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2014-10-22 16:27:45

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-10-22 16:23:31

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today increased ONEOK's quarterly cash dividend by 1.5 cents per share, or 3 percent, to 59 cents per share, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash dividend of $2.36 per share. The dividend is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 3, 2014. "This latest increase is a result of cash flow generated from ONEOK Partners'...

2014-10-22 16:23:13

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), "MSC" or the "Company," a premier distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout North America, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.40 per share, representing a 21% increase from $0.33 per share, in the regular quarterly dividend. The $0.40 dividend is payable on November 26, 2014...

2014-10-22 16:22:47

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution by 1.5 cents to 77.5 cents per unit from 76 cents per unit, effective for the third quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash distribution of $3.10 per unit. The distribution is payable Nov. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. "Completed capital-growth projects from our $7.5...

2014-10-22 16:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program....

2014-10-22 16:21:02

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that public health authorities will begin active post-arrival monitoring of travelers whose travel originates in Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea. These travelers are now arriving to the United States at one of five airports where entry screening is being conducted by Customs and Border Protection and CDC. Active post-arrival monitoring means that travelers without febrile...

2014-10-22 12:35:18

Multiple Special Meeting Proposals Approved By Over 90% of Voting Shareholders NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEWT), The Small Business Authority(®), announced today the results of the voting by its shareholders at its Special Meeting of Shareholders, which convened earlier in the day. At the Special Meeting, shareholders gave their approval to proceed with the Company's conversion to a business development company ("BDC") and the...

2014-10-22 12:34:17

Strengthens Secure Domain Name Initiative Partnership Efforts ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on October 21, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); Patent no. 8,868,705, , entitled "Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names." This new patent is the twelfth...

2014-10-22 12:30:57

-Award to be given at White House Ceremony on November 20- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fogarty Institute for Innovation, a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit announced that Dr. Thomas Fogarty, the nationally renowned inventor of the balloon catheter, has been awarded the Presidential National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Dr. Fogarty will...

2014-10-22 12:30:54

CitraNatal® basic(TM) available at amazon.com makes high-quality, gentle nutrition more accessible for women planning a pregnancy. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --"Mom, I'm hungry." Do developing babies crave certain foods? Well, not exactly. Yet from the moment of conception babies have specific needs for essential nutrients to help ensure their proper growth and development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153725 In fact, the pregnancy planning phase is an ideal time...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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