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2014-04-18 23:02:03

Guest speakers for the event will include U.S. Rep. David Jolly, 13th Congressional District of Florida; U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, 12th District of Florida and Vice Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, 1st Congressional District of Florida and Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan, Surgeon General, U.S. Navy; Bill Young II, son of U.S. Rep. Young and Beverly Young; and Dr. Robert Petzel, Under Secretary for Health,...

2014-04-18 23:00:51

Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Life expectancy in the United States, once firmly in the middle of the pack compared to most of the other major developed nations in the world, is relatively low and declining, a nationally recognized gerontology expert told Western University of Health Sciences...

2014-04-18 20:21:42

Lucid 3 by LG Delivers Knock Code(TM) For Greater Security and Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat for Best User Experience ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics today announced the new Lucid 3 by LG smartphone will be available online and in Verizon Wireless stores starting today for free after a $50 mail-in rebate debit card and new, two-year activation. For a limited time, Verizon Edge customers who trade in their basic phone to purchase a Lucid 3 can get an additional...

2014-04-18 20:21:07

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense today awarded Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) administration of the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, Fourth Generation (TPharm4) contract serving approximately 10 million beneficiaries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO "Express Scripts is proud to continue providing world-class service and specialized pharmacy care to our men and women in uniform, along with their dependents and also...

2014-04-18 16:21:23

SHANGHAI, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that the Company filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2014. The Company's annual report on Form 20-F contains its audited consolidated financial statements and is available on the Company's website at...

2014-04-18 12:23:40

CHARLESTOWN, Mass., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsol Resources Corporation, a recognized leader in CAD and building information modeling (BIM) solutions serving the architectural, engineering and construction industries, is pleased to announce the opening of its third office location in Charlestown, Massachusetts. By adding a Boston-area office to its existing offices in New York and Philadelphia, Microsol Resources expands its abilities to support firms in the Northeast of the...

2014-04-18 12:23:30

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPRESS, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today announces the opening of its first factory outlet store at the Tanger Outlets National Harbor in Washington, D.C. The U.S. specialty retail apparel chain offering dual-gender fashion for going-out, casual and work, plans to open approximately thirty additional factory outlet locations throughout the U.S. in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/NY76292LOGO "We are particularly excited about our...

2014-04-18 12:22:05

AT&T GoPhone Customers Also Get New Basic Phone Plan and New Walmart Smartphone Plan DALLAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning April 25, AT&T(1 )GoPhone customers will benefit from enhanced smartphone plans, which now provide more data at no additional cost. And, the new plans give customers the capability to use their smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot - all with access to the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network and with no annual contract.(2 ) With unlimited text, including...

2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2014-04-18 12:20:48

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program. Beginning May 1, visitors traveling from Oregon on an Alaska Airlines flight can check a case of Oregon wine for free. Oregon is the first state to partner with the airline on a statewide wines fly free program. More than 250 Oregon wineries joined the program in 2013. Oregon Wines Fly...


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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