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2014-08-20 12:24:41

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of one television station in Providence, RI owned by Media General, Inc. ("Media General"), two television stations in Green Bay, WI owned by LIN Media, LLC ("LIN") and one television station in Savannah, GA owned by WTGS Television, LLC and operated by LIN through a shared...

2014-07-31 16:28:00

Oncologists from largest cancer provider in the Western United States and The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine to create an industry-leading center to transform genomic medicine to use the power of one patient for the benefit of many SEATTLE, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Providence Health & Services announced that Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon and scientist known globally for applying collaborative science and technology to...

2014-07-25 23:01:03

Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at the Reproductive Science Center (RSC) in Providence, Rhode Island is recognized as a “40 Under Forty Award" winner and emerging leader for her professional accomplishments in reproductive health and dedication to Rhode Islanders who need assistance to achieve their family dreams. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Reproductive Science Center (RSC) of New England is very pleased to announce that Dr. Kerri Luzzo, Lead Physician at RSC...

2014-07-17 08:30:18

Ira Byock, M.D., to launch the new Providence Institute for Human Caring SEATTLE and LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providence Health & Services today announced that one of the nation's foremost experts in palliative care and a leading advocate for transforming care through the end of life is joining the health system to lead its new Institute for Human Caring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/127872 Ira Byock, M.D., will serve as chief...

2014-07-15 23:07:48

Exhibit Inspires Children to Notice the Small Sounds that Go Unnoticed in Our Mostly Visual World Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new exhibit, A Distant Episode, created by Providence, RI artist Jesse Kaminsky. This Gallery exhibit invites visitors’ ears to spend a day at the beach - inside the gallery! A Distant Episode is a video and sound environment, like a movie except that the video is projected on the floor which means that viewers...

2014-06-16 16:23:12

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining painting instruction with a wine bar, Muse Paintbar is now open for guests at the company's first Rhode Island location at 117 North Main Street, Providence. A relaxing oasis for artists and non-artists of all ages and skill levels, Muse Paintbar is place for friends to learn, laugh, relax and celebrate life's milestones with skilled painting instructors in an inviting space. Muse Paintbar is open to the public and to private...

2014-06-03 12:23:23

In the news release, Providence Service Corporation Completes Acquisition of Ingeus Limited; Amends Credit Facility, issued 03-Jun-2014 by The Providence Service Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the dollar amount of the revolving credit facility in the first paragraph, last sentence, should read "$165 million to $240 million" rather than "$160 million to $235 million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Providence...

2014-05-29 00:22:48

Funding Will Help More Businesses Use Data to Understand Customers and Grow Sales PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swipely, the simple way for merchants to understand customers and grow sales, today announced it has completed a $20 million Series C round of financing. Pritzker Group Venture Capital led the investment and was joined by existing investors First Round Capital, Index Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Swipely will use the new funding to accelerate growth, helping more...

2014-05-01 16:24:54

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Capital Properties, Inc. (OTCQX: CPTP) reported net income of $77,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2014; the net income for the three months ended March 31, 2013 was $340,000. Based upon 6,599,912 shares outstanding, the basic income per common share for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013 was $.01 and $.05, respectively. For the three months ended March 31, 2014, leasing revenue increased $45,000 from 2013...

2014-04-28 12:36:42

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Systems Corporation (LSE: SPSY.L) is pleased to announce that it has signed a lottery Internal Control System (ICS) services contract to benefit the Michigan Lottery, which is the first to include a dedicated Internal Control System with new service and software development capabilities for Internet and mobile lottery. The contract has an initial term of four years with provisions for extensions. The Michigan Lottery's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.