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2014-06-03 08:35:19

2013 Sustainability Report Highlights Collaborations to Advance Sustainability MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper today released its 2013 Sustainability Report titled Connections that Matter, revealing progress against its voluntary sustainability goals and highlighting collaborations that advance sustainability throughout the life cycle of its products. As the world's largest procurer of wood fiber, International Paper remains committed to supporting...

2014-06-02 16:28:39

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Faraci today announced that Mark S. Sutton has been promoted to president and chief operating officer and elected a member of the company's board of directors effective immediately. In this new role Sutton will immediately assume responsibility for the operations of the company and will continue to report to Faraci. Most recently, Sutton served as International Paper...

2014-05-30 23:11:26

Ticketability.com is featuring a selection of Pearl Jam tickets for sale for newly announced concerts in Cincinnati, St. Louis, Tulsa, Lincoln, Memphis, Detroit, Moline, St. Paul, Milwaukee, and Denver. Fans are invited to enjoy discount Pearl Jam tickets when they use customer appreciation code “COUPON” toward the purchase of any seats. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Ticketability.com has affordably priced tickets in its large inventory every day for online customers, with...

2014-05-30 23:10:53

QueenBeeTickets.com has cut its pricing on Pearl Jam tickets for the FedEx Forum concert set to rock Memphis, TN on October 14, 2014. This trusted discount ticket provider is inviting customers to save on already discounted seating by taking advantage of promo code “DISCOUNT” during any online purchase or phone order. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com offers affordable prices for concert tickets every day of the week. Pearl Jam tickets for FedEx Forum are now...

2014-05-29 08:25:22

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Memphis woman's new memoir shows how she and her husband helped raise 75 children over the course of their marriage--without taking a dime of state or federal money. "Called: How One Couple Served A City," was written by biographer Sheridan Hill and published by Real Life Stories, LLC in May, 2014. It tells the story of JoeAnn and Monroe Ballard, who--living on a schoolteacher's salary and without public assistance-- took in 75 young...

2014-05-21 16:23:25

Begins 2014 on strong acquisition pace; expands footprint in key growth markets MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the recent asset acquisitions of eight pest and wildlife control companies spanning 10 states. These additions contribute strong management teams, robust service offerings and geographic diversity to the Terminix portfolio....

2014-05-20 23:17:11

Continuing on his twelve engagement tour with Verizon Wireless' Connected Technology Tour, Trends and Innovation Expert Jack Uldrich is delivering his keynote on the Internet of Things and M2M technology on May 20th in Memphis, TN. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Talk about synergy: Global futurist Jack Uldrich is regarded as one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and strategists--he aids his clients and audiences in learning how to tap technological trends, like the...

2014-05-19 08:22:32

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the world's largest pest control provider, today announced the nationwide rollout of a new environmentally friendly mosquito service for both residential and commercial customers. The service will include the use of a new, patented mosquito control technology. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-14 12:24:18

SAN ANTONIO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP, the Partnership), today reported first quarter 2014 net income of $10.5 million, or $0.18 per limited partner unit. In the first full quarter of operations since the initial public offering in December 2013, the Partnership generated earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of $13.9 million and distributable cash flow of $13.6 million. First quarter 2014...

2014-05-13 23:06:18

BestSEOCompanies.com, an independent SEO authority that publishes a monthly Top 50 list of the best SEO companies in the U.S., has ranked HigherVisibility at #1 for the month of May. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 BestSEOCompanies.com, an independent SEO authority that publishes a monthly Top 50 list of the best SEO companies in the U.S., has ranked HigherVisibility at #1 for the month of May. HigherVisibility, an internet marketing firm based in Memphis, TN, has consistently held a...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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