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2014-07-23 23:23:23

An oil and gas sector company in Kilgore, Texas expands with help from Kilgore Economic Development Corporation's incentives, workforce and natural resources. Maverick Well Services plans to double in size over the next five years. Kilgore, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Incentives James Abell has been so busy maintaining oil wells over the last four years as president of Maverick Well Services that he failed to realize he had a partner willing to pump incentives back to him through the...

2014-07-18 08:25:39

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, before the market opens. The news release will be available under the Investor Relations section of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third...

2014-07-15 08:30:16

Company Will Have Strong, Balanced Portfolio of Iconic Brands Across Key Categories WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. and GREENSBORO, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRANSACTION HIGHLIGHTS Newport to Join Reynolds American's Operating Companies' Key Brands - Camel, Pall Mall, Natural American Spirit, Grizzly and VUSE Next Step in Transforming Tobacco for Reynolds American R.J. Reynolds to Sell Selected Brands and Assets to a subsidiary of Imperial...

2014-07-11 08:24:25

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) today confirmed that Lorillard and Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) ("RAI") are engaged in discussions regarding RAI's potential acquisition of Lorillard. In connection with that transaction, RAI and Lorillard are in discussions with Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON: IMT) regarding the potential sale of certain assets and brands owned by RAI and Lorillard to Imperial. No agreement has been reached and...

2014-07-10 12:33:50

ORANGE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Merchant Maverick announced the launch of its redesigned website at MerchantMaverick.com. Since 2009, the company has promoted customer education and informed decision-making by providing well-researched, unbiased service and software reviews. With the relaunch of its website, Merchant Maverick has simplified site navigation; introduced an attractive, easy-to-use interface; and added at-a-glance comparison charts for each review...

2014-05-15 16:30:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 30, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2014-05-06 08:39:04

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Summit in New York, NY. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 1:20 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the...

2014-04-24 12:31:41

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share decreased $0.12 per share compared to the first quarter of 2013 primarily due to lower non-recurring benefits related to certain MSA payment disputes. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 4.5% over last year to $0.69. --...

2014-04-24 12:29:46

Company is Encouraged Proposed e-Cigarette Regulations Reflect Potential for Reduced Harm GREENSBORO, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States and owner of blu eCigs, the leading U.S. electronic cigarette company, responded to proposed regulations published today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the electronic cigarette industry. Lorillard applauds the Agency's initial efforts to...

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...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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