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2014-07-08 08:30:31

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published by JAMA Pediatrics - a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association - found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods. This is the first randomized, clinical trial of an early intervention program conducted in a high-income country to find evidence of reductions in...

2014-07-07 12:21:04

RoadTrafficSigns.com Donates "20 is Plenty" Signs After Successful NYC Campaign MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RoadTrafficSigns.com continues its commitment to safer streets by donating "20 is Plenty" signs to Livable Memphis. Livable Memphis has kicked off a guerrilla signposting campaign across the city to encourage slower and safer driving on neighborhood streets. The signs are available to Memphis residents through Livable Memphis's Twitter account....

2014-07-01 16:23:53

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of common stock at $17 a share. The shares began trading June 26 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SERV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/CL66210LOGO The underwriters for the initial public offering have exercised in full their...

2014-06-30 08:34:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asentinel, a technology-driven Telecommunications Lifecycle Management company announced that it has been awarded a third United States patent covering core elements of its groundbreaking Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software. U.S. Patent No. 8,712,878 joins previously granted U.S. Patent Nos. 7,340,422 (2008) and 7,805,342 (2010). The basis of these patents, owned by Asentinel, relates to systems and methods of processing and analyzing...

2014-06-24 23:15:40

Blake Higgins of Data Facts, Inc has completed the Embark Program in Memphis, TN. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data Facts Inc. - a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions - congratulates Blake Higgins, Marketing Strategist at Data Facts, Inc on completing the Embark Program. This program is designed for the next generation of young professionals at the New Memphis Institute. Higgins, committed to continuing education and strengthening his...

2014-06-19 08:21:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrescoAg Corporation (CrescoAg) and Raytheon Company (Raytheon) have entered into an exclusive agreement to develop a new generation of agricultural technologies and analytics designed to help agriculture producers increase productivity and manage their operations more efficiently. The CrescoAg-Raytheon collaboration will pair Raytheon's demonstrated capabilities in engineering, climatic science, analytics, sensor technology and systems...

2014-06-17 16:27:10

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced today the U.S. Treasury reference security yield to maturity for its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $1 billion combined aggregate principal amount (the "Tender Cap") of its outstanding 9.375% Notes due 2019 (the "9.375% Notes") and 7.950% Notes due 2018 (the "7.950% Notes" and, together with the 9.375% Notes, the "Notes")....

2014-06-05 20:22:44

Outbreaks of Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Signal Imminent Spread MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today warned of two serious mosquito-borne diseases which are being reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health this week issued a report confirming 18 cases of chikungunya virus and 24 cases of dengue fever. In all confirmed cases, the individual had traveled to the...

2014-06-03 20:22:08

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) today announced that it has priced $800 million of 3.65% senior unsecured notes due 2024 and $800 million of 4.80% senior unsecured notes due 2044. The 2024 and 2044 notes were issued at a public offering price of 99.626% and 99.479%, respectively. The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/IPLOGO International Paper...

2014-06-03 08:35:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer for up to $1.0 billion combined aggregate principal amount (subject to increase, the "Tender Cap") of its outstanding 9.375% Notes due 2019 (the "9.375% Notes") and 7.950% Notes due 2018 (the "7.950% Notes" and, together with the "9.375% Notes, the "Notes"). The terms and conditions of the tender offer are described in International Paper's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.