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LEWISVILLE, Texas, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeptus Health Inc.

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E-GEN Electric trucks are currently making deliveries in the field.

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MONROE, La., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate

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Kmart Pharmacy Continues to Seek Better Quality For Customers Through Quality Performance Metrics DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kmart® pharmacies announced that

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HOUSTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of EOG Resources, Inc.

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Joint Venture Awarded Contract for Enterprise-Wide IT Procurement HOUSTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Five weeks ago the contracting officers at NASA announced the contract

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark S.

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN) announced today that Andrew A.

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ATLANTA, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that Craig Barrs has been named executive vice president of the company's Customer Service & Operations organization.

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Cartercar 1912
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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Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").