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2014-10-24 16:20:57

First Student Drivers Join Teamsters Local 853 for Improved Working Conditions OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Oakland, Calif., have voted by an overwhelming 15-1 margin in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif. The 150 drivers transport children in the Oakland Unified School District. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are happy about our vote for the Teamsters. We...

2014-10-24 12:26:45

To Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Lancome for the fifth annual Genifique Day to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Today and tomorrow, Lancome will donate $7 directly to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for every bottle of Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, Genifique Eye Light-Pearl and Genifique Yeux sold, to underscore Genifique's 7-day radiance results. The brand has tapped Celebrity...

2014-10-24 12:23:47

DENVER, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: BBG) plans to release its third quarter 2014 financial and operating results before the market opens on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss results at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Mountain time) on Thursday, November 6, 2014: Date/Time: Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Mountain time)...

2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014. Later in the week, the airline will also launch two new routes from its Guam hub - Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 27 and Shanghai on Oct. 28. "These...

2014-10-24 12:21:15

Bulldog LED Lighting manufactures all their products in the USA and is proud to be working with Rockstar Performance Garage on several specialty builds for SEMA 2014. SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulldog LED Lighting is pleased to be working with one of the best in the industry, Rockstar Performance Garage, for the upcoming SEMA show. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE...

2014-10-24 08:26:32

DALLAS, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds United States wound management market research reports for the traditional and advanced wound management segments with 2020 outlook in its online industry analysis and reports collection. The United States Advanced Wound Management Market Outlook to 2020 [http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/united-states-advanced-wound-management-market-outlook-to-2020-market-report.html ] research report provides key...

2014-10-24 08:26:26

WYANDOTTE, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital received a 2014 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award by a national consumer organization. The hospital was one of 260 hospitals out of more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide to receive this award, making Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in the top five percent of all hospitals in the country. It was also the only hospital in Wayne County to receive the honor according to Healthgrades, an online...

2014-10-24 08:26:17

Sannabis is producing a "Made in Colombia" topical cannabis medical product for worldwide distribution through infomercials. BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company"), a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to announce their Colombian subsidiary, Sannabis S.A.S., has legally produced a trial run of cannabis based products on an Indian reservation. The Sannabis brand...

2014-10-24 08:25:32

DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Increases Non GAAP diluted earnings per ADS growth guidance to the high thirty percent range for the full year (2014). Shire (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces unaudited results for the three months to September 30, 2014. Financial Highlights Q3 2014 Growth[1] $1,552 Product sales...

2014-10-24 08:25:22

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of news a doctor in New York City, recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea in West Africa, has now tested positive for Ebola, a leader of the nation's largest nurses organization, National Nurses United, will step up the call for much higher preparedness for the Ebola threat in testimony to Congress Friday morning.?? With the report of an Ebola case now hitting the most densely populated city in the United...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

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...

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