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2014-10-23 12:31:58

PARIS, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic growth at 2.7%; stable in the third quarter - Volumes up +1.7% over the first nine months of the year but slipping -0.5% in Q3, hit by construction markets in France and Germany. Confirmation of the positive trends in the UK as well as in the US new-build and industrial markets. - Sales prices up +1.0% over the nine-month period. More moderate price impact in Q3 (+0.5%)...

2014-10-23 12:31:57

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Plastic Pipes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Pipes in Million Meters by the following Product Segments: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipes, Polyethylene (PE) Pipes, Polypropylene (PP) Pipes, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-10-23 12:30:10

iOS 8 and Yosemite Compatible, Secure Messaging, ICD-10, Patient Portal, Online Registration LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MacPractice announced MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20 and DDS 5. In addition to MacPractice EMR and EDR, Yosemite compatible MacPractice 5 offers a new MacPractice EHR Ability that interoperates with MacPractice's iOS 8 compatible iEHR, Clipboard and Patient Check In apps for iPad, and features ICD-10 code mapping with ICD-9 and SNOMED, an updated Patient PHI...

2014-10-23 12:29:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: SPECT Systems (Includes SPECT and SPECT/CT systems), and PET Scanners (Includes PET and PET/CT systems). The report...

2014-10-23 12:27:42

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Consumer Electronics, Computers & Peripherals, Telecommunications, Industrial Electronics, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-23 12:27:15

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Thursday, October 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET, Fox Business Channel and on Saturday, October 25, Sunday, October 26 at 10:00 p.m. Fox News Channel. Fox News's John Stossel will feature former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell, author of LICENSED TO LIE: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice. As Stossel writes: "Sidney Powell's Licensed to Lie reveals the truth about a cabal of former prosecutors who were promoted by President Obama...

2014-10-23 12:26:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by increased focus on pet health and the powerful role in pet owner lives of the human-animal bond, U.S. sales of pet food will rise 16% between 2015-2018 to reach $33 billion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 The projection was made by market research publisher Packaged Facts in Pet Food in the U.S., 11th Edition. More information on the report can be found at:...

2014-10-23 12:26:31

CLEVELAND, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nacala Press is pleased to announce the release of "Vietnam: 35 Years After the Fall of Saigon. A Photographic Narrative," by Mark Zannoni. The book provides a multidisciplinary insight into contemporary Vietnam. Through its 189 color images, this book presents Vietnam at this unique moment when the legacy of conflict is giving way to a renewed economic and social order. While the Vietnam War's legacy in the United States is well documented,...

2014-10-23 12:26:22

'The Kills' Play Secret Show For U.S Launch Of Moose Knuckles NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its arrival to U.S. shores, WORKHOUSE (www.workhousepr.net) + Nur Khan Presents produced a launch introducing Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles (www.mooseknucklescanada.com) that clearly cemented their positions as 'class clowns of the global schoolhouse.' Iconic New York City stars were out in force - Rosario Dawson, Karen Elson, Mario Sorrenti, Sky...

2014-10-23 12:25:57

Highlights Include Civil War Miniseries 'THE BLUE AND THE GRAY' on Thanksgiving, Stunts Starring Denzel Washington & Humphrey Bogart, and More CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Movie Channel gives thanks for our men and women in uniform this November, dedicating its "Mandays," "The Recline," and "Friday Features" blocks to critically acclaimed war films, military classics, and modern favorites. The month-long tribute is highlighted by the 2(nd) Annual "21 Film...


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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