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2011-09-09 12:00:00

Patent Advisor to Largest Filers Believes Intellectual Property is the Next Great Asset Class Spokane and Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Lewis Lee, founder and CEO of IP Street, remarks on the passage of the patent reform bill â“ formally called the America Invents Act â“ and its affect on the U.S. innovation economy. Lee represents 6 of the 20 largest patent filers in the U.S. through his intellectual property law firm, Lee & Hayes...

2011-07-26 10:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest MedStar, the region's critical emergency care transport service, has expanded its Moses Lake day-base operations to a full-time helicopter base, providing additional coverage for critically-ill and injured patients in the north central Washington region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/SF40825) "The North Central region has been a long-time, loyal supporter of Northwest MedStar," said Eveline Bisson, program...

2011-07-09 00:00:29

Diesel Power Products has purchased a new drag racing truck that will make its first appearance at Spokane Raceway Park in July. Spokane, Washington (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 The latest project at Diesel Power Products is a 1994 12 Valve Cummins short box regular cab drag truck. It is the perfect mesh between a diesel truck and a street able muscle car. The truck was originally built by Darin Honodel with the help of Bill Fletcher from Diesel Pros in Stanwood, WA and Jason Burton from...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS), one of the nation's most recognized health information networks, announced that the Spokane Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) pilot is now enabling the secure exchange of electronic health information using the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) Exchange, improving the portability of health information to Veterans and active duty Servicemembers in the Spokane, WA area. "The Spokane...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and SPOKANE, Wash., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Support for Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS) enables secure, seamless, cross-boundary information sharing Initiative enables bi-directional exchange of patient data between the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and private sector partners Harris proves implementation, testing and production can be achieved in under 8 weeks using an open source, commercially supported...

2011-06-23 12:00:00

MORTON, Ill., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the strength of the industry's premier global service parts distribution network, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), today announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington. The new facility, which will replace the existing 125,000 square foot facility, will span more than a half million square feet and is part of the North...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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