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2014-05-15 23:00:31

The retirement community in Milwaukee through their “Wellness by Design” program has partnered with the Active Aging Research Center at UW-Madison and the Milwaukee County Department of Aging. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Individuals who are 65 years of age or older, live in their own home, apartment or retirement community within Milwaukee County can benefit from participation in a research study to see if technology can help them continue to live independently. “Each year,...

2014-05-15 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In remarks during a panel discussion that helped kick-off Infrastructure Week 2014, CSX vice president of strategic infrastructure initiatives, Louis Renjel, highlighted the important role that infrastructure investments play in the strength and competitiveness of the U.S. economy. "Infrastructure investments are catalysts to economic growth that improve the United States' competitiveness and strengthen and protect the communities adjacent to...

2014-05-15 12:21:50

EDMONTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce on May 22, 2014. Mongeau will discuss the economic importance of dangerous goods to Canada and its citizen, as well as the social and business imperatives of transporting these goods safely through the communities where CN operates. Mongeau will be available to speak to reporters briefly following his speech....

2014-05-14 16:21:49

WILMERDING, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) named Albert J. Neupaver executive chairman and promoted Raymond T. Betler to president and chief executive officer, effective today. Betler was also appointed to the Wabtec Board of Directors. Neupaver, 63, has served as Wabtec's chairman and CEO for the past year, after joining the company as president and CEO in 2006. Betler, 58, joined Wabtec in 2008 and has served as president and chief operating...

2014-05-13 16:25:49

TORONTO, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - (Toronto: CGX) Cineplex Inc. announced that it will provide an audio webcast of its Annual General Meeting on 14-May-14 at 10:30 ET. Please visit http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/detail/1352401/1496243 to join the webcast. Registration will be required. CNW's webcast of earnings calls are consistent with Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) objectives to provide investors with material information in a widely accessible...

2014-05-13 16:20:44

DAVIS, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than five years of litigation, a California federal jury has awarded Sierra Railroad Company ("Sierra") $39.6 million in compensatory and punitive damages in a service contract dispute with Patriot Rail Corporation ("Patriot"). A California jury found that Patriot breached its non-disclosure agreement with Sierra, committed fraud, willfully and maliciously engaged in the theft of Sierra's trade secrets, and interfered with...

2014-05-13 12:21:35

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the winners of its Safe Handling Award for 2013. In all, 143 companies were presented with the Safe Handling Award at a special ceremony. JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: "On behalf of CN, I am pleased to congratulate each of the Safe Handling Award recipients for 2013. "This award recognizes customers who, like CN, make the safe handling of dangerous goods...

2014-05-12 12:21:16

Additional Food Industry Development Expected at RidgePort Logistics Center WILMINGTON, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Development today announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois, and Selma, California. As the first refrigerated boxcar unit train connecting the Midwest and West Coast in over half a century, TransCold Express presents produce...

2014-05-12 08:21:44

Minister Raitt and Premier Alward applaud tentative agreement between VIA Rail and Canadian National FREDERICTON, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and New Brunswick Premier, the Honourable David Alward, were pleased to announce today that a tentative agreement has been reached between VIA Rail and the Canadian National Railway (CN), which will allow VIA's passenger rail service to continue on the Newcastle subdivision. Under the tentative agreement,...

2014-05-10 12:20:21

Top North Dakota Leaders Join Amtrak President & CEO in Minot MINOT, N.D., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every state in America and tens of thousands of people today celebrated how trains matter to the nation during more than 300 events for the seventh annual National Train Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140510/86354 In Minot, N.D., this morning, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman and the state's Congressional delegation met at the city's historic Amtrak station to meet the...


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