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2014-04-04 20:21:40

Garden & Gun Magazine's online contest names Franklin winner FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents, visitors and fans of Franklin, Tennessee rallied their votes to land Franklin in the winner's circle for Garden and Gun Magazine's "Greatest Southern Town" title announced today on gardenandgun.com. March Madness inspired, this online contest began March 17 with 32 small towns below the Mason-Dixon line and culminated with a final showdown between...

2014-04-03 12:27:49

Partnership will Deliver a World-Class Food and Beverage Experience for Fans NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Titans today announced a long-term partnership with Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) to become the exclusive provider of food and catering services at LP Field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131212/PH32713LOGO Under terms of the agreement, Aramark will manage all aspects of LP Field's concessions, club level, suites and restaurant dining...

2014-04-03 08:27:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's 56(th) Annual GRAMMY(TM) Awards, Zydeco favorite Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience took home the "Best American Roots Album" GRAMMY(TM) for Dockside Sessions, released independently via Simien's MusicMatters Records. Following Dockside Sessions' GRAMMY(TM) win, legendary record distributor Select-O-Hits, Inc. joined the Zydeco buzz and picked up the album for distribution. Simien's recent success is one of three...

2014-04-02 23:22:13

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Hospitals included on...

2014-04-02 12:27:45

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed actress and Country Music icon Dolly Parton sits down with veteran newsman Dan Rather, for an honest and open interview where she discusses the pivotal moments in her illustrious and diverse career on AXS TV's THE BIG INTERVIEW, Monday, April 14 at 8pE/5pP. The show will re-air on May 12 at 8pE/5pP to coincide with Parton's latest album release BLUE SMOKE, which hits stores on May 13. In the hour-long interview, filmed on location...

2014-04-02 08:36:09

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) will release first-quarter 2014 earnings on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a webcast to discuss earnings and current market conditions, beginning at 9 a.m. ET (8 a.m. CT). All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast via the company's Internet site at http://www.internationalpaper.com by clicking on the Investors tab and going...

2014-04-01 23:28:26

Pioneers Medical Center (Meeker, CO) held a groundbreaking for its new 87,365 square foot replacement facility on March 21, 2014. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Pioneers Medical Center (Meeker, CO) held a groundbreaking for its new 87,365 square foot replacement facility on March 21, 2014. The project includes a new 10-bed acute-care hospital, a 30-bed long-term care unit, a 4,000 square foot outpatient rehabilitation unit and a 7,400 square foot rural health clinic. The...

2014-03-31 16:27:34

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If "practice makes perfect" holds true, medical and assisted living facilities could see a marked improvement thanks to a new center opening at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. UT's College of Nursing and College of Engineering teamed together to come up with the HITS -- Health Information Technology and Simulation -- Lab, creating spaces identical to a variety of care facilities, complete with "patients" composed...

2014-03-31 16:20:28

Airline to double daily departures from Sea-Tac International Airport by summer SEATTLE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) continued its rapid expansion in Seattle with the launch of new daily nonstop service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to London Heathrow Airport on Saturday, March 29. The route, established as part of Delta's joint venture with Virgin Atlantic Airways, gives Seattle customers nonstop access to one of the world's top business...

2014-03-31 12:30:23

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Tennessee that working capital disaster loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and flooding on July 18 - 21, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO These loans are available to small businesses and...


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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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