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2014-06-11 12:29:08

Sodexo throws thousands off its health insurance plan; workers, with UNITE HERE members, bring concerns to Congress and the IRS after company cites the Affordable Care Act as reason for dropped coverage. WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of employees of Sodexo, a giant, foreign-owned corporate food service provider, are protesting a loophole in the Affordable Care Act today outside the U.S. Capitol. The workers, joined by members of the hospitality union...

2014-06-10 23:13:25

Six new members added to both Regional Offices. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NES Financial is pleased to announce that the company is experiencing strong growth in its 1031 exchange business in recent quarters. To continue to provide world-class service to its clients, the company has added six new Client Services experts to their San Jose and Boston Offices. A 1031 exchange is a way for businesses or individuals who want to sell property and also buy similar property to avoid...

2014-06-10 20:24:13

DESOTO, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeSoto Independent School District (ISD), TX is an urban district in South Dallas in which nearly 70% of students are economically disadvantaged. Yet a recent study commissioned by DeSoto ISD shows that students who studied online using Penda Learning scored significantly higher in Math and Science STAAR assessments than students who did not use the program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116722 -- 11% more students that...

2014-06-10 16:30:13

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., has acquired Industrial Security Service Corp. (ISSC) based in Houston, Texas. ISSC ranks high among local security companies, operating in a wide range of vertical business market segments in the greater Houston area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081103/LAMFNS01LOGO "This deal was...

2014-06-10 12:31:46

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Distribution Market for Connectorshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/electrical_components/world_distribution_market_connectors.html The 2014 edition of The World Distribution Market for Connectors is a comprehensive nine-chapter, 297-page report providing an in-depth analysis of the distribution market for connectors through the POP and POS channels. POP and POS sales...

2014-06-10 12:30:14

CieloStar Expands its Growing Network of Private Exchanges and its Partnerships with Chambers of Commerce MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CieloStar, a leading nationwide healthcare benefit distribution and payment technology company, announced today that it has partnered with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Chamber to open private health insurance and benefits exchanges in each state. CieloStar currently operates private exchanges in North Carolina and...

2014-06-07 12:21:18

BOSTON, June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts DCF filed a court motion to reconsider and dismiss the case against Justina Pelletier's parents yesterday. Earlier in the week, DCF did not oppose the family's lawyers from filing a motion calling for Justina's immediate release. The DCF motion for reconsideration and dismissal indicates that DCF has no further evidence to present or arguments to make at a hearing, and would allow Justina to return home without waiting for...

2014-06-05 23:13:25

Jill Jones, Esq. selected by fellow industry members. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 NES Financial announced that Jill Jones, EB-5 Counsel and Senior Attorney at NES Financial, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Board of Directors for IIUSA. IIUSA, the Association to Invest in the USA, was formed in 2005 and currently has over 180 members. IIUSA is the leading EB-5 Regional Center trade association in the country, with a focus on industry development, advocacy, and...

2014-06-05 08:26:16

PAWTUCKET, R.I., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Island recording artists and YouTube singing sensation Cimorelli teamed up with Hasbro, Inc. to create an original brand anthem for Hasbro's all new DOHVINCI brand. "What I Do" was written and performed by the six sister band to inspire tweens to discover and express their creativity in their own unique ways. This Fall, creativity will pop off the page with the debut of Hasbro's DOHVINCI art and design kits; an entirely new...

2014-06-04 23:15:55

Fast Growing Managed IT Services Company Strengthens IT Resources Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Document Technologies of Arizona, a growing office technology and managed IT services company, today announced the new hire of Kevin Prince as Director of IT, effective immediately. Prince comes to Document Technologies of Arizona with a wealth of experience within the IT industry, with more than 10 years of IT and network experience, where Prince was instrumental in managing an IT team to...


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.