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2014-04-23 12:29:46

CRAWLEY, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta, a global medical technology company dedicated to oncology and neuroscience clinical advancements, has been awarded The Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for the third consecutive year. Elekta, with its UK headquarters in Crawley, has again won the country's highest accolade for business success. The award is presented each year by the Queen on the advice of the prime minister, who is assisted by...

2014-04-21 12:27:44

- Relationship to accelerate biomedical innovation in Ohio CLEVELAND, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and Nottingham Spirk, a national innovation firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a strategic partnership to accelerate innovation and commercialization of biomedical devices and products. The partnership joins two of Northeast Ohio's most prominent centers of innovation and creates a team capable of...

2014-03-25 12:26:24

Seventh Annual Report Identifies North America's Top 200 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) HICKSVILLE, N.Y., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Computer Services has surfaced on Nine Lives Media's 2014 MSPmentor 200 North America Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying North America's top 200 managed service providers (MSPs). "We are honored to be ranked 81 out of the top 200 in the 2014 MSPmentor 200 North America Edition," said Teddy Cillis, President, Lincoln...

2014-03-24 12:29:47

Proceeds to Advance Development and Commercialize Treatment for Root Canal Therapy LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonendo®, Inc., the developer of a revolutionary technology for the endodontic marketplace, announced today it has closed a $10 million venture debt agreement with Oxford Finance LLC. The debt facility, in combination with the $27 million venture funding that closed in the summer of 2013, will be used to commercialize Sonendo's Multisonic...

2014-03-21 08:20:23

Newest branch of Portsmouth Auto Group offers same stress-free car shopping PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The car shopping experience has shifted from dealership lots and showrooms to laptops, tablets and mobile devices. While the change in approach has altered the way car shoppers gather information and research prospective models, the on-the-lot experience remains a necessary part of the car buying process. Unfortunately, it also remains the part most car...

2014-03-20 23:30:47

Industry Veteran to Drive Sales and Customer Satisfaction in Midwest Region Rochester Hills, Mich. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, is pleased to announce Joseph Shepley has joined the team as a Regional Manager. Shepley brings a diverse background in environmental industries to the company. He has significant experience with aerospace, chemical, industrial, food...

2014-03-21 00:20:35

DEARBORN, Mich., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of continuing its efforts to inspire, The Lincoln Motor Company has created a new branded content series, "The Journey," a campaign that explores inspiration, entrepreneurship and people who have followed their dreams within the African-American community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/DE88131 Award-winning singer/songwriter and Lincoln Ambassador Emeli Sande' shares her "Journey of unconditional love" as...

2014-03-17 16:30:15

AMARILLO, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, March 24, 2014. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends...

2014-03-14 23:03:06

Oxford City Football Club, Inc. (OTCQB:OXFC) will be conducting executive meetings in Oxford for all their professional sports teams. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Oxford City Football Club, Inc. (OTCQB:OXFC) is scheduled to have executive meetings for Oxford City FC, Oxford City Nomads, Oxford City Futsal, and Oxford City Basketball. CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero stated, " We are very excited about the significant progress of our professional sports teams and our organization as...

The Fight For Richard III's Final Resting Place Begins In English Court
2014-03-13 13:15:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last summer architects began drawing up plans for a raised tomb that would house the remains of King Richard III, whose remains were unearthed in late 2012 and later removed from underneath a car park in Leicester, England last year. Shortly after it was noted that Richard III’s remains would be housed in a Leicester cathedral, living relatives of the last Plantagenet King demanded that the remains should be buried in York,...

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Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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