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2011-05-17 08:10:00

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NMT Medical, Inc. adds intellectual property, which has been assigned to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A.

2011-05-17 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Support Services, Inc. ("JSSI"®) announced that business aviation veteran and CEO of JSSI, Louis C. Seno, has been appointed Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. With this appointment, Robert H. Book, current Chairman, will join Joseph E.

2011-05-10 11:50:00

CANTON, Ohio May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today held its 107th Annual Meeting of Shareholders at its global headquarters in Canton, OH.

2011-05-10 11:53:00

ISELIN, N.J., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® New Jersey finalists.

2011-05-10 11:53:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® New York finalists.

2011-05-09 07:00:00

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Five, owner of some of the world's largest and most visited retail destinations, today announced design plans and a new name for the Meadowlands entertainment and retail complex in New Jersey, United States.

2011-05-04 15:48:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter's Key Art Awards, one of the most prestigious awards competitions for the entertainment marketing industry, today announced the juries for 2011. The 40th Annual Key Art Awards will take place Oct. 20, at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood.

2011-05-03 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that all 11 directors were re-elected for one-year terms at the company's 2010 annual meeting of shareholders. Re-elected directors are: Gregory H.

2011-04-29 10:24:00

Race, Inequality, and Culture CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How has the socioeconomic position of African Americans changed in the past 50 years? What factors have affected their prosperity, well-being, and social standing? In the new issue of Daedalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 22 prominent social scientists examine "Race, Inequality, and Culture." They consider topics ranging from education and family support to racial identity,...

2011-04-26 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) will host a major conference on food and drug law, regulation and policy in China and the United States June 13-14, in Beijing, China. The FDLI conference, U.S.-China Food and Drug Law: Ensuring Quality, Improving Safety, Expanding Access, is being held in cooperation with Tsinghua University School of Law and Health Law Research Center.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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