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2015-02-24 08:23:30

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurette T.

2015-02-24 08:23:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc.

2015-02-24 08:22:21

Daryl Adams Assumes Role of Chief Executive Officer CHARLOTTE, Mich., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc.

2015-02-24 00:20:30

$20 billion lawsuit also names NAACP, Rev. Al Sharpton, The National Urban League, and former FCC commissioner, Meredith Attwell Baker as defendants LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-23 20:21:39

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2015-02-23 16:36:01

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher P.

2015-02-23 16:35:19

Texas jury issues multimillion-dollar decision against Samsung over Bluetooth patents MARSHALL, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-23 16:34:01

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc.

2015-02-23 16:33:43

Roofing Companies Rely on Fleetmatics Solutions to Improve Efficiency and Customer Service NEW ORLEANS, Feb.


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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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