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2011-02-16 11:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique album featuring great poems recited by great voices--from Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Ruby Dee, and Amber Rose Johnson to James Earl Jones, Garrison Keillor, Terence Stamp and Meryl Streep--and set to classical music arrives just in time for April's National Poetry Month. Words For You (Mighty Village/Universal/UMe), released April 12, 2011, brings together the emotional words of the likes of Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Edgar...

2011-02-05 14:04:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Feb. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified Environmental Catalysts, Inc. ("DECI"), announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lori Products, Inc. ("LPI") of Van Nuys, California. LPI has been doing business as Diversified Environmental Catalysts ("DEC"). DEC is a leading manufacturer in the Foreign Automotive Aftermarket for direct fit catalytic converters and distributes its products throughout the United States. Terms of the transaction were not...

2011-02-02 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An historic class action suit has been filed against former President Jimmy Carter and the Simon & Schuster publishing company alleging that Carter's book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, contained numerous false and knowingly misleading statements intended to promote the author's agenda of anti-Israel propaganda and to deceive the reading public instead of presenting accurate information as advertised. The suit, captioned Unterberg et al. v. Jimmy...

2011-01-27 13:36:00

Volunteers to repair homes and build playground during 16th annual Kickoff to Rebuild Event WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together today announced further plans and sponsors for its 16th annual Kickoff to Rebuild event in conjunction with the NFL Super Bowl. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090421/REBUILDINGLOGO) On February 3 in Arlington, Texas, just two miles from Cowboys Stadium the site of Super Bowl XLV, one North Arlington neighborhood...

2011-01-17 12:38:00

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Leon Carter, name partner at the Dallas-based law firm Munck Carter, LLP, has been selected to receive the Dallas Bar Association's 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award. Mr. Carter will receive the award at the DBA's annual MLK Luncheon today, Monday, January 17, 2011. The Justice Award is presented annually to a Dallas Bar member or community leader whose practice, community service, and overall life experience exemplify the life and legacy of...

2010-11-09 10:16:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Matthews, Carter & Boyce ("MCB"), a boutique full-service accounting firm serving the Washington D.C. area since 1947, has refreshed its branding in order to strengthen and modernize how it represents itself to clients, prospects, recruits and the entire Metropolitan Washington D.C. Region. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101109/PH96989LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/PH96989LOGO ) The new branding...

2010-11-03 00:00:42

Carter Brothers, LLC, a leading integrator of fire, life safety, and electronic security systems announced a partnership with The FIAMM Group, one of world's largest international manufacturers of industrial batteries. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Carter Brothers, LLC ("Carter Brothers"), a leading integrator of fire, life safety, and electronic security systems announced a partnership with The FIAMM Group ("FIAMM"), one of world's largest international manufacturers of industrial...

2010-10-08 13:36:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Garth Brooks and hundreds of volunteers built and repaired houses in Birmingham as part of the 27th annual Habitat for Humanity Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/CL79269 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) An avid supporter of Habitat, Brooks worked in the Wylam Oaks subdivision of Birmingham. Brooks also performed for Habitat supporters on Thursday evening....

2010-10-06 14:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale volunteered together today helping to rehabilitate homes with Habitat for Humanity. Carter and Mondale worked in a North Minneapolis neighborhood and will help repair homes in St. Paul on Thursday as part of the 27th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/CL77484-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/CL77484-a )...

2010-10-05 09:12:00

AMERICUS, Ga., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Former President Jimmy Carter this week praised a first-of-its-kind building project that will involve volunteers from the United States building homes side by side with North Koreans. The Fuller Center, a US-based Christian non-profit organization, has been working with its North Korean partner, the Paektusan Academy of Architecture, since 2008 developing plans for the project. According to U.S. News & World Report, Carter said: "They've...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'