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2014-04-22 23:07:33

Second Year of Grants Allows Educators to Reach Even More Students JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 DuPont Pioneer (DuPont) and the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) announced today that for the second year in a row, DuPont will award $300,000 in grants to agriscience educators to fund training and classroom resources that will help them implement advanced agriculture curriculum. Grant recipients are teachers who are implementing Curriculum for Agricultural...

2014-04-22 23:04:27

100% of Google’s first phase facilities in Council Bluffs to be supplied with renewable wind energy under new agreement with MidAmerican Energy. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Just in time for Earth Day, Google and MidAmerican Energy today are pleased to announce an agreement for MidAmerican Energy to supply Google’s Council Bluffs, Iowa data center with up to 407 megawatts of wind-sourced energy. The wind power will come from several wind projects that are part of MidAmerican Energy’s Wind...

2014-04-22 20:20:33

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While GM publicly claims it is exploring a compensation plan for victims injured by vehicles recalled for defective ignitions, Thomas J. Henry Attorneys interpret this as a possible attempt by GM to shield them from current litigation. In a motion filed in Texas federal court (Case No. 2:14-CV-00089), GM revealed that it intends to ask a New York bankruptcy judge to reaffirm its shield from liability lawsuits linked to crashes or defects...

2014-04-22 16:31:33

Rick Barton Appointed CEO of Leading Online Specialty Retailer of Party Supplies and Costumes NEW BERLIN, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BuySeasons, a leading online specialty retailer in personalized party supplies and costumes, announced today that Rick Barton has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and will assume this role beginning April 28, 2014. Barton was most recently president and CEO of Leisure Arts. Dev Mukherjee, previous CEO of BuySeasons, Inc., has stepped...

2014-04-22 16:30:39

CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4?H programming in each of the communities where a TSC or Del's Farm and Feed Supply store is located. The spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover...

2014-04-22 16:25:52

The exciting talk show reveals toys that teach. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Forbes Living, a dynamic talk show, shares the best of teachable toys. The entertaining and exciting program highlights cool new toys that do more than just provide short-lived fun for kids. These are teachable toys - or toys with a purpose. From hand-held computer games which help children learn the alphabet and math to animals with adjustable hands feet, heads, eyes, and...

2014-04-22 16:24:22

HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Earth Day every day by going green in the kitchen with eco-friendly kitchen tools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77347 The Ecolution(®) Evolve((TM)) line of eco-friendly cookware features Hydrolon(®), an ecologically advanced water-based non-stick coating made without PFOA for greater safety. Features soft, silicone stay-cool handles and heavy aluminum bottoms for even heating. Assorted colors, styles and sizes....

2014-04-22 16:20:34

ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report details 100 initiatives completed or initiated last year to improve sustainability, highlighting the airline's environmental commitment, community involvement, employee relations, operational accountability and financial performance throughout last year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO "At Delta we recognize that our commitment and responsibility extends well...

2014-04-22 12:37:17

Fourth-generation appointments represent long history of active family involvement and governance in company ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting today in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises elected Alex Taylor and Jamie Kennedy to its board of directors. "I'm delighted that Alex and Jamie will be joining our board of directors," said Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy. "Alex and Jamie are fourth-generation members of the Cox family, and this announcement demonstrates the...

2014-04-22 12:33:15

NORRIDGE, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stores opening in Spring/Summer 2014 include Vans, XSport Fitness, Charlotte Russe and World Kitchen. This new announcement comes on the heels of the center's most recent news of its lateral expansion that opened earlier this year which added 4.5 square acres to the current mall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/CG72110LOGO With over 640,000 square feet of space before the expansion, the HIP averages $540 in sales per...


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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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