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2014-01-14 04:20:05

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Jackson, a 30-year marketing and advertising executive, has been appointed to the new role of president of Phelps, the West Coast's largest independent integrated marketing communications (IMC) agency, which experienced 30% growth last year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/LA45896) Jackson is a former vice president of marketing and advertising for General Motors North America where he was responsible for a $3.3...

2014-01-13 20:20:31

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released today by Latino Decisions and the Latino Policy Coalition finds that Latino voters oppose new efforts to increase coal exports to China and Asia from the West Coast. As the U.S. considers expanding the export of coal to China, a clear majority of Latino voters reject this proposal by a margin of roughly 6-to-1. Overall, 64% of Latinos said the amount of coal exported to China should be decreased...

2014-01-08 23:21:17

CustomerCentric Selling® Schedules One-day Prospecting & Business Development™ Workshops in Bellevue, Seattle and San Francisco for Mid-March Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 CustomerCentric Selling® (CCS®), a proven methodology for improving revenue growth and sales performance, today announced the recent addition of three Prospecting & Business Development™ Workshops for mid-March that is open to both existing and new clients. CCS® is opening...

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2013-12-19 04:00:40

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 18: Significant snow fell over the Rockies yesterday with some places getting over 6 inches. Cold air settled in over the Southeast US as frost and freeze watches/warnings were posted for parts of Florida and Georgia. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 19: Surface Map 11AM: High pressure pushing off the East Coast will bring another nice day to most of the Eastern US, while the next storm system...

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2013-12-17 04:00:06

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 16: Heavy snow fell around the Lakes and Northeast again over the past 24 hours. The clipper system dropped snow across the Northern Plains and the small warming trend over the Plains continued. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 17: Surface Map 11AM: Low pressure pushing across the Great Lakes will bring snowfall to the region; some areas will see heavy snowfall. High pressure over the Rockies will...

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2013-12-16 04:00:29

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 13-15: This past weekend saw significant snows over the Northeast and the Eastern Great Lakes. Minimal severe weather took place in Northern Florida. Warmth returned to the Northern Plains as places finally rose above the freezing mark for the first time in over a week. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 16: Surface Map 11AM: An Alberta clipper system will push across the Northern Plains this...

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2013-12-12 04:00:49

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from December 11: The last 24 hours aw heavy snowfall over the Eastern Great Lakes as the lake effect snows hammered the region with reports of snowfall over 1-2 feet in many places. The Arctic cold air held in place over a wide area from the Rockies eastward as temps over the Northern Plains struggled to get above zero yesterday. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 12: Surface Map 11AM: High pressure over the lower...

2013-11-26 23:33:27

Industry professionals in Texas and on the west coast can now access answers to questions such as "who can own a med spa", "who can inject Botox", and "does a physician need to see every patient prior to treatment?" on AmSpa’s website http://www.americanmedspa.org. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The American Medical Spa Association ("AmSpa") http://www.americanmedspa.org/resources/laws-regulations/, in partnership with local health care...


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The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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2006-02-21 16:25:08

The Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a member of the pelican family which lives on the west coast of South America, from Lobos de Tierra Island in Peru to Pupuya Islet in Chile. These birds are dark in color with a white stripe from the top of the bill, up to the crown and down the sides of the neck. Also, they have tufted feathers on the top of their heads. The main breeding season occurs from September to March. Females usually lay two or three eggs which are incubated for...

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2006-02-21 06:14:22

The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large sparrow and the sole member of the genus Passerella. Adults of this bird are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. In eastern and northern birds, the upper parts, wings, rump and tail are rusty and the underparts are white with streaks rusty to dark brown. Western birds have dark brown upperparts and dark brown streaks underneath. In some regions, western birds may have grey on the head and back. Their breeding habitat is wooded areas...

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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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