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2014-08-21 08:28:37

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSCP), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions, today announced that James Groff, 44, has been named chief financial officer, effective immediately. Mr. Groff has held the role of acting chief financial officer since August 2013. He joined VirtualScopics in January 2006 as an accounting manager and was promoted to controller in February 2013. "When the board of...

2014-08-21 08:28:11

- Welcomes New Shareholders Who Received Series A Shares from Geron Corporation - MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY), a leading biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced today the appointments of Andrew ("Andy") Arno and Natale ("Nat") Ricciardi to the Company's newly expanded Board of Directors. With these additions, the Asterias Board of Directors now comprises eight directors, three...

2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-20 16:21:59

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) crews have replaced or repaired about 145 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 28,400 of its 342,080 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole...

2014-08-20 08:23:28

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL), Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE), Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU) and Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-14 23:05:57

Record Sales Reported Throughout the Company Henderson, Nevada (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Quest Solution, Inc, "The Company" (OTCBB: QUES), is pleased to announce financial results for the period ending June 30, 2014. The full 10-Q filing is available on the SEC's website: http://www.sec.gov Key financial results of operations for the period ended June 30, 2014 are summarized herein:     For the six months ended June 30, 2014, total gross revenues were...

2014-08-14 16:22:54

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County. The upgrade included installing two five ton, 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breakers and connecting them to existing substation equipment. The new circuit breakers provide greater operational flexibility and resiliency for the...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-08-12 23:02:26

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that claim the popular statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to mount in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.