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2013-12-12 23:01:10

Courage to Connect New Jersey urges the passage of a companion bill in assembly during lame-duck period. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The Senate Committee of Community and Urban Affairs today passed legislation that would simplify the municipal consolidation process, while adding flexibility to the 2007 Local Option Municipal Consolidation law. It is now hoped that Senate Bill 2679, sponsored by Sen. Robert Gordon (D-Fair Lawn), would go to the floor for a full Senate vote....

2012-07-13 02:22:43

Changes Include 25 Basis Point Interest Rate Reduction CALGARY, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Churchill Corporation (TSX: CUQ, CUQ.DB) ("Churchill" or the "Corporation") today announced that it has negotiated improved terms and conditions for its $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility (the "Revolver"). The syndicate of lenders remains the same and the Revolver continues to include a $75 million accordion feature. Changes to the Revolver, which became effective July...

2012-05-18 06:27:58

LONDON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A high-profile panel including Lord Richard Rogers, Nick Raynsford MP and Eric Pickles MP tackled the issues at the annual Alan Cherry debate chaired by newsreader and journalist George Alagiah. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53824-countryside-properties-building The debate, hosted by Building magazine and Countryside Properties in memory of the late Countryside founder Alan...

2012-04-05 02:24:52

LONDON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- findmypast.co.uk, a leading UK family history website, has published online for the very first time parish records held by the City of Westminster Archives Centre. The Westminster Collection at findmypast.co.uk comprises fully searchable transcripts and scanned images of the parish registers, some of which are over 400 years old. The 1,365,731 records launched cover the period 1538-1945 and come from over 50 Westminster churches...

2012-02-15 17:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winnick Family Foundation, under the leadership of Karen and Gary Winnick, has appointed a new Executive Director to replace Rosalie Zalis, who is retiring after 13 years of service with the Foundation. Andy Kane assumed the post on February 1, 2012. In addition to his current roles as Managing Director and COO of Pacific Capital Group, Mr. Kane has an extensive background in banking and finance. He was Managing Partner of Arthur...

2012-01-18 06:40:00

WEST KINGSTON, R.I., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Mary Sullivan, a homeowner with a needy property in a desirable coastal location, saw the work of Davitt Design Build, only one thing crossed her mind: "That's the kind of company I want to rebuild our home." And rebuild they did. Davitt turned Sullivan's modest "fishing shack" on the verge of demolition into their waterfront dream home. "We're just so happy with the work," she says, with excitement. "We built our retirement home a...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University. Kamal Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of AUW, first made the announcement during the opening...

2010-05-16 23:01:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- World-class rugby takes center pitch when the 2010 Churchill Cup Finals Day kicks off at the new, Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ on Saturday afternoon, June 19. The event is North America's premier XV-a-side rugby tournament. The first match begins at 12 noon EDT. Start times for the following two matches are 2:30 pm and 5 pm EDT. Attendees get to enjoy 3 exciting matches for 1 price. Ticket prices for the Finals start as low as $25 for the...

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2009-09-14 09:35:00

British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said the government would re-examine spending across the board, advocating constraint, not cuts. In a BBC Radio interview, Mandelson said, there are wise ways to go about accepting that we are entering a period of public spending constraint ... in which we have got to be wise spenders and not big spenders. Everything is going to have to be examined, from public services to defense projects. But, instead of cuts, he said, that will mean stepping up...

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2009-09-02 17:00:51

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday. Blair will be the guest on Tuesday's edition of the late-night chat show. Prime minister of Britain from 1997 to 2007, Blair has since started the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which promotes respect and understanding between the major religions and makes the case for faith as a force for good in the modern world, CBS noted in a release. Also, next week...