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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...

2014-09-17 12:32:42

September Marks National Preparedness Month in U.S. NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether a natural or man-made disaster, running to a crisis to restore network facilities or help communities with communications needs during the critical hours after a catastrophic event is second nature for Verizon employees. This is possible due to proper planning, preparation and training in which employees engage throughout the year, including September, which is National Preparedness...

2014-09-17 12:31:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest free live webinar from Verizon's small business team on Sept. 24 will feature Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC's "Today Show" and an award-winning personal finance journalist. She will share strategies for helping small-business owners better manage their money and ensure financial success. Chatzky is also the AARP's personal finance ambassador, the host of "Money Matters with Jean Chatzky" on RLTV, a longtime magazine...

2014-09-17 12:29:11

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Castings - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper...

2014-09-17 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a bipartisan group of members of Congress, led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) worked together to assemble hygiene kits as part of Clean the World's ONE Project. The kit building session, which was conducted just a few feet from the Senate Floor, produced over 300 kits that will be distributed to national veterans' organization U.S.VETS, and a Las Vegas based women & children's shelter...

2014-09-17 12:24:30

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart gives customers and Shop Your Way members the opportunity to "Get In and Get More" - more Adam Levine, that is. For the first time, Kmart announced an exclusive gift of a free download of Maroon 5's No. 1 album V with purchase of $30 or more from the Adam Levine Collection available in stores and online at kmart.com/adamlevine. "We're taking our popular celebrity brand relationship to a whole new level with this exclusive...

2014-09-17 12:20:46

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) announced that it is presenting at an investor conference sponsored by Citi on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM (Eastern Time), at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. A copy of the presentation and a link to the webcast presentation will be available in the "Investors" section of the company's website at www.roperind.com. About Roper Industries Roper Industries is a diversified technology...

2014-09-17 08:36:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RBA, a digital and technology consultancy with locations in Denver, Dallas and Minneapolis, was recently announced as the Microsoft 2014 Regional Partner of the Year for the Central Region, which covers 11 states. RBA was recognized for its leadership among the Microsoft Partner community in furthering Microsoft's strategic position as a leader in cloud and mobile solutions. The Microsoft US Regional Partner of the Year Awards are given to...

2014-09-17 08:34:38

GREENVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Wireless, an exclusive National Premium Retailer for Verizon Wireless, is expanding its market presence. The company acquired fifty new stores, in early September, from Freedom Wireless and Cellular Center, bringing the total number of stores owned by Richard and David Balot to 253. Since the acquisition, A Wireless now has stores in Alabama and Ohio, expanding its reach to 17 states nationwide. A Wireless believes that the 290...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'