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2014-03-20 16:20:14

OMAHA, Neb., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Corporation today announced that David B. Dillon has been elected to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. The board also voted to elect the company's chief executive officer Jack Koraleski, chairman of the board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110304/LA59497LOGO Dillon, 62, is the chairman of The Kroger Co., based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger employs 375,000 associates who serve customers...

2013-10-08 23:04:31

Montana Plant Integrates Nutrient Removal to Meet Tougher Water Standards for Ammonia, Nitrogen and Phosphorous Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Parkson Corporation is delivering a Biolac® System activated sludge process to a Montana treatment plant, making it one of the first operators in the region to satisfy tough new standards for ammonia, nitrogen and phosphorous removal. Parkson worked with a Missoula, Montana based firm, Manion Engineering, to develop this...

2010-05-10 07:06:00

CHICAGO, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Mary N. Dillon as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective June 1. Dillon will replace retiring president and CEO John E. Rooney, and will join the U.S. Cellular board. Dillon, 48, joins U.S. Cellular from McDonald's Corporation, where she was global chief marketing officer and executive vice president, with responsibility for...

2010-03-11 10:27:00

LANSING, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, representing nearly 100,000 workers across the state, announced today that they are throwing their support behind Andy Dillon for Michigan Governor. Dillon's commitment to protecting and creating good-paying jobs, as well as his record of getting things done, led the group to back him as quickly and strongly as possible. "Andy has stood shoulder to shoulder with Michigan workers as we've fought...

2009-05-12 08:30:00

New leadership will help company expand throughout the Midwest O'FALLON, Ill. May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDS, a physician-owned emergency department staffing and management service, announced today that it has named G. Scott Dillon as president and CEO. Mr. Dillon brings more than 25 years of experience in clinical outsourcing management and hospital-based physician management, most recently as chief operating officer of NES Holding Inc. MEDS, based in O'Fallon, IL, with a strong presence...

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2008-12-31 10:59:36

U.S. film star Matt Dillon has been arrested and charged with speeding in Vermont for allegedly driving 106 mph. on Interstate-91. WPTZ-TV, Plattsburgh, N.Y., reported that Dillon was arrested Tuesday night by Vermont state police who say the Hollywood actor was driving a rented 2009 Chevrolet Impala 41 m.p.h. over the posted speed limit in the town of Newbury. Police told the TV station they photographed, fingerprinted and released Dillon with a citation to appear in Orange County Court on...

2008-09-01 15:00:14

By WITHINGTON, Barbara in; Roxburgh AFTER a two year gap, the Roxburgh Musical Society is preparing to stage Murder at the Music Hall next month. Producer Judy Grace-Dillon said several new faces had started treading the boards this year and were showing skill in adapting to their character roles. "Of the 15 or 16 in the cast, I think there are eight new people and they are very talented." The show blends a Music Hall revue with a murder of a boyfriend and the leadup to it during a...

2008-08-01 00:13:28

By Jan Greene Correspondent Today, Dillon hardly remembers being sick. His parents, though, can't forget a moment of their ordeal with the liver cancer that struck their first child when he was 18 months old. The boy was close to death several times, and given little chance of surviving by specialists. But the family constantly questioned the doctors, combed the medical literature on hepatoblastoma, sought a second opinion in Seattle they paid for themselves and refused to give up. "We...

2008-07-27 00:00:24

By Lisa Ryckman Nearly 50 years ago, they picked up the town of Dillon and moved it up the mountain to make way for the future. Denver's future, that is. The site of the original town now lies at the bottom of Lake Dillon, the main water supply for the thirsty Denver area and the economic lifeblood of new Dillon, now a charming mountain town few people thought would survive way back when. Today, Dillon residents consider Lake Dillon theirs. They work near it, play on it and look out...


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