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2014-05-20 12:22:42

Harvick to Drive No. 5 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet for JR Motorsports NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Brothers(®) Pizza will be the primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick and the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevrolet for the History 300 May 24 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89490 "Kevin has had a really impressive season thus far, and we are eager to continue this on into Charlotte," said Keith Solsvig, vice president of...

2014-05-20 12:22:07

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive supplier DENSO is pleased to announce changes to its North American executive management team. These changes support DENSO's expansion and growth in the North American region. DENSO in North America Mike Brackett, senior vice president of Corporate Services at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee has assumed the roles of vice president of North American Corporate Planning and vice president of North American Human Resources...

2014-05-19 12:31:23

Doubles network capacity, faster peak speeds in more markets to enhance wireless service for customers NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology - known as XLTE - to more Tennessee locations to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers. More than half of Verizon's 4G LTE 500-plus markets have been enhanced with XLTE, with more scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. XLTE utilizes...

2014-05-19 08:22:32

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the world's largest pest control provider, today announced the nationwide rollout of a new environmentally friendly mosquito service for both residential and commercial customers. The service will include the use of a new, patented mosquito control technology. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-15 23:10:47

The pediatric dentists of Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics are very proud to announce the opening of their fourth location in Cookeville, TN to serve the needs of middle Tennessee. Cookeville, TN (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics is extremely proud to announce the opening of their fourth pediatric dental office in middle Tennenssee located at 510 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501. "Our new location on Jefferson Avenue allows us to...

2014-05-15 12:28:55

'THE BIG INTERVIEW' Airs at 9pE, Leading in to the Live "Volunteer Jam" Featuring Performances By Daniels, Blackhawk, and The Outlaws LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern style comes to AXS TV this Memorial Day weekend, as the home of live music events presents a special evening with country icon Charlie Daniels. The night begins with an all-new episode of THE BIG INTERVIEW, hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather, at 9pE, discussing Daniels' legendary life and career....

2014-05-15 12:21:29

Bridgestone redefining tire category with appeal to women, mothers and safety-minded drivers NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is targeting a new audience of tire buyers with the advertising campaign for its revolutionary new tire line. The world's largest tire and rubber manufacturer has tapped Emmy-award winning actress and Modern Family star Julie Bowen to be featured in its new DriveGuard tire advertising campaign. The...

2014-05-15 08:31:57

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Preferred Care at Home's annual convention was held on April 29-May 1 at the beach side Marriott in sunny Delray Beach. The theme "Up, Up & Away: The Sky's the Limit", perfectly captured the goal of the convention: to celebrate the impact Preferred Care at Home owners have in their communities and to encourage them to greater heights. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/87860 Franchise owners received...

2014-05-15 08:28:43

MADISON, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how diligently one applies sunscreen, summer almost inevitably means sunburns for people who like spending lots of time outdoors. AminoActiv® (http://aminoactiv.com), the #1 alternative to ibuprofen & NSAIDs®, offers relief for painful sunburns with its non-toxic, anti-inflammatory topical cream. Manufactured by Vireo Systems, AminoActiv topical cream and capsules are sold through retailers and at the website's online store. Photo...

2014-05-14 16:25:17

GRAMMY® Award winning artist Willy Chirino and singer/songwriter Jencarlos Canela to perform MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) will celebrate its 12(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, co-founded by Daisy Fuentes, at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, to support children fighting cancer and other deadly diseases. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

2012-06-14 09:21:57

Symbol: STTE12 Group: Lichen Family: Stereocaulaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Stereocaulaceae Genus   Stereocaulon Hoffm. – snow lichen Species   Stereocaulon tennesseense H. Magn. ex Degel. – Tennessee snow lichen

2012-06-15 05:53:02

Symbol: LEEXL Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:53:03

Symbol: LEEXE Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:49:49

Symbol: ASTE7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GETE7 Geoprumnon tennesseense (A. Gray ex Chapm.) Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, IL, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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