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Antares rocket
2014-07-10 04:00:27

UPDATE: July 10, 2014 (4:00 AM) Orbital Sciences Corp. has postponed the launch of its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station until 1:14 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 12, due to weather conditions that delayed the roll-out of the Antares rocket to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Roll-out of the rocket has been rescheduled for Thursday morning. NASA Television coverage of Saturday’s launch will begin at...

2014-07-02 23:11:53

Dr. George Flinn is a candidate running for U.S. Senate in Tennessee who offers real conservative solutions to the problems facing us today. He is also running against Sen. Lamar Alexander, Tennessee’s incumbent of nearly 40 years. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 “As scandal-after-scandal continues to be uncovered in Washington, it is apparent now more than ever we need new leadership in Washington. New leadership who can offer real solutions to the biggest problems facing us today,...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...

2014-07-01 23:01:14

Hayward Baker names Mark Rohrbach Senior Engineer at its Seattle Regional Office covering the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada regions. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Rohrbach, PE, GE, and P.Eng. to the company’s regional office in Seattle, Wa. As a Senior Engineer, Mr. Rohrbach will enhance Hayward Baker’s established design-build capabilities....

2014-06-30 23:15:03

EY today announced that Christopher Weiler, President and CEO of LDiscovery, LLC, an eDiscovery Solutions company received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Business Solutions category in Greater Washington. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Chris was...

2014-06-30 23:08:46

Deadline Extension Being Used for Improved Documentation, Training & Testing Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Edifecs, a global health information technology solutions company, sponsored an ICD-10 preparedness survey revealing a majority of healthcare organizations impacted by the mandate are using time afforded by an extended compliance deadline to invest in clinical documentation improvements, workforce training and partner testing, yet concerns over readiness and financial...

2014-06-30 16:24:46

The Event "Celebrate America" will be held at DAR Constitution Hall for 3 weeks - 15 nights, July 2014, to call our nation and its leaders back to God! WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is in a condition of total moral decline. We have wandered too far from our godly roots. Our leaders have been compromised. The love of money has corrupted good judgment. We are in danger of losing our identity as a country. America has always been seen and...

2014-06-30 16:24:19

Largest one-year increase in publication's history SEATTLE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle magazine today reported an increase in paid subscribers of 27% in a one-year period. Based on third party, audited information from CVC Audit (www.cvcaudit.com) Seattle magazine reported an increase in average monthly paying subscribers from 23,307 in March, 2013, to 29,623 in March, 2014. This increase bucks a national trend of declining circulation in print media. "We're very...

2014-06-27 23:02:26

Industry association honors Stan Gent with person-of-the-year award Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) awarded its highest personal distinction, the Norman R. Taylor Award, on Tuesday, June 10 at its 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, Washington. With over 600 people in attendance, IDEA President & CEO Rob Thornton was proud to present the “Person of the Year” award to Seattle Steam President & CEO,...

2014-06-26 23:05:12

A&A Packaging announces it’s new line of Philips RX Pop Top Bottles, a popular ASTM and CPSC approved child resistant pop top vial, and the burdens that many marijuana businesses have with meeting compliance standards. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to a representative of A&A Packaging, as more states initiate legislation of medical marijuana use, stringent regulations regarding child proof marijuana packaging and labeling are being directed towards marijuana...


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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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