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2014-07-31 12:31:11

RESTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of $300 million of its outstanding common stock. The purchases will occur from time to time in the open market and/or in privately negotiated transactions as market conditions permit. The Company indicated that the authorization is a continuation of the stock repurchase program that began in 1994 and is consistent with NVR's strategy of...

2014-07-31 12:29:45

Firm Elevates National Practice Amid Change, Consolidation in Healthcare Industry HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's headquarters today announces Eric Johnson has been promoted to the newly created position of executive managing director of the firm's national healthcare platform. Based in the firm's Houston office, Johnson will execute innovative strategies and develop best practices for the national platform to enhance service for Transwestern's expanding base of...

2014-07-31 12:27:08

Presented by The University of Chicago CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune will introduce a new digital experience tomorrow, designed to dramatically increase functionality for users on any platform. The fully-responsive experience - which intuitively tailors content based on device - is designed to help audiences discover news and information in the most entertaining, empowering way possible, whether on the desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The University of...

2014-07-31 08:27:36

Known for her abstract expressionist paintings, the seven solo exhibitions will feature a different theme from over 4,000 works of art SHREVEPORT, La., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucky Sevens is a series of solo exhibitions in Shreveport/Bossier, Louisiana featuring artist Marlene Tseng Yu. There will be 7 shows at 7 local institutions beginning with her 70(th) solo exhibition in her 77(th) year. Different from a traveling show, each exhibition features a different theme and...

2014-07-31 08:23:19

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLR) intends to release its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, after the close of the market. In conjunction with this release, the Company will host a conference call on the following day that will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet: Thursday, August 7, 201410:00 AM ET9:00 AM CT8:00 AM MT7:00 AM PT Listeners can access the conference call...

2014-07-30 23:14:19

Sixty rising third-graders from the School District of Indian River County took part in a pilot summer literacy program made possible by funds raised at the 2014 Windsor Charity Polo Cup. The program, called “Summer Literacy on the Lagoon,” was designed exclusively for Windsor, a private residential community in Vero Beach, Florida by the School District of Indian River County in collaboration with The Learning Alliance, a local non-profit organization. Vero Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-30 23:13:37

Robinette Legal Group, PLLC in Morgantown, West Virginia was pleased to support the 2014 Poker Run fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Robinette Legal Group, PLLC Morgantown Personal Injury Lawyers were pleased to support the 19th annual Ronald McDonald House Poker Run on July 12, 2014, the charity’s most successful fundraiser of the year. Motorcycle riders started at Triple S Harley Davidson at their new Gateway Center and...

2014-07-30 23:12:18

Comdata to host a thought leadership event for financial leaders. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Comdata Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, will host a financial leadership event featuring guest speakers, Marie Aloisi, MasterCard Worldwide’s vice president and senior business leader, and Brent Hardebeck, Hayneedle, Inc.’s controller. The luncheon takes place on Tuesday, August 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Ventana Room at the Golden Gate Club. This...

2014-07-30 23:09:43

Guests of Lake House can opt out of daily housekeeping services to reduce the use of chemicals and earn a credit toward food and beverage or use the credit to donate to the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Guests at the new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid can participate in the ultimate green hospitality program by opting out of daily housekeeping services. In addition to significant reduction in the use of chemicals and their...

2014-07-30 20:21:14

DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") today announced the sale of its portfolio company, The WellMark Company ("WellMark"), to Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) ("Dover"). Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, WellMark is a leading manufacturer of flow control solutions for systems used in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. CEO of WellMark Luis Gomez said, "We are proud of what we have accomplished during our...


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Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

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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.