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2014-09-09 23:11:16

RealManage announced today that it has expanded its northwest branch operations by opening its Seattle, Washington, office. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 RealManage announced today that it has expanded its northwest branch operations by opening its Seattle, Washington, office. The new office is located at 10900 NE 8th Street, Suite 1000, Suite 100, Bellevue, WA 98004. "As part of our company's strategy for growth in 2014, we have identified the Seattle market as an...

2014-09-09 16:23:52

Enables Seattle Seahawks Fans to Donate at Kiosks BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinstar, a leader in money services, today announced that consumers may donate coins to the Seattle Seahawks Spirit of 12 Partners at select Coinstar(®) kiosks in Washington state through December 29, 2014. This is an extension of the partnership between the Seattle Seahawks and Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) supporting Seattle youth services. Outerwall, together with its consumer...

2014-09-09 16:21:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a companion star to a rare type of supernova. The discovery confirms a long-held theory that the supernova, dubbed SN 1993J, occurred inside what is called a binary system, where two interacting stars caused a cosmic explosion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "This is like a crime scene, and we finally identified the robber," said Alex...

2014-09-09 12:33:50

NEW YORK, Sept 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM), the award-winning after-school math program renowned for developing excellence in mathematics and lifelong critical thinking skills, marks its entry into the New York market with the opening of two math schools - in Brooklyn and Port Washington. The move comes in response to growing demand for advanced after-school math education from families of K-12 children in these communities....

2014-09-09 12:28:42

SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) today announced the appointment of a respected leader in the field of speech and hearing sciences, Lindsay Klarman as executive director. In her role, Klarman will be responsible for furthering the non-profit's mission of ensuring a future which hearing status and speech challenges do not impact one's ability to communicate or reach life goals. Klarman, selected as part of a national search, brings...

2014-09-09 12:21:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Honeywell are inviting media to participate in the west coast kickoff of the 10th anniversary celebration of their FMA Live! Forces in Motion tour. The tour show will visit three Seattle-area schools during the week of Sept. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The award-winning, action-packed show combines NASA content, hip-hop music, dancers, larger-than-life demonstrations and audience...

2014-09-09 08:27:42

America's fastest-growing news site is Rare.us WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare.us was the fastest growing major media site in the United States in August with nearly 20 million visitors, 40 times more than the same period a year ago. This unrivaled growth is the result of leveraging social media to discover and distribute the buzzworthy and uplifting content Americans will share with their networks. "While we have been below the radar screen with respect to...

2014-09-08 23:09:04

An overview of the services the PacketDrivers IT Outsourcing of Seattle, WA provides for their clients is explained in their most recent article. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 In the latest article from PacketDrivers, an IT outsourcing and consulting company of Seattle, WA, they provide for business CEOs and executives a birds-eye-view of their IT services. “We pride ourselves on providing our clients with personalized IT support,” says PacketDrivers, as they review the...

2014-09-08 23:01:58

Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems, an innovative line of large doors, has been named to Professional Builder magazine’s Top 100 New Building Products of the year. The top 100 were chosen based on reader responses of the past 12 months. Tacoma, Washington (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems, an innovative line of large doors, has been named to Professional Builder magazine’s Top 100 New Building Products for 2014. The top 100 were chosen based on reader...

2014-09-08 12:28:13

VANCOUVER, Washington, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years ago, Holdyn Hanset was only given a four percent chance of survival, with that came a potential for multiple life long disabilities. He was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing only one pound and eight ounces. His triumph began by surviving the challenges of pneumonias and various surgeries for hernias and brain bleeds before his third birthday. Today, he has achieved many milestones because of his shared inner strength...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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