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2014-09-18 16:27:38

Support will provide much-needed services for medical workers working to combat the worst Ebola outbreak on record SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Paul G. Allen today announced two additional partnerships with Medical Teams International and Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres as part of its comprehensive relief campaign to tackle the Ebola epidemic. More volunteer medical professionals and facilities are desperately needed in order to turn the tide on the...

2014-09-18 12:27:47

Recruit iconic Team Fortress 2 characters and play all new hilarious missions SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to make your enemies, "cry some more," on the battlefield, Commander! To celebrate the worldwide release of Battle Nations on Steam, Z2 has teamed up with Valve, the creators of the critically acclaimed first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, to bring Team Fortress 2 characters and all new missions to Battle Nations, an award-winning, humorous, turn-based,...

2014-09-18 12:21:16

Seattle-area dealership prepares to receive new models BURIEN, Wash., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Honda lineup is officially rolling out. With several new additions hitting dealership lots, the consumer interest is ramping up quickly. The most recent of the new additions was the 2015 Honda Civic - which was just this week announced as a vehicle that is heading to dealership lots. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146883 The new Civic follows in...

2014-09-18 08:33:06

New U.S. Wealth Report reveals wealth in technology and energy-centric cities is on the rise NEW YORK, MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A continued economic recovery, strong equity market performance, rising real estate values, and an "energy renaissance" that pushed U.S. oil production to its highest levels in over 20 years, boosted the population and wealth of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs)(1) in the U.S. to record levels in 2013, according to the U.S. Wealth...

2014-09-18 08:21:54

Special one-way fares available at $129 until Sept. 24* SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and business travelers alike," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations for Alaska Airlines. "This new route further builds on the strength of...

2014-09-18 08:21:51

Out-Of-Home Advertising Firm Resumes Partnership with Sound Transit SEATTLE and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a competitive process, Titan has been awarded a new 10-year contract for the exclusive rights to transit advertising on behalf of Sound Transit. Titan previously represented Sound Transit from 2006 to 2009 and looks forward to resuming the relationship with the prominent transit agency that serves the people of Central Puget Sound. Commencing on October 1,...

2014-09-17 23:10:35

The trusted auto lender Complete Auto Loans gives drivers a look at the best road trips to take this fall. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Complete Auto Loans starts the article off in Mexico saying, “Through a series of 20 canyons this white-knuckle, eye popping drive takes you to the base of Mexico’s Copper Canyon. This drive will take you through dirt roads, old mining towns, cattle, donkeys and goats. Skip the touristy beaches of Mexico and see the breathtaking views by...

2014-09-17 12:27:58

SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As teens head back to school, PEMCO Insurance is out with new poll results that show three-quarters of Northwest residents think that high school students get too little sleep during the school year. However, most agree that high school classes generally start at "about the right time." According to the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll, a majority of respondents (74 percent) think that high school students in Washington and Oregon aren't...

2014-09-16 23:12:48

RealManage announced today that Bryce Kennedy, CMCA has been hired as its Director of Community Association Management at the company's newly opened Seattle, Washington branch. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RealManage announced today that Bryce Kennedy, CMCA has been hired as its Director of Community Association Management at the company's newly opened Seattle, Washington branch. Mr. Kennedy brings with him over nine years of experience in the community association...

2014-09-16 23:10:30

Complete Auto Loans offers insight on the best road trips to take this year in new article. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 “Full of hidden gems and amazing views, the best way to explore the island of Oahu is by car,” says Complete Auto Loans in their newly released article. Breaking down the five best road trips in the US, the no credit check auto lender shares the “must-see” road trips of the year. https://completehomeloans.net/application-form/ - 60 second application...


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The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.