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2014-07-22 20:22:03

ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enesco announced today that it has renewed its agreement with extremely popular, award-winning artist Jim Shore, extending the relationship until the end of the decade. "Jim's artwork and products have remained strong over the years, and nothing is more satisfying than extending a successful partnership like the one we've had with Jim Shore Designs," said Tom Bowles, Enesco's chief executive officer. "I know our retailers and Jim's many,...

2014-06-09 12:30:40

This National Safety Month, NSC calls on Americans to take steps to prevent falls ITASCA, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fatal falls among adults 65 and older have risen 112 percent* since 1999. More than 21,600* deaths in 2010 were attributed to falls among this age group, accounting for eight out of every 10 fatal falls in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "For older adults, falls and the resulting injuries can diminish their ability to...

2014-06-04 23:07:17

Triumvirate Environmental Inc. is launching Smiles 4 Safety (#Smiles4Safety), the first-ever month-long, safety-education series of its kind. This series will be comprised of entertaining and educational images, memes, dance videos and more on workplace safety posted digitally every day. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Each year, the National Safety Council uses June's National Safety Month to bring attention to key safety issues. This includes everything from tripping and...

2014-05-21 16:21:04

Memorial Day kicks off dangerous period as many teens are out of school, free for summer ITASCA, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer might be a carefree time of the year, but the National Safety Council urges parents not to be carefree about the situations in which they allow their teens to drive. Memorial Day marks the start of a period commonly known as the 100 deadliest days for teens on the roads. From Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2012, nearly 1,000 people were killed in...

2014-04-29 23:19:13

2014 Mid America to be held in Branson, Mo., at the Hilton Branson Convention Center. Branson, Mo (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 intRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates President and CEO Jerry Van Oort and Business Development Manager Sarah Frank will exhibit at the 2014 Mid America Safety, Health & Environmental Conference and Expo. The expo will be held May 7-8 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center in Branson, Mo. Russell Associates’ CEO, Jerry Van Oort, sees Russell...

2014-04-22 12:21:20

ITASCA, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is accepting nominations for its 2014 Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award. The award, made possible by a grant from the General Motors Foundation, recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to reducing car crashes involving teen drivers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and about half of all...

2014-03-25 12:28:33

2014 edition of Injury Facts® reveals largest safety threats facing Americans today ITASCA, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released the 2014 edition of Injury Facts®, which details safety statistics and trends across the U.S. and worldwide. Injury Facts has been the Council's go-to resource for all safety statistics for more than 90 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b Among the more surprising statistics in the...

2014-03-24 08:35:32

ITASCA, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, announced today that it will join forces with Samsung to offer a full year (up to 36 flights) of Gogo Inflight Internet access with the purchase of any of the following Samsung tablets: -- Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4...

2014-02-19 16:22:51

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) is proud to announce that 18 of its domestic retail insurance brokers were today recognized as Power Brokers(TM) by Risk & Insurance magazine. Power Brokers are selected from among thousands of nominees based upon their superior customer service, depth of industry knowledge and successes in solving difficult client problems within the preceding 12 months. Eighteen Gallagher professionals were...

2014-02-12 12:21:59

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council announced today its preliminary estimate that approximately 35,200 motor vehicle fatalities occurred in 2013. This is a three percent decrease from 2012. Crash injuries requiring medical attention also are estimated to have fallen by two percent since 2012 to a total of 3.8 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/MM23334-b) Although 2013 traffic fatalities are three percent lower...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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