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2014-09-17 08:22:59

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont issued the following statement in response to Trian Fund Management, L.P.: Our board of directors and management team have taken firm action over several years that has delivered 220 percent total shareholder return since year-end 2008, compared to 144 percent for the S&P 500 during the same period, by aggressively deploying our leading science across the company, strengthening and fine-tuning our portfolio, and through...

2014-09-17 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the company will amend its existing agreement with regional carrier Shuttle America, to add 50 E175 aircraft. Shuttle America's parent company, Republic Airways Holdings Inc., will determine which of its carriers will operate the new 76-seat aircraft under the United Express brand. United anticipates deliveries will begin in July 2015 and continue through the summer of 2017. The new aircraft will replace large turboprop...

2014-09-17 08:21:05

Leasing company adds six 787-9s and five 737 MAX 9s to portfolio SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and leasing company Avolon have finalized an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9s, valued at more than $2.1 billion at list prices. Avolon announced a commitment to purchase the airplanes during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow in July. This marks Avolon's first order for the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the lessor's...

2014-09-16 23:06:17

New Chief Revenue Officer Keith Lorizio to Drive Revenue Strategy, and Position the Company for Expansion NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Chango, the only programmatic advertising company powered by live-profile technology, announced today that Keith Lorizio has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. He will be responsible for driving the company's revenue strategy, identifying new opportunities and expanding the sales and client development teams. Lorizio was...

2014-09-16 23:04:39

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced the opening of the company’s first outage control center to provide vital central monitoring and response to its utility customers’ outage operations at U.S. nuclear power plant sites on a 24/7 basis, during outage seasons. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced the opening of the company’s first outage control center to provide vital central monitoring and response to its utility...

2014-09-16 23:01:35

The new 2014 Florida First Time Home Buyer Programs are available on FloridaFirstTimeHomeBuyer.Info. These 3 new programs are the most comprehensive down payment assistance programs in the entire southeast. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 These new programs allow those who haven’t owned a home in the last 3 years to receive up to $10,000 in a 0% interest free, 2nd down payment assistance mortgage loan. This program, as well as other state and federal programs, are listed on...

2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 20:27:12

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSHR) today announced that the Company has signed an exclusive Manufacturer's Representative Agreement with Continental Merchandisers, Inc. ("CMI"). "CMI brings 50 years of experience to manufacturers looking to place products into retail. Our Company has been showcasing its products at tradeshows nationally while marketing continuously. Finally we have a group of professionals who have the experience necessary...

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...

2014-09-16 16:25:54

One of Utah Business' Fast 50 Growing Companies SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aviacode, a leader in technology-enabled medical coding services, announces the promotion of current President and COO Lane Monson to the Chief Executive Officer position, effective October 1, 2014. Monson, a seasoned business executive with both domestic and international experience, joined Aviacode in July 2011. His previous roles at world-class companies...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.