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2014-07-02 12:29:18

Support from Kmart, Domino's, Chili's, Justice & Brothers and Mazda North American Operations help ensure no family receives a bill for anything, allowing families to focus on saving their child MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALSAC/St. Jude Boards of Directors and Governors for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) honored some of its corporate partners, including Kmart, Domino's, Justice & Brothers, Chili's Grill & Bar and Mazda North...

2014-07-02 12:21:15

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act tackle repeat, hardcore offenders NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are strengthening supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and...

2014-07-01 23:11:56

Tennessee Aquarium’s River Otter Falls has undertaken the most substantial redesign in its 22-year history. Specially manufactured viewing windows from RPT allow the public to enjoy the exhibit. Grand Junction, CO. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The river otters at Tennessee Aquarium have always been a draw for a public that enjoys watching the charming creatures at work and play. Now, the Aquarium’s most popular residents (Digger, Hunter, Scout, Delmar, Maya, Benny and Louie) are enjoying...

2014-07-01 23:05:04

Alcoa Foundation awards four teachers to receive fellowships for scientific research expeditions in Canada, Costa Rica, and France. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Alcoa Foundation announced today in partnership with Earthwatch Institute that four teachers from communities in which Alcoa operates have been selected to receive fellowships for scientific research expeditions in Canada, Costa Rica, and France. Earthwatch is a non-profit environmental organization, whose mission is to...

2014-07-01 20:21:20

Events Celebrating West Coast Launch To Occur Throughout July 4 Weekend NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Born Moonshine officially announced its expansion into California this week, marking the brand's first West Coast region launch. In celebration of the brand's expansion into California and our Nation's birthday, American Born Moonshine has planned activities all over the state of California throughout the July 4(th) Weekend. The move to the California market...

2014-07-01 16:29:57

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced today that Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and executive chairman of TeamHealth, won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) award for the Southeast Region in the Services category. EY announced the award recipients on June 26 at a gala in Atlanta, Ga., where one winner was selected for each of...

2014-07-01 16:23:53

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of common stock at $17 a share. The shares began trading June 26 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SERV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/CL66210LOGO The underwriters for the initial public offering have exercised in full their...

2014-06-30 23:05:34

The Crown Automotive Group recently named Rod Ricciardi to the position of General Manager of Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Chattanooga and Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Cleveland in Tennessee. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Crown Automotive Group is proud to announce that Rod Ricciardi has joined the team as the General Manager of Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Chattanooga and Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Cleveland. Ricciardi brings with him a wealth of automotive experience,...

2014-06-30 08:34:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asentinel, a technology-driven Telecommunications Lifecycle Management company announced that it has been awarded a third United States patent covering core elements of its groundbreaking Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software. U.S. Patent No. 8,712,878 joins previously granted U.S. Patent Nos. 7,340,422 (2008) and 7,805,342 (2010). The basis of these patents, owned by Asentinel, relates to systems and methods of processing and analyzing...

2014-06-30 00:20:52

Tennessee's Morgan Wins Angler Of The Year Title, $100,000 PARIS, Tenn., June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rookie pro Skip Johnson of Goodells, Mich., brought the fourth-largest stringer of the entire tournament to the scale Sunday - a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds even - to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude. Johnson's four-day total of 20 bass weighing 88 pounds, 10 ounces gave him the win by a narrow 1-pound, 2-ounce margin over second-place pro Jason...


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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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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