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2014-06-24 12:21:51

ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) international customers now have access to Automated Passport Control kiosks when arriving at the airline's main international gateways, including Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York-JFK and Seattle. The APC program officially launched today in Detroit and Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO APC self-service kiosks expedite the entry process for U.S., Canadian and...

2014-06-23 23:08:27

The nationwide lending network continues to help drivers with bad credit get approved for instant auto loans. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Last week, the trusted lending resource, Complete Auto Loans, approved 38 more applicants with a no credit check, no money down auto loan. With the expansion of their lending network, more car shopper across America are getting instant approval on a car loan. Car shoppers who make at least $350 per week are now getting approved for a loan up to...

2014-06-23 23:00:10

Extended partnership brings next generation guest in-room entertainment to current ships using existing infrastructure Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc. and VIDELIO-HMS announced today the continuation of a partnership with Princess Cruises to deploy UIEvolution's technology platform Guest Evolution™ on the Sapphire Princess, the Sun Princess and the Diamond Princess. The three ships were successfully upgraded with improved guest in-room experiences, all the while...

2014-06-23 12:34:10

Ivar's and Kidd Valley Restaurants recognize Liliya Petrovskaya of Manitou Park Elementary School and James Van Stralen of Chinook Middle School with grand prizes SEATTLE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After reviewing hundreds of submissions from kindergarten through eighth grade students, who nominated their most inspiring teachers, Ivar's and Kidd Valley awarded two Washington state educators as "Teacher of the Year" last week. The Ivar's grand prize went to Liliya Petrovskaya of Tacoma's...

2014-06-23 12:21:15

Seattle-area dealership has shown strong numbers from the start KIRKLAND, Wash., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Fiat vehicles hit the American market following the Chrysler merger a few years back, there's no denying that the reaction from the public was mixed at best. The hesitation was understandable, as a large number of consumers are resistant to change. They are loyal to the brands they have always been loyal to, and that isn't going to change easily. Photo -...

2014-06-22 23:03:27

Dr. Leroy Hood, Institute for Systems Biology President, Accepts CEF’s Annual Inspirational Award on Dr. Foltz’ Behalf Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Dr. Greg Foltz, longtime supporter of the Chris Elliott Fund, and eminent Seattle neurosurgeon and researcher, was this year’s recipient of CEF’s Inspirational Award, presented annually at the Brains Matter Awareness and Celebration Luncheon. As a young man, Dr. Foltz gave up a promising career as a pianist to pursue a career as a...

2014-06-22 23:01:53

Car shoppers are now receiving instant approval for car loans up to $35,000 through America's favorite lending network. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The nationwide lending network is now helping consumers you have been previously turned down get 100% approval auto loans. Through one of the most trusted lending resources in the U.S., car shoppers can use the easy online application to receive instant approval, the only requirement is that the applicant make at least $350 per...

2014-06-21 23:01:58

Auto shoppers are now being approved for a car loan up to $35,000 through the popular nationwide lending network. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Car shoppers who have been turned down for a car loan in the past are now being offered a second chance at approval. Regardless of credit score, Complete Auto Loans offers easy approval. The only requirement is that the applicant make at least $350 per week. https://completeautoloans.com/application-form/ – Get approved for a car loan in as...

2014-06-20 23:06:01

America's favorite lending network, Complete Auto Loans, has announced the top auto lender in San Antonio TX for the month of June. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Nationwide Lending Network, Complete Auto Loans, announces the top dealership for the month of June in San Antonio TX is "Benson Honda" with a 4.3 star rating and 197 customer reviews. "Benson Honda" strives to provide unmatched quality and service on their large selection of new and certified-used...

2014-06-20 23:03:51

Ticket Down announces that tickets for the Honda Civic Tour featuring Portugal. The Man, and Grouplove at the South Side Ballroom at Gilley's (Palladium Ballroom), Cal Coast Credit Union, Marymoor Amphitheatre, Red Butte Garden, Uptown Amphitheatre at NC Music Factory, Greek Theatre, Avila Beach Resort, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Eagles Ballroom, Lifestyles Communities Pavilion, McMenamins Historic Edgefield Amphitheater, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Music Park...

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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
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'