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2015-04-29 16:36:38

Store offers hands-on, interactive approach to help customers discover, learn and select devices, apps, content, services and accessories to best meet their individual needs MOBILE,

2015-04-29 16:36:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc.

2015-04-29 16:33:19

HOUSTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) (EOG) is scheduled to present at the Citi Global Energy and Utilities Conference at 10:00 a.m.

2015-04-29 16:28:38

LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m.

2015-04-29 16:22:53

CLEVELAND, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris is scheduled to announce first-quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Logo -

2015-04-29 08:29:21

PITTSBURGH, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc.

2015-04-29 08:28:56

LONDON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading end-to-end gaming company, International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) ("IGT") will present a comprehensive portfolio of innovative games,

2015-04-29 08:27:04

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola, a leading brand and technology provider of energy efficient products, will

2015-04-29 08:26:55

BEIJING, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

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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...

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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