States of the United States

USSRC and Alabama Legislature Team Up to Send Students to Space Camp

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:14pm

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge.

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  • HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge.
  • Students ages 12 to 14 may apply for Space Academy for Leading Students in Alabama, or SALSA, a Space Camp program funded by the Alabama legislature.
  • A male and female student in each Alabama legislative district will receive a scholarship to attend SALSA, which promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education along with leadership skills.
  • The U.S. Space & Rocket Center will then forward a notice of application to the members of the Alabama House of Representatives or the Alabama Senate representing the district in which the students reside.

San Francisco Travel Offers Comprehensive Guide to the Holidays

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:00pm

The San Francisco Travel Association is the official destination marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco.

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  • The San Francisco Travel Association is the official destination marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco.
  • San Francisco Travel's main Visitor Information Center is now located at 749 Howard St., adjacent to the Moscone Convention Center.
  • San Francisco Travel also operates Visitor Information Centers at Macy's Union Square and in Chinatown at 625 Kearny St. San Francisco Travel is also a partner at the California Welcome Center at PIER 39.
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more than 50 international cities on 44 international carriers.

Metropolitan Statement on California Natural Resources Agency Announcement on State Water Project Permitting, Federal Bi-Ops

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:36pm

Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, releases the following statement on the announcement by the California Natural Resources Agency on the state process to permit State Water Project operations and litigation challenging the federal biological opinion for SWP and Central Valley Project operations.

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  • Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, releases the following statement on the announcement by the California Natural Resources Agency on the state process to permit State Water Project operations and litigation challenging the federal biological opinion for SWP and Central Valley Project operations.
  • Today the state agencies have outlined a workable path to crafting a state permit to dictate operations of the State Water Project under state Endangered Species law.
  • The state and federal governments have more in common than differences in terms of approaches to managing these projects.
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provide water for nearly 19 million people in six counties.

Chesapeake Bay Journal Article Features Key Bion-Sponsored Pennsylvania Legislation

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:05pm

Landmark clean water legislation in Pennsylvania was featured in an article published November 20, 2019, in the Chesapeake Bay Journal, Will the private sector get a crack at reducing nutrient pollution in PA?

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  • Landmark clean water legislation in Pennsylvania was featured in an article published November 20, 2019, in the Chesapeake Bay Journal, Will the private sector get a crack at reducing nutrient pollution in PA?
  • The bill passed the state Senate on June 26 and may soon come to a vote in the House of Representatives."
  • "The bill has changed significantly from early drafts," said Ann Pesiri Swanson, executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Commission, which consists of legislators from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • Tapping these high-impact low-cost solutions from the private sector offers Pennsylvania and its taxpayers an opportunity to meet their Bay pollution obligations at a much lower cost.

14 Ohio Community And Technical Colleges Build A Pipeline For Employers To Recruit Entry-Level Talent, for Free

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:30pm

Employers posting jobs today can simultaneously reach tens of thousands of job seekers from 14 community and technical colleges:Belmont College, Central Ohio Technical College, Cuyahoga Community College, Edison State Community College, Lorain County Community College, Marion Technical College, North Central State College, Northwest State Community College, Owens Community College, Rhodes State College, Sinclair Community College, Stark State College, Terra State Community College, and Zane State College.

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  • Employers posting jobs today can simultaneously reach tens of thousands of job seekers from 14 community and technical colleges:Belmont College, Central Ohio Technical College, Cuyahoga Community College, Edison State Community College, Lorain County Community College, Marion Technical College, North Central State College, Northwest State Community College, Owens Community College, Rhodes State College, Sinclair Community College, Stark State College, Terra State Community College, and Zane State College.
  • "The Ohio Community & Technical College Consortium provides employers with easy access to our state's community and technical college talent.
  • Our college's immediate focus is with Southwest Ohio employers, and now our career center reach has expanded statewide via the Consortium.
  • The Ohio CTCC site is a wonderful resource that provides a one stop platform for students seeking jobs and employers recruiting talent."

