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2010-09-16 15:36:00

LA QUINTA, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The late LOS ANGELES TIMES columnist Jim Murray, a former TIME correspondent and a founder of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED who was one of only four sportswriters ever to receive the Pulitzer Prize, recognized the value and vital role of responsible journalism in society. Since 2000, the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation has continued its namesake's professional dedication and legacy through a national scholarship program funded by corporate and private...

2010-09-01 16:02:00

MURRAY, Ky., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartSine Technologies, Inc. took "team spirit" to a whole new level on Friday when it donated a pair of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to the athletic departments of Calloway County School District and the Murray Independent School District, both of Murray, Kentucky. The HeartSine samaritan® AEDs were presented prior to the Crosstown Classic Rivalry at Stewart Stadium on the Murray State University Campus, on August 27th....

2010-08-04 13:46:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate candidate Clint Didier (R-WA) released the following statement regarding passage of the Patty Murray amendment on Medicaid funding: "So now we have Sen. Murray passing another bail-out, but this time she's bailing out her own Democrat Party in Washington state, and rewarding them for their fiscal irresponsibility. "It's what we've come to expect from an incumbent 'bring home the pork' politician. It's hard to read it as anything other...

2010-05-12 16:52:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It was with great sadness that Arthur Murray International learned of the passing of Doris Eaton Travis, an iconic lady of dance, in the morning of Tuesday, May 11th. Throughout her life, Doris made a huge contribution and a lasting impression on the Arthur Murray organization. In April 2009, at age 105, she took part in the Arthur Murray International Franchisee Convention. Phil Masters, Chairman of the Board of Directors, who knew Mrs. Travis...

2010-05-11 09:00:00

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- JoAnn Murray, a senior human resources executive who has held key U.S. and global roles for the company over the past two years, has been named Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources, responsible for the company's HR activities worldwide. She will serve on the company's Executive Committee and report to Mary Berner, President and Chief Executive Officer, who made the announcement. (Logo:...

2010-04-27 08:30:00

CINCINNATI, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades before there was a Dancing with the Stars, there was a network television show that ran for 11 years that was all about dancing with the famous. Arthur Murray and his wife Kathryn, starred from 1950 to 1961 on The Arthur Murray Party, which featured guests like movie idol Errol Flynn, Merv Griffin, Eva Gabor, singer Connie Francis, comic genius Groucho Marx and first lady of the theater Helen Hayes. Celebrity winners received prizes like a...

2010-03-02 04:20:00

MILWAUKEE, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners who need more knowledge and experience to shape up their yards can hone their skills while doing something good at Briggs & Stratton Corporation's first-ever Yard Smarts Boot Camp. Recruits will get their hands dirty learning yard care basics while improving a community green space at a mystery location somewhere in the continental United States. Homeowners will be selected to attend the fun, knowledge-packed weekend Boot Camp based on...

2010-02-15 00:17:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 15, Shaw University will honor Ronald "Flip" Murray, who starred with the Shaw Bears in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons, by officially retiring his number 22 Monday night before Shaw takes on Johnson C. Smith in men's basketball at C. C. Spaulding Gymnasium on the Shaw campus. Murray, now with the Charlotte Bobcats, was named Division II Player of the Year, first team All-American and CIAA Player of the Year during the 2001-02 season when...

2010-01-15 10:13:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Briggs & Stratton announced today that it would reimburse salaried employees 75% of wages lost during a temporary wage reduction from July 1 through December 31, 2009. The company implemented a 10% pay reduction for all of its domestic salaried employees in mid 2009 and also suspended its 401(k) contributions during that time. "We had some difficult decisions to make during the recession and our employees really pulled together as a team to...

2009-10-29 18:05:00

CORONADO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today that Kevin Murray, former state senator and principal in The Murray Group, has been appointed to its board of directors. "Kevin Murray is known throughout Los Angeles County and the State of California for his expertise on community and government issues. During his 12 years in the state government, including the Assembly and Senate, and his service on the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications...


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