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Astronomers Have Come Up Dry In The Hunt For Water Vapor In Three Exoplanet Atmospheres

J.D. Harrington, NASA Headquarters, Washington Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun -- and have come up nearly dry. The three...

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2014-07-28 08:28:41

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primco Management Inc. (OTCBB: PMCM), a medical marijuana, real estate management and multi-media company today announced that the Company has completed the acquisition of Seattle based "My Suzy Q's", a fully licensed and operating medical marijuana clinic with over 1500 patients. Primco will assume management of the clinic this week. "After a long and tedious due diligence process with our attorneys and regulators, we are happy to announce...

2014-07-28 08:26:32

Equinox reaches agreement to acquire six new locations in five key, strategic U.S. markets from affiliates of Millennium Partners NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinox today announced plans to acquire the Sports Club/LA properties in New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Washington D.C., as well as the Reebok Sports Club/NY location in New York City from affiliates of Millennium Partners. The acquisition is further evidence of the brand's ambitious growth agenda,...

2014-07-26 23:01:52

Community Health Center of Snohomish County has released an article explaining their various dental care services and available procedures. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 “Healthy teeth are important, and having your teeth cleaned regularly is important in keeping those pearly whites shining,” says Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC) in their article, “Keeping Your Teeth Healthy." They believe that an integration of medical and dental care is the best way to...

2014-07-25 23:01:42

The woman alleged that R.J. Reynolds sold defective and dangerous cigarette products that led to her husband’s lung cancer death. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers comments on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a Florida jury awarded the widow of a smoker $23.6 billion in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds, which manufactures Kool brand cigarettes....

2014-07-24 16:32:55

New "never before" innovations make a trip to the top an amazing adventure. SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Built as a symbol of the future for the Age of Space 1962 World's Fair, Seattle's iconic Space Needle is once again embracing the promise of the future - this week, the curtain comes up on ground-breaking digital experiences that will inspire urban explorers and connect visitors to the sights and experiences of the Pacific Northwest in ways that, until now, could only be...

2014-07-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This study is the first to quantify the...

2014-07-24 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The aerial firefighting industry has deployed a significant number of aircraft and support personnel to the Pacific Northwest, as wildland fires have raged throughout Oregon and Washington. The surge of activity includes extensive operations on the Carlton Complex fire, which has so far burned over 243,000 acres, and is considered Washington's largest fire to date. "Fires of this intensity usually do not happen in the Pacific...

2014-07-23 23:28:48

A recently released article by Your Balance Sheet LLC, a local accounting service, provides businesses with 4 of the most important bookkeeping tips that business owners must remember to keep their businesses successful and healthy. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 “If your books are a mess, then so is your business.” This succinct statement put forth by Your Balance Sheet in their recent article sums up their fervent belief that healthy books equal a healthy business. To help businesses clean...

2014-07-23 23:21:33

Meleliat is one of the highest ranking women in the assisted living industry. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Aegis Living, the national leader in assisted living and memory care, announced today the appointment of Judy Meleliat as President. Meleliat has been with the company since 2010 as the Chief Marketing Officer. She replaces former President and Chief Operating Officer Jerry Meyer, who recently stepped away from his day-to-day operational role after leading the company for more...

2014-07-23 23:13:36

New customers can receive six months of Beyond Nines hosting for The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ at no cost. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Since 2010, Beyond Nines has been focused on addressing a gap in the marketplace: customer-oriented hosting for Blackbaud® software like The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ (http://www.beyondnines.com/hosting/). The Beyond Nines cloud hosting platform available...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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