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2014-08-13 23:08:30

Janie Langdale is Recognized for her Leadership and Community Involvement Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie Langdale has been selected to join Leadership Columbia. Sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Columbia (LC) program provides existing and emerging leaders with opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge and network. “As a transplant to Columbia, I am constantly discovering more...

2014-08-06 23:09:01

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is among the latest high-profile firms to support CannedWater4Kids (CW4K). Sussex, WI (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, California is among the latest high-profile firms to support CannedWater4Kids (CW4K). 95% of all money collected by CW4K goes to fund and deliver clean water programs worldwide. The ocean front resort is helping to support those efforts through the sale of CW4K Water. Each 12 ounce can sell for $3 in the resort’s...

2014-07-31 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I am honored to be at the White House to witness the signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Metal Trades Department and its affiliated unions have been advocating for and supporting this action for many years. Our organizations have witnessed first hand the abuses of unscrupulous federal contractors wage theft of their workers and the unlawful retaliation when workers try to exercise their rights. The...

2014-07-28 08:23:13

Edmonton small business owners love the Ram ProMaster EDMONTON, Alberta, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Local business owners are a big part of what make the Edmonton community thrive, and an area dealership wants to help small business owners ensure their spot in the future of Edmonton with one purchase: The 2015 Ram ProMaster City. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130235 The 2015 Ram ProMaster City is an all-purpose cargo van that has so many uses and...

2014-07-11 12:25:35

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record August 27, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Don James, Vulcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated "This new quarterly dividend represents the second increase this year and...

2014-07-10 23:03:14

Stefanie Caraviello is recognized by The University of South Carolina’s Journalism School Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Stefanie Caraviello has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni award from The University of South Carolina (USC) School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The award identifies exceptional graduates who have been out of school for 10 years or less but have already demonstrated great...

2014-07-09 20:21:40

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) President and CEO John Wren today announced the appointment of Troy Ruhanen as President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. Ruhanen succeeds Tom Carroll who will continue as Chairman of TBWA Group. Jean-Marie Dru will continue to serve as Chairman, TBWA Agency Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125724 "Under the leadership of Tom Carroll, TBWA is recognized worldwide for its strong culture and...

2014-07-09 16:25:15

Wilcox shares his answered prayer: the miraculous story behind one rescue mission MAITLAND, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within his new book, God's Providence, My Privilege: Miracles of the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission, ($15.49, paperback, 9781498401036; $7.99, e-book, 9781498401043) A. Neal Wilcox shares the story of two young people that were brought together after they surrendered their lives to Christ. By faith, the two moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to...

2014-07-08 16:26:52

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., [NYSE: ENR], announced today that it will close its feminine care facility in Montreal, Quebec by early 2017. This is a part of Energizer's previously announced restructuring program, and costs and savings from the closure are included in the estimated $350 million in total restructuring costs and $300 million in total gross restructuring savings. "This was a difficult but necessary decision to maintain the company's...

2014-06-30 23:06:35

Tigrent Learning, a global leader in financial education, will offer residents in the Edmonton area of Canada free, 2-hour Brick Buy Brick™ financial workshops. Cape Coral, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Tigrent Learning, a global leader in financial education, will offer residents in the Edmonton area of Canada free, 2-hour Brick Buy Brick™ financial workshops. The events will take place on Thursday, July 17th at the Sandman Hotel West at 17635 Stony Plain Road Northwest in Edmonton and...


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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