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2014-07-22 12:26:08

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum, one of the world leaders in communications and public relations, today appointed Diana Garza Ciarlante as director of its growing Atlanta office. Ciarlante assumes the role immediately and will report into Hilary Hanson McKean, partner and managing director, Global Practices, and managing director of the Atlanta, Dallas and Toronto offices. As head of the Atlanta office - well-known for its award-winning expertise in consumer...

2014-07-22 12:24:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 50 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 8, 2014, and is the company's 417th consecutive quarterly common stock cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter since July 1910. American Electric Power is one...

2014-07-22 12:24:00

ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) today unanimously voted to approve the acquisition of Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco) by The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG), from Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN). Laclede and Energen jointly filed a request for approval with the APSC on April 14. The APSC held a public hearing on the matter which concluded on July 1. "We look forward to serving Alagasco customers by continuing to provide them...

2014-07-22 12:23:57

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Forging Industry 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forging is a process in which metals are shaped into desired designs by applying compressive forces. This technique is very robust amid several metal shaping techniques because of the strength acquired by the metal during forging. Some metals are processed hot while others are processed...

2014-07-22 12:22:07

The Company will use Steelmate as an OE supplier for collision avoidance accessories HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOXX Electronics Corp (VEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp. (NASDAQ: VOXX), today announced the Company has entered into a distribution agreement with Guangdong Steelmate Security Co., Ltd (Steelmate) whereby Steelmate will supply to VOXX Electronics on an exclusive basis their full line of collision avoidance and advanced...

2014-07-22 08:39:07

HOD HASHARON, Israel, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allot Communications Ltd [http://www.allot.com ]. (NASDAQ:ALLT), a leading supplier of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile broadband operators and cloud providers, announced that on July 16, 2014 it received a notice of deficiency (the "Notice") from NASDAQ Stock Market ("NASDAQ"). The non-compliance cited by NASDAQ is the result of the previously-announced departure of Mr. Dov Baharav...

2014-07-22 08:34:15

Sasaki poll of residents in six dynamic US cities finds restaurants and farmers markets top the list of must-have urban amenities BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today by planning and design firm Sasaki Associates has found that food is a major driver of the American urban experience: 82 percent of urbanites appreciate their city's culinary offerings, and a new restaurant is the top reason the majority of them (46 percent) would venture to a new part of...

2014-07-22 08:34:10

XIAMEN, China, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Xiniya Fashion Limited ("Xiniya" or the "Company" NYSE: XNY), a leading provider of men's business casual apparel in China, announced today that on June 20, 2014, the Company received notice from the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. ("NYSE") that Xiniya is no longer in compliance with the NYSE's continued listing standards because the average per share closing price of Xiniya's American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") for the consecutive 30...

2014-07-22 08:33:50

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that it has been named one of Chicago's top job creators by Crain's Chicago Business magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110602/CG12932LOGO Textura ranked No. 14 on the Crain's Chicago Business inaugural Job Creators list, based on Textura's staff growth of 248% in the Chicago area from 2010 to 2013....

2014-07-22 08:29:21

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,424.70, down 0.17%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.28%, to finish the day at 17,051.73, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,973.63, down 0.23%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...


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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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