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2014-04-28 16:30:08

BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of Justina Pelletier, the fifteen-year-old girl seized by Massachusetts DCF after a difference of medical diagnosis, will gather Tuesday at The Well on Beacon Street to call for her immediate release. They plan to display hundreds of stuffed animals on the steps of the Statehouse as they stand in solidarity with Justina. The demonstration on April 29 will begin with a 12:30 PM news conference featuring members of the...

2014-04-28 16:22:09

NAPLES, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced plans to hold a conference call to discuss its 2014 first quarter earnings results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO The call will be held on Wednesday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. ET and...

2014-04-09 16:21:52

NAPLES, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Event: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.'s (NYSE: HTZ) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora to speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Auto Summit Conference Time/Date: 9:40 am (ET) on Wednesday April 16, 2014 Internet Access: Hertz's presentation will be broadcast live through an...

2014-04-08 08:37:21

New seven-step guide addresses the scary truth about the future of genealogy data and the crucial steps that family historians and genealogists can easily take to preserve their genealogy research for future generations. WINFIELD, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry Graphics & Printing announced the release of a new seven-step guide addressing how the challenges facing today's family historian and genealogist are different than at any time in the past. Their new guide...

2014-03-27 23:03:40

Tyler Brings 15 Years of Experience to Lead Course Hero’s Team of Engineers Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Course Hero, Inc., an online supplemental education company, today announced the addition of Josh Tyler as its new Vice President of Engineering. In this role, Tyler will direct software development, collaborate with product management and operations, and be actively involved in growing the engineering team. “I’m thrilled to join Course Hero,” said Josh Tyler,...

2014-03-26 08:29:02

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Charles Cantor, Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Cantor, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project, has published more than 400 peer reviewed articles, authored and co-authored more than 50 U.S. and international patents, and is also an author of the first genomics textbook, Genomics: The Science and...

2014-03-25 20:22:19

BOSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ruling today, Judge Johnston refused to grant custody to the Pelletier family and instead sentenced her to remain in the custody of Massachusetts DCF, the agency which has prevented Justina from receiving medical care at Tufts Medical Center. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, spokesperson for the Pelletier family and organizer of the Free Justina Coalition, stated: "It is a complete outrage that Massachusetts DCF has prevented Justina from...

2014-03-21 16:23:15

BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite anticipation of a ruling from the bench today, Judge Johnston will reportedly release a decision to the attorney for the Pelletiers by the end of the business day on Tuesday, March 25. Nearly three weeks after Judge Johnston ruled that Justina's medical care should be returned to Tufts Medical Center, Justina has still not received a medical examination from doctors at Tufts. Pelletier family spokesperson Rev. Patrick Mahoney...

2014-03-20 20:20:57

Bowman Foundation and Falko continue support of Marine Mammals KAPAA, Hawaii, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lawrence Bowman Family Foundation is excited to announce the donation of a $135,000 Vet Rocket portable x-ray system to the Marine Mammal Center. This is the latest significant gift from Falko Partners and the Bowman Family Foundation in their campaign to protect the Hawaiian monk seal from extinction. "We've committed nearly ten years and over $500,000 to saving monk...

2014-03-15 20:20:50

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- David Brenner's passing has greatly affected the comedy community. He gave Richard Lewis his first true start in comedy by handing him the money he needed to quit his day job and take the stage. Lewis says, "David Brenner was a huge star when I met him and he took me under his wing. To me, historically, he was the godfather of 'hip, observational comedy.' He mentored me from day one. He was family to me in the deepest, most supportive sense....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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