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2011-07-20 09:11:00

DUXBURY, Mass., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Creative Communications announced today that Bob Hoagland, a direct response veteran, has joined the agency and will spearhead additional expansion and growth of their Washington DC area office. "We continue to see significant opportunities in the DC market, and to meet this growing demand, Newport is adding a widely respected and established direct response professional," said founder John Pannell. "Bob is one of the most...

2011-07-14 09:18:00

JOPLIN, Mo., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin today announced that Marshall Faulk, Pro Football Hall of Famer-elect and St. Louis Rams great, has joined his team to raise much needed funds for animal rescue efforts and disaster relief in Joplin, MO. With his recent launch of a national, viral, social media campaign, Benjamin will donate $1 to the Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO) for every Facebook fan who 'likes' the American Dog...

2011-07-07 20:31:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association is looking forward to examining a proposal announced today for federal legislation by United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States to move egg-laying hens into the kind of "enriched colony systems" long endorsed and promoted by American Humane Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO ) American Humane Association supports the reversal by the Humane...

2011-06-13 08:35:00

Executive and philanthropist makes every 'fan' count by donating $1 for every Facebook fan via a national viral campaign JOPLIN, Mo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin today announced the launch of a national, viral, social media campaign to raise much needed funds for animal rescue efforts and disaster relief in Joplin, MO. Benjamin will donate $1 to the Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO) for every Facebook fan who 'likes' the...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

National effort gives animal victims of abuse or neglect a second chance at life Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 In an effort to support its commitment to companion animals, Trupanion, the nation's fastest growing pet insurance provider, has announced a partnership with American Humane Association and its Second Chance Fund. Both organizations share the common goal of helping companion animals receive optimal veterinary care. While Trupanion offers pet owners financial assistance to care...

2011-04-01 08:21:00

Efforts Made Possible Through the Work of Individuals and Organizations Such as the Ady Gil World Conservation and American Dog Rescue WASHINGTON and WARREN COUNTY, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In one day on Wednesday, freshman U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) adopted Sebastian, a Missouri puppy mill rescue dog to live in his DC office, and Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted the Warren County District Attorney's Office (TN) in rescuing approximately 120 dogs found...

2011-03-24 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the nation's voice for the protection of children and animals, today provided $10,000 in cash, along with a shipment of critically needed animal sheltering supplies, to support local animal relief efforts in Japan. This assistance to the Japan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA) and the Japan Animal Welfare Society (JAWS) will help provide shelter to the thousands of animals that were...

2011-03-01 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a coalition of wildlife groups--International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Humane Society International (HSI), Born Free USA, Born Free Foundation and Defenders of Wildlife--filed a petition with the Department of Interior to list African lions as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). The population and range of the African lion are in alarming decline. Over the...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.