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2015-04-28 16:25:41

Tenth year recognized, Company ranked No.

2015-04-28 16:24:00

PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of five cents per share on U. S.

2015-04-28 16:23:23

ATLANTA, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier global consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors elected

2015-04-28 12:39:06

TOKYO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal on April 25, leaving a path of widespread destruction stretching from the capital of Kathmandu to regions

2015-04-28 12:30:17

Multimedia Light and Sound Show & Fireworks kickoff event marks the start of an all-new Tropicana May 22 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Atlantic City

2015-04-28 12:24:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian Power Company, a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today announced that on May 28, 2015, it will redeem

2015-04-28 12:22:22

-- United and Trotter-affiliated chefs cook up flavorful new menu options CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-28 12:22:01

CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will webcast its annual investor conference on May 12, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m.

2015-04-28 08:46:10

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Diebold CEO Tom Swidarski has made a significant investment in and been named chairman of banking technology equipment and services provider

2015-04-28 08:45:51

Three Indexes exceed benchmarks by over 50% PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaikin Analytics, LLC announced today the successful one-year performance results of the three


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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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Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]