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2014-07-03 16:21:42

RALEIGH, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Arthur could bring strong winds, tornadoes, torrential rains and flooding from storm surge to coastal areas in North Carolina as early as Thursday evening. North Carolina's electric cooperatives, the primary power providers in coastal and rural areas of the state, are prepared to restore power in a safe and efficient manner if outages result from the severe weather....

2014-07-03 12:23:19

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing(®) Asset Management, LP announced today upcoming changes to the constituents of The Cushing(®) MLP High Income Index (the "Index") as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on July 11, 2014, the 30 members of the Index will be adjusted and rebalanced and the changes will become effective on July 14, 2014. Cushing(®) MLP High Income Index constituents, effective July 14, 2014: Company Name...

2014-07-03 12:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives stand ready to respond if power outages result from Hurricane Arthur, which is forecasted to bring heavy rain and strong winds to coastal North Carolina counties Thursday night into Friday afternoon. Local electric cooperative crews, equipment and vehicles are on site in potentially affected areas, and additional cooperative line crews from the western part of the state are preparing to...

2014-07-03 08:20:45

Drivers and Passengers Share What Makes an Ideal Road Trip, from Food En Route to On-the-Go Style HOUSTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer travel season is officially under way, and Jiffy Lube - an industry leader in vehicle preventive maintenance - has confirmed Americans' love for the open road. According to a recent survey fielded by Jiffy Lube International*, four in five Americans (78 percent) agree that road trips make the best vacations. "Consumers love the freedom that the...

2014-07-02 16:21:45

HOUSTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today declared a monthly cash dividend on its perpetual non-convertible 8.5% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock. The dividend is for the month of July 2014 and is payable on July 31, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2014. The payment will be 1/12(th) of the 8.5% annualized amount, or approximately $0.177083 per share, based on the $25.00 per share liquidation...

2014-07-01 16:32:13

Association Develops First-of-Its-Kind Standard for Innovation Management; Will Certify and Train Executives and Innovation Teams This Year CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals, today announced that it has developed the first Corporate Innovation Standard, to provide top executives a disciplined structure in which to drive successful and meaningful...

2014-07-01 12:28:18

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cindy Belcher has been promoted to chief operating officer of the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP). She assumes a role that is new for the organization after having served most recently as senior vice president of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123643 Ms. Belcher's promotion coincides with the announcement by CEO James L. Weidner that, after 20 years at the helm of the...

2014-06-30 23:22:09

Sandra L.Yeater is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sandra L.Yeater as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Yeater is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women...

2014-06-30 16:22:33

PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ARP) ("ARP" or "the Company") announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of approximately 47 million barrels of oil equivalent ("Mmboe") reserves, including proved developed producing reserves of approximately 25 Mmboe, for $420 million. The acquired position is located in the Rangely field in northwest Colorado, a mature CO2 flood with low-decline oil production. The transaction...

2014-06-30 16:20:58

MADISON, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicle lift manufacturer Rotary Lift this week launches Raised in Madison, a campaign that tells the "behind-the-lift" stories of the people who build and support its car and truck lifts in the company's hometown of Madison, Indiana. Madison, a small Indiana town on the Ohio River, is home to Rotary Lift's world headquarters and North American manufacturing and assembly plants. The company's North and South American operations,...

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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

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