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2015-03-19 16:27:19

The firm's work with Comcast and Sony Mobile is honored ATLANTA, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparks Grove,

2015-03-19 16:24:09

Instant rebates available at select retailers through May 31, 2015 ATLANTA, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today a series of special offers on ENERGY STAR(®) certified

2015-03-19 16:21:20

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced it has elected Marianne Brown, chief operating officer of SunGard Financial Systems, to its

2015-03-19 12:34:30

Represents the first storewide sale for the online discount electronics retailer SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- UltimoValue (

2015-03-19 12:34:25

Delivery in Denver begins this Friday, March 20 DENVER, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-19 12:29:17

Grant to support technology enhancements through "Connected Patient Project" PHOENIX, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Children's Hospital received a $200,000 grant

2015-03-19 12:25:30

NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For 2014, total U.S.

2015-03-19 12:22:00

MADISON, Wis., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy announced today it is making a donation of $2 million to its Hometown Care Energy Fund, which helps income-eligible customers across

2015-03-19 12:21:01

62 volunteers, including Delta and GOL Airline employees, retirees and customers, will build six homes in Buenos Aires ATLANTA and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-19 12:20:38

Official airline of NAHJ special events during 2015, including Platinum sponsorship of NAHJ at Excellence in Journalism Conference CHICAGO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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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ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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