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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...

2014-06-09 00:20:56

Alabama's Setzer Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000 FLORENCE, Ala., June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional angler Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La., won $100,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour on Pickwick Lake presented by Straight Talk Wireless Sunday with a four-day total of 20 bass weighing 97 pounds, 7 ounces, the heaviest four-day catch ever weighed at Pickwick Lake in FLW Tour competition. Hackney brought a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 9 ounces to the scale Sunday to clinch the...

2014-06-06 23:06:10

Education leaders from around the world will converge this summer in Memphis, Tennessee to address the critical need for geography education in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Geography educators, researchers, and professionals from around the world will meet in Memphis, Tennessee, July 31 – August 3 for the 2014 National Conference on Geography Education. A major focus of this 99th annual meeting of the geography education community is how best to address the...

2014-06-06 16:22:35

NEWPORT, Tenn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Karen A. Wilson is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional as a result of her role as Operations Services Coordinator with The Dollywood Foundation. The Dollywood Foundation is focused on helping bring Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to the children in your community. By doing so, parents and teachers alike will quickly see the value added to each child's life by instilling a love of reading which in turn creates...

2014-06-06 08:24:03

Twitch issues $250,000 challenge, chance to win prized purple hoodies; top fundraisers will be sent to 2014 GameStop Expo; Blizzard incentivizes with passes to BlizzCon, other rare prizes. MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) is powering up a new videogame charity program with help from some of the top streaming gamers, including Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty), "Ellohime," "CohhCarnage," Danielle Mackey (Panser), actress Zelda...

2014-06-06 00:21:05

Arkansas' Kelley Leads Co-Anglers FLORENCE, Ala., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro angler Jeff Gustafson of Keewatin, Ontario, Canada, caught the biggest bass of his life Thursday - a huge 10-pound, 12-ounce monster - to anchor his five-bass limit and grab the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Pickwick Lake presented by Straight Talk Wireless. Link to photo of pro leader Jeff Gustafson Gustafson now holds a slim 15-ounce lead over ledge-fishing guru Randy Haynes of...

2014-06-05 20:22:44

Outbreaks of Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Signal Imminent Spread MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today warned of two serious mosquito-borne diseases which are being reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health this week issued a report confirming 18 cases of chikungunya virus and 24 cases of dengue fever. In all confirmed cases, the individual had traveled to the...

2014-06-05 16:28:47

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced a merger with the operations of Physician Services of Cleveland, LLC. Based in Cleveland, Tenn., Physician Services of Cleveland manages and staffs the hospital emergency department for SkyRidge Medical Center, which provides emergency care for approximately 52,000 patients annually. TeamHealth began...

2014-06-04 23:15:08

George Flinn is running for United States Senate from the state of Tennessee on the sole platform to repeal and replace ObamaCare with what he says is a viable solution called the Patient Centered Health Plan. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Veterans have spent their lives on lists. From the very moment of enlistment, their ranks, deployment time and even the final role call at a soldier’s funeral, they are always on a list. Now, with the current condition of the VA hospitals,...

2014-06-04 20:21:28

General registration for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend now open MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Running Day today, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases, is calling all those daring enough to run 26 miles to lace up their running shoes. It's approximately 26 weeks from the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend...


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.