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2014-09-22 16:21:40

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of picketers charged Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK/B) NetJets, Inc., with attacking the livelihoods of middle class families. Unionized pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and related employees, maintenance controllers, stock clerks and flight dispatchers picketed at customer locations in California, New Jersey and the company's Columbus, Ohio corporate headquarters, according to the NetJets Union Coalition (NUC). The...

2014-09-22 16:21:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Representatives who issued a letter to the heads of four U.S. government agencies urging the continuation of the current ban on mobile broadband in the aircraft cabin. The letter also requested that risks to aviation safety and security arising from the proposed...

2014-09-22 16:20:44

Goodyear Is Accepting Nominations For Its 32nd Highway Hero Award Through Nov. 29 AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know a Highway Hero? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) wants to hear the story! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 32(nd) North America Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29, 2014, at this web page inside www.goodyeartrucktires.com. The Goodyear Highway Hero Award was established in 1983...

2014-09-22 12:35:56

Partnership Agreement Material Handling Storage System Implementation by TriFactor, of Lakeland, Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering more online shopping this holiday season? If your answer is 'yes' and you plan on purchasing from macys.com, chances are, your order will be fulfilled out of one of their three ecommerce fulfillment centers. However, based on the profound growth of this sales channel for the luxury retailer, there will be a fourth...

2014-09-22 12:26:21

As the mobile-at-retail ecosystem begins to separate hype from reality, the world's largest beacon platform shares data on best practices LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- inMarket, the in-store beacon platform helping retailers succeed at scale, today announces new data from its proprietary Mobile to Mortar(TM) (M2M) platform indicating best practices for context-based consumer interaction. inMarket is the only company with data and a major brand case study...

2014-09-22 12:24:34

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine has named Capital One as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147514...

2014-09-22 12:24:33

ON-DEMAND BEAUTY FOR EVERY WOMAN EVERY DAY AT THE PUSH OF A BUTTON LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glossifly (www.glossifly.com) the new on-demand beauty service offers blowouts, makeup, facials, and massage, making beauty accessible to women from all walks of life. Glossifly brings beauty on-demand in the comfort of your home, hotel room, office, party, before an interview, a photoshoot or any location of your choice. Highly qualified Glossiflyists beautify women...

2014-09-22 12:23:15

LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 22 September, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 465,580 "A" Shares at a price of 2398.53 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,938,262,093 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-09-22 12:21:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has acquired Marco's Collision Centers, a multi-shop operator in California. Founded by Marco Maimone in 1972, Marco's Collision Centers established a reputation for superior customer service among its California consumers. The...

2014-09-22 12:21:25

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under this low-rate initial production contract for Block 2 of the Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will provide 14 systems to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers,...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
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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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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