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2014-04-23 08:23:22

Honda of Burien is a top choice around Kent, Wash. and the surrounding areas BURIEN, Wash., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For car buyers to get the best deal, they often need to shop around. For those shoppers located around Kent, Wash., there are several options to choose from. One of the popular choices is Honda of Burien - a dealership that has formed a reputation for being a top Honda dealer in Kent and the surrounding communities. (Photo:...

2014-04-14 16:26:35

FRANKFORT, Ky., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and CEO of Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the parent company of blu eCigs, today praised legislation signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, which will bar minors from buying electronic cigarettes, as an example of responsible regulation. "Legislation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors is the right thing to do," said Mr. Kessler, who attended the bill...

2014-04-11 12:24:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release first quarter 2014 results on Thursday, April 24, 2014. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 24, 2014, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President, Finance and...

2014-04-07 16:26:32

KENT, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of seasoned technology experts with more than 20 years of experience providing enterprise, small business and home PC users with hardware repair, data recovery, upgrades and support, today launched UpgradeMyXP.com, a simple and affordable solution for the more than 30 million Windows XP users who will lose XP security support from Microsoft beginning April 8. Without new patches or security updates, XP users will be subject to...

2014-03-31 16:28:09

Jerry W. Levin Joins Lorillard Board as an Independent Director GREENSBORO, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced the election of Jerry W. Levin to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board is now comprised of nine members, eight of whom are non-executive independent directors. "We are delighted that Jerry has joined our Board. He brings extensive leadership and...

2014-03-06 20:20:40

CALGARY, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As previously communicated, Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") completed a detailed review of its near term exploration and development priorities late last year with a view to allocate capital between its many development opportunities. As a result, the Company announced an initial 2014 capital budget focused on its key near term priorities, including the completion of Hangingstone Project 1, preparation for a...

2014-03-06 16:20:40

MADISON, Ind., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Kennon, president of Madison, Ind., based Vehicle Service Group (VSG), has been promoted to executive vice president of the Dover Engineered Systems Group (DES) as part of a business restructuring announced by VSG's parent company, Dover, on Wednesday. In his new role, Kennon will have oversight for five Dover operating companies as well as responsibility for the segment's operational excellence and supply chain programs....

2014-03-04 23:31:22

Sharlene Justus is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 NAPW honors Sharlene Justus as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in healthcare with this prestigious distinction. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking community...

2014-02-25 23:22:06

APDN's DNA-based anti-theft solution for cash in transit helped convict three more dangerous criminals in the United Kingdom this week. According to court documents, the convicted thieves, who beat, punched, and kicked a security guard in a cashbox robbery in Gravesend, Kent, England, were sentenced to a total of seven years and three months in prison. Stony Brook, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Applied DNA Sciences (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based...

2014-02-20 16:27:33

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a 12% increase in the quarterly dividend on its common stock from $0.55 per share to $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of February 28, 2014. This step marks the sixth dividend increase and a doubling of the quarterly dividend rate...