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2014-06-23 08:33:06

EdTech Upstart Delivers Its College Success Profile to Boost the Return on a Post-Secondary Education NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in America, people are asking if college is worth it. Considering the staggering statistics, that appears to be a valid question. The Education Trust reports that 60 percent of college freshmen fail to graduate in four years. Those additional years add tens of thousands of dollars to both student and parent debt. According to...

2014-06-19 23:19:44

iSS LLC is announcing their new Connected Home Program with three scalable packages that both builders and homeowners can enjoy. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Custom Integration Company, iSS LLC, announced today that it will now offer three different solutions to East Tennessee customers to provide homeowners a more connected home. The Secured Home, The Green Home, and The Connected Home are the three options being introduced to homeowners as well as builders. Each option is...

2014-06-18 12:21:39

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations officials hailed a proposal by Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) to raise and index the fuel tax in order to preserve the "user pays" principle and keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "We have long said that the fuel tax is the fairest, most efficient way to fund our nation's infrastructure and this practical, bipartisan...

2014-06-17 16:27:10

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced today the U.S. Treasury reference security yield to maturity for its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $1 billion combined aggregate principal amount (the "Tender Cap") of its outstanding 9.375% Notes due 2019 (the "9.375% Notes") and 7.950% Notes due 2018 (the "7.950% Notes" and, together with the 9.375% Notes, the "Notes")....

2014-06-17 12:29:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading provider of Population Health Management solutions, today announced an agreement with King's Daughters Health System to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to their employees and community-at-large. King's Daughters selected SHS for their demonstrated success delivering cost-effective and personalized population health management solutions that have resulted in a reduction in...

2014-06-16 08:32:14

The automation and energy management experts open new offices in Pleasant Hill and Nashville PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Controlco, California's leading automation systems integrator has moved its corporate headquarters from Oakland to the nearby suburb of Pleasant Hill, Calif. The new office is equipped with a state-of-the-art training facility where Controlco will invite industry professionals to learn a variety of automation topics. From the new...

2014-06-11 08:32:20

If You Operate a Business in Tennessee and Indirectly Purchased Skelaxin for Resale Since November 4, 2005, You Could be Affected by a Proposed Class Action Settlement. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by the Law Offices of Gordon Ball and Hausfeld LLP regarding the Skelaxin Proposed Class Action Settlement. What is this about? Subject to Court Approval, a Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit claiming that King...

2014-06-11 08:25:49

A Festival of Family Fun on Tap at 6th Annual Event; NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As America's favorite restaurant since 1947, Shoney's has always been known for family, food and fun. On Saturday June 21 at LP Field all of those things will come together at the 6(th) Annual Shoney's 5K Family Fun Run & Walk. The day will start with a race, with all proceeds benefiting the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. And in what has become a Nashville family...

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...

2014-06-09 23:03:47

A Tennessee company has announced Uboxu, an all new computer system that runs standard web code, instead of typical computer software. Now, any web creator can create business software. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Today, Uboxu announces its new computer system that is the first in the world to run open standards web code instead of proprietary software. The computer is placed in a business location, and any web creator can use standard web code to create and run business...


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

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  ...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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