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2014-05-01 16:21:30

Gen. Raymond Odierno, Justice Sam Alito, Nancy Pelosi Among Honored Guests WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) will honor leaders in government, military justice and labor at its 26(th) NELA Gala in Washington, D.C., May 22. Actor Joe Mantegna will be the Master of Ceremonies. Tenor Sean Harris will perform. HONOREES: -- Secretary Leon Panetta, statesman, lawyer, and professor -- Sen. Christopher Dodd, president, the Motion Picture...

2014-04-17 08:22:09

ELKHART, Ind., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the outstanding capital stock of recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer K-Z, Inc. (K-Z) in a transaction closing effective May 1, 2014. The purchase price, which will be paid in cash, is approximately $53.4 million, subject to adjustment. "We are pleased to welcome K-Z to the Thor family. With a strong focus on value, service and quality,...

2014-04-10 16:29:38

New service streamlines the integration of LMS with student information systems through the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) SALT LAKE CITY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure made an appeal for greater collaboration among education technology vendors with its announcement today of a new service that simplifies the integration of its Canvas learning management system with K-12 student databases. Built on the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF), an industry...

2011-06-10 09:45:00

WASHINGTON, JUNE 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In remarks to the first-ever Washington, D.C. conference of the newly renamed "US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment" former Vice President Al Gore urged conference attendees to radically shift markets towards a more sustainable form of capitalism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/USSIFLOGO) Gore, chairman of Generation Investment Management, was the keynote speaker at the US SIF: The Forum...

2011-04-04 08:30:00

DALLAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of Super Heroes®, maybe they should be called Slurpee® heroes. When the first Super Hero® movie of the year hits the big screen, you can be sure a 7-Eleven® fun-filled Slurpee promotion, with collectible cups, straws and a crazy-colored flavor, isn't far behind ... or in many cases, out in front of the U.S. premiere. (Photo:...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'