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2009-11-13 15:03:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that due to unforeseen circumstances, its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, regrets that he will not speak as scheduled at the Stephens Inc.

2009-11-12 07:00:00

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Jim Wordelman, State Director for AARP in Idaho: This past Saturday, with the U.S. House passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R.

2009-11-03 12:57:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will make presentations at two conferences in November.

2009-09-27 18:20:46

A North Carolina man who won a second national truck driving championship says he was once was so nervous competing he could barely work the clutch. Mick Simpson of Indian Trail, N.C., won his second American Trucking Associations national championships for skilled driving last month in Pittsburgh, but he wasn't always so calm, The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Sunday. Simpson told the newspaper that during his first forays into competitive driving, his leg was shaking so bad I could...

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2009-09-15 10:10:00

A coyote picked up Jessica Simpson's dog, Daisy, and ran off with it, the US singer and actress said Monday night on her Twitter page.

2009-09-08 15:24:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will present at three conferences in September.

2009-08-21 14:54:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the statement issued August 19th, 2009, CEO of HANS Performance Products Mark Stiles stated that HANS has found counterfeit Post Anchor parts on a helmet purchased from Impact Racing Products.

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2009-08-17 13:39:37

Jessica Simpson's publicist denied a newspaper report the singer-actress is campaigning to take over for Paula Abdul as an American Idol judge. Abdul recently announced she would not be returning to the popular U.S.

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2009-07-13 15:18:44

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has broken up with singer-actress Jessica Simpson, a source told People magazine. Romo reportedly dumped Simpson last week on the eve of her 29th birthday. They had dated for nearly three years. She is heartbroken, a source told People. She loves Tony.

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2009-04-30 16:25:39

Actor Lane Garrison, who was released from a California prison this week, says he feels lucky to be alive and is focusing on staying clean and sober. Garrison, 28, is best known for his work on the drama series Prison Break. He was arrested in 2006 in connection with a wreck that killed a 17-year-old passenger and injured two 15-year-old girls in his car.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.