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2014-04-09 16:22:48

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) announced today that its remaining stake in Atkore International, the company's former electrical and metal products business, has been redeemed by Atkore in a cash transaction valued at approximately $250 million. Tyco previously sold a majority interest in Atkore to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, in 2010. ABOUT TYCOTyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company. Tyco...

2014-04-08 12:23:28

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Government policies are jeopardizing the reliability and affordability of a service that is vital to the nation's economy, productivity and competitiveness, according to FirstEnergy President and CEO Anthony J. Alexander. Alexander spoke at today's U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21(st) Century Energy event in Washington, D.C. He said there are no easy choices, but he believes the nation can strike the right balance to ensure...

2014-04-07 16:21:32

Work to Continue Through Mid-May on Lines and Equipment Relocation TOLEDO, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison is working with the City of Toledo on the city's Dorr Street Safety Corridor Project. During the next few months Toledo Edison crews will replace and relocate 28 utility poles and install eight new transformers. The project also includes installing new overhead wire, and relocating an underground service line. The work is expected to cost about $725,000....

2014-04-07 16:21:07

READING, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), will end its lockout of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 members on Monday, April 14, 2014. The action ends a 20-week lockout that began on November 25, 2013. UWUA Local 180 employees were notified earlier today that they will be returning to work under the terms of the company's Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) of November 6, 2013. The...

2014-04-07 08:23:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), and CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-04-04 23:00:54

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor Lawsuits on behalf of patients who developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to Lipitor. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege the use of the cholesterol-lowering statin caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-03-28 04:21:14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STL Marketing Group, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB: STLK) has initiated a Section 3(a)10 exchange to significantly reduce its third party liabilities. On March 19, 2014, the Company received approval from the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Leon County, Florida, for among other things, the fairness of the terms and conditions of an exchange pursuant to Section 3(a)(10) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, in accordance...

2014-03-27 16:22:08

Project Designed to Benefit Mon Power Customers in Monongalia County FAIRMONT, W.Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is installing new conductors on a 138,000-volt transmission line near Morgantown to increase capacity, enhance service reliability to existing customers and handle future load growth in the Monongalia County area. The $5 million project includes three phases, with all the work occurring on existing right-of-way....

2014-03-27 16:22:06

Helicopter Aerial Saw Used to Access Difficult Areas MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance service reliability, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is trimming trees in transmission line corridors in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris and Ocean counties. The work is done to ensure JCP&L's transmission system - which includes lines carrying from 69,000 to 500,000 volts of electricity - meets or...

2014-03-25 23:03:54

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statins. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Hundreds of Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege use of the statin drug caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes have begun to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. According to an Order...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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