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2014-09-18 16:23:54

Cheerleaders and dancers encouraged to lead communities in service projects MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Varsity Spirit kicked off National School Spirit Day, a day created in 2009 to recognize the great efforts of cheerleaders and dancers throughout the country on behalf of their schools and communities. Cheer and dance teams nationwide were encouraged to kick off the day with a pep rally and announcement of their community service projects....

2014-09-16 20:27:26

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study has identified the cumulative dose of a widely used class of chemotherapy drugs that leaves young male cancer patients at risk for impaired sperm production as adults MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in...

2014-09-16 12:32:38

Affected employees to receive assistance MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will close its Memphis corn milling facility, which employs approximately 440 people, 120 being contract employees, effective January 2015. The closure of the facility results primarily from the underutilization of the Memphis plant and its location away from the corn belt. The corn oil refinery will remain open and operate as a standalone facility to continue to serve customers. For the...

2014-09-11 23:12:40

VIA Productions has announced the acquisition of Memphis-based 1049 Productions, honoring a commitment to increase its presence in the Mid-South. Memphis, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 VIA Productions has announced the acquisition of Memphis-based 1049 Productions, honoring a commitment to increase its presence in the Mid-South. “We’re very excited to make this announcement. We’ve been fortunate to serve clients across the U.S. and Canada and we already enjoy relationships in...

2014-09-11 20:20:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Memphis is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® portable moving and self-storage pods to people throughout Memphis and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent rain and severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also...

2014-09-10 23:07:46

For the month of September 2014, HigherVisibility.com has been chosen by SEO authority BestSEOCompanies.com as the #1 SEO services provider in the U.S. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 For the month of September 2014, HigherVisibility.com has been chosen by SEO authority BestSEOCompanies.com as the #1 SEO services provider in the U.S. – a spot that HigherVisibility.com has now held for more than a year. BestSEOCompanies.com uses a proprietary scoring system to rank the Top 50 SEO...

2014-09-10 08:33:42

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced the election of Ray G. Young to its board of directors effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Young, age 52, has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) since 2010. Prior to joining ADM, Young served as vice president of international operations in China at General Motors Company (GM), as well as executive vice president and chief financial...

2014-09-09 16:27:33

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper's (NYSE: IP) board of directors today increased the company's quarterly dividend by 14% from $.35 to $0.40 per share for the period from October 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00. This dividend is payable on December 15, 2014, to holders of record at the close of business on November 17, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/IPLOGO "This dividend increase,...

2014-09-08 16:26:54

Other Promotions, New Assignments and Retirement Announced MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced that the board of directors has elected Mark S. Sutton Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2014 and chairman of the board effective January 1, 2015. Sutton currently serves as president and chief operating officer responsible for leading and running the company's global operations. Prior to his current role he was senior...

2014-09-04 08:24:18

- Part of Bayer's EUR 7 Billion Global Research and Development Commitment to Innovation MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience today celebrated the grand opening of its newest research facility, a $17 million, 76,000-square-foot state-of-the-art greenhouse and headhouse addition to its Memphis site. The site is a hub for cultivating cotton and soybean solutions for the international market. The greenhouse, located at Agricenter International, is part...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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