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2012-06-22 10:21:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today named Clark Gillespy president of the company's South Carolina service region. Gillespy replaces Catherine Heigel who recently accepted a position outside the company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Gillespy will be responsible for advancing the company's rate and regulatory initiatives and managing state and local regulatory and government relations, economic...

2012-06-19 06:20:42

DEARBORN, Mich., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel on vacation during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, up some 16 percent from last year and the highest number of projected state travelers since 2008, reports AAA Michigan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO) Nationally, AAA projects 42.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, up 4.9...

2012-06-04 23:00:07

A four-month investigation by the Lakota People´s Law Project (http://www.lakotalaw.org) of the nonprofit Romero Institute (http://www.romeroinstitute.org ) examines the case of Richard Mette, a SD foster care parent of Indian girls, who was convicted this week of child rape and sentenced to 15 years in prison. The original charges against Mr. Mette were filed by Attorney Taliaferro, who was the former assistant state attorney in charge of prosecuting child abuse cases in Brown County,...

2012-06-01 18:20:45

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IdentiSys Inc., North America's largest sales and service integrator of identification, card issuance, emergency response and access control/CCTV security systems, today announced the acquisition of the Identification Division of Claritus Inc., headquartered in Lincoln, NE, with additional offices in Sioux Falls, SD, Dakota Dunes, SD and Omaha, NE. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120602/CG17695) Claritus specializes in...

2012-05-30 14:20:35

Five Conservation Groups Celebrate Arizona's Rivers During Its Centennial Year PHOENIX, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Little Colorado River was celebrated today as the third "River of the Month" in a year-long series in honor of 100 years of Arizona statehood. Five conservation groups released a short profile of the Little Colorado River detailing its ecology, geography and use, as well as threats to the river. The profile is available here...

2012-05-29 10:25:06

Governor Signs Legislation Extending Capital Gains Tax Exemption and Telework Tax Credit, Expanding Virginia's Leadership in Next-Generation Tech Company Formation HERNDON, Va., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a bill signing ceremony co-hosted by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today, Gov. Bob McDonnell ceremonially signed data center sales tax exemption legislation championed by NVTC during the 2012 legislative session of the Virginia General Assembly. NVTC...

2012-05-24 10:24:25

WHEELING, W.Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Small business owners and advocates gathered for a roundtable event on Thursday to discuss the threat and implications of the looming Health Insurance Tax (HIT). The HIT will take effect in 2014 and will directly impact many of West Virginia's small businesses, severely reducing their ability to expand, create new jobs, and contribute to the state's economy. During the event, small business owners from Ohio County had the chance to...

2012-05-23 23:03:10

Dr. Kulbersh appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a result of a highly competitive fellowship under Dr. Paul Nassif, who is the husband to Adrienne Maloof, known for her work on the show. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 With extensive Hollywood training from the best in Beverly Hills, CA, Jonathan Kulbersh M.D. is returning to his homeland area of the Carolinas. Dr. Kulbersh will be starting a new plastic surgery practice that treats only conditions of the...

2012-05-17 02:20:36

SEATTLE, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it will offer four flights a week between Portland, Ore., and Kauai, Hawaii, starting Nov. 5. The new seasonal service is in addition to flights Alaska offers from Portland International Airport to Honolulu, Maui and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. "We are thrilled to introduce service from Portland to the beautiful Garden Isle of the Hawaiian Islands," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing....

2012-05-14 10:22:28

A celebration of Appalachian coal jobs is attracting leaders from across the region RICHMOND, Va., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith (VA-9) both confirmed they will be participating in the Federation for American Coal Energy and Security's (FACES of Coal) Appalachian Coal Jobs Rally on June 2nd in Abingdon, VA. The Rally is being billed as a celebration of Appalachian Coal Jobs and will feature live entertainment...


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Climate Impact On Your Budget For Bismarck, North Dakota
2012-09-18 13:29:03

If you live in or around Bismarck North Dakota the graph shows you what you can roughly expect when it comes to heating and cooling your house during the ENSO Phases. Bismarck North Dakota, with its northern latitude, does have an impact on what type of heating and cooling it sees. During an Normal Phase the HDD for the region hits about 1348 on average. When the region enters into an El-Nino they can expect the amount of HDD’s to decrease to around 970 which really helps cut down on the...

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