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2014-07-09 23:05:08

Industry growth will be stimulated by the increasing amounts of personal information shared over the internet and mobile devices, as well as the continued recovery of consumer income and business spending. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Identity Theft Protection Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Identity Theft Protection Services industry has experienced slow growth over the...

2014-07-09 20:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commends members of the U.S. Senate for confirming Darci Vetter to replace Islam Siddiqui as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Vetter previously served as the deputy under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "IDFA welcomes the Senate's confirmation of Darci Vetter today as the new...

2014-07-09 20:21:28

BALTIMORE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Television Group, Inc. ("STG"), has priced its previously announced private offering of senior unsecured notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The aggregate principal amount of Notes in the offering was upsized from $450 million to $550 million. The Notes were priced at 100% of their par value and will bear interest at...

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2014-07-09 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Engineering teams at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville were named...

2014-07-09 12:23:12

MEXICO CITY, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comision Federal de Electricidad ("CFE") announced today the successful completion of its previously announced consent solicitations for debt securities with an aggregate principal amount outstanding of U.S. $3 billion (the "Consent Solicitations"). Consents were obtained from holders of the requisite aggregate principal amount of each series of the outstanding debt securities for which consents were solicited pursuant to CFE's Consent...

2014-07-09 08:24:27

BALTIMORE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Television Group, Inc. ("STG"), intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Unsecured Notes (the "Notes"). The Notes are expected to mature in 2024 and to be guaranteed by Sinclair and certain of Sinclair's subsidiaries. The net...

2014-07-08 23:09:01

The May 4-7, 2014 FBI-LEEDA 23rd Annual Conference that took place in Tampa, Florida offered insight and solutions for the growing incidence of workplace violence and theft. Elite ISI represented and helped sponsor the conference and provided vital information to professional security and law enforcement attendees. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Elite ISI was chosen by FBI-LEEDA to provide the association’s 6,000 member law enforcement executives and officers with training on the...

2014-07-08 12:33:20

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety software and communications platforms, announced today that it will be eliminating mandatory billing fees effective with August billings. The action is consistent with customer requests and is in line with recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) actions seeking reductions in the cost of telephone service in correctional facilities....

2014-07-07 16:21:22

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today announced that its lenders who provide revolving lines of credit used to pay for purchased power, fuel and other expenses have agreed to not exercise remedies as a result of credit downgrades and other events. Under the agreements, PREPA may delay certain payments currently due until July 31, 2014. Over the next few weeks, PREPA will continue discussions with the...

2014-07-07 12:23:18

SALT LAKE CITY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that it recently funded a PACE bond with Los Angeles County in the amount of $6,860,000 for the New Constance Hotel located in Pasadena, California. Funds for the New Constance Hotel will be used to install energy efficient improvements including new HVAC and controllers, LED lighting, elevator motors and controls, window treatments, water systems, and insulation. These improvements are estimated to save...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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