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2014-08-05 12:33:25

The new production line in Burlington, Iowa, will produce CNH Industrial construction equipment for the capital goods company with the creation of 50 full-time jobs and an investment of $24 million. This line will be added to the company's existing footprint in Burlington, Iowa to produce a complete range of dozer products for Case Construction Equipment and support the region's construction needs. BURR RIDGE, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI:...

2011-07-21 09:02:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11 the American Red Cross announced that it has donated nearly $245 million to its Japan Disaster Response and distributed almost 90 percent of those funds to Japan, including money raised by Burlington Coat Factory and its customers. Burlington Coat Factory announced today it donated $505,051 to the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the March 11th Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami. Burlington began an in-store donation...

2011-07-11 13:49:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection distributor and supplier in the newly created position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based out of Newport News headquarters. Porter has had experience as a division sales manager and...

2011-05-27 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, Wash., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington is excited to announce that they have installed Level II chargers for electrical vehicles. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to top off their batteries while shopping at dozens of stores. The shopping center is the first business in Burlington, WA to install the chargers. This new service complements the state's role in the West Coast Green Highway partnership, a three-state effort to develop...

2009-05-22 08:00:00

5th Annual Thunder on the River Festival for Area Motorcycle Enthusiasts BURLINGTON, N.J., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Burlington City riverfront will again be the site of Burlington Bike Night, an evening of entertainment and fellowship enjoyed by area motorcycle enthusiasts. The event, sponsored by the Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce and the Burlington City FOP lodge, features a mellow atmosphere for anyone who rides or appreciates motorcycles. Over 4,000 motorcycles and 8,000...

2008-07-31 12:00:55

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 31--The Alamance-Burlington School System, backed by the U.S. Department of Justice, asked a federal judge to rule that the system has fulfilled its obligation to desegregate local schools. The school system and Justice Department made the request during a federal court hearing Wednesday morning in Winston-Salem. Ann Majestic, an attorney for the school system, said it has made efforts since the 1970s to have racially balanced schools....

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).