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2014-06-13 16:23:10

The Florida MMTC Institute offers valuable insights for business professionals in the emerging medical marijuana industry. MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Medical Marijuana Institute's Regulatory Seminars are popular with entrepreneurs and investors, doctors, lawyers and pharmacy owners across Florida, who seek insight into Florida's likely regulatory landscape. "People ask us, 'How will your Regulatory Seminar address regulations that haven't yet been issued?'" says Jan...

2014-06-11 16:22:28

BRISTOL, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that four of its affiliate operations received the Holmes Safety Award from the state of West Virginia for their safety accomplishments. Special recognition was also given to four employees for their efforts and achievements in mine safety and community work, including Gary Frampton of East Bank, W.Va., who won the state's top individual honor as 2013 Coal...

2014-06-11 08:37:52

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight outstanding area students have been named 2014 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA), the Donald A. Perry Foundation and Cox Communications Virginia. Hampton Roads -- Kelly Baumgarten, Old Dominion University -- Alan Booth, undecided -- Jessica Carolino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- Emily Craven, Christopher Newport...

2014-06-10 16:25:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourism and music industry representatives gathered today for a special press conference to officially announce the August 2 grand opening of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, TN/VA and the creation of "Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited." It was further announced that a national search is underway for a new band to perform the last track on the "Orthophonic Joy" recording project, produced by...

2014-06-10 12:33:33

ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, La., for an undisclosed price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike Adams, senior vice president of sourcing for Georgia-Pacific. "The Bernice chip...

2014-06-05 23:01:51

Cherokee Company to Support $300M Contract Tulsa, Okla. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Cherokee CRC, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is one of five companies chosen to perform work on a 5-year contract for remodeling and renovations at several facilities managed by the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). The multi-disciplined construction project has the potential to produce $60 million in revenue for the tribal enterprise throughout the duration of the contract. “Successfully...

2014-06-04 16:20:23

Revised with the addition of an audio replay TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) announced today that it has mailed and filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities a management information circular (the "Circular") in connection with the rescheduled special meeting of holders of its 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") to be held at 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) on June 27, 2014. IBI has...

2014-06-04 12:26:27

NC GOP Convention to be Held at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort June 6-8, 2014 CHEROKEE, N.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Michell Hicks is pleased to welcome members of the North Carolina Republican Party to Cherokee for the 2014 NC GOP State Convention. The convention will be held at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, which is owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), from June 6 - 8, 2014. "We are honored that...

2014-06-03 16:20:31

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) announced today that it has mailed and filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities a management information circular (the "Circular") in connection with the rescheduled special meeting of holders of its 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") to be held at 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) on June 27, 2014. IBI has scheduled a conference call for debentureholders...

2014-06-02 12:28:23

Improving Cost Performance Key in Decision to Join AROK Purchasing Coalition IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 health care organizations across Arkansas and Oklahoma. Their members collaborate to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses by establishing contracting...


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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