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2014-07-24 08:32:56

MADISON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues from continuing operations of $1.9 billion, up 4.8% versus prior year -- Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.08, up 1.9% versus prior year -- Reported diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.92, 7% below prior year -- Cash from operations of $280 million, up 34% versus prior year -- Full year 2014 revenues now expected to be up 2.5% to 3.5%, versus up 2%...

2014-07-24 08:32:07

INDIANAPOLIS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Second-quarter 2014 revenue declined 17 percent driven by the impact of U.S. patent expirations for Cymbalta and Evista, partially offset by volume growth in several other products. -- Expense management initiatives resulted in 11 percent OPEX reduction, partially offsetting revenue declines. -- Second-quarter 2014 earnings per share were $0.68 on both a reported and non-GAAP basis. -- New...

2014-07-24 08:29:36

ATLANTA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced today that it has agreed to acquire WJRT-TV and WTVG-TV from affiliates of SJL Holdings, LLC ("SJL") for approximately $128.0 million in cash. WJRT-TV and WTVG-TV are ABC-affiliated television stations serving the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Michigan, and Toledo, Ohio, television markets, respectively. In addition, WTVG-TV will soon add a local CW station as a...

2014-07-24 08:29:22

CallFire Study Reveals Text as Preferred Method of Communication in Emergency Situations SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As much of the country continues cleanup from tornadoes, hurricanes and ongoing severe summer storms, findings from a new study released today by CallFire and conducted online by Harris Poll among 2,100 U.S. adults 18 and older show that three in five Americans (59%) say they are more likely to pay attention to emergency alerts, from hurricane warnings...

2014-07-24 08:25:43

HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today second quarter 2014 net income of $192 million, or $0.52 per diluted share on total revenues of $1.4 billion. Excluding the impact of certain items, which would typically not be considered by analysts in published earnings estimates, second quarter 2014 adjusted income((1)) was $318 million, or $0.87 per diluted share. Discretionary cash flow((1)) was $887 million and net cash provided by operating...

2014-07-24 08:23:47

Agilex Helps Federal Agencies Architect and Migrate Solutions to the AWS GovCloud (US) CHANTILLY, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilex, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the federal government, announced today that it was named an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). This certification recognizes partners that have developed advanced Amazon Web Services (AWS) competencies with accredited technical professionals and a minimum of...

2014-07-24 08:23:36

World-Class Logistics Provider and Pre-Assembler, