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2010-12-29 00:01:20

Nicholson Kovac is extending the video submission deadline for "The Last Plan Standing," a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for entrepreneurs and small business owners to win an integrated marketing communications campaign, until February 14, 2011. Entry submission guidelines, as well as eligibility requirements, contest rules and the online submission form are available at http://www.lastplanstanding.com. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 28, 2010 Nicholson Kovac is extending the video...

2010-11-02 12:55:00

Jacy Good invited to tell her story at leading forum for women RIVER FOREST, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jacy Good, board member of FocusDriven - Advocates for Cell-Free Driving, told the story of losing her parents due to distracted driving at The Women's Conference 2010, the nation's premier forum for women. The three-day conference, hosted Oct. 24 to 26 by California first lady Maria Shriver and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, drew more than 30,000 women to hear...

2010-09-07 10:45:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Commercial Airplanes Marketing Director Drew Magill will speak at the Gabelli 16th Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 12:30 p.m. -1:15 p.m. ET (11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m. CT). Visit http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/financial/ or http://www.wsw.com/webcast/gabelli35/ba/ to access a link to the live broadcast of the conference. Individuals should check the website prior to the session to...

2010-08-19 14:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- TK Holdings Inc., the North American subsidiary of Takata Corporation, today launched construction of an 18,500 square-foot expansion to house enhanced automotive safety testing. The $14.6 million investment will include North America's first automotive supplier servo controlled crash simulation sled with advanced pitching capabilities. The new facility will test automotive occupant safety restraint systems for high speed frontal and side...

2010-06-01 08:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lafe Thompson, an Ohio based iron worker, had all but given up hope that the life that he knew would ever be the same. Diagnosed with Keratoconus, a devastating degenerative eye disease that weakens the cornea, Thompson underwent traditional surgeries to correct the problem, only to find his vision continuing to fail. Unable to drive or perform ordinary tasks, Lafe eventually lost his job in ironwork along with his ability to support his family....

2010-05-27 14:38:00

CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney will speak at the 26th Annual Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York on June 3rd at approximately 2 p.m. Eastern Time. McNerney's remarks will be broadcast live at www.boeing.com. Individuals should check the website prior to the event to ensure their computers are configured for the audio stream. Contact: Communications (312) 544-2002...

2010-05-11 07:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and domestic violence prevention activist Mariska Hargitay, of NBC-TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will introduce and appear in "Telling Amy's Story," a powerful documentary on domestic violence that will premiere May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Newseum, prior to being broadcast on PBS stations nationwide starting in June. The documentary, created by Penn State Public Broadcasting, chronicles the time leading up to the death of Amy Homan...

2010-04-26 14:54:00

ATLANTA, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT has booked a third season of its critically acclaimed drama SOUTHLAND, from Warner Bros. Television and Emmy®-winning producer John Wells (ER, The West Wing). The network has ordered 10 episodes for the third season, which is slated to begin airing in January 2011. "SOUTHLAND is a challenging, visceral show that engages viewers with its immersive style, provocative storylines and complex characters," said Michael Wright, executive...

2010-04-05 04:00:00

PANAMA CITY, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The first wave of Spring Breakers has hit the sugar white sands of Panama City Beach, Florida. While most don't plan on a trip to the emergency department while they're on vacation, some end up there. And when they need emergency care, Gulf Coast Medical Center has made it easy for vacationers to find out how long they may have to wait for treatment before they leave for the hospital. By texting ER to 23000, users will receive a text message...

2010-03-11 19:48:32

Restrictions on physician work hours may lead to more miscommunication As shifts change in a hospital, outgoing physicians must "hand off" important information to their replacements in a brief meeting. But a new study of this hand-off process finds that the most important information is not fully conveyed in a majority of cases, even as physicians rate their communication as successful. The research, published by University of Chicago researchers in the March issue of Pediatrics, highlights...