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2015-03-31 08:30:52

ATLANTA, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Print segment of Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) will feature its expertise and capabilities at the ISA International Sign Expo 2015 to be held April

2015-03-31 08:28:47

PITTSBURGH, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today it will adjust operations and temporarily idle a portion of its Minnesota Ore Operations

2015-03-31 08:26:55

Fourth quarter 2014 net income up 61%; full year 2014 net income up 40% FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.

2015-03-31 08:26:52

HOUSTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE:CAM) announced today that Justin Rounce has assumed the newly created position of Vice President, Marketing and Chief Technology

2015-03-31 08:26:15

Strategic alliance expected to generate incremental revenues MILWAUKEE, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc.

2015-03-31 04:21:39

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Hof, owner of the world-famous Bunny Ranch legal brothel, star of HBO's hit series "Cathouse," and best-selling author of Judith Regan's

2015-03-30 16:37:10

GUANGZHOU, China, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), China's leading online discount retailer for brands ("Vipshop" or the "Company"), today announced

2015-03-30 16:34:12

Simultaneously, Popular Practice Launches New Facebook Page & Fundraiser, Donating $1 Per "Like" Up To $1,500 In Support Of Make-A-Wish Foundation® of the Hudson Valley KATONAH, N.Y.,

2015-03-30 16:25:44

INDIANAPOLIS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Faucet Company President Jai Shah released a statement today regarding the enactment of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act on March

2015-03-30 16:24:50

TULSA, Okla., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 19(th) International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management is an annual conference and exhibition serving


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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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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.