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2015-03-03 20:21:45

OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Class Counsel, Hausfeld LLP, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, Lum, Drasco & Positan/The McKenna Law

2015-03-03 12:32:10

OAKLAND, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its conversion from traditional to Lean manufacturing methods, Amerlux® establishes the new QuickShip Program to deliver a broad range

2015-03-03 04:23:46

Ethridge brings depth of experience in educational technology and global markets to Turnitin Board OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-23 08:32:02

Panel of Experts from Nine Cities to Advise Pittsburgh as Part of Yearlong Fellowship Program PITTSBURGH, Feb.

2015-02-11 20:20:54

Two Big-City Mayors on the Commission Roster OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-06 23:02:20

The public is invited to attend this engaging evening and learn how poaching and illegal trading of the snow leopard’s exquisite fur and highly valued body parts are putting the animal in significant

2015-02-03 23:02:47

Prior to moving into their new habitat, the three snakes were living in the Zoo’s Veterinary Hospital for several months, after being illegally imported into the Port of Miami. Oakland,

2015-01-30 16:21:44

OAKLAND, N.J., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerlux® never stops in researching and delivering continuous improvements in all of its products.

2015-01-27 04:22:20

Thousands of educators to attend live web series on best practices and trends for providing more effective feedback to students OAKLAND, Calif., Jan.


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General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

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2012-06-18 08:24:16

Symbol: CAUM Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.