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2014-03-03 08:27:00

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Classified Ventures, LLC ("CV"), a leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and apartment rental categories, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Apartments.com business for $585 million in cash to CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of commercial real estate research and information services. The sale follows a September 2013 announcement that the Company and its Board of Directors would...

2014-02-27 12:28:11

AARP Commends Gov's Effort to Stop Surprise Health Care Costs from Hammering New Yorkers' Kitchen Table Economies ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care costs are a leading cause of bankruptcies in New York State, and "surprise" bills from out-of-network providers can prove devastating. The all-too-common practice may face some challenges if Governor Andrew Cuomo gets his way, and today, AARP backed the Governor's plan. "Too often, New York patients are billed for...

2014-02-25 16:29:22

Belk Brings More Than 25 Years' Experience in Strategic Philanthropy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Belk will lead The California Wellness Foundation as its next president and CEO, effective April 7, 2014, announced Barbara C. Staggers, M.D., M.P.H., chair of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Belk is currently senior vice president of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, a position she has held since...

2014-02-25 16:25:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) agencies will share a wide range of digital expertise and technologies at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival, held March 7-11 in Austin, TX. These programs are designed to help clients and attendees navigate such critical industry issues as real-time marketing, social media engagement, mobile, privacy and talent development. "As trends in technology rise and fall and everything digital goes mainstream, SXSW...

2014-02-25 04:21:40

Layne Publications, a popular online bluegrass education provider, has recently released new bluegrass Gospel tabs and backing tracks for guitar, mandolin and banjo. Products can be found at http://www.laynepublications.com/. SIMPSONVILLE, S.C., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Layne Publications is excited to announce that new bluegrass Gospel lessons are now available on their website, http://www.laynpublications.com/. Since 2005, the company has been proud to offer high...

2014-02-22 04:20:15

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, AARP Pennsylvania was joined by Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagements for a special roundtable meeting to foster discussion of issues related to the AAPI's 50+ population. AARP Pennsylvania has made Asian outreach and engagement a top priority towards growing relevance and impact in the communities we serve. Since 2009, community leaders, volunteers and local stakeholders have joined...

2014-02-21 08:23:30

2012 Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich and National Security Expert John Bolton to Speak at CPAC WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One America News Network reports that Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton join the list of prominent conservative speakers to be featured at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) next month. On Thursday night, former Ambassador John Bolton told One America News...

2014-02-20 08:21:15

Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants to Receive Unpaid Wages BALTIMORE, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Teamsters Local 570: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Baltimore school bus drivers and attendants have reached a $1.25 million wage settlement with their employer, Durham School Services, the transportation contractor for Baltimore City Public Schools. The settlement covers damages for 366 class...

2014-02-14 08:20:22

Cars.com Analyst Shares Special Holiday Deals CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing economic uncertainty coupled with extreme weather conditions across most of the country over the past month has caused a slump in auto sales and low traffic numbers at dealerships throughout the United States. With Presidents Day weekend quickly approaching, a weekend historically known as one of the best times to purchase a vehicle, industry experts anticipate consumers to find the best deals of 2014...

2014-02-13 12:25:47

CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today addressed the potential impact on its retransmission revenue if a merger of cable providers Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable were to be consummated. "A Comcast-Time Warner deal would have no impact on our retransmission revenue over the next two years," said Rich Boehne, Scripps chairman, president and CEO. "We'll have to assess the longer-term impact when the details are more clear, including the...