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2014-09-24 23:11:32

White House action that provides work authorization and Social Security numbers for unauthorized immigrants could potentially allow non-citizens access to benefits for work performed while in the United States illegally. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 White House action that provides work authorization and Social Security numbers for unauthorized immigrants comes with hidden, but significant, long – term costs, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). That’s because as...

2014-09-24 23:03:48

New software licensing advisor company Broomstick, LLC puts client needs first by remaining uniquely independent of Microsoft and software resellers. Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 When Bruce Liley launched Broomstick in January, he had just left a successful 13-year career at Microsoft where he managed the company’s licensing and contract compliance organization for the Americas' region, and developed a majority of Microsoft's customer and partners audit compliance...

2014-09-24 23:03:38

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin are moving forward in the federal litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South...

2014-09-24 16:28:30

MONROE, La., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its third quarter 2014 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, and host a related conference call at 4:00 p.m. CST that day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134213 The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's website at ir.centurylink.com. Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.835.8905 five minutes prior to the...

2014-09-24 16:24:52

SILVERADO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REVI) The Company today regretfully announces that our President, Kimberly Kaiser has been dealing with some medical issues, and it has been determined that she will be taking a leave of absence as President of REVI and its subsidiaries. However, after a short hiatus Michael Cipolla has agreed to return from semi-retirement to serve as Interim President. The Company feels fortunate to have...

2014-09-24 16:22:29

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Alliant Energy's Iowa retail electric utility will continue to see reliable power and unchanged base rates for that energy through 2016. The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) has approved a rate plan that continues a three-year base rate freeze and includes customer credits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO Alliant Energy filed the plan jointly with the Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Consumer Coalition, and Large...

2014-09-24 16:22:11

Adds wealth of utility regulatory and SEC reporting experience to Board MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 customers in seven states, announced today that it has named Michael R. Winter to its Board of Directors. The Board now consists of nine directors, six of which are independent. Mr. Gene Argo, Chairman of...

2014-09-24 12:33:33

Statewide community effort supported by Data Doctors and Westech Recyclers; a portion of the equipment is donated statewide to support Arizona educational programs PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Apple announced record sales of 10 million iPhone 6 units in the first three days of the product's launch, it often begged the question, "what happens to all the old phones?" The answer isn't always pretty as e-waste around the globe grows. Arizona citizens seeking a safe and responsible...

2014-09-24 12:26:34

Verizon Communications Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Verizon Communications recently debuted its "Heritage of Tomorrow" campaign. This initiative aims to spotlight Hispanic individuals, groups and ideas making a positive impact in their communities by building a better future through the use of technology. Six real stories told through a series of videos and images introduce Verizon consumers...

2014-09-24 12:22:21

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire Car West Auto Body, a multi-shop operator in Northern California. Car West currently operates six locations, with a seventh location opening soon. A leader in the Northern California market,...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'