2019 Thanksgiving Travel Report: Least Stressful US Airports

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:26pm

InsureMyTrip predicts New York's LaGuardia (LGA) will no longer be most stressful for travelers this 2019 Thanksgiving.

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  • InsureMyTrip predicts New York's LaGuardia (LGA) will no longer be most stressful for travelers this 2019 Thanksgiving.
  • Chicago airports have endured a rough patch with on-time performance issues.
  • Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) and Chicago Midway International (MDW) are currently experiencing the highest cancellation rates in the country, based on available 2019 data.
  • Airlines are also not required to reimburse travelers for losses incurred as a result of a canceled flight, such as prepaid, non-refundable:

PATRISSE CULLORS NAMED FACULTY DIRECTOR OF NEW SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS PRACTICE MFA PROGRAM AT PRESCOTT COLLEGE

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:24pm

Prescott, AZ, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Arizonas Prescott College announced the unveiling of their new Social and Environmental Arts Practice MFA program helmed by Patrisse Cullors, artist, activist, educator/public speaker, Black Lives Matter Global Network co-founder, founder and chairperson of Reform L.A. Jails, as the Faculty Director.

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  • Prescott, AZ, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Arizonas Prescott College announced the unveiling of their new Social and Environmental Arts Practice MFA program helmed by Patrisse Cullors, artist, activist, educator/public speaker, Black Lives Matter Global Network co-founder, founder and chairperson of Reform L.A. Jails, as the Faculty Director.
  • "Prescott College asked me to do the MFA program, and it came at the right time.
  • The MFA Social and Environmental Arts Practice is currently enrolling students for Spring 2020 classes which begin on January 14, 2020.
  • Committed to social justice and environmental sustainability, we serve local and global communities through innovative and intellectually adventurous liberal arts and professional programs.

20 New Routes for Summer 2020

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 2:00pm

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines customers will have a lot to be thankful for as the airline plans to launch an additional eight new domestic routes this summer, offering customers a total of 20 new seasonal routes in summer 2020.

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  • FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines customers will have a lot to be thankful for as the airline plans to launch an additional eight new domestic routes this summer, offering customers a total of 20 new seasonal routes in summer 2020.
  • The airline will also introduce a new route to the cobblestone streets of Nantucket with Saturday service from PHL.
  • Our future is bright, and we see summer 2020 as an opportunity for growth in the leisure destinations our customers truly value, Raja continued.
  • We have 20 new seasonal routes to choose from narrowing down where to go will be the hardest part.

Watchfire Signs Completes Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Renovation

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

DANVILLE, Ill., Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The last of 59 truckloads of digital signage modules left the manufacturing facility at Watchfire Signs in Danville, Ill. recently, closing out the chapter on the renovation of the worlds largest single video screen, Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas.

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  • DANVILLE, Ill., Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The last of 59 truckloads of digital signage modules left the manufacturing facility at Watchfire Signs in Danville, Ill. recently, closing out the chapter on the renovation of the worlds largest single video screen, Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas.
  • Watchfire Signs, selected last year for the $30 million renovation, completed the project on budget and ahead of schedule for the grand reveal on New Year's Eve.
  • Installation is complete on the digital canopy that covers Fremont Street Experience .
  • Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 23 million visitors annually and is adjacent to 10 casinos and more than 60 restaurants.

Praxsyn Publishes Financial Q3 Results. Generating Revenues.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Praxsyn (OTC:PXYN, the Company) published its 3rd Quarter results yesterday on OTCMarkets.com.

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  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Praxsyn (OTC:PXYN, the Company) published its 3rd Quarter results yesterday on OTCMarkets.com.
  • Headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, Praxsyn Corporation works to realize the vision of medical professionals to improve the lives of their patients.
  • These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and Praxsyn assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements.
  • As a result of these factors, we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this press release will prove to be accurate.