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2014-11-24 20:20:30

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get on board with Space Camp® as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center holds its only public sale of the 2015 season.

2014-11-24 20:20:27

Joint Declaration Released on Eve of U.S.-EU Joint Committee Meeting WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2014-11-24 16:27:58

RESTON, Va., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc.

2014-11-24 16:27:43

Live webcast at www.ti.com/ir DALLAS, Nov.

2014-11-24 16:27:22

Inaugural Index to Track Online Holiday Retail Patterns BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The official start to the U.S.

2014-11-24 16:21:56

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) announced today it will participate in the BMO Utilities and Pipelines Day on Tues., Dec.

2014-11-24 16:20:50

North Charleston site joins Everett, Wash., team in building newest 787 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov.


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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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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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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