Thirteen Colonies

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Thirteen Colonies

Thir·teen Colonies

 (thûr-tēn′)
The thirteen British colonies in North America that joined together to form the original states of the United States, including New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
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The business mails catalogs to 13 states to derive most of it's business.
US communications holding company AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), has expanded the reach of its OPT-E-MAN switched metro Ethernet services to incorporate the 13 states in the former SBC territory.
By the end of 2002, HumanaOne was sold in five states, rising to 13 states in 2003.
Uninsured adults' access to health care doesn't seem to be affected by how threatened their state's safety net is, the Urban Institute concludes in a brief focusing on 13 states.
Just 13 states currently require students to take economics courses, and an additional three states mandate a course offering, says Claire Melican, NCEE's vice president for program administration.
Data from the National Survey of America's Families (NSAF) in 13 states for 1997 and 1999 was used to study how welfare reform policies, mandated by the 1996 passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, affected employment of single mothers with children.
An additional 13 states have been given approval by the Department of Health and Human Services to extend Medicaid benefits to uninsured women with breast or cervical cancer.
Reifler says the seminars draw on lessons learned from two previous adult day demonstration projects sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: the Dementia Care & Respite Services Program, which ran in 13 states from 1988 to 1992, and Partners in Caregiving: The Dementia Services Program, which ran in 30 states from 1992 to 1998.
Currently, 13 states and the District of Columbia recognize common-law marriages involving opposite-sex couples.
4 billion-asset company with 50,000 employees in 13 states.
In a letter to vendors following the filing, the Pittsfield, Massachusetts-based company listed 55 facilities in 13 states as part of the reorganization plan.