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2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...

2014-04-29 23:05:03

Alabama House District 43 Candidate and Biggest Loser At-Home Winner Gina H. McDonald will be Emcee at the National Walk@Lunch Day sponsored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama on April 30, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Alabama House District 43 Candidate and Biggest Loser At-Home Winner Gina H. McDonald will be Emcee at the National Walk@Lunch Day sponsored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama on April 30, 2014. The event will take place at Birmingham’s Linn Park. The...

2014-04-29 16:23:16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced the appointment of M. Allison Taylor as vice president and general counsel. Ms. Taylor has more than 15 years of experience in legal and business affairs in diverse industries including the manufacturing, services and technology sectors. Ms. Taylor will be based in the Institute's Birmingham headquarters where she will manage the contract administration and intellectual property...

2014-03-10 20:22:14

Grayson Hall Elected, Ann McLaughlin Korologos Announces Retirement BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) announced today that Grayson Hall, 56, has been elected a director of the Company. Mr. Hall is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF), one of the nation's largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance products and...

2014-02-27 23:00:42

Country music superstar Jason Aldean will be playing a Birmingham, Alabama show on May 10, and TicketProcess.com is now offering fans wide range of affordable Jason Aldean tickets. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Fans often get plenty pumped up before a Jason Aldean concert, and the smooth-voiced performer knows exactly how to thrill thousands of fans. He has quickly climbed the country music mountain after a recent studio albums surged up the country music Billboard charts. TicketProcess.com...

2014-02-11 12:22:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Power Board of Directors has elected Mark A. Crosswhite as the new president and CEO of the company, effective March 1. Crosswhite also will join the board of directors of Alabama Power. Crosswhite succeeds Charles McCrary, who is retiring after more than 12 years as the company's leader. McCrary will remain chairman of the board of directors of Alabama Power until May 1, when Crosswhite is expected to assume the role....

2014-02-06 12:23:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ruling released publicly on February 6, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission dismissed its accusations that McWane, Inc. colluded or conspired with its competitors to fix prices in the water works fittings markets. This dismissal leaves in place Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell's complete rejection of the Commission's conspiracy claims, which he found to be nothing more than "unpersuasive" and "unsupported speculation" that...

2014-01-13 23:24:07

Intern Positions in Content and Sales & Marketing at Leading Alabama News Organization Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Today, the Alabama Media Group, which operates AL.com, The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Press-Register and The Mississippi Press, announced the launch of a paid summer internship program with positions in its content and sales & marketing departments. “Our organization has undergone a great transformation over the last year, and this internship...

2014-01-10 12:26:59

- Finalists compete for one of two $10,000 prizes to help fuel business creation and expansion BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the finalists in its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook, putting two $10,000 prizes within reach for five entrepreneurs. Launched in October via an app on BBVA Compass' Facebook page, the contest provides a platform for qualifying small business owners and entrepreneurs to promote their ideas for a chance to...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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