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2014-08-05 12:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest car rental rates this summer. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared the cost to rent a car at over 100 destinations across the United States during the current month of August. In Oregon's most populous city, car renters will have to pay an average of $111 per day for the cheapest available rental car in August. Slightly less expensive and...

2014-07-24 16:32:15

Acquisition Expected to Be Accretive Immediately and Will Enhance Newport's Fiber Laser Capabilities for Micromachining Applications IRVINE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire V-Gen Ltd., a leading developer and manufacturer of fiber lasers headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. V-Gen is expected to have sales in the range of $15 million to $20 million in the first twelve months after...

2014-07-17 23:11:12

Bedford Award Program Honors the Achievements of FCNE Bedford, NH (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England has been selected for the 2014 Best of Bedford Award in the Doctors category by the Bedford Award Program. The Fertility Centers of New England-Bedford Center has a location at 169 S. River Road and this represents the second year in row that the Fertility Centers of New England-Bedford has been recognized. Each year, the Bedford Award Program identifies companies...

2014-07-16 08:33:27

IRVINE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that the company will release results for its second quarter ended June 28, 2014, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Phillippy and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Charles F. Cargile will host an investor conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to review the company's financial...

2014-07-09 12:27:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow's favourite mall pledges support to Team Scotland by changing its name One of Scotland's top malls, Silverburn, is getting right behind Team Scotland this summer by renaming itself as Goldburn for the duration of the Commonwealth Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696701 ) The golden makeover will not only see the mall's central signage changed, but it will also extend to...

2014-06-26 08:26:10

GLOUCESTER, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Gallery is pleased to present Harbortown 2014, an exhibition celebrating Gloucester Harbor and the area's legacy of more than 150 years of excellence in the visual arts. Harbortown 2014 proudly displays works of art by eighteen Cape Ann artists, including four guest artists and introducing Gloucester artist Ed Touchette, now represented by Trident Gallery. Complementing the exhibition, specially selected additional works of...

2014-06-10 12:27:48

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The plus side of Scotland not making the World Cup Finals means that Ayr United's pre-season programme remains fully on track as they push for the Scottish Championship. Super Ayr United can also now celebrate the continued backing of their long-term sponsor, Bodog, the online gaming brand, as they renew for a third year. Bodog, who are also Official Asian Betting Partner of English FA Cup winner's Arsenal FC, have seen Ayr make it...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon has been named 2014 Hotel of the Year by Pride of Britain Hotel Consortium. Nestled deep in the Scottish Highlands, The Torridon was built in 1887, originally as a shooting lodge for the First Earl of Lovelace. In 1992, the property was sold, refurbished into a luxury hotel and has since been regarded as one of the finest in the United...

2014-05-21 12:23:40

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the City of New Brighton filed a motion asking the federal court to order the United States Army to honor its 1988 litigation settlement agreement, entered into after the U.S. Army admitted that it had contaminated New Brighton's water supply. "Twenty-six years ago, the U.S. Army promised the residents of New Brighton that it would unconditionally pay all costs for the City to own and operate a state-of-the-art water treatment facility...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.