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2013-09-12 12:31:15

Weather-Related Delays Will Not Stop Cement Growth SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unusually wet spring and early summer dampened cement consumption for the first quarter of 2013, but did not put a wet blanket on the opportunity for strong growth in the construction sector in 2014 and beyond. According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption will increase a modest four percent in 2013, but will approach...

2012-08-07 10:25:04

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the mid 1960s, Ed Sullivan brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America's living rooms every Sunday Night - live from New York. Now, TJL Productions in association with SOFA Entertainment is bringing back these historic performances to Public Television starting August 11, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/PH53795) /PRNewswire/ -- A sequel to the PBS hit Ed Sullivan's Rock & Roll Classics, ED...

2012-04-05 23:03:14

T1D.com has launched as an online informational site and community forum for individuals or family members of someone who has type 1 diabetes. The site features in depth information regarding the disease and will soon feature a free diabetic recipe database. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 T1D.com, or Tier 1 Development as it was known until recently, was previously the home to an Internet marketing and development consultancy founded by Sean Sullivan, a veteran consultant to the...

2012-03-06 13:29:00

Outdated Bidding Policies for Pavement Cost Taxpayers Billions SKOKIE. Ill., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising oil prices not only affect fuel and transportation costs, they also have a direct impact on the cost of building and maintaining our streets and highways. States are losing hundreds of millions of dollars due to outdated bidding policies that favor petroleum-based asphalt over other paving materials. "Even outside of current political stresses on the prices of...

2012-02-08 12:39:00

Processing delays create large "shadow" inventory of foreclosures ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Home foreclosures decreased dramatically in 2011, but industry experts are cautioning that this is not a reflection of improvements in the housing market, but a result of legal, process and "robo-signing" issues. At the 2012 International Builders' Show in Orlando today, Ed Sullivan, chief economist for the Portland Cement Association (PCA), said that the 1.9 million...

2012-01-25 08:35:00

Higher Oil Prices Influencing State Infrastructure Costs LAS VEGAS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As oil prices rise and refineries adopt new technologies, industry experts are seeing a direct impact on the costs for states to build and maintain roads and highways. The lower "initial bid" of asphalt roads has disappeared, yet industry experts say many state departments of transportation (DOTs) have not changed their bidding policies. At the 2012 World of Concrete this...

2011-08-10 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The relationship between Berry Gordy's Motown label and The Ed Sullivan Show made music and television history. Soon after the Supremes' debut on Sullivan (December 1964), it was clear that showcasing the latest Motown releases on CBS on Sunday nights (35 million viewers was average) was a way to expose the record company's newest hits and boost the show's ratings. Sullivan introduced nearly all the Motown acts including The Supremes, The...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the '60s, a new sound of rock 'n' roll came across the Atlantic from England. The "British Invasion" was a musical movement unlike anything America had ever experienced. It sparked a massive cultural change in rock 'n' roll and ignited a friendly and creative musical rivalry between British and American rock bands. At the heart of this revolution was The Ed Sullivan Show, chronicling this movement from the beginning by giving these new groups...

2011-07-20 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Producer Andrew Solt, whose company SOFA Entertainment acquired The Ed Sullivan Show library over 20 years ago, announced today that ED SULLIVAN'S COMEDY LEGENDS will premiere on PBS stations August 6th. This star-studded special brings back the show's greatest moments that defined the history of comedy, including the timeless routines of George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Rodney Dangerfield, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Flip Wilson and...

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2009-07-13 09:11:56

British rock 'n' roll icon Paul McCartney has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced. The singer, musician and composer is expected to appear on the episode of the chat show airing Wednesday, the network said. The legendary musician, who, as part of The Beatles, made his U.S. television debut at the Ed Sullivan Theater on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' 45 years ago, returns to that very stage to sit down for an interview with Letterman. McCartney will...