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2014-02-17 12:21:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has initiated a strategic process to exit its Midwest commercial generation business, which includes ownership interests in 13 power plants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Our merchant power plants have delivered volatile returns in the challenging competitive market in the Midwest," said Lynn Good, president, CEO and vice chairman of Duke Energy. "This earnings profile is not a strategic fit for Duke...

2014-02-03 12:24:27

DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLVIII is in the books and all that remains is the post-game analysis. This year, Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), a top-10 Midwest-based public relations firm, and Infegy, a social media monitoring and analytics firm, teamed up to conduct an in-depth look at the social media impact of Super Bowl 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DE57487-INFO) From 12AMCST Feb. 2 - 11:30PMCST Feb. 2 there were more than 39.5...

2014-01-27 12:25:36

Ohio and Minnesota Leading States CLEVELAND, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest healthcare companies attracted $758 million in new investments across 217 companies in 2013 according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Venture Investment Report. As with the nation-wide trend, Midwest investment decreased from 2012. Ohio ($296 million) and Minnesota ($228 million) led Midwestern states in attracting investment dollars; Minneapolis and Cleveland were the leaders among Midwest...

2014-01-04 23:00:53

Glow sticks can bring light to thousands of families affected by the power cut in the recent Storms. Houston,TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Light Stick - Glow in the Dark Chemical Stick from Amazon could have brought light to help thousands of families in the recent Midwest snow storms. Christmas should be a happy occasion but unfortunately due to the ice storms which stretched from upper Midwest to the far northeast and into Canada that left over 350,000 people without light and power, the...

2013-08-15 16:20:11

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The BNQ* has issued its Certification that Midwest's EnviroKleen®, a patented synthetic organic fluid with a binder, meets the BNQ's standards 2410-300 Products Used as Dust Control Agents for Non-Asphalted Roads and Other Similar Surfaces. A value of BNQ certification for buyers is that it is not a one-time recognition. The certificate is valid for 2 years. BNQ re-evaluates conformance to BNQ standards for critical contaminants,...

2013-07-24 12:28:33

Ohio and Minnesota Lead States CLEVELAND, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest healthcare startups reported $351 million in total investments across 117 companies in the first half of 2013, according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Venture Investment Report. Ohio led the way in total financings with companies attracting $155 million, followed by Minnesota whose companies attracted $69 million during the period. Among regions, Cleveland, Minneapolis, and Cincinnati were the...

2013-07-16 23:23:54

Expansion to meet rapid customer demand for mission critical data center, hosting, and cloud services. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Cosentry, the trusted leader in Midwest data center services, announced today the expansion of Cosentry’s Midlands Data Center located in Omaha, Nebraska. The expansion is due to the increased demand for the secure and highly reliable facility, which serves clients seeking the premier facility for colocation and network services in the Midwest. The data...

2013-07-10 16:28:50

Exclusive line available to indy retailers nationwide through Midwest-CBK sales force TORONTO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ganz, through a U.S. subsidiary, is pleased to announce it has acquired the Noelle brand, known for its popular women's fashions, accessories, gifts and more. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Noelle will continue to operate as a stand-alone company under its current management team, staff and operational infrastructure. Starting August 1, the Noelle...

2013-06-13 08:28:28

Most Unaware of Chiropractic Option Within Their Health Plans MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- www.chirocare.com - Thousands of Minnesotans are needlessly suffering from untreated back and neck pain because they are unclear about chiropractic treatment options covered by their health plans, says a survey from ChiroCare, the largest independent network of credentialed chiropractors in the upper Midwest, based in Shoreview. What's more, many of those untreated pain sufferers...

2013-05-22 23:18:26

VISI Inc., a premier provider of data center solutions in the upper Midwest announced today they have expanded their product set. VISI is teaming up with sister company Vital Support Systems to now offer businesses enhanced IT solutions. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 VISI Inc., a premier provider of data center solutions in the upper Midwest announced today they have expanded their product set. VISI is teaming up with sister company Vital Support Systems to now offer businesses...