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2014-10-29 08:36:16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced the commencement of a consent solicitation relating to its 6.875% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "Notes") on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Consent Solicitation Statement dated October 29, 2014. As of October 28, 2014 there was $600,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding. The purpose of the consent solicitation is to amend certain provisions of the...

2014-10-29 08:26:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- City of Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter today proclaimed Charlotte as a "Smart City," naming Envision Charlotte as a leading example data and technology program. The Smart City designation recognizes the City's ongoing efforts to use technology and data to implement sustainable initiatives that help grow Charlotte's economy, improve delivery of its services and improve the quality of life for Charlotte residents, businesses and...

2014-10-29 08:24:25

- Future Flow Company to be a Standalone, Pure-Play Flow Company CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan for a tax-free spin-off of its Flow business into a new standalone, publicly traded company. This transaction is expected to be completed within twelve months. Upon completion of the spin-off, the Future Flow Company will be an independent, pure-play flow company...

2014-10-28 23:15:52

Dr. David Schulsinger spearheads pilot study for ablation of renal cell carcinoma with SonaCare Medical’s Sonatherm® Laparoscopic Soft Tissue HIFU Surgical Ablation Device Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 SonaCare Medical, manufacturer of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) ablative devices, announces ongoing progress at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY where Dr. David Schulsinger and his team are conducting the first North American Institutional Review Board...

2014-10-28 20:22:43

Co-Sponsored Innovation Search, Beyond Counting Steps, Seeks to Uncover Disruptive Inventions for Capturing and Integrating Consumer-Generated Health Data SAN FRANCISCO and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a partnership with VentureBeat, the leading source for news and perspective on technology innovation with particular expertise in the healthcare sector. Through the partnership, the...

2014-10-28 16:20:52

Driven Brands CIO and Meineke EVP Danny Rivera Assumes New Role CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meineke Car Care Centers, a leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world, today announced the appointment of Danny Rivera, a digitally driven executive, as the brand's new president. A tech-savvy executive, Rivera brings more than 12 years of experience to the table. He has served as Driven Brands' chief information officer since 2012 and most recently served as...

2014-10-28 16:20:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Fontaine Modification Vocational Services' Charlotte, N.C., modification center worked their 2,000(th) straight day without a lost time incident on Oct. 13, continuing a safety streak that started in 2009. To mark the occasion, Fontaine treated all of the facility's employees to a lunchtime celebration last Friday. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154894 "Over the past several years, Fontaine has made...

2014-10-28 12:27:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through August 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller[1] Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. The 10-City Composite gained 5.5% year-over-year and the 20-City 5.6%, both down from the 6.7% reported for July. The National Index gained 5.1% annually in August compared to 5.6% in July. On a monthly basis, the National Index...

2014-10-28 08:21:04

Announces Closure of Ocala, Florida Facility CHARLOTTE, Mich., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company") today announced further details of its Emergency Response strategic plan. Spartan will make additional investments to upgrade business processes and production capabilities as part of its strategic plan to improve the performance of the Emergency Response business. The Company will also close its fire truck body assembly facility in...

2014-10-27 12:27:11

Belk is searching for 40 musicians to audition live in four venues across the South for a chance to perform at major events and win a cash prize CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 2015 The Road South campaign, Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store, announced today its second year of the Southern Musician Showcase. The Showcase will promote Southern musicians by offering them a chance to win a cash prize and an opportunity to...


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2012-06-14 13:29:13

Symbol: PHNA Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2005-06-23 13:09:02

Strelitzia is a South African genus of perennial plants named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom. The common name of the genus is Bird of Paradise because of the resemblance of its flowers to the bird of that name. It is the city flower of Los Angeles. The genus is sometimes included in the banana family, Musaceae.

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.