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2014-07-03 23:06:17

Cubic will continue to provide highly realistic rotational and pre-deployment training to U.S. troops. This award of the seventh option year on CAI’s U.S. Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) Mission Support Services contract at Fort Polk, La. increases the potential ceiling value of this contract to $896 million. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Cubic Applications, Inc. (CAI), a wholly –owned subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it has...

2014-07-03 23:06:12

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), global supplier of flexible hones and a full line of industrial brushes, announces a technical article about American-made products for surface finishing and deburring. “BRM Flex-Hone® Tools: Made in USA Surface Finishing Solutions” describes features and benefits of flexible honing tools, and examines the company’s California roots and supply chain strength. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), U.S....

2014-07-03 23:04:58

7 Sustainable Tips from CertainTeed, North America's Leading Brand of Building Products, to Add Curb Appeal and Keep a Home Affordably Comfortable All Summer Long Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Most Americans are looking forward to celebrating the nation's birthday and enjoying outdoor living spaces with family barbeques, firework displays, and neighborhood block parties. Scorching summer days can also translate into higher utility costs indoors. In fact, according to the...

2014-07-03 23:04:22

Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. In a poll of 1,650 registered voters George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Billy Graham, Clint Eastwood, Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou followed closely. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United...

2014-07-03 23:03:50

Leaders and experts from Mount Sinai appear at Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Significant findings are being made in medicine, but to support and develop effective new treatments, the United States will need to create innovative new public and fiscal policies, said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO and President of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Dr. Davis discussed his ideas for creating “an ecosystem of innovation,” during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-03 23:01:05

EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of the Independence Day celebrations taking place from sea to shining sea with their collection of live streaming cameras throughout the U.S. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of the Independence Day celebrations taking place from sea to shining sea with their collection of live streaming cameras throughout the U.S. This year’s live webcam highlight will be fireworks in a new location, over the East River in New York...

2014-07-03 23:00:59

textPlus Ushers in a New Class of Mobile Service Provider Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 With the proliferation of free WiFi in major US cities and support in restaurants, hotels, and malls, textPlus users are changing their relationship with their phone company: namely ditching them. "US and international users of textPlus are increasingly covered by WiFi," said Scott Lahman, Founder and CEO of textPlus. "Our users are reaping the benefits of WiFi calling and...

2014-07-03 16:20:15

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bosnian children and adults are playing soccer on teams sponsored by the same U.S. company that helped clear that land of unexploded bombs, artillery shells, and other explosives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124389 Sterling Global Operations (SGO), an international stability operations company, is sponsoring youth and adult soccer teams in Glamoc, a town about four hours from Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina's...

2014-07-03 12:25:12

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Cardiology (Devices & Technology) - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 market research report says global interventional cardiology market is estimated to reach US$22.2 billion by 2016. This report published in June 2014 is spread across 798 pages. The report consists of 375 data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Global Interventional Cardiac Devices market is...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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