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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...

2014-10-23 12:25:49

Lilly Oncology On Canvas Art Competition Names 2014 Winners; E! Network's Giuliana Rancic Recognized as Champion for Cancer Survivors NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chester, N.Y., resident Ellen Mayer wears many hats: professional artist, inventor, wife, mother, grandmother, recent college graduate and, as of October 23, muralist. Mayer is also a cancer survivor and kickboxer who notes, "My true grit helped me stay strong and knock out my cancer." On October 23, the...

2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...

2014-10-23 12:23:58

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) will report its third quarter results on Thursday, October 30, in a news release before the stock markets open. The company will hold an analyst conference call that day at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the third quarter earnings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO All parties interested in listening may do so through a live Webcast on the Internet or by...

2014-10-23 12:23:49

ROME, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government is opposing international efforts to halt the global use of a toxic chemical, pentachlorophenol (PCP), used in the U.S. on wood utility poles, at the same time as a bipartisan group of New York state lawmakers are seeking a state ban, and a lawsuit, filed by a group of Long Island residents, charges that hundreds of new PCP-treated utility poles are causing serious injury to health and property values. This month, the...

2014-10-23 12:23:19

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon and Graphite - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon and Graphite in US$ Million by the following Categories/ Segments: C&G Electrodes (Carbon Electrodes, & Graphite Electrodes), C&G Fibers, C&G Powder, and Others. The report also analyzes the...

2014-10-23 12:23:06

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Shale oil is an unconventional type of oil produced from oil shale formations. It is also known as kerogen oil or oil shale oil . The extraction of shale oil is an industrial process that is generally undertaken above ground by mining in oil shale field and then the output is treated...

2014-10-23 12:21:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces the implementation of a codeshare arrangement with China Airlines that will offer customers seamless bookings and travel between Taipei, Taiwan, elsewhere in Asia and multiple destinations across the United States. The new codeshare agreement, the fourth for the California-based airline, involves China Airlines placing its two-letter airline code (CI) on a range of Virgin America markets including flights...

2014-10-23 12:21:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract, General Dynamics will deliver up to 1,000 Samsung KNOX(TM)-enabled Galaxy S(®) 4 smartphones provisioned with added GD Protected® software for the U.S. government. With these new smartphones, authorized government personnel will be able to make secure phone calls and...


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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