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2014-08-27 23:01:03

“This new DAS will make fans much happier as they can talk and post and tweet their hearts out during the games,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 "The University of Oregon Autzen Stadium wireless capabilities have been upgraded by both AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless," says KPTV, Aug. 27. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Watching football will be much more fun now that AT&T and Verizon have both...

2014-08-27 20:25:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications, today announced it will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media and Technology Conference at the W Hotel in New York, on Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. Representing FairPoint will be CEO Paul Sunu and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors. About...

2014-08-27 20:22:35

Phoenicia Sport to Help Launch New Network HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle multimedia network, announced today that it has retained industry pioneer Chris Lencheski to oversee the innovative new media organization's linear and digital sales initiatives. BACK9NETWORK launches nationally on DIRECTV, Sept. 29(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140734 Lencheski will lead his Phoenicia Sport team, comprised of seasoned...

2014-08-27 20:21:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) will replace MICROS Systems Inc. (NASD: MCRS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Aviv REIT Inc. (NYSE: AVIV) will replace Centene in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, September 3. S&P 100 & 500 constituent Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is acquiring MICROS in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals. Centene provides multi-line...

2014-08-27 16:27:46

Internet Essentials Kicks Off Back to School Season in Boston with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston Region was joined today by City of Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo and Boston Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart to officially kick off Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband...

2014-08-27 16:27:18

Bank Grows Business with Improved Automated Indirect Lending Process LAKE MARY, FL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (the "Company") announced today that Central Bancompany, a Missouri-based bank holding company, continues to boost its loan volume by leveraging the functionality within D+H's streamlined consumer lending solution, DecisionPro((TM)) and LaserPro(®) for compliant consumer loan documentation. In 2011, Central Bancompany, a 10-year client of...

2014-08-27 16:26:31

DENVER and WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT: FPI) ("Farmland Partners") and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) ("Farmer Mac") today announced Farmland Partners' initial issuance of a $20.7 million, 3-year, interest-only note to Farmer Mac with a fixed interest rate of 2.40% under a $30 million secured note purchase facility (the "Facility"), which may be upsized upon approval by both Farmland Partners and Farmer...

2014-08-27 16:26:28

-- NEW FASHION PROGRAMMING FEATURES LAUNCHES FROM KELLY OSBOURNE, JUNE AMBROSE AND EMMA FOX, AND NEW STYLES FROM HSN DESIGNERS GIULIANA RANCIC, HAL RUBENSTEIN, IRIS APFEL, SERENA WILLIAMS, TINA CRAIG AND KELLY COOK OF BAG SNOB, AND MORE- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN continues to re-energize its seasonal offerings with "The Fashion Edit," the company's annual fall fashion series, now through September 24(th). HSN will...

2014-08-27 16:26:21

DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that it is making a $25,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross Napa Chapter. This donation will help the Red Cross provide services such as food, shelter, relief supplies and support to people affected by disasters like the recent earthquake in California. Michael O'Sullivan, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Ross Stores is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay...

2014-08-27 16:24:16

City-integrated casino welcomes more than 15,000 guests on first night BALTIMORE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore celebrated its grand opening in style with a star-studded celebration to welcome Baltimore's most influential citizens to Charm City's newest attraction. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7305751-caesars-entertainment-horseshoe-baltimore-casino-grand-opening/ The...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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