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2014-02-07 12:25:06

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chief Financial Officer Carol L. Roberts will speak at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference on February 19, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:20 p.m. ET and will be followed by a question and answer session. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020701/IPLOGO ) All interested parties are invited to view the presentation and/or listen to the webcast live via...

2014-02-06 12:28:14

St. Jude corporate partner of the year Kmart raises $21.9 million; 19 partners raise more than $1 million each MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The generous donors, corporate partners and celebrities who supported the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign last holiday season have something to celebrate this year. Their efforts raised more than $97 million to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and its mission of finding cures and saving children...

Study Finds Market Forces Influence The Value Of Bat-provided Services
2014-02-04 10:21:10

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds. The study's results have implications for biodiversity conservation efforts. Researchers from UT and the University of Arizona, Tucson, studied how forces such as volatile market conditions and technological substitutes affect the value of pest...

2014-02-04 08:23:02

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority reported Tuesday that operating expenses declined and its bottom line results improved in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 compared with the same quarter a year ago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "Our efforts to keep rates low and reliability high for our customers by working more efficiently helped to offset lower sales and revenues reported in the first quarter of 2014,"...

2014-02-03 23:00:58

Sorority Raises $15 Million in Three and a Half Years for Leading Children's Hospital Arlington, TX (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 On Saturday, Feb. 1, Delta Delta Delta Fraternity officially announced the completion of its $15 million fundraising goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. The original campaign, which began in July 2010, was to raise $15 million in 5...

2014-02-01 23:02:09

SuperSlow Zone®, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is set to open a new location in Gallatin, Tennessee on March 1, 2014. Gallatin, TN (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 SuperSlow Zone®, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is set to open a new location in Gallatin, Tennessee on March 1, 2014. Owner, Dr. Robert Ladd, is excited to be bringing this tried and true method of exercise to Tennessee. “The best medicine is that which helps the body help itself. I...

2014-01-31 12:25:03

Terminix Identifies Most Rodent-Infested Cities MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaping up to be one of the coldest winters in memory, the recent polar vortex is driving both people and rodents indoors. Today, Terminix, the world's largest pest control provider, released its list of most rodent-infested cities, with San Francisco taking the top spot. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL56999LOGO) Based on Terminix call volume, the most rodent-infested cities...

2014-01-30 23:28:36

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event takes place on May 3 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated is proud to announce the 2nd annual Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in South Florida. The movement, started by Foundations Recovery Network...

2014-01-30 08:27:19

"Through My Father's Eyes" Coming Soon NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout much of the last century, the world has been captivated by the message of salvation delivered by Billy Graham. In his upcoming release Through My Father's Eyes (W Publishing Group, ISBN# 978-0-7852-2713-7, $24.99, date tbd), Franklin Graham is preparing to share a lifetime of personal memories, anecdotes, and lessons that he has learned from his father. The book has taken almost eight...

2014-01-29 23:34:32

RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in Tupelo. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in...


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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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2005-05-25 17:58:42

Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. It is characterized by thin laminae breaking with an irregular curving fracture, often splintery, and parallel to the often indistinguishable bedding planes. Non-fissile rocks of similar composition but made of particles smaller than 1/16 mm are mudstones. Rocks with similar particle sizes but with less clay and therefore grittier are siltstones. The fine particles that compose shale can remain...

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