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2014-02-24 08:28:09

Company Announces Premiere Partnership Program, Introduces First Collaborator: VGBio ATLANTA and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Sensiotec, a wireless digital technology leader, announces Version 2.0 of its Virtual Medical Assistant(®) (VMA). VMA is the world's first non-contact remote vital signs monitor, offering a non-invasive device with no electrodes or leads to monitor patient presence, motion and...

2014-02-20 12:31:21

EXETER, R.I., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carousel Industries, a leading integrator in business practices and technologies, announced today that it has been recognized as the 2013 Polycom Systems Integrator of North America. The award was presented at Team Polycom in Vancouver, Canada. Polycom, a leader in HD video conferencing, voice conferencing, and telepresence enabling, open standards-based video collaboration, recognized honorees based on execution and performance, customer...

2014-02-19 23:27:30

Bluenose Yacht Sales presents the Jeanneau 41DS and the Jeanneau 409 at the New England Boat show at the convention center in Boston starting on Feb. 22 for nine days. Additionally, BYS will be discussing our charter programs, select brokerage and the Sparkman Stephens 30. Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Bluenose Yacht Sales invites you to visit the New England Boat Show to discuss the Jeanneau 41DS or the Jeanneau 409 in addition to the award winning S&S 30. The...

2014-02-17 23:22:42

Those wishing to expand their knowledge regarding the medical marijuana industry are encouraged to attend the Cannabis Career Institute offered in the Northeast to gain a greater perspective on the many venues branching from the burgeoning industry. Warwick, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Attention all individuals seeking to expand their knowledge of the highly prosperous medical marijuana industry, the Cannabis Career Institute is offering a one-time, one-of-a-kind course...

2014-02-17 12:24:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Caremark, will be speaking at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on February 25, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations...

2014-02-17 08:24:41

Boston-based advertising agency launches campaign that delights consumers with breakfast PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The best way to have a great day is to start with a good morning, and McDonald's is serving up just that. Today, McDonald's unveiled its new integrated advertising campaign, Good Morning Providence, which captures real Rhode Islanders unexpectedly being surprised with a warm McDonald's breakfast served by actual restaurant crew members. Developed...

2014-02-12 23:01:27

Officially-Licensed Building Sets Available Now Allow Fans to Build Their Favorite “Family Guy” Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announces today its first line of officially licensed building toys inspired by the popular animated comedy series, Family Guy! The new product line combines the award-winning K’NEX...

2014-02-10 16:22:36

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom announced a contract to supply 5 Haliade(TM) 150-6 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbines for Deepwater Wind's 30-MW Block Island pilot Wind Farm located off the coast of Rhode Island, USA. The project will be one of the first offshore wind farms in the U.S. and will be the first to feature Alstom's Haliade(TM) 150-6 MW -the largest turbine installed in offshore waters today. The five turbines will produce approximately 125,000 MWh of...

2014-02-04 23:23:39

Increases Jobs, Tax Base - Tunstall Americas made a commitment to bring 250 jobs to Rhode Island. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 In 2012, Tunstall Americas made a commitment to bring 250 jobs to Rhode Island by April 2014. By the end of February 2014, Tunstall will have hired 269 employees two months ahead of schedule. They have also spent over six million dollars on renovations and technology using only local contractors to implement the build out of the 85 thousand square foot...

2014-02-04 12:25:35

International Association of Business Communicators Heritage Region announces call for speakers for the Ninth Annual IABC Heritage Region Conference PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a leading communications expert with a compelling story to tell or a visual to illustrate? Something to say about the art of communication, so to speak? The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region is now accepting speaker proposals for its Ninth...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin