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2014-08-26 16:22:26

Non-Traditional Demand Sources Could Add in Excess of 5 Billion Cubic Feet per Day by 2019 NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this link view a map of planned U.S. fertilizer, gas-to-liquids and methanol facilities through 2021, courtesy of Bentek Energy. Additional natural gas demand from re-emerging and non-traditional sources could exceed 5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) by 2019 as numerous proposed projects come online in the U.S and Canada, according to a just-released report...

2014-08-26 16:21:24

Fiscal Year Revenue of $987.3 Million, up 17.8% on a GAAP Basis and up 16.8% on a Constant Currency Basis; Fourth Quarter Revenue of $267.9 Million, up 22.6% on a GAAP Basis and up 20.6% on a Constant Currency Basis; Company Issues Guidance for 18% Cash EPS Growth for Fiscal Year 2015 and Announces Quarterly Dividend WESTLAKE, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), a leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing...

2014-08-26 16:21:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today. Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several books about military men and women at war, North was presented the National Commander's Public Relations Award for "raising public awareness about the honorable...

2014-08-26 16:20:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the five armed services were honored today by the nation's largest wartime veterans' organization. The American Legion presented the Spirit of Service award to U.S. Army Specialist Cassandra Rousayne, U.S. Army Medical Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2(nd) Class (SW) Porfirio Pimentel, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion, Gulfport, Mississippi; U.S. Marine Corps Corporal...

2014-08-26 16:20:33

Five students complete Northrop Grumman - University of Maryland, Baltimore County program FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) today announced the completion of the 2014 Global Externship Program to give international students exposure to career fields in cyber, program management and computer engineering. Four of the students were from Saudi Arabia and one was from the United Arab...

2014-08-26 12:33:09

$15,000 donated to environmental nonprofits in Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced Rebecca Claassen as Santa Barbara's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As her nonprofit of choice, the Environmental Defense Center will receive $10,000. Inspired by her two-year old daughter, Claassen used her healthcare background to educate local citizens on the impact of toxins in the local water supply. She's been...

2014-08-26 12:33:01

Shopping Centers and Online Channels Introduce The Shopping Block, an Experiential Style Marketplace INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Simon and Refinery29 announced The Shopping Block, an experiential fashion marketplace inspired by the millennial approach to shopping. The first-ever collaboration between the fashion and retail powerhouses will bring Refinery29 into the physical world of retail at six premier Simon shopping centers across the U.S. in...

2014-08-26 12:29:33

DENVER, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX will award one winner a cash prize to find their right home while raising awareness and support for national charity organization Children's Miracle Network Hospitals(®) (CMN Hospitals(®)). #TheRightHome kicked off Aug. 18, as a month-long consumer sweepstakes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/LA87949LOGO The grand-prize winner of #TheRightHome Sweepstakes will receive $5,000 toward investing in their right home, along with...

2014-08-26 12:28:38

WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, an international leader in pet healthcare, has officially taken occupancy of its new $35 million Synergy Center; a fitting cause for celebration during the company's 30(th) anniversary year. The Westbrook, Maine headquarters campus now offers more than 750,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, plus an international food court and wellness center, all "Under One Roof." As a whole, it is the heart of...

2014-08-26 12:27:08

Younger Americans more likely than their elder counterparts to question vaccine safety NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With incidents on the rise for many diseases once considered dangers of the past, the subject of vaccinations has been a frequent topic of conversation in recent days. In fact, strong majorities of U.S. adults favor childhood vaccinations being mandatory for all children (77%), while seven in ten don't think unvaccinated children should be allowed to attend...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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