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2014-03-11 12:22:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power and Light Company's sixth annual "Power to Care" week gave employees the opportunity to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work. The week-long event included 1,300 volunteers who participated in 29 volunteer projects across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/FL62738LOGO "Power to Care" week spanned 12 counties throughout the state and included participation from all levels...

2014-03-09 23:03:14

RBSC & OneNet Providing Northeastern State University with 10 Gigabit Speeds Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 RBSC Oklahoma LLC enables Northeastern State University (NSU) to access Gigabit data at levels unprecedented in rural America. This increase in speed will enable faster remote campus data transfers and empower research and education at all levels across the seven colleges located at NSU and its remote campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee OK. This is a first in the...

2014-03-05 08:32:33

Customers benefit from broader range of products, convenient distribution, more service ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC's acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division is bigger - but more importantly, better. With integration of two of the industry's most experienced building materials manufacturers now complete, a larger and even more experienced team of employees is offering customers a broader range of products,...

2014-02-28 12:22:40

BALTIMORE, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. is proud to announce it has been selected a "Preferred Training Partner" for the Purple Line and the Red Line light rail projects scheduled to start in 2015. On February 21(st), Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley announced the selection of the 16 partners for the projects which will create more than 6,800 jobs. Goodwill will provide job training and job placement assistance. The Maryland...

2014-02-25 12:20:34

FORT SMITH, Ark., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will appear at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 4 from 7:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. ET. Judy R. McReynolds, President & Chief Executive Officer, will make a company presentation. The live program will be webcast (in a listen-only mode) and an archive will be available following the presentation. To access the live audio, please go to the...

2014-02-24 16:24:07

MATTHEWS, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the annual survey of North Carolina's largest museums and historic attractions conducted by Carolina Publishing & Associates in Matthews, NC, Biltmore once again ranks as the state's largest museum historic attraction for 2013. The largest privately owned home in America based in Asheville saw 1,210,138 visitors last year. "The results reinforce the economic impact these treasurers have on tourism in our state," said...

2014-02-21 08:25:44

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., today announced that David Leon Mooneyhan, of Shelbyville, has been named to its board of directors. Mooneyhan, CEO of Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and former superintendent of the Shelby and Fulton County boards of education, brings to Kentucky Health Cooperative 40 years of strategic planning, operating and financial management...

2014-02-19 12:23:16

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it held a dedication ceremony for the new Geismar, Louisiana Chlor-Alkali plant this morning. This ceremony was attended by The Honourable Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana, James Chao, Chairman of the Board of Westlake Chemical and Albert Chao, President and CEO of Westlake Chemical. They were joined by various state and local officials, local industry guests and executives and...

2014-02-16 08:20:09

8,000 total personnel in the field repair nearly 700,000 outages in four days ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has successfully completed restoring electric service to 99 percent of affected customers throughout the state following one of the most severe ice and snow storms to reach the state in the last decade. In the Metro Atlanta area, nearly all customers have had service restored and, in the storm-battered Augusta area, less than 900 customers remained...

2014-02-14 12:23:11

Plus A Black-Tie Gala Celebrating Lady Baltimore BALTIMORE, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Far from hibernating, the Maryland Historical Society has a busy winter events season planned, with two black-tie galas: On Saturday, February 22, our Young Defenders are rebooting last year's smash hit, The Bootleggers Bash. This year, we'll be rocking the night away in the 1840s Plaza. It's a bigger, grander venue so we can share that Young Defenders spark with even more of our...


Latest Southern United States Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

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2007-01-23 14:54:33

The American Alligator, Alligator Mississippians, is one of two species of living Alligator. It is native to the southeastern United States, where it inhabits wetlands that frequently overlap with human populated areas. It is larger than the other living species, the Chinese Alligator. The American Alligator has a large, slightly rounded body, with thick limbs, broad head, and a very powerful tail. The tail, which accounts for half of the alligator's total length, is primarily used for...

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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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