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Now Available: Harper International Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Harper International Corporation is a solution provider for thermal processing. The company offers thermal processing solutions and technical services for the production of advanced materials.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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A Wisconsin girl will be a guest host on the national MDA Show of Strength Telethon Sunday night on ABC.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association, New Berlin, WI, Berlin, WI, Genetics, Medicine

West Hawaii Today

Chance of 'megadrought' in US Southwest now 50 percent, study concludes

The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news for California's already parched landscape.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, University of Arizona, US Geological Survey

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ebola treatment worked on monkeys

Employees of the Public Health Agency of Canada working inside of the National Microbiology Laboratory's Level 4 lab where Ebola is studied.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Mesa (San Diego, CA), Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Scripps Research Institute, La-Jolla, CA

Chicago Tribune

Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study says

An animal's footprint is molded into dry, cracked earth in a dry riverbed near a Castaic Lake bridge.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oroville, CA, Cornell University, US Geological Survey

Voice of America

California Drought Attracts Dowsers

Even though it could not be scientifically proved, some people claim they can find underground water, metal ores and even graves, by scanning the ground holding a Y or L-shaped twig or rod, or even a pendulum.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Geological Survey

Utility Products

Siemens to help U.S. Geological Survey increase energy efficiency

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. won a $11 million task order by the United States Geological Survey to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center ; Columbia Environmental Research Center ; and the Western Fisheries Research Center .

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Observer

Doubling up for MDS Boot Drive

The International Association of Firefighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association are celebrating 60 years of fundraising together.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Beach Connection

Recent Oregon Coast Science Findings: Ice Age Landscape, Whales

Oregon State University in Corvallis and its satellite facility in Newport have made some fascinating finds regarding whales and how the west coast looked during the Ice Age.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon State University, Newport, OR, Yachats, OR, US Geological Survey, us Travel, Travel

KXVO

Champion Boxers Fight Back Against Muscle Disease

Ortiz will introduce R&B sensation Aloe Blacc's performance of his hit "The Man."

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Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hip-Hop

Examiner.com

It's MDA Telethon time - with a little social media help

What does MDA do? Our mission is to save and improve lives for people fighting muscle disease.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association, Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country, Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television

Scientific American

Earthquake Strikes Southern Greece, Felt In Athens

A strong earthquake shook southern Greece on Friday and was felt as far as Athens but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Alturas

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Friday morning 45 miles from Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Alturas, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Three Ebola fighters tell their...

The Scripps Research Institute, the humanitarian group PCI, and Mapp Biopharmaceutical are allies in a global program to fight the uncontrolled Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, San Diego, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

MDA Helps Northern Nevada Residents

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is one of the leading nonprofit health organizations sponsoring research in the fight against neuromuscular diseases.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association, Sparks, NV, Reno, NV

SFBG Politics Blog

Predicting earthquakes, from 14-year-old prophets to train-stopping...

Earlier today, I called my mother, a natural disaster film junkie, and asked her, "Do you know of any movies where someone predicts natural disasters, but no one believes the guy, and so everything goes a little haywire?" "10.5, Day After Tomorrow, 2012, Volcano, Deep Impact, and Knowing," she replied without any hesitation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Napa, CA, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey

KXVO

ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon

Viewers tuning into the 2014 telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association will enjoy heart-felt appeals and introductions from some of the network's leading stars, including "As a soon-to-be mother of two, supporting charities that help children in any way is something that is very important to me," said Milano.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association

KFI

5 things to know about earthquake faults

The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, San Andreas, CA

Fox News

Epa Power Grab? Rep claims maps prove secret private property plot

A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, US Geological Survey

Inhabitat

South Napa Earthquake Cracks Open New Fears of 'The Big One'

The South Napa earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday has cracked open new fears among state residents that "the big one" is imminent.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

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