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2014-09-18 08:21:20

60 Total Reveals Scheduled for 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Press & Trade Days Nov. 18-20 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Auto Show confirmed today that 30 world debuts (totaling 60 vehicle unveilings overall) will be introduced in front of a global audience during its 2014 Press & Trade Days (Nov. 18-20) at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Almost every manufacturer has news to make in Los Angeles, but several automakers stand out with...

2014-09-18 08:21:19

PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Vice President with responsibility for Strategic Services Mike DeWalt and Director of Investor Relations Rich Moore will speak at the Citi 2014 Industrials Conference on Tuesday, September 23. They are scheduled to speak at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation materials will be available at caterpillar.com/presentations. The event will be webcast in real-time and available to the public at...

2014-09-17 23:12:47

The company that is considered to be the fastest growing organization in healthcare marketing within the United States announced today that they are rebranding from the name Health.Verticalize, to the more consumer friendly name, Health Network. Moving forward the company will use the url HealthNetwork.com as their corporate website. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Health.Verticalize, a healthcare marketing company which helped more than 15 million people explore their health insurance options...

2014-09-17 23:06:28

Electrocube, Southern California design manufacturer of passive electrical components receives Boeing seven-peat for preferred supplier. The company maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Electrocube today announced that it has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers...

2014-09-17 20:20:14

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing issued the following statement today following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: "Congress has left thousands of small, medium and large U.S. exporters and their workers in limbo until the middle of next year and this will likely negatively impact U.S. sales to foreign customers. We will continue to press Congress for a multi-year reauthorization of Ex-Im." Contact:...

2014-09-17 16:29:19

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Thursday Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) launched an updated international checkout system which allows the acceptance of Bitcoin globally. Today Overstock formally announces its commitment to donating 4 percent of all its global Bitcoin revenues to foundations working to defend and further the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Overstock's international revenue arrives through O.co, its international brand and site....

2014-09-17 16:24:26

ENID, Okla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The screenplay based on the true story Merrill Lynch: The Cost Could Be Fatal--My War Against Wall Street's Giant, by Keith Schooley, is gaining attention from potential backers due to the recent surge of lawsuits and settlements against the firm that today is no more than a unit of Bank of America. Greed Index, written by acclaimed investigative reporter Chandra Niles Folsom, recounts the lead up to the collapse of Merrill Lynch as told by...

2014-09-17 16:22:58

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) announced today that the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") has notified the Company that it is not in compliance with two of the NYSE's continued listing standards. The NYSE requires that the average closing price per share of a listed company's stock be in excess of $1.00 for a consecutive 30-trading day period. Under this continued listing criteria, Endeavour has a period of six...

2014-09-17 16:21:12

WEED, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Northern California is offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box portable moving and storage pods to residents of California who have been evacuated or need to move their belongings away from recent wildfires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and storage, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also can store...

2014-09-17 16:21:04

LAW Ohio F&I Library of Forms Offers Dealerships Comprehensive Catalog of Standardized, Compliant F&I Forms DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds and Reynolds announced today the launch of the Reynolds LAW(®) Ohio F&I Library, a comprehensive catalog of standardized, legally reviewed finance and insurance (F&I) documents available to automobile dealers in Ohio. The Reynolds LAW brand library of forms was developed jointly through a partnership between...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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