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2014-04-16 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Research Report on Insulation Market Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/insulation.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Insulation refers to a process wherein a non-conducting material is used to isolate something from its surroundings, and sustain its normal state of being. It can be used for different purposes like sound, heat, and...

2014-04-16 23:02:24

Based on data gathered from Securities and Exchange Commission, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* finds WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans finds in its...

2014-04-16 23:01:58

The TechAmerica Foundation “Best Of” Award recognizes Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) and its GridControlTM/SM solution. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 OATI has been named a finalist for an American Technology Award (ATA) in the Smart Grid & Smart Instruments category for OATI GridControl. The ATAs represent outstanding achievements and are the only “Best Of” national award in the energy industry. Being awarded an ATA means your product exemplifies...

2014-04-16 23:00:33

The Right Solutions is currently accepting applications for nursing students to receive $500 in scholarships. Awards will be announced in May as part of the month long festivities TRS has planned to honor all nurses. Springdale, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Right Solutions (TRS) announced Monday that they will be giving away two $500 scholarships to qualified nurse students during the month of May. They are currently accepting applications through May 16, 2014. In order to qualify...

2014-04-16 20:24:23

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average rates on new credit card offers dipped this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090210/CCLOGO The average is comprised of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Rates for card categories...

2014-04-16 20:23:33

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bdnmt3/artificial_lift) has announced the addition of the "Artificial Lift Systems Market by Type, Component & Countries - Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bdnmt3/artificial_lift ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report covers the...

2014-04-16 20:22:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic errors--missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence--occur in about 5 percent of adults in the United States, according to a new study published in the April 21 issue of BMJ Quality & Safety. The study, partially funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), estimates that approximately 12 million adults in the United States could experience an...

2014-04-16 20:22:06

Double the thrills when you purchase tickets at Regal Entertainment Group and Fandango KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that any moviegoer who purchases a ticket to "A Haunted House 2" can receive a free digital HD copy of "A Haunted House" while supplies last. The film opens in theatres Friday, April 18....

2014-04-16 16:33:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x722rx/fiber_optic) has announced the addition of the "Fiber Optic Components - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x722rx/fiber_optic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fiber Optic Components in US$ Million by...

2014-04-16 16:32:18

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bqf7br/carpets) has announced the addition of the "Carpets (Wall-to-Wall) - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bqf7br/carpets ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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