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2010-03-17 14:57:00

Focus of SCCE Testimony: High-Level Personnel Involvement, Compliance Officer Reporting Authority, and Incentives MINNEAPOLIS, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) announced it will testify on its behalf and on behalf of the Health Care Compliance Association before the U.S. Sentencing Commission at today's hearing on the proposed amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Organizational Guidelines. The proposed amendment makes numerous changes...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Soomo Publishing (www.soomopublishing.com), an independent publisher of web-based resources for college students, announced today that Brian Murphy has joined their organization as the National Sales Manager. Murphy has over 25 years of experience in the educational publishing sector, having held National Sales Manager positions at Thomson Learning and Houghton Mifflin College. Most recently he was the head of open territory sales for the K-12...

2010-01-27 06:07:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst one of the toughest years the restaurant industry has ever endured, Papa Murphy's International today announced that its total U.S. systemwide sales grew to $630 million in 2009, up over 7% from 2008. The take 'n' bake pizza pioneer ended the year with 1,185 locations, opening 83 in 2009. Same-store-sales were up more than 2%, while most industry watchers estimated the pizza category to be down about 7%. (Logo:...

2009-12-22 07:27:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Biometrics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PBME; "PBI"), today announced that Dr. Michael Murphy has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Murphy served as the Company's Senior Vice President, Operations, from May 2005 to October 2009. In this position, he has managed all aspects of PBI's service business, including laboratory operations, client and information services, business...

2009-11-13 10:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") held a public event today at ETC's The National AeroSpace Training and Research Center (NASTAR Center). Joined by Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-8th District) and local officials, ETC announced the award of a $40 million dollar contract from the Republic of Korea (South Korea) that will result in the creation and preservation of hundreds of...

2009-10-08 08:56:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB) (www.iceweb.com) announced today that Murphy Analytics, an independent equity research group, has updated their initial coverage report on IceWEB, Inc. In the report entitled "IWEB Business Development Creates Significant Opportunity as Sector Revenue, Earnings and Mergers & Acquisition Activity Grow," Murphy discusses, "Momentum in the IT sector in general and in IWEB's markets in particular create...

2009-09-10 05:20:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 9, 2009, the law firm of Kelley & Murphy of Philadelphia, Blue Bell and Harrisburg has filed a law suit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia on behalf of NHS Philadelphia, NHS Pennsylvania, NHS Youth Services, Inc., Wordsworth Academy t/a Wordsworth, Tabor Children's Services, Inc. and the Philadelphia Alliance, a professional organization representing more than forty...

2009-09-02 09:22:00

DULLES, Va., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IceWEB (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB) (www.iceweb.com) announced today that Murphy Analytics, an equity research group, has initiated coverage on IceWEB, Inc. In the report entitled "IWEB Targeting Significant Opportunities in Cloud Computing and Data Storage," Murphy discusses, "With the divestiture of the IceWEB Solutions Group subsidiary, a reseller of low-margin software and hardware products, IWEB is positioned to focus on data storage solutions and...

2009-08-19 06:07:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Murphy's International announced today that its continued track record of success has landed it on a prestigious national business index for the third year in a row. The take 'n' bake pizza pioneer improved its ranking by 25 spots on Inc. magazine's annual Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies list, in addition to significantly improving its placement on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies....

2009-08-14 08:59:34

An elderly Canadian woman in Nova Scotia says she owes her life to her neighbor's dogs who alerted their owner she was choking on her backyard deck. Gert Mombourquette, 76, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. she was alone late Saturday night eating some homemade chocolate squares when she choked and couldn't breathe or make a sound. Her neighbor Kevin Murphy, a sergeant with the Halifax Regional Police, was using his break to return home to walk his two dogs as the woman was choking. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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