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2014-10-15 08:20:43

TROY, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that Lloyd G. Trotter will be nominated for election to its Board of Directors. If elected, Trotter's appointment will become effective at the company's annual meeting of shareowners in January 2015. Trotter has extensive experience in business operations, finance, consumer goods and information technology from his years at General Electric, a diversified technology and financial services company....

2014-10-10 12:24:26

New leadership to build on strong foundation established by retiring CEO Alan L. Goldbloom, MD MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has appointed Robert (Bob) I. Bonar Jr. as its new chief executive officer. Bonar, who is president and CEO of Seton Family of Hospitals and CEO of Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, will begin his new duties Dec. 8, 2014....

2014-10-08 23:09:30

Mary Ann Uzzi, leader of the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone, received the 2014 Dr. Celia Weisman Memorial Award at the Bergen County Human Services Advisory Council annual meeting. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 On September 30th Mary Ann Uzzi, leader of the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone, received the 2014 Dr. Celia Weisman Memorial Award at the Bergen County Human Services Advisory Council annual meeting. Each year the award is given to an individual and/or organization that makes significant...

2014-10-06 12:23:10

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The All Stars Project of New Jersey (ASP NJ), New Jersey's fastest growing leader in afterschool development, announced the appointment of Derek DiRisio, president of PSEG Services Corporation, to co-chairman of its New Jersey board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO Mr. DiRisio has been a member of the board since 2011 and has played the lead role in building PSEG's involvement with and participation in ASP NJ...

2014-10-03 23:02:54

Issaquah citizens invited to join Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, Salmon Days Committee, Sister-City Commission, and residents of University House Issaquah at gala to welcome artist delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 To welcome the delegation from Issaquah’s Sister-City, Chefchaouen, Morocco, University House Issaquah is hosting a Delegation Celebration on Friday October 3rd from 3:30pm until 7pm at 22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah 98029. The Chefchaouen...

2014-09-30 12:27:33

Consumers play to win prizes and to receive exclusive retail offers starting October 3 SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skrownge(TM), a location-based mobile gaming company, today announced a pilot program in Los Altos, Calif. The Skrownge mobile app will replace paper-based scavenger hunts held during Los Altos First Fridays events beginning October 3, 2014. Consumers can sign up at www.skrownge.com to start exploring and uncovering valuable prizes tailored to their...

2014-09-30 08:43:52

Acquisio opens a new Montreal office in the city's old port, marking the sixth office to open worldwide. MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acquisio, the award-winning performance media solution for PPC marketing initiatives, announced today that it will be opening a new office in Montreal's old port. With its headquarters on Montreal's south shore, this will be the second Acquisio office in the Montreal area, and the sixth Acquisio office to open worldwide. The office...

2014-09-29 12:26:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 U.S. News & World Report named Georgetown University the No. 1 college for veterans. Ranked colleges all had to be members of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium, certified for the GI Bill, and participants in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Georgetown ranked No. 1 out of 311 schools meeting these criteria. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/PH74581LOGO There are currently 172 veterans enrolled in...

2014-09-26 08:28:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Crescent Initiative (CCI), a public-private collaborative founded six years ago to support technological innovation, is leading a "Safe + Smart Cities" coalition to help cities optimize their operational performance and harden their resiliency through the efficient use of technology. The coalition has selected Newark, Delaware for its first pilot. CCI has assembled a group of world-class experts from technology industries,...

2014-09-25 20:20:21

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Navy Federal Credit Union honored its Chairman of the Board, VADM John Lockard, USN (Ret.) as the recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest award the Department of the Navy (DON) presents to civilians. The award presented by Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, comes to Adm. Lockard during his 20th year as Chairman for the credit union....


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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