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2015-05-21 16:24:16

SEATTLE, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors announced the election of Tom Kemp to the position of vice president of flight operations for Alaska Airlines effective

2015-05-19 20:25:13

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. ("GCI") (NASDAQ: GNCMA) will hold its annual shareholders' meeting at 5:30 p.m.

2015-05-15 20:20:17

SEATTLE, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

2015-05-15 12:20:42

Seattle's top chefs compete in sixth annual Copper Chef Cook-off SEATTLE, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A fish-filled Alaska Airlines jet touched down at Seattle-Tacoma International

2015-05-12 16:20:36

SEATTLE, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

2015-05-11 08:27:42

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Flipps has teamed up with Professional Bull Riders (PBR) to stream the upcoming Built Ford Tough Ring of Honor: Unfinished Business, presented by

2015-05-11 08:21:24

SEATTLE, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share.

2015-05-07 08:49:05

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2015-05-06 12:29:59

SEATTLE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and disease,

2015-05-04 16:34:08

PITTSBURGH, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today


Latest Western United States Reference Libraries

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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