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2012-10-04 02:32:29

RESTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: NIHD], a provider of differentiated mobile communications services under the Nextel brand in Latin America, today announced it has appointed Juan R. Figuereo as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 17, 2012. Mr. Figuereo will replace Gokul Hemmady, who was recently named NII Holdings' chief operating officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110919/FL70458LOGO ) Mr. Figuereo...

2012-09-11 06:22:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by USGS Coalition: What: USGS Coalition Congressional Reception Honoring Representatives McCollum and LaTouretteWhen: Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Where: Rayburn Foyer, Rayburn House Office Building In honor of their long-term support for the scientific programs and personnel of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Representatives Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Steven LaTourette (R-OH)...

2012-09-06 02:24:51

RESTON, Va., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, announces the third annual Hike & Seek(TM) program. Hike & Seek is a series of fundraising events that inspires a child's sense of adventure by combining a nature hike and scavenger hunt. It brings children and adults together for a few hours in the great outdoors for some fresh fall air and fun and provides an opportunity to rediscover nature. It doesn't...

2012-07-21 23:02:46

Web Map Connects Moviegoers with Over 430 Drive-Ins Across North America Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 MapMuse has announced the release of a major data update to its Drive-In Movie Theaters Locator Map, a free web application that serves as a guide to drive-in theaters across the USA and Canada. In addition to locating operating drive-ins with spot-on accuracy, the map provides moviegoers with background information, photos, and web links for each theater. “Maps of places that...

2012-07-03 23:03:41

App Connects Nature and History Enthusiasts with 5,000 National Parks, Monuments, Museums, Lodges, and Historic Properties Across the Country Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 MapMuse today announced the release of the Parks and Rec Locator, an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch that plots the locations of national recreation sites across America. Included among the more than 5,000 listings are national parks, monuments, lakes, trails, museums, lodges, and monuments that members...

2012-06-20 10:21:42

RESTON, Va., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperiorPapers.com located in Reston VA, a leading academic writing service helping students across the world manage their paper writing needs, recently launched a brand new discount program for its customers. Now, both new and returning customers have the opportunity to save more than ever before on a range of essay writing services. The discount program has offers for everyone. These offers include $20 off for all first-time customers, guaranteed...

2012-06-13 02:31:59

NVTC and Microsoft Co-Host Technology Town Hall Forum HERNDON, Va., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that Virginia's candidates for U.S. Senate, George Allen and Tim Kaine, will participate in a Technology Town Hall Forum, co-hosted by NVTC and Microsoft, on Thursday, June 28 at Microsoft's offices in Reston. (Logo:...

2012-05-23 10:25:47

FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suffolk Construction, one of the most successful, privately held building contractors in the country, announces today that its Mid-Atlantic Region was selected by INOVA Health System to build the new INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital Medical Office Building IV located in Fairfax, Virginia. Suffolk Construction Mid-Atlantic was selected based on the company's award-winning national experience in healthcare construction combined with a local team of...

Climate Change Will Have An Effect On Basin Water Availability Nationwide
2012-05-21 03:13:33

Climate change projections indicate a steady increase in temperature progressing through the 21st century, generally resulting in snowpack reductions, changes to the timing of snowmelt, altered streamflows, and reductions in soil moisture, all of which could affect water management, agriculture, recreation, hazard mitigation, and ecosystems across the nation. Despite some widespread similarities in climate change trends, climate change will affect specific water basins in the U.S....

2012-03-30 23:00:44

App Connects iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Users with Main Street Programs Across the Country Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 MapMuse today announced the release of Main Street Locator, a free app that connects users with historic Main Street districts across the USA. Main Street, Inc. is a grassroots economic development initiative sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation that helps revitalize commercial districts through preservation-based strategies....