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2014-07-18 23:01:58

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Unconventional Gas Industry: Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/unconventional-gas.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The International Energy Agency (IEA) defines unconventional gas as gas that is technically more difficult or expensive to produce than conventional gas. The increasing...

2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

2014-07-18 20:21:07

In the news release, Sony Music Masterworks Partners in Support of REVOLT TV's HELLO Harlem Initiative, issued 18-Jul-2014 by REVOLT MEDIA & TV over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the name found in the first and fifth paragraphs, "Theo Crocker," should instead read "Theo Croker." The complete, corrected release follows: Sony Music Masterworks Partners in Support of REVOLT TV's HELLO Harlem Initiative Record label supports the musical mission of #HELLOHarlemNYC by...

2014-07-18 20:21:02

Featuring Police Confiscated, Stolen and Forfeited Property, as well as Autos, Tools, City and School District Surplus, Electronics, Appliances, Computers, Commercial and Restaurant Equipment, Sporting Goods, Furniture and Household Items, Collectibles, Jewelry and Much More PHOENIX, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host a marathon auction in Phoenix featuring police confiscated, stolen and...

2014-07-18 20:20:33

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the Waste Hauling niche of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently attended the California Refuse and Recycling Council Annual Convention in Monterey. On June 25 - 28, members of the Council, an association of waste haulers and associate companies, gathered to discuss industry topics. Peter Picetti, Senior Vice President, Tanner...

2014-07-18 16:24:37

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc. announced today that Sunbelt-based BBVA Compass will be the first institution to offer a Spanish-language version of its adult financial wellness solution. The EverFi@Work(TM) program is a modular, interactive learning tool that helps learners develop important money management skills and gain a deeper knowledge about topics such as credit, investing and saving for retirement. The new course is specifically designed for the...

2014-07-18 16:21:22

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l3dpvw/analytical ) has announced the addition of the "Analytical Instrument Market in the US 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l3dpvw/analytical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Analytical instruments are types of precision engineering equipment used to continuously monitor numerous...

2014-07-18 16:20:50

HOUSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former NASA astronaut Henry W. (Hank) Hartsfield Jr., who served as commander of space shuttle Discovery's maiden mission and flew on three shuttle flights, died on July 17 after an illness. He was 80 years old. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO After his final shuttle flight, Hartsfield served in a number of NASA administrative posts, including deputy chief of the astronaut office, deputy director for flight...

2014-07-18 16:20:37

Major Step Forward for Radar-Activated Lighting for Wind Farms NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laufer Wind (http://www.lauferwind.com) today announced the successful demonstration of its Aircraft Detection Sight Solution (ADSS), the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) participated in the trial. Laufer...

2014-07-18 16:20:31

Raytheon-sponsored team from Canton, Ga., wins second place in student rocketry challenge at the Farnborough International Air Show LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five students from Creekview High School of Canton, Ga., took home silver medals in the seventh annual International Rocketry Challenge at the Farnborough International Air Show. The U.S. team, sponsored by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), won second place, while the French team captured first and the U.K. team took third....


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
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