STEPHENVILLE, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sid Miller, front runner in the Republican race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, warned Texans to remain vigilant against attempts by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to seize 90,000 acres of privately owned land along the Red River. He further called on Texas Governor Rick...

2014-04-17 08:21:07

Redesigned Ford F-150, Mustang both set to arrive at Texas Ford dealer this year SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what is expected to be a landmark year for Ford, the automaker has redesigned two of its most reputable vehicles -- Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang -- and will ship both to dealerships before year's end. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75758) One of those dealerships is Toliver Ford in Sulpher Springs, Tex. Prior to the...

2014-04-16 23:12:51

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kay Green has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kay Green has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Green is a nationally recognized Medicaid expert with over 30 years of experience working within state and...

2014-04-16 23:10:42

Survey & Ballot Systems to host online seminar that demonstrates how web elections can help co-ops boost participation, engage younger members and improve voting efficiencies. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host a live webinar Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The online event, titled Online Voting for Cooperatives will examine how co-ops are...

2014-04-16 20:20:28

Variety of Ram models are offered by Edmonton dealer EDMONTON, Alberta, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Ram split from Dodge, it was unknown how the market would react. It turns out though, it was a good move for the Chrysler Corporation because Ram is now a major competitor in the pickup truck category and quickly gaining more and more followers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75739) Ram introduced the 2014 Ram 1500 and the 2014 Ram 2500, which are...

2014-04-16 16:21:52

Mobile Ala. military members can save on new Acura models this spring MOBILE, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Active and retired military members in the Mobile Ala. area have an opportunity to experience substantial savings on a new car at Joe Bullard Acura. Through the limited-time Acura Military Appreciation Offer, U.S. servicemen and women can save $750 on a new Acura model with a valid military ID. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75682) The...

2014-04-16 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, has selected 30 employers as finalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. The 30 employers below were selected from 2,864 nominations submitted by military members. "These...

2014-04-16 12:29:59

PLYMOUTH, Minn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of laboratory animal handling just became a great deal safer thanks to an ergonomically designed biological cabinet design from NuAire. These next-generation units have already received approval from the NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) and are ANSI 49 Listed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/CG03881-a NuAire, a manufacturer of ergonomic laboratory equipment based in Plymouth, MN, is known for its innovative...

2014-04-16 12:25:38

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - "Government-to-government" relations, underpinned by high-level Canadian representation in foreign nations, such as an embassy, significantly boost the level of Canadian exports to those countries, according to a new C. D. Howe Institute report. In the study, entitled "The Impact of Diplomatic Representation Abroad on Canada's Exports," author Dan Ciuriak provides new insights into where, why and how economic diplomacy works best, and shows that an...

2014-04-16 12:20:43

Golden Event is One of Ten Across the Country to Kick Off 'Everytown'; Group will Rally Americans to Join Fight to End Gun Violence that Kills 86 Americans Every Day GOLDEN, Colo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after Congress failed to pass legislation to require comprehensive gun background checks despite near-unanimous public support, mayors, moms, gun violence survivors, law enforcement, gun owners and other Coloradans will gather today to launch...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

Goggomobil
2014-01-29 10:15:05

The Goggomobil is a micro-car line manufactured after World War II by Hans Glas GmbH -- from 1955 to 1969. There were three models produced. A T sedan, a TS coupe and a TL van. The Goggomobil initially used a two-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled 13.6 hp 245 cc engine with a top speed of 47 mph. Later, available engines were a 14.8 hp, 293 cc which could reach a top speed of 53 mph, and a 18.5 hp 392 cc. The engine was located behind the rear wheels and connected to an electric per-selective...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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