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2014-10-30 08:26:59

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported third quarter 2014 net income attributable to IDACORP of $86.9 million, or $1.73 per diluted share, compared with $73.1 million, or $1.46 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2013. For the first nine months of 2014, IDACORP recorded net income attributable to IDACORP of $158.8 million, or $3.16 per diluted share, compared with $154.8 million, or $3.09 per diluted share for the first nine months of...

2014-10-29 12:26:07

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint John, Charlottetown and Montreal have the highest tax burdens on new business amongst major Canadian cities, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "The 2014 C.D. Howe Institute Business Tax Burden Ranking," authors Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson conduct groundbreaking research that includes business property taxes and land transfer taxes in measuring the tax bite that can drive away or attract new business investment....

2014-10-27 16:21:03

Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference Opens Tomorrow WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The TechAmerica Foundation's Vision Federal Market Forecast projects federal budgets in line with the Bipartisan Budget Act until policy choices crystalize after 2015. TechAmerica Foundation's 50(th) annual Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference runs two days starting tomorrow at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Va....

2014-10-21 08:28:53

- Despite More Positive Outlook, Internet and Social Media Threaten State of Civility, According to More than Half of Millennials - NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth installment of Civility in America from global public relations firm Weber Shandwick and public affairs firm Powell Tate with KRC Research looks at civility through a generational lens to better understand what the future holds for society. Although Americans are unanimous about the bleak state of...

2014-10-16 12:21:32

Workers gained collective bargaining rights, first contract during Pistole's tenure WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to TSA's announcement today that Administrator John Pistole will retire from public service at year's end, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox, Sr. issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "AFGE thanks Administrator John Pistole for his four years...

2014-10-01 12:31:32

Law enforcement agents along southern U.S. border offer aid, assistance to immigrants WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The image is a powerful one: an army of armed law enforcement officers stationed along the border, impeding the flow of undocumented immigrants, illegal drugs and human trafficking into the country. But there's another view that the public often doesn't see: these same federal officers, offering humanitarian aid and assistance to countless...

2014-09-26 20:21:40

SAO PAULO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month's meeting of the G100® Brazil / Nucleus for Business and Economic Development Studies discussed economic scenarios as well as matters related to credit, consumption (consumer spending) and default levels. Over the short term, the economic scenario in Brazil expects there will be external adjustments, with a drop in the exchange value of the BRL. The total average price of [Brazilian] exports will not go up through 2017. Fiscal...

2014-09-25 23:01:45

Interest in The Body Archer to this demographic is “booming” as these active adults demonstrate their commitment to staying healthy and active. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year and the US healthcare industry is gearing up to meet unprecedented levels of demand for products and services, according to eMarketer Boomers Decide Now May Be a Good Time to Stay Healthy. “As more aging boomers focus on staying active and...

2014-09-19 23:02:53

Innovative pay-per-use system allows for greater budget flexibility by charging on a per-visit basis and doing away with license and subscription costs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Up until now, Retail Execution and Merchandising professionals had only two payment options when it came to automating their field team activities: They could either invest a considerable amount in a software license (which sometimes lasts for only one year) or they could pay a monthly per-user...

2014-09-15 23:02:24

Presentation will compare marketplace behaviors of Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that it will host a webinar, “Shopping Across Generations,” at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 24. Devora Rogers, Senior Director, Marketing Strategy and Insights, and Nicole Steward-Streng, Shopper Insights Manager, will present the webinar. Those wishing to...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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