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2010-07-21 19:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mina Corp. and Red Star Enterprises are pleased to announce an agreement with the National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the U.S. House of Representatives. The companies look forward to continuing their cooperation with the subcommittee's investigation of the U.S. Department of Defense's activities in support of the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan. As part of the agreement,...

2009-07-23 15:55:00

New York's famous Naked Cowboy has officially announced his intention to run for mayor of the city. The Naked Cowboy, real name Robert Burck, announced at his usual Times Square haunt Wednesday that he plans to run for mayor with the campaign promise to do more with less. Burck, who is known for playing his guitar while clad only in a cowboy hat and his underpants, said his administration would introduce a Naked Stimulus Package for the city that would include micro loans, tax holidays and...

2009-05-06 08:23:00

Former Landmark Systems Founder And CEO Joins Market Leader In Online Tutoring WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SMARTHINKING, Inc. (www.smarthinking.com), the market leader in providing online tutoring and academic support to students, has announced that Katherine K. (Kathy) Clark has joined the company as CEO. Burck Smith, the company's founder, will remain president of SMARTHINKING and will focus on StraighterLine, a division of SMARTHINKING providing students with a new online option...

2008-06-25 06:00:00

By Braden Lammers, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 25--Chute Gerdeman, a Columbus-based retail design firm, landed a sweet gig when it was picked to design the M&M's World stores. Officials never thought it would lead to a fight with a naked cowboy. Robert Burck, better known as New York City street performer the Naked Cowboy, has received the OK to proceed with a lawsuit against the folks who make M&M's-brand candy and Chute Gerdeman. Burck is suing Mars Inc., the candy...

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