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2014-03-26 12:33:43

Annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Leadership Skills, Academic Achievement and Commitment to Community Service BALTIMORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast...

2014-03-24 08:24:30

High-definition digital network preserves the Chickasaw culture and highlights the contributions of the Chickasaw people ADA, Okla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chickasaw Nation Video Network, Chickasaw.tv, has been re-launched on a dynamic new platform. Chickasaw.tv is an online video-rich resource created to increase awareness of the culture, legacy and continuing contributions of the Chickasaw people. The interactive, high-quality content is available on all devices with...

2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200) announced that it has commissioned Fireworks by Grucci, to produce the Star-Spangled Spectacular Fireworks on September 13, 2014. Grucci is a 5(th) generation family-run business that holds the Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display ever recorded. The pyrotechnic fireworks display will be visible...

2014-03-20 12:22:15

Purple Line Corridor Coalition Hosts Inaugural Workshop COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) will host an inaugural regional workshop, "Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor," March 21, 2014 at the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. It is the first Purple Line-related event of its kind in the Washington region and the largest assembly of community...

2014-03-18 20:22:13

CHEROKEE, N.C., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work began on the new $75 million Cherokee Indian Hospital today as tribal leaders broke ground on the 150-thousand square foot facility. The hospital is scheduled for completion in early 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/CL86015 Three years in the planning, the hospital is not only a state of the art health care center, but one designed based on the rich history and healing culture of the Cherokee tribe. "The local...

2014-03-18 12:28:23

From sit-ins on college campuses and Woolworth's lunch counter to fire-bombed buses and detention on Alabama's death row... WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hear the plight of Freedom Riders, the vanguard of the Civil Rights Movement, from some of its surviving members. Keeping pace with Congress enacting of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 50 years ago, relive the prejudice of America's South and the violence of the Civil Rights Movement with activists as they share...

2014-03-18 08:21:32

TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale E. Richmond as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Richmond is the Chair of the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships, and has served as a director of IBI Group since 2004. Mr. Richmond will contribute his considerable executive-level experience in the public and private sectors to the Board. His prior roles have included President and CEO of OMERS for ten...

2014-03-14 12:23:17

Facility will enhance coordination and efficiency across all three regions CARMEL, Ind., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) broke ground today on a regional operations center in Little Rock, Ark., signifying a continued commitment in the reliable delivery of least-cost energy to MISO members and their customers from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. This action marks the next phase of the successful integration on Dec. 19,...

2014-03-13 23:28:53

The Arkansas Research Center, in collaboration with Hanover Research, releases new Arkansas Education to Employment report. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The 2013 report provides a snapshot of Arkansas resident individuals’ employment outcomes in 2012, as well as one year, two years, and five years after attaining their highest level of education. Some key points that came out of the report: The number of individuals completing bachelor’s degrees has increased, from 10,000...

2014-03-12 23:27:06

Comdata Inc. joins the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest speakers, Tom Dean, Emdeon’s senior vice president of financial services, and Tony Grayson, Vanderbilt University’s director of disbursements. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Comdata Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, will join the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest...


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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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