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2010-12-14 18:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is traditionally a day in which people express their love to one another by presenting gifts, such as cards, candy, flowers and other symbols of love or affection. Opinions differ as to who was the original Valentine but the most popular theory is that he was a clergyman who was executed for secretly marrying couples in ancient Rome. In A.D. 496, Pope Gelasius I declared Feb. 14 as Valentine Day. Through the centuries, the...

2010-12-07 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) invites investors and other interested parties to listen to a live webcast of its presentation to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Global Industries Conference in New York City. Interested parties can listen to Jacobs Chief Financial Officer John Prosser on Wednesday, December 15 at 8:50 a.m. Eastern Time by going to: https://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/industries2010/id10909940.cfm or...

2010-11-30 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received three framework contracts from National Grid to provide project services over a three-year period to support their investment programs in the areas of gas transmission/distribution, carbon capture and storage and property. Officials did not disclose the contract value. Jacobs is expected to provide a full range of project services including project...

2010-11-23 13:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MERR), acted as co-manager in Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AVNR) $88 million follow-on offering of common stock at $4.40 per share. The transaction closed yesterday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/SF64919LOGO) Avanir will use the net proceeds from this offering for sales and marketing activities relating to its newly approved...

2010-11-19 09:44:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PRRY) issues a shareholder update letter from Kurt E. Neubauer, Chairman of the Board and CEO. You can listen to it on Planet's website at www.planetresource.net/InvestorUpdate. Dear Fellow Investor and Shareholder: We have been extremely busy at your Company devoting our concentrated energies to the execution of our business plan. It has been my goal since the beginning of this year to elevate Planet...

2010-11-17 00:01:06

Knewco, a Content Discovery Platform using semantic technology to empower people with relevant content without them having to search for it. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Knewco, a leading content discovery and semantic targeting technology company, today announced that Craig Swerdloff has been named chief executive officer. Prior to joining Knewco, Swerdloff spent over 15 years as an entrepreneur within the online advertising space. Most recently, he founded two vertical ad...

2010-11-10 10:26:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For all the talk about the obesity epidemic that's afflicting America's young people, a slim majority of youth - 51 percent - is still "happy with the way [they] look," according to a new survey by the YouthBeat youth insights service of C&R Research, Chicago. That sentiment, however, shifts substantially among age groups: While 30 percent of tweens (grades five through eight) are happy with their appearance, only 18 percent of teens (grades nine...

2010-11-02 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will release its fourth quarter earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. The company will then host a conference call at 11:00 AM Eastern Time, during which management will make a brief presentation focusing on the company's results, strategies, and operating trends. Interested parties can listen to the conference call and view accompanying slides on the...

2010-10-19 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it secured a framework contract with United Utilities, the United Kingdom's largest listed water company. The appointment will run for the Asset Management Programme 5 (AMP5) period to 2015. Officials did not disclose the contract value. Terms of the contract include the provision of multi-discipline engineering services to undertake the solution identification and design of new...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL) announced today it will release its third quarter 2010 financial results after the market closes on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. The Company will host a telephone conference call and simultaneous webcast on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A question and answer session will follow. Conference Call Instructions To participate in the telephone conference call, interested parties in the United States and Canada should...