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2011-07-15 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JULY 16: BIG CAR SHOW Profile America -- Saturday, July 16th. Few things can stir up so many memories as the sight of an antique car. With the universal impact the automobile has had on American society as a whole and on each of us as individuals, old cars are an automatic trip to the...

2011-06-29 13:05:00

BLENHEIM, Ontario, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A celebrity Packard, purchased new by famed American entertainer Al Jolson, and a eye-catching Pontiac Plexiglas "Ghost Car", America's first full-size transparent car, are among star attractions set for the auction block in Plymouth, Michigan next month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/NY28219) Headlining a magnificent roster of 70 collector cars for RM Auctions' St. John's sale, the July 30 auction - held in...

2011-04-19 09:40:00

BALTIMORE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From a group of Long Island teens, celebs with a penchant for philanthropy and just plain folk with heart, people from around the U.S. are geared up to fight ALS and support the May 7 Fiesta 5K & Fun Run sponsored by The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. Location is Power Plant Live! in Baltimore's Inner Harbor area, 34 Market Place. Registration is at 6:30 a.m. with the race at 8:00 a.m. Post-race celebrations follow....

2011-01-27 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation and the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education announced an $87,700 combined donation to Howard University at the Washington Auto Show today. The presentation, made by GM Vice President of Global Design and GM Foundation Board member Ed Welburn, is part of the longstanding partnership with Howard University and the Foundation's dedication to education initiatives in communities across the...

2010-04-12 04:30:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's premiere classic automotive events, has hired JMPR Public Relations to handle its public relations outreach and media relations initiatives for its 2010 show. The 7th annual Concours will take place September 11-12, 2010 at the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport, Conn. The event will be a showcase for both the best of automotive and motorcycle design and engineering...

2010-01-18 06:00:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has named Susan Macke chief marketing officer. Macke comes from Hewlett-Packard's handheld business unit as its vice president of global marketing. She has extensive experience in the telecommunications and IT industries, leading customer-focused marketing strategies, brand development, integrated marketing communication and thought leadership on a global scale. "IGT's new attitude calls for a new way...

2010-01-05 08:00:00

HONG KONG, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Convergence Technologies Limited today announced the expansion of its vapor chamber lawsuits to include Dynatron Corporation and Hewlett-Packard in China. The China lawsuit was filed in Beijing on December 16th against Hewlett-Packard in China. This China lawsuit is parallel to the on-going USA lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard in the USA and a necessary step to bring actions against Microloops in China and its various partners. Meanwhile, Dynatron...

2009-09-29 20:06:00

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Judging Committee of the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance announced the class winners of the 13(th) Annual 100 Motor Cars of Radnor Hunt, including a 1929 Isotta-Fraschini Tipo 8A Limousine by Castagna for Best of Show, and a 1926 Miller Schofield Race Car earning the People's Choice Award this year. The concours d'elegance showcased the collection of John W. Rich, Pennsylvania Motorsports heritage and vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycles. A...

2009-07-06 11:30:00

CHICAGO, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest "Mad About Options" clip analyzes options plays on Hewlett-Packard (HPQ). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) "Mad About Options" co-hosts, Carrie Long and ONN.tv's Chief Investment Strategist Jud Pyle, outline option strategies that option investors can use whether they are bullish or bearish on Fast Money's pick. This video can be found on www.ONN.tv in the "Mad About Options" section under the "Programs" tab or...

2009-05-18 11:00:00

Dynamic Duo helps thousands of Bay Area newborns go home safely Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats are not installed properly' STANFORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Community Services Manager Nancy Sanchez heard that Benjamin Arias and Salvador Vargas had recently installed their record-setting 10,000th car seat, she had a very simple response: "That's why they're called the dynamic duo." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/SF17850) Sort of like Batman...


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