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2014-09-16 16:23:06

CLEVELAND, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today announced that it has appointed Michael D. Siegal to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Siegal is Chairman & CEO of Olympic Steel, a company focused on the value-added processing of flat-rolled metals. Mr. Siegal joined Olympic Steel in 1974 and has directed the company since being named President in 1984. Lourenco Goncalves, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-09-16 16:23:04

OWENSBORO, Ky., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and, as a result, immediately suspended its obligations to file with the SEC periodic and current reports under Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, relating to the Company's Form S-4 registration statement filed with the SEC in 2006 (the "Registration Statement"). On...

2014-09-16 16:22:56

Company's Green Energy Generation in the State to Total Nearly 7 Megawatts, Enough to Power Roughly 2,000 Homes Annually NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to expand the program at three company locations across New Jersey. This year, Verizon will install 3.5 megawatts of new solar power systems at facilities in Carteret, Freehold and...

2014-09-16 16:21:25

Recently Announced New Division Expanding with New Offerings RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fusion Company, which drives increased ancillary revenue for many of the world's largest online travel distributors through its real-time analytics and merchandising platform, announced today that its recently launched Product Services Division has expanded further with the addition of two new offerings. Fusion's Product Services Division is unique in the travel...

2014-09-16 16:21:18

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citi Retail Services today announced a multi-year agreement for the Volkswagen After-Sales Credit Card Program in the United States. This program will provide a credit option to qualified Volkswagen owners/lessees for their parts, accessories, service, and maintenance needs while giving eligible dealers an opportunity to deepen their relationships with these customers. Cardholder benefits include competitive offers, rewards and exclusives. "We...

2014-09-16 16:21:06

New 15,000-Member Union to Fight for Job Security and a Strong Voice for Agents in Airline Merger WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a vote announced today by the National Mediation Board (NMB), more than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US Airways have voted to join the CWA-IBT Customer Service Employee Association. The joint effort to organize passenger service agents was led by Communication Workers of American (CWA) which...

2014-09-16 12:35:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Wednesday, Sept. 17. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 11 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website,...

2014-09-16 12:34:58

Greatland combines Winfiler, speedEfiler.com and FileTaxes.com to create single comprehensive solution for range of users GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greatland, one of the country's leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business, announced today that it has launched Yearli, a comprehensive new W-2 and 1099 reporting software and online filing platform. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146402 Yearli was created entirely by Greatland to be a complete...

2014-09-16 12:31:08

PHOENIX, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACE Cash Express stores in Arizona and New Mexico raised $12,015 to help change the lives of children facing adversity in their communities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146422 During ACE's annual Give a Little Campaign fundraiser, employees made donations to four local chapters of Big Brothers Big Sisters and also participated in volunteer events. "Community service is a big part of ACE's culture," said Vianney Avendano,...

2014-09-16 12:26:12

-- Discovery Earns Spot on Top 10 List for 2014 -- NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Discovery Communications, for the 15(th) consecutive year, as one of Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

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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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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