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2014-04-22 12:24:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 50 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable June 10, 2014, to shareholders of record as of May 9, 2014, and is the company's 416th consecutive quarterly common stock cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter since July 1910. American Electric Power is one...

2014-04-22 08:24:48

Multiple efforts lead to improved sustainability in communities COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Castle is best known for serving its famous Sliders at more than 400 restaurants, but what many don't know is that this 94-year-old national icon also is passionate about sustainability. The efforts of the family-owned business to become "greener" started in the 1960s with founder Billy Ingram, when White Castle put in place year-round processes to drive continuous...

2014-04-17 16:23:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute has presented American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) with the 2014 Outstanding National Key Accounts Customer Service Award. This marks the seventh time that AEP's National Account program has received EEI's top award for providing superior service to multi-site customers. "AEP's customers are the backbone of our business, so we are dedicated to building strong relationships with them and providing a level...

2014-04-17 16:21:19

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Safelite AutoGlass(®) will make a $300,000 donation to Afrika Tikkun, a charitable organization that develops new generations of productive citizens in South African communities devastated by AIDS and HIV. Once again, employees helped raise a large part of the money ($225,000) during the 5th Annual Safelite Challenge. The Safelite AutoGlass Foundation will donate an additional $75,000 for a total of $300,000. Over the last...

2014-04-17 12:24:17

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, April. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast will include audio of the call as well as visuals of charts and graphics referred to by AEP management during the call. The call will be archived on http://www.aep.com/webcasts for use by those...

2014-04-17 08:23:59

Distribution of innovative water backpack expected to increase by 150% over next 12 months COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Impact Economics LLC, a portfolio company of NCT Ventures, has been selected by PackH2O to bring its award-winning water backpack to water stressed regions around the world. As the exclusive distributor of the innovative product which was developed by Greif, Inc., Impact Economics will collaborate with PackH2O to provide sales, marketing and...

2014-04-16 12:25:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lextant, an experience innovation consultancy, will unveil new findings from its latest pioneering study, "Millennials," May 1(st) at its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. "Many myths and stereotypes have developed surrounding Millennials - lazy, narcissistic, entitled - most are inaccurate. Lextant undertook this study to discover what drives the Millennials-through their own eyes. These bold new insights will prove indispensable for...

2014-04-15 23:13:50

Discount given to military personnel, active and veterans, who wish to pursue accelerated career learning opportunities. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Hondros College of Business has announced that they will offer all military personnel, active and veterans, a 15% military discount on all Insurance and Real Estate Pre-Licensing Packages. Hondros College of Business would like to thank all our military personnel, both active and veterans, for serving our great country. We are proud...

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston program is designed to...

2014-04-13 23:02:17

The facility offers comprehensive inpatient plans for drug addicts and alcoholics. For a free consultation, call 614-702-2251. COLUMBUS, OH (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 A new long-term residential treatment program for individuals seeking relief from drug addiction is now available through Columbus Alcohol Drug Rehab. Residential treatment allows a person time to heal from the ravages of abusing drugs like Ecstasy, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs. The center takes into account all...


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2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

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2012-06-14 09:40:55

Symbol: SOAL Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, OR, TX, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-18 08:59:31

Symbol: BODI7 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: BoutelouadiversispiculaJ.T. Columbus distribution:USA(AZ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida –...

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2012-06-18 08:59:33

Symbol: BODA2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BUDA Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.   buffalograss   BUDA3 Bulbilis dactyloides (Nutt.) Raf. ex Kuntze     SEDA Sesleria dactyloides Nutt.   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, AZ, CO, GA, IA, IL, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE,...

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