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2014-04-15 23:07:07

Central Logic and Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) released a case study highlighting the impact of efficient hospital transfer centers. After implementing a patient transfer center, MSHA improved service to providers and patients, leading to market share increases, and a $650 million contribution margin. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) and patient flow software provider Central Logic released a case study highlighting seven benefits...

2014-04-15 16:20:30

Project earning most votes through April 30 to receive $25,000 transformation NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas has announced the 12 finalists of its Fuel the Cause contest and has opened public voting to determine the winner. One of the 12 selected submissions will win a $25,000 gift from Bridgestone to be used toward the transformation of a green space project in one North American community - be it a park, school, playground, community garden or...

2014-04-15 12:27:47

Music Fills Region Highlighted by 'Cross-County Lines' Festival FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Venues and community leaders in Franklin, Tennessee have come together to create the Americana Experience, ten music-filled days featuring more than 50 acts performing throughout the area's restaurants, theatres and music venues. Events begin on Thursday May 22(nd) and are highlighted by the Americana Music Association's 'Cross-County Lines' Festival (presented...

2014-04-15 12:21:22

Bridgestone survey reveals distracted driving behaviors persist among young drivers; Teens Drive Smart scholarship contest continues to encourage responsible driving NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 teens say that texting and driving is more dangerous than skydiving, yet young drivers are 50 times more likely to text and drive than skydive, according to a recent nationwide survey*. The survey found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous,...

2014-04-14 23:03:00

Comdata Inc. to host a financial leadership event. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Comdata Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, will join Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest speakers, Drew Kondylas, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s manager of business development, and David Siler, Cabela’s accounting shared services leader. The luncheon takes place on Tuesday, April 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lincoln...

2014-04-14 12:36:00

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Tennessee through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility...

2014-04-12 20:20:06

North Carolina's McDonald Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000 ROGERS, Ark., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Tour pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C., brought the largest five-bass limit of the entire tournament to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces to grab the lead after day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac. Arey's three-day total of 15 bass for 43 pounds, 10 ounces gives him a 2 pound, 8 ounce lead over second-place angler Livingston Lures pro...

2014-04-11 23:21:23

Nashville Marketing Firm Launches Tech Startup Using Unique Entrepreneurial Model Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The A Group (TAG), a marketing and technology agency in Nashville, Tennessee, announces the launch of a sister company, Textify Mobile, a software-as-a-service startup designed to provide businesses and organizations with an easy-to-use text marketing and fundraising solution. Textify was created through a unique entrepreneurial model that gave TAG employees the...

2014-04-10 23:02:41

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC today announced an expansion of the Entrepreneurial and Emerging Business Law practice group to include legal services in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Bone McAllester Norton PLLC today announced an expansion of the Entrepreneurial and Emerging Business Law practice group to include legal services in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. The law firm is...

2014-04-10 16:22:40

CLEVELAND, Tenn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland's own Cashdales, Check Into Cash's team of Clydesdale horses, will be home for Chalk the Walk Saturday, April 12, at the Cleveland Greenway at Raider Drive Park. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 775 Raider Drive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131203/CL26904LOGO Chalk the Walk raises funds to establish a master plan for displaying permanent and temporary works of art in the public sector. Profits also provide...


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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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