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2013-09-10 23:22:29

The Siena Hotel Spa Casino Awards Two New Cars in Six Days Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV announced today that two lucky locals won brand new Chevy Sonics just days apart. Their first winner was selected during the August 24th Sonic a Day Giveaway drawing to spin the Siena’s Super Spin wheel for his chance to win the vibrant red Chevy Sonic. “I was shocked when my name was drawn to spin the wheel.” Said the first winner a Siena Rewards...

Mouse Study Offers Hope For Potential Down Syndrome Treatment
2013-09-05 06:07:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new compound that dramatically bolsters learning and memory when given on the day of birth to mice with a Down syndrome-like condition has been identified by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, shows that the single-dose treatment seems to enable the cerebellum of the rodent’s brains to grow to a normal size. The compound is a small...

2013-09-04 12:33:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Preparedness Month in September, Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "During disasters, children have unique vulnerabilities and often require special attention," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the...

Making Animals Human-Like Helps Conservation
2013-08-22 13:06:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Making animals more relatable to humans could be a key move in conservation projects, according to research by conservationists at several universities. Researchers wrote in the journal Biodiversity Conservation that people's tendency to relate more to animals that bear a resemblance to humans could be a powerful tool for promoting low-profile species that are either endangered or in need of attention. The scientists suggest that...

2013-07-17 16:21:42

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) today announced that Mr. David C. Vorhoff has informed the Board of Directors that he will be resigning his position as a director of the Company at a to-be-determined date in the fourth quarter of 2013. Mr. Vorhoff informed the Board that his resignation as a director is required as part of Mr. Vorhoff's new employment arrangements with Deloitte Corporate Finance, LLC. On June 1, 2013, Deloitte...

2013-07-17 12:26:31

SONIC-Ear for iPad is an accessory that makes the device sound appreciably louder. JAN JOSE, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sonic-Ear for iPad works by redirecting sound forward, towards the viewer, making the iPad sound louder. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/MN48798) Whether watching a movie, listening to music, or making a presentation, the Sonic-Ear makes it sound louder. Since it slips onto the iPad, it can go everywhere the iPad goes. No...

2013-07-02 12:20:14

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) today announced it will release fiscal 2013 second quarter financial results on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 7:30 A.M. (Eastern). Senior management will hold a conference call on July 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. (Eastern). To access the live broadcast of the call over the Internet go to: www.sonicautomotive.com The conference call will also be available live by dialing in 10 minutes prior to the start of the...

2013-06-20 12:26:46

Peavey Electronics® to Immortalize Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Musical Instruments LAS VEGAS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and Peavey Electronics®, one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment, have partnered to create and develop musical instruments and accessories inspired by the mega brand, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/NY35640)...

2013-06-20 08:33:25

DANBURY, Conn., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic-Scents, the innovators behind last year's Mega Man(TM) Scent Blasters, is pleased to announce a new line of Sonic the Hedgehog(TM) Scent Blasters! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/PH35338-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/PH35338-b ) Sonic the Hedgehog(TM) has been featured in video games, comics, cartoons, and now on his very own air freshener! Known as the world's fastest hedgehog,...

2013-06-18 16:23:45

Highly Anticipated Product Collection Set to Launch Spring 2014 LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon today announced a multi-year master toy license agreement for Cartwheel Kids to manufacture, distribute and market a line of toys and products based on the hit, reimagined CG-animated preschool series, Peter Rabbit. Bowing in fall 2014, the product line will span multiple categories including plush toys, figures and playsets, role play items and seasonal products. The...