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2014-03-20 12:32:55

Chicagoland's top restaurants join hundreds of attendees at annual event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 8, Chicagoans will bring their appetites to the Sheraton Hotel & Towers to sample cuisine from top local-area restaurants to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Hosted by Allison Rosati, NBC5 Chicago anchor, the 20(th) Annual St. Jude Four Stars of Chicago Restaurant Extravaganza brings...

2014-03-19 16:20:15

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman John Duncan, Jr. (R-TN-02) joined the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) for a tour of UNITRAC Railroad Material, Inc.'s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knoxville, Tennessee on Monday, March 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/CL86451 UNITRAC's Knoxville facility is a full-service trackwork manufacturing facility specializing in manufactured trackwork, new and relay...

2014-03-19 08:20:21

Cornerstone Auto Brokers makes it easy for consumers in Tennessee to research and purchase used luxury cars CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cornerstone Auto Brokers is located in Chattanooga, Tenn., but the used car dealership continues to offer its services to residents in surrounding communities such as Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn. A growing number of consumers are finding that the short drive to the dealership is well worth their time as Cornerstone...

2014-03-18 23:33:21

Tennessee car accident lawyer G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III is asked about a legislative proposal that would make it a crime to talk on your cellphone while driving. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Tennessee distracted driving accident attorney G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III today said he is pleased to learn that state lawmakers will consider a proposal to ban drivers from talking on their phones. Howard commented on...

2014-03-18 12:21:23

CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Logistics ("Coyote" or the "Company") and Access America Transport ("AAT"), two of the fastest-growing third-party logistics ("3PL") service providers in North America, announced today that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive merger agreement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based AAT handles multi-modal transportation including truckload, less-than-truckload,...

2014-03-17 16:29:24

Diageo supports return to flexibility, innovation and entrepreneurship in American whiskey TULLAHOMA, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claiming the integrity of Tennessee whiskey is "under attack" Brown-Forman's Jack Daniels asserts the only way for Tennessee whiskey to be a "premium product representing a world-class standard and utmost quality" is for it to be aged in new oak barrels. Interestingly, according to the website of Brown-Forman owned Early Times whiskey...

2014-03-17 12:26:04

Platinum selling devotional brand a staple on bestseller lists NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning devotional that has inspired a generation recently reached a milestone: the Jesus Calling® brand has sold over 10 million units. "Jesus Calling," first released in 2004, is currently ranked No. 3 on the "Wall Street Journal" Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list. This is the tenth consecutive week the devotional has held a top five ranking on the list, at...

2014-03-15 23:04:29

The Smile for a Lifetime Foundation (S4L), an international, nonprofit organization that provides orthodontic care and free braces to deserving, underserved children is opening a new chapter in Cleveland, Tennessee. Cleveland, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Aspire Orthodontics--Smile for a Lifetime will begin accepting applications for children 11-16 years of age, who need braces but are unable to afford them. Dr. Michael Weathersby shares, "Our community is great at giving back,...

2014-03-14 23:24:31

The 6K Run/Walk takes place on June 21 to support the Collegiate Recovery Community at UNC Charlotte. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated is proud to announce its inaugural Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in Charlotte. The movement, started by Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), which includes Black Bear Lodge in...

2014-03-14 23:03:09

Ticket Down announces that tickets for James Taylor at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK; Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, ME; Mud Island Amphitheatre in Memphis, TN; and Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, AR go on sale to the general public at 10:00 a.m. local time. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is extending their customer appreciation promo code JAMES-TAYLOR-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Ticket Down announces that the summer concert...


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

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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