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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...

2009-10-29 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cogo Group, Inc., (Nasdaq: COGO) a leading platform services provider into technology and industrial sectors in China, today announced that Will Davis, Chief Marketing Officer, will present at the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. China Growth Conference on Thursday, November 19, 2009, from 2:20pm to 2:55pm at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. During the presentation, Mr. Davis will highlight Cogo's growth strategies for the remainder of...

2009-10-01 04:00:00

OLDWICK, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray Associates, counterespionage strategists for business and government, identified two serious flaws found in many corporate security plans: no counterespionage strategy combined with a misalignment of spending priorities. Their new CLEAR program rectifies these two costly oversights easily; often at no additional cost to their clients. If the value of a business is mainly in its intangible assets, why do its physical assets receive the bulk of...

2009-09-22 15:53:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- New City Skyline (NCS), Utah's hottest new rock group, will headline in concert at The Murray Theater in Murray on September 25th. New City Skyline is a unique group of four guys whose songs are a mixture of rock and pop and whose live performances are highly energetic with an edge toward an arena rock vibe. The group, all raised in Northern Utah, is comprised of Paul Rampton on Vocals/Lead Guitar; Devan Brown on Bass/Background Vocals; Andrew...

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2009-08-25 08:10:00

Michael Jackson's personal physician waited 82 minutes to call 911 after he discovered the U.S. pop star stopped breathing, a police affidavit said. Jackson died June 25 at the age of 50. His death reportedly is being classified by authorities as a homicide. Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson's personal doctor, is quoted in law-enforcement documents as saying he had treated the entertainer for insomnia during the six weeks before his death by administering the anesthesia propofol and other...

2009-08-05 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced the publication of the company's first sustainability report. This report outlines Briggs & Stratton's broad range of sustainability efforts and initiatives, which build on its 101-year legacy of social responsibility, community involvement, environmental stewardship and economic performance. Briggs & Stratton, the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment,...

2009-08-03 14:00:00

LA QUINTA, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After of a nationwide essay competition, The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation's 2009 Murray Scholars have been selected. Each Murray Scholar receives a $5,000 scholarship based on their eligibility and a written essay. A panel of sports writers judged the winning essays, and only the students' names appeared on the submissions to assure fair and balanced results. This year's judges were: Sam Farmer-Los Angeles Times Bob Ford-Philadelphia Inquirer...

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2009-07-28 08:44:17

Michael Jackson's personal physician told police in Los Angeles he gave Jackson Propofol the day the singer died, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Jackson died at age 50 on June 25 after suffering cardiac arrest. The exact cause of his death is still being determined. Police reportedly have interviewed Conrad Murray, Jackson's private doctor, and searched his offices during the course of their investigation into the recording artist's death. TMZ cited unnamed law enforcement sources as...

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2009-07-27 19:36:06

Michael Jackson's personal physician administered a strong drug investigators think killed the U.S. pop star, a source told CNN Monday. Dr. Conrad Murray, a doctor hired by the company that was producing a series of Jackson concerts, was at the Los Angeles home where Jackson was staying when he died June 25. Citing a source close to the Jackson family that it said had knowledge of the investigation, CNN reported authorities Murray administered the drug to Jackson before the singer died. Law...


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