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2014-04-22 08:26:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian Power Company, a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today announced that on May 22, 2014, it will redeem the entire outstanding $200 million principal amount of its 4.95 percent Senior Notes, Series I, due 2015. The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount outstanding (at par value of $100 per Senior Note), plus interest through the date of redemption, plus the required...

2014-04-22 08:25:14

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE: CAS), a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products, value-added services and supply chain solutions, announced today that it will release first quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2014 on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Management will hold a conference call webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET that day to review results for the first quarter and discuss market conditions and business outlook. The...

2014-04-22 08:22:32

CHARLOTTE, Mich., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) will announce its first quarter 2014 results prior to the market opening on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The Company will also host a webcast of its conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors: What: Spartan Motors, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Results When: Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. ET Where:...

2014-04-22 00:20:35

BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (OTC: TRITF), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that, on April 14, 2014, Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (the "Registrant") received a letter (the "Nasdaq Letter") from the Chief Counsel of The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq"), notifying the Registrant that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the "Panel") has determined to deny...

2014-04-21 23:10:23

Rediker Software chooses Microsoft Azure to provide reliable, fast and secured access to PlusPortals, TeacherPlus Gradebook and Teacher Evaluator. Hampden, MA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Rediker Software, a school administrative software company for PK-12 schools in over 115 countries, today announced that it will use Microsoft Azure to power its products for parents, students and teachers. By choosing Microsoft Azure, Rediker Software is able to provide its global user-base with reliable,...

2014-04-21 23:08:57

For months, The Center for Health Affairs and its contracted wage index experts from the Reimbursement Alliance Group have been working with the region’s hospitals on a project to maximize wage index; preliminary results suggest these efforts have truly paid off. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Reimbursement Forum members were presented with the preliminary fiscal year (FY) 2015 wage index results at their March 20 meeting where they learned that Northeast Ohio hospitals can...

2014-04-21 23:06:22

Another five year contract has been awarded to the Military and Aerospace Manufacturing Division of Fidelity Technologies Corp. Reading, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Military and Aerospace Manufacturing Division of Fidelity Technologies Corp. has been awarded another five year contract, with a ceiling of $84.4 million, to manufacture Power Distribution Illumination Systems, Electrical (PDISE) for the U.S. Army, company officials announced today. In 2008, the Reading-based contractor was...

2014-04-21 23:02:42

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling™ (NFCC) recent online poll, when asked what they would be most embarrassed to admit, the highest number of respondents, 37 percent, indicated it was their credit card debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling™ (NFCC) recent online poll, when asked what they would be most embarrassed to admit, the highest number of respondents, 37 percent, indicated it was their...

2014-04-21 23:02:25

In a report issued today, Corporate Campaign, Inc. (CCI) charges that, "The case of Coca-Cola, is a prime example of how the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement has been co-opted by the very corporations whose harmful policies and practices the movement is trying to monitor and reform.” The report, an open letter to the Calvert Group and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), makes public CCI's response to their designation of Coca-Cola as...

2014-04-21 16:22:53

WHEELING, W.Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-State Petroleum Corporation is pleased to announce it's celebrating 40 years of business in 2014. Tri-State Petroleum Corporation is a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The company operates convenience stores, and services branded accounts and commercial and industrial accounts within the three-state area....


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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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