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2014-05-07 12:23:37

CLEVELAND, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During today's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Dominion's (NYSE: D) chairman, president and chief executive officer, Thomas F. Farrell II, announced that the company's philanthropic arm, the Dominion Foundation, is donating $100,000 to the Greater Cleveland Fisher House. Dominion owns and operates Dominion East Ohio, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customer accounts in Ohio. Founded in 1990, Fisher House Foundation is a sterling...

2010-04-29 06:15:00

PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX), the leading diversified fuel producer in the Appalachian Basin, reported net income of $100 million, or $0.54 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. During the quarter, CONSOL Energy incurred fees associated with the Dominion gas acquisition of $47 million. Additionally, certain non-cash charges were accrued for a Fola Mine reclamation project ($25 million) and certain legal items ($22 million)....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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