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2014-09-14 23:00:24

SubscriberWise CEO David Howe is recognized today as the highest achieving credit consumer since the introduction of general purpose FICO scores nearly three decades ago. Howe is the only known individual to ever obtain and document simultaneous perfect FICO 850 scores across each of the national credit repositories: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Massillon, OH (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 SubscriberWise®, a leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management...

2014-09-14 04:20:17

Star-Spangled Spectacular Draws Huge Crowds to Baltimore BALTIMORE, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Martin O'Malley and an extensive roster of celebrities and elected officials joined visitors from across the United States as they flocked to Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor and the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine last night to take part in the centerpiece events of the week-long Star-Spangled Spectacular. The celebration of the...

2014-09-13 23:01:35

The membership will help Bervina to establish a strong presence in the United States Budapest, Hungary (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Bervina, a power transmission components company based in Hungary, has just announced that it has opened its LCC, office in Michigan. In addition, a company spokesperson noted, Bervina became a NIBA member over the summer. This was in direct response to introducing new products as well as helping to establish a brand identity for both the company and its...

2014-09-13 23:00:49

The number of specialty independent practices has declined moderately during the past five years, as general consulting firms have acquired these companies to gain entrance into niche markets. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Healthcare Consultants industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Healthcare employers, hospitals, insurance companies, pharmaceutical developers and medical device...

2014-09-12 23:08:01

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will share the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, on Car Clinic’s live globalcast on Saturday, September 13, at 11:25a ET. As the ethanol industry’s lead lobbyist before the Congress and Administration, Dinneen has been instrumental in advancing policies that protect the environment, strengthen the U.S. economy, and...

2014-09-12 23:07:57

A live auction will be held to sell over 6,700 pieces of medical equipment from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical facilities around the United States. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 A live auction will be held to sell over 6,700 pieces of medical equipment from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical facilities around the United States. Various types of equipment will be sold including radiology, surgery, endoscopy, lab, anesthesia, exam and much more. The auction...

2014-09-12 23:07:36

Those dreaming of becoming a Foreign Service Officer and representing the United States can prepare for the job with free Foreign Service Officer Training practice tests provided by Dynamic Path. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Ever considered becoming a United States diplomat through work as a Foreign Service Officer, but didn’t know where to start, or were overwhelmed with the necessary knowledge? Education company Dynamic Path announced it has now released more than 800 study...

2014-09-12 23:03:52

The largest C2C resale shopping app in Japan is launching in the US, providing a seamless buying and selling experience to US mobile users San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Japan’s mobile shopping obsession has finally hit the US. Today Mercari, the largest C2C resale shopping app in Japan, is launching its mobile app in the US. The app is available to download for the US users on both iOS and Android platforms. This intuitive app lets users buy and sell anything, from...

2014-09-12 23:03:47

B2C e-Commerce Market in the US 2014-2018 is a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 One major trend emerging in this market is the increased adoption of multichannel retailing. Vendors have started selling their products on their websites and through online stores, which reduces their cost of operations and saves the maintenance cost of physical stores. Analysts forecast B2C e-Commerce market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 11.40 percent...

2014-09-12 23:02:59

Ticket Down announces that tickets for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) at the following venues will go on sale September 12th at 10:00 a.m. local time: Giant Center, Wells Fargo Center, Sleep Train Arena, Pepsi Center, Verizon Center, Erie Insurance Arena, Toyota Center, Quicken Loans Arena, Key Arena, Van Andel Arena, Consol Energy Center, Huntington Center, Nassau Coliseum, Mohegan Sun Arena, Amalie Arena, US Bank Arena, Prudential Center, Mohegan Sun Arena, Chesapeake Energy Arena,...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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