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2015-02-24 12:27:58

St. Jude Dedicates "Kmart St. Jude Life Center" in Honor of Fundraising Achievement HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb.

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Mobile Workforce Management Solution Enables Telco Provider to Easily Scale Workforce, Increasing Productivity and Enabling Them to Reach their Service Envelope BURLINGTON, Massachusetts and

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc.

2015-02-24 08:40:59

GLEN CARBON, Ill., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FASTechnology Group will be on hand with a double feature at the upcoming 2015 Store Brands Innovation & Marketing Summit in Chicago.

2015-02-24 08:25:27

Antonio Perez and Craig Denekas to help continue Iberdrola legacy of caring. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iberdrola USA Foundation, Inc.

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Daryl Adams Assumes Role of Chief Executive Officer CHARLOTTE, Mich., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, 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...

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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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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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