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2014-10-20 23:07:44

Proceeds from summer events benefit military families (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® thanks Food Lion for its continued support of Hope For The Warriors® and military families. This year, Food Lion provided more than $100,000 in donations and Food Lion gift cards to provide needed food and support to military families. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for...

2014-10-20 23:01:17

Recently filed claims allege a number of state consumer protection statute violations and include at least one Class Action lawsuit and two consolidated New York federal complaints. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, notes that $10 billion in claims were just filed against car maker giant, General Motors LLC (GM). The cases are In re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation,...

2014-10-20 23:00:12

Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. introduces its "MCSE: Server Infrastructure 2012 Training Bundle," a 46 hour collection of courses covering the complete set of exams for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for learning to run a highly efficient and modern data center with Microsoft Server 2012. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. last week introduced its "MCSE: Server Infrastructure 2012 Training Bundle," a collection...

2014-10-20 20:28:17

Deadline for Submission is November 7 CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications Virginia announced the opening of its 2014-2015 Cox Charities grant cycle today. Applications for funding will be accepted until November 7, with awards announced in February 2015. Applications and information are available at www.coxcharities.org. Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, supports non-profit organizations focused on youth education programs...

2014-10-20 16:27:30

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2014 of $0.49 per share on outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable December 10, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 14, 2014. Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a...

2014-10-20 16:21:32

Teamsters Local 769 in Miami Files for an Election Today for Workers at Con-way Freight, Who Are Seeking Dignity and Respect on the Job MIAMI, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an official statement from Mike Scott, Teamsters Local 769 President on the union filing for a representational election at the Miami Lakes Con-Way Freight terminal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "For far too long, these hardworking employees have not had the...

2014-10-20 16:21:31

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Tomago Collins to the AutoNation Board effective October 20, 2014. Mr. Collins will serve as an independent director. His appointment expands the Board to eleven members. "We are very pleased to have Tomago join the AutoNation Board," said Mike Jackson, AutoNation's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We look...

2014-10-20 12:28:01

Domestic Competitors Are Increasingly Shaping This Market, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy device market will grow strongly through 2023 at a 9 percent compound annual growth rate. Growth will be driven primarily by an undertreated population as well as strong economic development in China and India. Economic development in these countries...

2014-10-20 12:27:07

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday, spark a child's creativity and make new memories with original, personalized art gifts from Oopsy Daisy. Here are our favorite gift ideas for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152805 GROWTH CHARTSChoose from best-selling canvas and value-priced decal growth charts. With over 200 designs, they're a perfect gift for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, and more. Holiday Special: add your child's name to any growth...

2014-10-20 12:26:33

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tide is slowly starting to turn in favor of the American furniture industry in terms of sales, but manufacturers and retailers continue to face numerous wide-ranging challenges that demand responses. These include: -- Sluggish economic recovery -- Shifting consumer buying preferences -- Skilled worker shortages -- Rising labor costs -- Technology integration issues -- New distribution channels, and --...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.