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2015-05-07 23:00:42

Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) Announces the 7th National Convention at the JW Marriott, October 28 to 30, 2015, Washington D.C.

2015-05-07 16:21:36

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) has selected George C.

2015-05-06 12:29:59

SEATTLE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and disease,

2015-05-05 12:35:52

PowerProv Eliminates 95% Of Manual IT Intervention Previously Required For Managing Enterprise Voice; Unify Square Offers Solutions For All Phases Of Skype For Business Deployment BELLEVUE,

2015-05-04 23:04:12

IT Solutions Provider Also Receives Partner of the Year Honors for U.S. National Solution Excellence Auburn, Wash.

2015-05-04 12:25:11

Most Livable Places for the 50-Plus; Vietnam War Veterans Share Their Stories of PTSD; New Ways to Diagnose Diseases; Older Americans Month, "Get Into The Act"; Savings Bonds Mistakes; Avoiding Vacation

2015-05-04 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that experienced government contract lawyer Mark J.

2015-05-04 08:21:18

New legislation would fund SR-167 completion and much-needed transportation projects throughout the state. RACINE, Wis., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As we travelled through Washington

2015-05-01 16:22:24

CHICAGO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting May 1, The GO Group will partner with a new shuttle operator in Seattle offering an improved level of service to customers traveling to and from

2015-05-01 08:23:10

May 1-10: Upload a selfie with a reusable mug to win gift cards to local coffee shops SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kill the Cup and The San Diego Coffee Network launched today #KillTheCupSD,


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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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).