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2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood. NatraGood is a manufacturer and nationwide distributor of natural health products including NatraLean and NatraBurst. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood™. NatraGood™, based in Florida, manufactures and distributes natural health products nationwide including...

2013-09-06 08:21:33

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Sep. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood(TM), manufacturer and distributor of natural health products nationwide including NatraLean and Natraburst. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130906/PH75209 ) Powell, who turns 50 in November, broke Bob Beamon's long standing record by out-leaping Carl Lewis with a jump of 29' 4 ½" in...

2013-09-04 12:34:47

CALGARY/FORT WORTH, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BURNCO Rock Products Ltd, Canada's largest independent concrete producer, has acquired the business assets of Gateway Concrete of Texas. This is BURNCO's first acquisition of an American company and is in alignment with its overall growth agenda. "We are excited about becoming a bi-national company," says Scott Burns, CEO of BURNCO and great-grandson of the 101-year-old company's founder. "We are very pleased to be conducting...

2013-06-04 12:25:08

Career Fair Designed to Connect Veterans, Reservists and Military Spouses with Cable Industry Jobs WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate skilled veterans, reservists and military spouses about the U.S. cable industry and connect them with companies that are seeking workers, dozens of companies will be participating in a job fair hosted this June at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association's (NCTA) annual convention, The Cable Show 2013....

2012-08-22 10:27:16

- Unique "Fireside Chat" with NCTA CEO Michael Powell & WICT Chair Kathy Payne - Charlie Collier, AMC President, Debra Lee, BET Networks CEO, & Cyma Zarghami, Nickelodeon President, to Share "Pearls of Wisdom" CHANTILLY, Va., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced notable additions to a stellar roster of industry executives and subject matter experts who will speak at the 2012 WICT Leadership Conference, which will take...

2012-01-03 12:48:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Microsystems Co-Founder Scott McNealy and NCTA President Michael Powell will join more than three-dozen key leaders to chart the future of higher education in the HigherEdTECH Summit on Wednesday, January 11 at 2012 International CES. HigherEdTECH is free to CES attendees and takes place in room N256, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center. Powell, a long-time advocate for using technology to expand educational opportunity, will...

2011-06-09 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced its full line-up of participants in the three general sessions at The Cable Show 2011, NCTA's 60th Annual Convention and International Exposition. The Cable Show takes place June 14-16, 2011, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Live Web access for all general sessions is available at live.thecableshow.com. As part of the Thursday general session, Brian Roberts, Chairman...

2010-01-15 09:46:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late last night the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to the October 2009 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to preserve the open Internet and the Broadband Industry's practices. ITI's membership is a veritable Who's Who of the firms that design and provide the applications, content, software, hardware and network equipment used by providers and...

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2009-10-02 11:12:18

A new report on Friday concluded that the nation needs to give the same urgency to making sure all Americans have broadband access as the Eisenhower administration did in building an interstate highway system a half-century ago, The Associated Press reported. Concerns have been expressed over whether the news industry's financial woes will make for a less educated citizenry and whether the government should prop up independent journalists, according to the Knight Commission on the Information...

2009-05-01 08:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Detroit announced that it is launching a new campaign for Brine in May 2009, and is doing so under the veil of tribal masks. The Agency will be kicking off its "Join the Tribe" campaign early next month with the support of TV, print, digital and online media. The campaign, which features tribal warrior masks built from new 2009 Brine lacrosse products, is targeted towards eight-to-18-year-old male and female lacrosse players. Each execution was...