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2015-04-08 12:21:13

Welcomes NOOK®, Chuggington and other national partners WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak is partnering with NOOK by Barnes & Noble, Chuggington and others at

2015-04-08 08:35:41

ROYAL CITY, Wash., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not surprising that Thad Schutt is comfortable working with farmers.

2015-04-07 23:08:37

Rocket Pure announces release of new natural anti-chafe balm stick.

2015-04-07 12:21:23

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S.

2015-04-06 16:26:03

Letter to Trade Negotiators Clarifies that More Progress Must be Made in Dairy Talks ARLINGTON, Va.

2015-04-06 08:30:57

ECOB's Historical Facility in the Port of Tacoma to be Operated by Three Former Active Duty Marines VISTA, Calif., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK:

2015-04-02 23:07:22

A new free downloadable eBook from Russell and Hill, PLLC has been released to help injured motorcyclists in Vancouver, WA navigate their injury and recovery, as well as ascertain if they will

2015-04-02 12:22:46

Continuation of long partnership will benefit Make-A-Wish® SEATTLE, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Every time a Seattle Mariners player hits a home run at Safeco Field during the 2015

2015-04-02 12:22:17

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McBee Strategic Consulting (MSC), LLC, a leading government relations and strategic communications firm, today announced that aerospace and

2015-04-02 08:27:36

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group, a leading corporate communications partnership, announced today that Ed Gillespie has returned to the firm as Senior Counselor.


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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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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