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2014-07-23 16:24:54

Former Editor-in-Chief Charges Newton Daily News and Shaw Media, Inc., with Unlawful Religious Discrimination, Retaliation NEWTON, Iowa, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute, attorneys for Bob Eschliman, the former Newton Daily News editor-in-chief, filed and official charge of discrimination with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). After unlawfully terminating Eschliman's employment, the president of Shaw Media explained in...

2014-07-23 12:36:45

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles County, Division of Environmental Health is now taking payments over the counter for plan checks, temporary events, and other miscellaneous fees, as part of a ground-breaking environmental health software implementation project. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129615 In 2012, the Los Angeles Public Health Department's Environmental Health Division (LACOEH) selected Decade Software Company to deliver a...

2014-07-23 12:34:11

Supplier of fresh produce and dairy to add capacity and staff to accommodate rapid growth SAVAGE, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Mid-Atlantic produce and dairy supplier The Coastal Companies announces today that it will move into a new 240,000 square foot facility in the first quarter of 2016. The new build-to-suit facility will be located on 33 acres in Laurel, Maryland and will incorporate state-of-the-art design to double existing capacity. Groundbreaking will occur...

2014-07-23 12:30:53

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creekridge Capital, an independent vendor-focused finance company, announced they have added 14 new vendors so far in 2014 to their portfolio of contractual partners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/CG94234LOGO Creekridge's newest vendors are from both the healthcare and technology industries. They range from mid-size domestic organizations to large, well-known multi-national companies. Each of these new vendors take advantage...

2014-07-23 12:28:11

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JMPR Public Relations, Inc. has signed an agency of record deal with Fast Toys Club, a private members-only club that provides convenient access to a collection of the world's greatest exotic, ultra-luxury and race cars. Catering to true car enthusiasts that want the supercar experience without the ties of ownership, Fast Toys Club fleet of vehicles is the perfect solution for both Southern California residents and frequent...

2014-07-23 12:26:55

STAMFORD, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that Charter Business will begin to buy out the early termination fees associated with business customers wishing to switch to Charter Business services from their previous provider. Customers locked into a contract who are looking for a better alternative should visit http://www.charterbusiness.com/ContractBuyout http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO...

2014-07-23 12:26:50

ROCHESTER, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OPTIMIZERx Corporation (OTCQB: OPRX) announced key updates and commented on San Francisco-based Merriman Capital's recently initiated coverage on OptimizeRx Corporation with a buy rating and stock target of $3.00. The report highlights the Company's expanding distribution capacity, its value proposition, industry trends, operating leverage, and its strong, debt-free, balance sheet. CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT "We are pleased a...

2014-07-23 12:26:18

HOLBROOK, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) and Independent Group Home Living Program (IGHL) will co-sponsor and participate in Coastal Team Challenge - Long Island on August 12 - 13. The event, hosted by World T.E.A.M Sports, a non-profit organization which organizes inclusive outdoor adventures between disabled and able-bodied athletes, will be the first of its kind on Long Island. For two days, five teams--two disabled...

2014-07-23 08:39:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-23 08:38:12

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.36%, to finish the day at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...


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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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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