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2013-08-08 23:26:40

ActiveProspect’s proven industry solution for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance now offers additional features to protect marketers from potential litigation. TrustedForm now includes Lead Fingerprinting and Real-Time Page Scanning. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 New enhancements to the industry’s most comprehensive lead certification technology, TrustedForm, were announced by ActiveProspect today. The patent-pending TrustedForm solution is the only product with...

2013-07-31 23:17:46

Consumers equipped with the resources available at SharedSorrows.com are empowered to select ethical and cost-effective funeral service providers thereby avoiding heartache and hassles. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just released the results of their annual funeral home inspections. Of approximately 20,000 funeral homes in the U.S.A., the FTC inspected only 123 providers of which 27 (18 percent) had significant violations. Unfortunately the FTC...

2013-07-30 23:04:58

Baby Boomers are perhaps the first generation of Americans to reach their golden years carrying debt, and aggressive debt collectors are increasingly taking advantage of declining health and vulnerabilities to collect. Nationally recognized consumer advocate Joel S Pate of American Collection Defense notes, a rise in the number of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) complaints filed by senior citizens over debts that are too old to collect, for amounts more than is owed and even for...

2013-07-23 23:29:36

Lexington Law’s upcoming TweetChat titled, “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” scheduled for July 26th will allow Twitter users to submit their questions to a top credit insider. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Lexington Law, the nation’s leading provider of consumer credit report repair services, is taking to Twitter for its upcoming TweetChat titled, “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” During the live event, Lexington Law will address the topic of medical bill debt, the...

2013-07-22 23:22:13

Some 400 injury claims against Skechers related to its original toning shoe products are moving forward, some settlements have been reached and checks disbursed, announced attorney Robert Jenner, partner with Janet, Jenner & Suggs. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Injury claims against Skechers related to its original toning shoe products are moving forward and some settlements have been reached and checks disbursed, announced attorney Robert Jenner, partner with Janet,...

2013-07-01 23:21:55

Ballard Graham Served FDA for 32 Years Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Ballard H. Graham, who rose to the position of Atlanta district director during his 32 years with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, received the Associate Member Award on June 11, 2013, at the 117th AFDO Annual Educational Conference. This annual award is based upon long-term active membership in the Association of Food and Drug Officials, active involvement in committee work, development of model codes and...

2013-06-28 23:24:39

International Honor for Exemplary Success and Leadership in Food Safety Louisville, Ky (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Dan S. Smyly, a retired executive and former director of Florida’s Division of Food Safety who has played a key role in the development of a fully integrated national food safety system, was awarded the Harvey W. Wiley Award on June 11, 2013, at the 117th AFDO Annual Educational Conference. The Harvey W. Wiley Award is AFDO's most prestigious award. It is presented to a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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