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2014-09-15 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2015 Trail of the Year, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. The designation is coordinated by DCNR's Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee to elevate public awareness of the thousands of miles of trails available for public enjoyment in Pennsylvania. DCNR also is accepting applications for eight...

2014-09-10 16:21:28

- The Secretary and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence join lineup of over 300 speakers and 100 sessions for the fourth annual event - AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, as well as world-renowned ocean explorer and researcher, Dr. Sylvia Earle,...

2014-09-09 23:05:04

Former Governor of New Mexico and Secretary of Energy Announces Exclusive Representation Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Worldwide Speakers Group is pleased to announce exclusive representation of Governor Bill Richardson for future speaking engagements. A former U.S. Secretary of Energy, U.S. Ambassador to the UN and Governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson is widely recognized for his bi-partisan leadership and international diplomacy. “We are extremely pleased to have such...

2014-09-02 16:29:01

Statewide tour of college campuses aims to raise awareness of Vote Texas resources AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the Labor Day holiday and traditional beginning of the political season, Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry embarked on the General Election phase of the Vote Texas campaign. Her goal is to make sure all Texans have the information and resources they need to participate in upcoming elections. "Voting is a fundamental right and responsibility, and...

2014-08-27 08:20:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver keynote addresses at the 2014 AFA Air and Space Conference September 15-17(th) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. Secretary Hagel will deliver Wednesday morning's keynote address followed by Secretary Johnson providing Wednesday afternoon's keynote...

2014-08-26 23:01:59

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has organized its third Ride-Along this year. This time, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Mark Gottlieb will be exploring opportunities for women in the transportation industry. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 This Friday, August 29, Secretary Gottlieb will share the cab with a highly qualified female driver, Lisa Buhrow. As a commercial OTR driver for Walmart, Buhrow hopes more women join her and consider the open road as a viable...

2014-08-08 12:25:27

AANP Urges Secretary McDonald to Expand Patient Access to Nurse Practitioners and Bring on More to Meet Veteran Health Needs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and urges him to increase veterans' access to nurse practitioners by utilizing them as full partners in the VA health care delivery system. AANP...

2014-06-18 23:07:45

Global Gateway resources offered to benefit international education collaborations. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced last week that it will provide access to professional development and curriculum resources in support of international education collaborations established through the North Carolina-Moldova Partnership, an initiative of the state of North Carolina. North...

2014-05-20 12:20:53

Meridiam names Ray LaHood as new Senior Advisor NEW YORK and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be a Senior Advisor to Meridiam North America and provide strategic guidance to the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89361 Secretary LaHood has over three decades of...

2014-05-16 23:00:35

AMVETS (American Veterans) views the resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) supports Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki taking appropriate action today, and views VA's announced resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA....


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2005-06-02 08:54:31

The Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large-sized bird of the bird of prey family in the order Falconiformes, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards, vultures, and harriers. This bird is so distinctive that it has been given its own family. With its hooked bill it resembles an eagle. However, its rounded wings and very long legs are more like those of a heron. It gets its English name from a crest of long feathers reminiscent of the old...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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