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2014-07-09 12:23:40

- Urges Suroco Shareholders to Vote AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement - CALGARY, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Vetra Acquisition Ltd. ("VETRA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VETRA Holding S.a.r.l., today announced that it has increased the price of its binding offer to purchase all of the common shares of Suroco Energy Inc. ("Suroco") to $0.85 in cash per common share. This is VETRA's final offer for Suroco and will not be increased. VETRA is bringing additional value directly to shareholders in...

2014-07-08 23:10:35

Survey & Ballot Systems and the American Geophysical Union host online seminar that investigates how member organizations are approaching electioneering and campaigning. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host a live webinar July 30th, 2014. The online event, titled Five Lessons on Electioneering and Campaigning will give insight on what...

2014-06-26 16:22:02

- VETRA Urges Suroco Shareholders to Vote AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement on the BLUE form of Proxy prior to 8:00 a.m. (Calgary Time) on June 30th, 2014 - CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Vetra Acquisition Ltd. ("VETRA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VETRA Holding S.a.r.l., in a letter to Suroco Energy Inc.'s ("Suroco") shareholders today urged Suroco shareholders to vote AGAINST Petroamerica Oil Corp.'s ("PetroAmerica") inferior offer. The full text of the letter is as follows: Dear...

2014-06-25 08:22:46

- Shareholders Are Urged to Vote their BLUE Proxy AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement and support VETRA's increased All Cash Offer of $0.83 per Common Share - CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Glass Lewis & Co. ("GL"), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, issued its report on June 24, recommending that shareholders of Suroco Energy Inc. ("Suroco") vote AGAINST the Petroamerica Arrangement at Suroco's upcoming annual and special meeting of shareholders to be held on June 25,...

2014-06-20 16:21:31

CALGARY, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Vetra Acquisition Ltd. ("VETRA") announced today that a Securities Regulator in Canada has REJECTED an application made by Suroco Energy Inc. ("Suroco") to allow Alentar Holdings Inc., a related party to Suroco, to vote as part of the minority shareholders in the consideration of the Petroamerica Arrangement. Suroco has taken a number of highly unusual steps to disenfranchise shareholders who oppose the Petroamerica transaction. The Securities...

2014-06-03 20:21:42

Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 Won't Appear on November 2014 Ballot SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital Association (CHA) is disappointed by news that signatures to qualify a ballot initiative aimed at ensuring a stable source of federal health care funding for hospitals that provide care to California's most...

2014-05-27 23:07:35

Empowervote opens for a limited, free trial period to all North and South Carolina candidates needing to influence undecided voters in 2014. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Empowervote is now open for a limited, free trial period to all North and South Carolina candidates needing to influence undecided voters in 2014. Recent figures proved party-loyal voters have reached historic lows, and today’s candidates need to satisfy the non-committed voters more than ever. Empowervote...

2014-05-20 16:29:28

Updated nonpartisan website guides voters this primary season SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two weeks from today California voters will cast ballots that will impact housing for veterans and public access to government meetings and records. They'll also choose the top two candidates for a handful of offices including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and others. The newly updated nonpartisan California Choices (www.californiachoices.org), a...

2014-05-06 23:00:41

Political consulting firms can take advantage of the new program. This will lower rates on political robocalls, voter lists, and opinion polls. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Gravis Marketing is proud to announce they are offering a wholesale program to political consultants and political consulting firms. Partnerships and jobs are also available. These new wholesale rates are the most cost effective marketing strategies in the industry. Regardless of size, whether you have a small local campaign...

2014-04-24 12:26:20

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voting rates among young adults fell to 38.0 percent in 2012 from 44.3 percent in 2008 following increases in two consecutive presidential elections (2008 and 2004), according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report on age and voting patterns released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO These statistics come from Young Adult Voting: An Analysis of Presidential Elections, 1964-2012, which uses data...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.