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2011-07-01 07:00:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) today announced the completion of the merger of Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly") and Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE: FTO) ("Frontier"). HollyFrontier Corporation combines two leading independent refiners to create the most profitable (on a per barrel basis) independent refiner in the U.S. HollyFrontier Corporation, which has a refining capacity in excess of 440,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) across five...

2011-06-28 16:30:00

DALLAS, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly") today announced that, at a special meeting of Holly shareholders held today in Dallas, Holly shareholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Holly common stock to shareholders of Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE: FTO) ("Frontier") in connection with the merger of Holly and Frontier to form HollyFrontier Corporation. The issuance of Holly common stock was approved by more than 99% of the total votes cast at...

2011-05-18 16:31:00

ANDOVER, Kan. May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a student at Andover eCademy, 18-year old Shelby Bolton is used to being on her own in class. Today, she was on her own again, as the only member of the Andover eCademy class of 2011, the first graduating class of the program. "To be the first graduate from the eCademy is a huge privilege and honor," she said Wednesday, prior to a ceremony at the school in her honor. "It is very exciting to be done with this 12 year journey."...

2011-05-02 09:18:00

ANDOVER, Kan., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andover eCademy, Kansas' premier online learning program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade, is projecting a major growth for the 2011-2012 school year in both enrollment and staff. "We are expecting major growth for 2011," said Andover eCademy's new principal, Mark Templin. "Enrollment for last school year was at 160 students. We are expecting enrollment to grow to 400 students for the coming school year, more than...

2010-04-12 11:53:00

ANDOVER, Kan., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning Andover School District today announced the launch of Andover eCademy: The Kansas Cyber School, a free, online public school program for K-12 students in Kansas. Beginning in April, Andover eCademy will be holding a series of information sessions in Kansas for families with students in grades K-12 who want to learn more about this exciting new online program. "At Andover, we understand that students are individuals, and not all of...

2008-09-15 00:00:28

Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO) announced today that its corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas are closed until further notice due to a loss of power suffered during Hurricane Ike. Frontier's corporate function will continue from different locations. To reach a member of the Houston office, please contact Janet Hunter in Frontier's Denver office at 303-714-0134. Frontier operates a 120,000 barrel-per-day refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, and a 52,000 barrel-per-day refinery...

2008-08-27 18:00:49

Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO) is pleased to announce that Leo J. Hoonakker was promoted to the position of Vice President - Treasurer. He will report to the Vice President - Corporate Finance. Hoonakker has worked for Frontier and its predecessor companies for over 20 years and as Treasurer of Frontier Oil Corporation since 2005. Prior to joining Frontier, Hoonakker was a lending officer for First Interstate Bank (Wells Fargo). Hoonakker has nearly 40 years of credit and cash...

2008-07-06 15:00:22

By James Loewenstein, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 6--TOWANDA -- In response to concerns raised by a borough resident, who was concerned about pedophiles, the Borough of Towanda will not require that landlords turn over the names of tenants under age 18 to the borough. As part of an ordinance adopted on May 27 by the Towanda Borough Council, which requires that buildings containing at least one apartment be inspected periodically by the borough, landlords must supply the borough...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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