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2014-10-15 08:27:14

Colorado sales and marketing firm wins national sales award WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Inc., a premier outsourced marketing firm, announced that they have received a "Campaign Cup" award for sales excellence on behalf of a major wireless services client. Chosen to receive the cup based on their leading statistics and quality, Peak Incorporated outperformed when measured against other sales offices working on the same campaign. "We are honored to receive...

2014-10-15 08:23:57

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Mechel (NYSE: MTL), Cia Siderurgica Nacional S.A. (NYSE: SID), Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP), US Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA), and Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (NYSE: TRQ). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Tuesday, October 14, 2014,...

2014-10-15 08:23:10

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation has joined with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) of The Woodlands, Texas, and 8 Rivers Capital of Durham, NC to build NET Power's first-of-a-kind demonstration power plant that will validate a new natural gas power system that produces zero atmospheric emissions, including carbon dioxide. The plant will be built at a site in Texas, using a new supercritical CO(2) turbine supplied by Toshiba, a collaborator on the project. The...

2014-10-15 00:20:19

Drivers in Croydon, PA Vote to Join Local 107 in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of 47 drivers at FedEx Freight's East Philadelphia terminal in Croydon, Penn. made history today when they overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia. The vote was 26-18 in favor of joining Local 107. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are tired of getting treated with disrespect and dealing with constantly...

2014-10-14 23:14:08

Boris Nejikovsky was named President of ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, ENSCO Avionics, ENSCO Avionics Canada, ENSCO Rail and ENSCO Rail Australia Pty Ltd., Oct. 1. Mr. Nejikovsky succeeds acting President and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Young. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Boris Nejikovsky was named President of ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, ENSCO Avionics, ENSCO Avionics Canada, ENSCO Rail and ENSCO Rail Australia Pty Ltd., Oct. 1. Mr....

2014-10-14 23:06:25

ContentBridge Joins Disney, Amazon and "Breaking Bad" as Honorees Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 ContentBridge Systems, LLC has just been awarded the coveted “Industry Leadership” Award by the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA), the not-for-profit international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of the $35 billion home entertainment industry. The award was just presented to ContentBridge CEO Jason Peterson at EMA’s Digital Media...

2014-10-14 23:05:56

Company names James Celentano as COO and Jacquie Maggio as CMO to Help Guide U.S. Expansion New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 STOP!T, the wrap-around solution for schools and students to safeguard against cyberbullying today announced the addition of James Celentano and Jacquie Maggio to the company’s executive team. With Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Yik Yak, Twitter and other social media platforms putting children at risk, STOP!T fights back with the only wrap-around solution....

2014-10-14 16:31:04

NFL Player A.J. Green Joins Verizon in Presenting Donation CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL wide receiver A.J. Green today joined Verizon representatives to present a $70,000 grant to the Ohio Domestic Violence Network. The donation will assist the organization in enhancing services offered to engage men across Ohio to end domestic violence. "The donation from Verizon and HopeLine means a great deal to our organization," said Nancy Neylon, executive director of the...

2014-10-14 16:28:20

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripes® Stores is proud of its customers and employees for raising more than $1.4 million for The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital as part of the "Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows" campaign during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month in September. Stripes Stores raised a total of $1,405,706 from September 1 to 28 in more than 645 store locations, surpassing its initial goal of $500,000....

2014-10-14 16:23:31

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) management will meet with analysts in New York, New York and Boston, Massachusetts during the week of October 20, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110222/LA52548LOGO Jeffrey Shaw, Chief Executive Officer; John Hester, President; Roy Centrella, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Kenneth Kenny, Vice President/Finance and Treasurer, will be attending the analyst meetings. 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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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