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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. Fall Investment Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., headquartered in Pleasanton, California, through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., designs, engineers and is a...

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. 3662) a significant stride was made towards tackling the health care woes facing people across the nation. In Idaho, hundreds of thousands of people struggle everyday as home values sink, savings dwindle, and health care costs continue to soar, yet this critical...

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. Following is the schedule for the conferences: 9:45am PST (12:45pm EST), Wednesday, November 11, 2009 D.A. Davidson & Co.- "The Housing Recovery - What will it take?" Conference Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, CA Webcast at:...

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...

2009-09-15 10:10:00

A coyote picked up Jessica Simpson's dog, Daisy, and ran off with it, the U.S. singer and actress said Monday night on her Twitter page. People.com said the singer-actress is offering a reward for the return of her 5-year-old, caramel-colored maltipoo. The report did not specify the amount of the award or the location of where the pup disappeared. My heart is broken because a coyote took my precious Daisy right in front of our eyes. HORROR! Simpson said on her Twitter page. We are searching....

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. Following is the schedule for the conferences: 8:30am PDT (11:30am EDT), Friday, September 11, 2009 Sidoti & Company, LLC - 8th Annual West Coast Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, CA...

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. A preliminary investigation suggests that counterfeit parts may have been supplied with other helmets. Stiles was quoted as saying, "It is extremely possible that counterfeits may have been installed on other helmets, either factory-fitted by a helmet...

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. singing competition series next season. The New York Post reported Simpson's manager-father, Joe, is lobbying the show's producers to hire her as Abdul's replacement. However, Simpson's representative told Usmagazine.com, There is absolutely no truth to this.

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. But it's been difficult lately. He's busy with his career and she's getting ready to shoot her show ('The Price of Beauty.') They decided to part ways. People.com said Simpson's publicist declined to say...

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. He subsequently pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving. Garrison reportedly was greeted by family and friends outside...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.