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2011-04-19 10:20:00

LAWRENCE, Kan., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes web strategy, interactive marketing, and social technologies, Jeremiah Owyang is very simply one of the most respected names in the industry. To quote from Time.com, "If technology really is changing everything about the way we communicate, consider industry analyst Jeremiah Owyang a strategist on the front lines of the revolution. His insights into the digital society give context to the larger news of the day." Partner of...

2010-12-13 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryann "Miki" Gudermuth, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of social services. ABOUT MARYANN "MIKI" GUDERMUTH Ms. Gudermuth is a polio survivor and has more than 23 years of experience in the social services arena. She is the Founder/Executive Director of SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc., a non-residential...

2010-11-08 16:02:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Springfield Brake Company in Springfield, Missouri, Premier Truck Parts in Harrison, Arkansas, and Premier Truck Parts of Joplin, Joplin, Missouri. Each location operates both a parts counter and drive-in service bays. With these acquisitions, FleetPride will now have four locations...

2010-09-13 08:27:00

CARTHAGE, Mo., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) announced that it has sold its Storage Products business to SPG International, LLC. The sale completes the divestiture program, a significant part of the company's strategic realignment first introduced to investors in November 2007. Since implementation of the new strategy, Leggett has sold seven business units for a combined $433 million of after tax cash proceeds, exceeding the original $400...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc (NYSE: SOA) today announced the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.solutia.com . The website combines a more intuitive navigation with an updated look that better communicates the company's market position, core businesses and focus on growth opportunities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081029/AQW096LOGO) "As a leading supplier of high performance and specialty chemicals with facilities in the major global...

2009-07-09 18:52:41

People want food to be local and they want to know where it comes from and how it is made, a Washington state research firm said. Michelle Barry of the Hartman Group said the Bellevue market research firm polled 1,600 people in 2007 but more recent testimony reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch indicates that attitude hasn't changed. Amelia LaMair, 20, of Kirksville, Mo., said she eats organic and locally grown vegetables and meat from free-range animals. Healthy eaters used to be mostly...

2009-06-23 09:00:00

Cooperative Agreement Builds Careers, Economy OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) today announced that it has finalized an agreement with the U.S. Army Reserve to work collaboratively to enhance job opportunities for soldiers and veterans. Under the agreement formally known as the Army Reserve Employer Partnership Initiative (EPI), YRC Worldwide joins hundreds of employers throughout the U.S. pledging to work with the military to identify...

2009-05-13 12:05:00

First Kansas City Area Foundation Grant Presented to Local Domestic Violence Shelter, SAFEHOME ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Established in the company's Sacramento market since 1992, employees of leading independent communications holding company SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW) today launched the expansion of the SureWest Foundation into the company's Kansas City market with a $500 donation to SAFEHOME, a local domestic violence shelter. (Logo:...

2009-05-08 07:30:00

CARTHAGE, Mo., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 1Q EPS reduced to $.02 due to a 4 cents per share impact of customer shutdown Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt reported that Consolidated Bedding (the primary Spring Air manufacturer), a significant customer of Leggett's, notified Leggett on May 5 that it is ceasing operations. Although Leggett had previously established a significant bad debt reserve for this account, Leggett is increasing its bad debt expense by $8.5 million...

2009-05-06 14:24:00

New issue also features Harry S. Truman's 125th Birthday WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In May, the National Archives at Kansas City will open a new location in downtown Kansas City, MO, in the revitalized Adams Express Building near historic Union Station, in the heart of the city's growing cultural district. The new quarters and a special exhibit are described in the Spring 2009 issue of Prologue magazine, the official publication of the National Archives and Records...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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