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2012-09-20 23:02:21

“Fast and Furious” isn´t just a movie title; it´s a phrase being used to describe whittling your waistline in a matter of just weeks, thanks to InShapeMD®. As one of the nation´s fastest-growing anti-aging & medical weight loss franchises, InShapeMD® has now spread to the northern West Coast with the newest locations slated to open in Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, and Redmond before the end of 2012. Washington & Oregon (PRWEB) September 20, 2012...

Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

2012-06-24 23:01:50

American Cooling And Heating announces availability of 24 Hour AC Service to Phoenix Arizona and its surrounding communities. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Phoenix Air Conditioning Service Company American Cooling And Heating announces 24 Hour AC Service to all surrounding communities. American Cooling And Heating is family owned and operated and has been in business in the Phoenix HVAC industry for over 30 years. “Our goal with American Cooling And Heating is to provide the...


Latest West Coast of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

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....

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'