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2014-08-26 20:21:30

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced it will move its headquarters from Federal Way, Wash., to 200 Occidental Avenue in Seattle, Wash. The move will occur in mid to late 2016 when construction of the new building is complete. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120111/AQ34535LOGO "There are two main drivers for this decision, which we made after thorough analysis of various options for the location of our headquarters,"...

2014-08-26 16:29:43

VISALIA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Center for Worker Freedom: Farm workers will gather in Visalia, California on Tuesday to protest their treatment by state labor officials. Workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc, led by Silvia Lopez, do not want to be forced to pay three percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the...

2014-08-26 16:27:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introducing a great way for country fans to get touch with the latest trends in country fashion is the clothing and entertainment brand, Country Rebel Clothing Co. The grand opening of their online shop at their main website, CountryRebel.com, has a lot to offer fans who have a taste for modern country fashion and want to speak their minds when it comes to expressing the country rebel from within. Besides offering great apparel for...

2014-08-26 12:28:38

WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, an international leader in pet healthcare, has officially taken occupancy of its new $35 million Synergy Center; a fitting cause for celebration during the company's 30(th) anniversary year. The Westbrook, Maine headquarters campus now offers more than 750,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, plus an international food court and wellness center, all "Under One Roof." As a whole, it is the heart of...

2014-08-26 12:27:01

CARROLLTON, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 21-24, FASTSIGNS International, Inc. held its fourth annual Outside Sales Summit in Frisco, Texas with 213 attendees from FASTSIGNS centers across the U.S. and Canada. Twenty-seven Outside Sales Professionals were honored as the first group to earn FASTSIGNS Sales Professional Certification, and 32 Outside Sales Professionals from different FASTSIGNS locations were recognized for personal sales achievements exceeding half a...

2014-08-26 12:26:45

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the Vienna Stock Exchange approved delisting from the Vienna Stock Exchange. On September 30, 2014, the Austrian Depositary Certificates (ADCs) of the company traded on the Vienna Stock Exchange (ISIN AT0000499900) will automatically be converted into the corresponding number of shares in Century Casinos, Inc., tradable on the...

2014-08-26 12:22:56

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 26 August, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 102,847 "A" Shares at a price of 2398.17 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,942,743,022 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-08-26 08:36:27

Bank Chose Web-based Solution for Balance of Efficiency, Effectiveness and Ease-of-Use LAKE MARY, FL, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DH Corporation (TSX: DH) ("D+H" or "Company") today announced that Bank Mutual, the largest bank based in Milwaukee, Wis., has selected its Mortgagebot® end-to-end mortgage loan origination platform, which includes MortgagebotLOS(((TM))), the all-in-one loan origination system, and MortgagebotPOS((TM)) for taking applications through every...

2014-08-26 08:34:47

Early Labor Day sales kick off big summer clearance savings on FatWallet.com, including additional cash back savings on some of the lowest priced items of the year. BELOIT, Wis., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FatWallet.com, where millions of savvy consumers share coupons and earn cash back at over 1,500 stores, presents a one-stop-shop to quickly compare the best Labor Day deals and add cash back savings. As the majority of retailers launch Labor Day sales early, smart shoppers will...

2014-08-26 08:33:13

ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids II, one of the fastest growing baby and infant product companies in the world, continues to expand with nearly 40 global job openings - 27 are based in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA, global headquarters for Kids II. Kids II is looking for creative and fun professionals who are driven to design, develop, distribute, market and support more than 500 products under its seven key brands. With the recent expansion into new categories, including...


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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