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2015-01-30 16:24:35

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc.

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P&G Veteran to Lead Development of CH Experience ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan.

2015-01-30 12:25:02

Virginia students are encouraged to apply by April 24 CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan.

2015-01-30 12:22:30

ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Services President and CEO Mark S. Lantrip today announced that Tami M.

2015-01-30 12:21:42

Compass Transportation Drivers Seek Union Election, Representation SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

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2015-01-30 08:21:30

Weather, holiday spending hangover, lower incentive offers typically cool demand in the year's slowest sales month SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-30 08:20:50

-- The corporate and community support for AutoGlow funds vital services for 7,500 families DETROIT, Jan.


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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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