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2014-10-29 16:34:08

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) today announced that Steven L. Gerard, has announced his intention to retire as CEO in March 2016, following the filing of the Company's Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2015. Following his retirement, Mr. Gerard will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. In connection with Mr. Gerard's planned retirement and in accordance with the Company's succession plan, the...

2014-10-29 16:26:27

Phoenix-based event furniture and decor company expands service area, elevates offerings with purchase PHOENIX, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix event furniture and decor company kool. Party Rentals announced its acquisition today of Los Angeles-based Girari Event Rentals. While terms of the transaction were not disclosed, the deal positions kool. Party Rentals among the most elite event furnishings and decor companies in the nation. Photo -...

2014-10-29 16:26:15

Exhibition on view at The Frick Art Museum October 30, 2014 - February 1, 2015 is the first critical retrospective of American Impressionist painter celebrated for his iconic paintings of women PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, October 30, the exhibition Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal opens at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh. Celebrated for his sparkling canvases of women in outdoor settings, Charles Courtney Curran...

2014-10-29 16:25:21

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), announced today that its affiliate, American Energy Permian Holdings, LLC, intends to offer $800 million of exchangeable junior subordinated notes due 2022 (Notes) in an unregistered offering to institutional investors. The net proceeds from the offering of the Notes will be contributed to AEPB and used by it to fund pending acquisitions,...

2014-10-29 16:24:27

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ATLS) today declared a quarterly distribution for the third quarter 2014 of $0.52 per common unit, or $2.08 per common unit on an annualized basis. This $0.52 per common unit distribution represents an approximate 6% increase from the second quarter 2014 distribution, as well as a 13% increase year over year. The third quarter 2014 distribution is payable Thursday, November 20, 2014 to holders of record as of Monday,...

2014-10-29 16:23:56

NATCHEZ, Miss., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE) ("Callon" or the "Company") today announced that senior management plans to participate in the upcoming investor event: Jefferies 2014 Global Energy Conference The Company will present at the Global Energy Conference hosted by Jefferies in Houston, TX on November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm Central Time. The live and archived webcasts for this event will be accessible on Callon's website at www.callon.com in...

2014-10-29 16:23:30

- Kristie Colvin, SVP and chief accounting officer HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) today announced the promotions of three company executives: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020930/CNPLOGO Kristie Colvin has been named senior vice president and chief accounting officer. She joined the company in 1989 and has served in a variety of financial roles with increasing responsibility. Colvin has experience in SEC reporting, consolidations,...

2014-10-29 16:21:15

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) board of directors today elected Michael J. Cave, retired senior vice president from The Boeing Company, to serve as a director of the Corporation. Cave served Boeing for 31 years, most recently as president of Boeing Capital Corp., a wholly owned Boeing subsidiary responsible for arranging, structuring and providing financing for Boeing's commercial airplane and space and defense products. Prior to...

2014-10-29 12:34:56

Earliest Patent Allowing for Secondary Controller in Picture-in-Picture Applications in Gaming Machines LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Gaming (TPG), a pioneer and leading developer of "Picture-In-Picture" (PIP) style systems and applications for the casino gaming industry has announced today that it has signed an exclusive license agreement with WMS Gaming Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, for its Dunn patent, US Patent No....

2014-10-29 12:33:22

JA Worldwide and Alcoa Foundation Team Up to Implement Global STEM Education Initiative for Teens BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Worldwide (JA) today announced a new partnership with Alcoa Foundation to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education to middle and high school students. JA Worldwide received a $750,000 investment from Alcoa Foundation to create JA Assembling Your Career, a program...


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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.