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2014-01-16 16:21:04

Utilities Charge Customers $10M/Yr. to Push Regulators for Some of Highest Rates in Nation; Consumers Lack Seat at Table, AARP Says Watchdog Needed NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers pay the highest average residential electric rates in the continental United States, and when it comes utility companies pressing for even higher rates, the cards are always stacked against consumers. A new AARP report released today details just how unfair the equation is,...

2014-01-16 16:20:44

Special Charges Summary for Fourth Quarter 2013 CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will hold a conference call to discuss full-year and fourth-quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. Fourth-Quarter...

2014-01-16 08:23:56

The 7th Annual Awards Season Event Will Also Pay Tribute to Ten Performers Who Championed the Civil Rights Movement NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced plans to spotlight remarkable moments and performers in film and television with its eagerly anticipated 7(th) annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, including a special celebration of Black Men in Hollywood: A Year in Film. Black Women in Hollywood will return to the Beverly Hills Hotel on Feb. 27,...

2014-01-16 08:23:43

$105 per gallon paint misses the mark; $34 per gallon Behr tops the Ratings YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Consumer Reports' latest tests of interior paints, Farrow & Ball, a pricey import from England known for its colors, was the worst at hiding old paint and scored near the bottom of the Ratings. It took two coats of its eggshell finish in white, which costs $105 per gallon, to do what the top-rated Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin in white, which costs $34...

2014-01-13 23:03:26

Cadiz Laser Spa is pleased to unveil their newly redesigned website. The new design features added functionality, easier navigation and a wide screen layout that displays more information in a user-friendly format. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The New Year has brought a lot of positive changes to the Cadiz Laser Spa website. Visitors will immediately notice the new wider design that stretches from one side of the screen to the other and allows for the use of larger, easier to...

2014-01-13 12:29:58

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Worldwide and U.S. Application Management Services 2012 Vendor Shares: IDC%s Top 10 Vendors This IDC study presents both a discrete and a bundled application management services (AMS) assessment for how the top 10 worldwide AO service providers performed in 2012. Research uncovered slowing growth for the top 10 worldwide AO players. Large enterprises continued their focus on driving...

2014-01-13 12:25:16

Updated Edition Offers 2,000 New and Revised Articles, QR Codes to Connect Print and Digital CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., the leading print and digital education and reference publisher, has published the 2014 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia®, today's quintessential English-language print general encyclopedia. "While our collection of educational materials continues to grow and expand, World Book remains committed to offering a trustworthy,...

2014-01-13 04:20:40

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BKC Group and Oberle Communications launched Product Safety On-Demand. This innovative, affordable research service provides quick turnaround on discrete questions by product safety professionals. Its goal is personalized and confidential answers for manufacturers, retailers, attorneys, testing labs, consumer groups and others. "The regulatory environment can present complex problems. Time and personnel are valuable assets to every organization...

2014-01-09 16:24:15

New Series Lands Special CTV Premiere Event, Jan. 30 - HOMELAND Season 2 premieres at 10 p.m. ET, following 19-2 - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/19VGM74 TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Bravo announced that following the premiere of its highly-anticipated, original drama 19-2 on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 9 p.m. ET, CTV will support the series with its conventional television debut the following day, Thursday, Jan. 30 at 10 p.m. ET. Set in Montréal, the 10-episode...

2014-01-09 08:23:16

Travelers to the Greater New York City Area to Pay Around $350 Per Day the First Weekend of February NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the results of its TripIndex for the "Big Game," which reveals that football fanatics headed to the greater New York City metro area on February 1-2, 2014 can expect to pay on average $356 per day, with some of the most affordable options available in the Bronx, New York and...