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2014-09-05 12:20:30

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its commitment to honor excellence, Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Aerospace Systems sector recognized 74 companies from the United States, Canada and Turkey with its annual supplier awards for 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Northrop Grumman presents the annual supplier awards in two categories: Platinum Source Preferred and Suppliers of the Year. Thirty-two small...

2014-09-05 08:25:44

Global leader in merchant risk intelligence, G2 Web Services, receives national recognition for workplace practices with the 2014 When Work Works Award. BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Web Services, the leading provider of merchant risk intelligence solutions, has been nationally recognized with the 2014 When Work Works Award. The award honors businesses that actively provide effective workplace strategies that encourage and increase employee successes. The award is...

2014-09-04 23:03:51

For the Eighth Time, Zones Receives Highest Level of Microsoft Excellence in Operations Award AUBURN, Wash. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Zones, Inc., today announced that it has won the Gold Level Excellence in Operations Award for delivering market-leading operational excellence supporting Microsoft technology over the past year. The Gold Level Award is the highest honor achieved within the Excellence in Operations Awards program. This marks the eighth time that Zones has been recognized...

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2014-09-04 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA opens a new era this month in its exploration of our home planet with the launch of the first in a series of Earth science instruments to the International Space Station. A media briefing on this addition to NASA's Earth-observing program will air at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 8, on NASA Television and the agency's website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The first Earth-observing instrument to be mounted on...

2014-09-04 08:28:11

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This list, which is the most comprehensive assessment of private companies in the U.S., celebrates the entrepreneurial nature of the nation's most innovative business endeavors. Among the 500 honored companies, AltaSource Group ranked as the: -- #1 IT service company in Washington -- #2 of all private companies in Washington -- #2 IT service company on the West Coast -- #21 IT service company in the U.S. -- #225 private...

2014-09-03 12:27:04

DELTA AIR LINES TO SPONSOR #P3Selfie SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST PRIOR TO SUMMIT NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concordia will host its fourth annual Summit September 29 - 30 in New York City. The 2014 Summit entitled, Scaling Proven Solutions Through Collaboration, will convene the world's most prominent business, government and nonprofit leaders to discuss the instrumental role of public-private partnerships in tackling the world's toughest development challenges. The agenda will also...

2014-09-03 08:41:30

.CHURCH, .FINANCE, .LOANS, .DEALS, .RESTAURANT, .PLACE, .GIFTS and others released this month BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues to expand and diversify the Internet's global addressing system in September by making 11 new gTLDs available to the public. In addition to these 11, Donuts will open another seven for early registration by trademark holders. The company, now...

2014-09-03 08:34:23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims in Florida, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they really are talking to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, because when it comes to compensation for this asbestos exposure form of cancer quality really does matter. The Center's sense of urgency is once victims or their family members retain the services of an attorney to advance a...

2014-09-02 23:05:03

The nation’s best slot tournament players are vying for a chance at the National Championship, competing in the National TournEvent of Champions casino qualifiers across the country. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Multimedia Games (Nasdaq:MGAM) is hosting the National TournEvent of Champions in collaboration with casinos across the country to crown the nation’s best slot tournament player. Through the first weekend of August, 78 finalists, representing 69 casinos have...

2014-09-02 23:01:09

New event series features meaningful discussions with local and national experts about vital issues impacting our region and its people. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Seattle Times is launching an event series, LiveWire – Conversations that Spark Insight, kicking off with “The Case for Early Learning,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The Seattle Times LiveWire is a new event series that features meaningful discussion...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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