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2014-07-09 12:23:40

- Urges Suroco Shareholders to Vote AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement - CALGARY, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Vetra Acquisition Ltd. ("VETRA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VETRA Holding S.a.r.l., today announced that it has increased the price of its binding offer to purchase all of the common shares of Suroco Energy Inc. ("Suroco") to $0.85 in cash per common share. This is VETRA's final offer for Suroco and will not be increased. VETRA is bringing additional value directly to shareholders in...

2014-06-26 16:22:02

- VETRA Urges Suroco Shareholders to Vote AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement on the BLUE form of Proxy prior to 8:00 a.m. (Calgary Time) on June 30th, 2014 - CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Vetra Acquisition Ltd. ("VETRA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VETRA Holding S.a.r.l., in a letter to Suroco Energy Inc.'s ("Suroco") shareholders today urged Suroco shareholders to vote AGAINST Petroamerica Oil Corp.'s ("PetroAmerica") inferior offer. The full text of the letter is as follows: Dear...

2014-06-03 20:21:42

Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 Won't Appear on November 2014 Ballot SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital Association (CHA) is disappointed by news that signatures to qualify a ballot initiative aimed at ensuring a stable source of federal health care funding for hospitals that provide care to California's most...

2013-04-30 23:00:34

The eDemocracy solutions acquired from Gov2U will be integrated into Scytl´s end-to-end election modernization platform providing citizens and governments with new participatory tools. Barcelona/Brussels (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, and Gov2U, an non-profit organization dedicated to developing and promoting the use of technology in the fields of governance and democracy, have announced today the acquisition by...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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