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2014-07-18 08:21:44

CALGARY, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) has scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to be held on August 13, 2014. The purpose of the special meeting is to give shareholders the opportunity to approve a proposal to effect a share consolidation or reverse-split as a means of regaining compliance with NASDAQ's minimum bid price requirements prior to September 2, 2014. Details of the proposal are included in the proxy materials mailed to...

2014-07-18 08:20:39

ZHANGZHOU, China, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Zenix Auto International Limited (NYSE: ZX) ("Zenix Auto" or "the Company"), the largest commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer in China in both the aftermarket and OEM market by sales volume, announced today that its board of directors has received a letter from Mr. Jianhui Lai, the chairman of the Company's board of directors and chief executive officer, RichWise International Investment Group Limited and certain of its affiliated...

2014-07-17 23:11:14

Oxford Products USA Inc., the US subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd, the UK's leading supplier of motorcycle and cycle accessories, expands their dealer direct network and announces separation from D2M. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Oxford Products USA Inc. (OPUSA) announces that effective immediately they are expanding their dealer direct network and have separated from D2M to focus on dealer direct sales and service. OPUSA, a subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd. opened in...

2014-07-17 23:09:11

Southern California’s fastest growing mortgage team releases new ad campaign. The new FHA home loan advertising posts will be headed by home loan specialist Kevin Leonard. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The marketing efforts of Kevin Leonard and his team of mortgage consultants have been flooding the Southern California real estate market. Their newest efforts are focusing on FHA home loans in San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange County. Since its creation, FHA has provided mortgage...

2014-07-17 23:04:28

DuPont Scientists and Engineers Honored with Highest Technical Recognition in Company Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, DuPont announced that seven employees have been named DuPont Fellows, the highest technical professional level in the company. This new group joins only 27 other active employees who have achieved this level of accomplishment for their outstanding technical expertise and leadership. The seven new Fellows are: Linda Ankrom, Robert DiCosimo, Ethel Jackson,...

2014-07-17 20:24:30

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko is making it easy to put together the hottest looks for less! Launching July 17, TREND.spire takes current looks for her, all available at Shopko and shopko.com, and shows how to pull everything together. In stores, merchandise is grouped to create an easy shopping experience. Overhead signs show complete ensembles and shoppers can take an in-store handout for reference. The fashion blog at trendspire.shopko.com is updated...

2014-07-17 16:28:23

Honor recognizes firm for being among top 1 percent of all Microsoft Dynamics partners NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft named Sikich LLP, a leading accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm, to the 2014 Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle, an exclusive group that comprises the top 1 percent of the 5,000 Microsoft Business Systems Dynamics partners from around the world. The Inner Circle designation - which Sikich has received...

2014-07-17 16:25:08

TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential "halo" sponsors and donors. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR...

2014-07-17 16:24:07

CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery has received a prestigious, national award for its effective use of responsible gaming messaging during last winter's holiday season. The Best Holiday Campaign award went to the Illinois Lottery earlier this month at the 28(th) Annual Meeting of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in Orlando, Florida. As part of its commitment to underage play prevention, the Illinois Lottery joined 37 other gaming corporations...

2014-07-17 16:22:17

Company Debuts First-Ever Brand Tagline, Integrates Marketing Efforts PHOENIX, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that it will leverage its strength as the nation's second largest waste and recycling company, and unify its current 30+ go-to-market names under its primary brand, Republic Services. In support of the Republic Services brand, over the coming months, the Company will integrate its marketing efforts centered around its...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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