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2009-10-22 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Third Quarter and Nine Months 2009 -- At a Glance Adjusted EPS: third quarter at $1.24, down 3.9 percent; nine months at $3.54, up 0.6 percentExcludes non-cash trademark impairments in both years, and prior-year restructuring charges and gain from joint-venture termination Reported EPS: third quarter at $1.24, up 72.2 percent; nine months at $2.56, down 30.2 percent RAI increases 2009 guidance: Adjusted EPS range of $4.60 to...

2009-09-03 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) will host a webcast of its business presentation at the Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference in Boston on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at approximately 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Thomas R. Adams, RAI's chief financial officer, will provide a business update on the company. The webcast will be available online on a listen-only basis at www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Registration will be...

2009-07-23 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Second Quarter 2009 -- At a Glance Adjusted EPS: second quarter at $1.29, up 4.9 percent; first half at $2.30, up 3.1 percentExcludes 1Q09 non-cash trademark impairments of $0.98 and 1Q08 gain from joint-venture termination of $0.71 Reported EPS: second quarter at $1.29, up 4.9 percent; first half at $1.32, down 55.1 percent RAI increases, narrows 2009 guidance: Adjusted EPS range of $4.40 to $4.60 Key cigarette and...

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2009-06-30 05:41:50

Spanish researchers have uncovered a new type of camel that lived in Europe about six million years ago. The team, which was from the University of La Rioja, found 191 fossilized footprints that belonged to a group of 10 to 15 individuals at an excavation site in the eastern Spanish region of Murcia. The animal is presumed to have lived about six million years ago in the Upper Miocene period.  The camel has been named Paracamelichnum Jumillensis. The researchers said that it was...

2009-06-12 07:48:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 400 employees of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its operating companies will be in Raleigh to rally in opposition to Governor Perdue's proposed $1 per pack increase in the state's excise tax on cigarettes. Planning to join the employees will be the mayors of Winston-Salem, Tobaccoville and King as well representatives from the North Carolina legislature. Tobacco growers, suppliers and friends of the industry have also been...

2009-05-22 14:02:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is disappointed that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed many of the findings of the district court in the lawsuit United States v. Philip Morris et al, particularly the finding that cigarette manufacturers violated federal racketeering laws. "R.J. Reynolds strongly believes that neither the evidence presented at trial nor the legal standards justify a finding of liability," said...

2009-05-06 13:11:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At their annual meeting today, shareholders of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) re-elected five directors; approved RAI's 2009 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan; ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditors for RAI's 2009 fiscal year; and defeated four shareholder proposals. At a meeting later in the day, the company's board declared a quarterly dividend of $0.85 per share. Re-elected today as Class II directors (with...

2009-05-06 09:50:00

--Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally-- WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the group REAL of Hawai'i have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. Members of REAL are being honored with the national group award at a gala in the nation's capital tonight (May 6) along with a national, individual winner and four regional winners. (Logo:...

2009-04-29 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Quarter 2009 -- At a Glance Adjusted EPS of $1.00, unchanged versus year-ago quarter Reported EPS of $0.03, including non-cash trademark impairment charges of $0.97 Volume declines reflect significant trade inventory reductions driven by federal tax increases R.J. Reynolds posts additional growth-brand share gains Conwood maintains moist-snuff growth momentumGrizzly posts 2.6 share-point gain Camel broadens smokeless...

2009-04-16 04:00:00

Senate to Soon Review Version of Bill Recently Passed by House of Representatives NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oral Cancer Foundation today called for the U.S. Senate to grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products in response to the tobacco industry's most aggressive marketing campaign targeted at women and girls in over a decade. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to give the FDA such authority approximately...


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Llama, Lama glama
2012-09-19 14:36:11

Llama, Lama glama The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated camelid from South America. It is often used as a pack animal or for meat by Andean cultures. Its hair is used to make clothing and handicrafts. The course outer hair is typically used to make lead ropes, rugs, and wall hangings, and the fibers can come in many colors ranging from black to reddish brown to white. Because of transportation and trade of this species, there are now more than 158,000 llamas and 100,000 alpacas in...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

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2007-10-22 10:42:28

The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), is a camelid species native to South America. They are most commonly found in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and northwest Argentina. Peru has the largest number. Bolivia has great number of wild vicuñas in the Southwestern side of the country. It lives in the high alpine regions of the Andes. Vicuñas live in the grass lands and plains in the mountain regions at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,500 meters (13000 to 18000 feet). The vicuña is considered more...

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2007-08-14 12:56:55

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of eastern Asia. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the Dromedary, also known as the Arabian camel, which has one. For a memory aid the B of Bactrian can be imagined as a graphic of two humps and the D of Dromedary can be imagined as a graphic of one hump. Nearly all of the estimated 1.4 million Bactrian Camels alive today are domesticated, but in October 2002 the...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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