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2014-08-13 16:29:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed an extension of its contract with the Minnesota Lottery to continue as a provider of instant lottery games. Under the agreement, the Company will continue as the secondary instant game provider to the Minnesota Lottery for two additional years beginning July 1, 2014. "The extension of our instant games contract with Scientific...

2011-07-20 11:48:00

ROSEVILLE, Minn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota State Lottery today announced that players may again purchase lottery tickets in Minnesota starting on Thursday, July 21, following the special legislative session that put an end to the government shut down. After temporarily suspending operations on July 1, the Lottery is expected to restore its systems and begin selling and redeeming winning tickets at retailers throughout the state beginning at 6:00 am tomorrow. "We...

2008-08-05 15:00:36

By Ann Marie Ames, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Aug. 5--After a thorough hand washing, Roger Eychaner fired off the first of many questions in the convenience store inspection. "How do you heat the soup?" he asked store manager Bonnie McShane. She promptly responded that her workers heat it in the microwave to 165 degrees before placing it in the warmer. That was the correct answer. But Eychaner, a sanitarian with the Rock County Health Department, asked the same question in a...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

Executives of Sun Country Airlines and Union members today met with a group of Minnesota legislators and staffers to provide them an update on Sun Country's status and initiate discussions about financial relief due to record fuel prices in the form of fee abatements, loans or other non-cash support initiatives. Sun Country officials presented an economic impact study highlighting a $225 million annual savings the airline provided to Minnesota in 2007. "As the second largest carrier in the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'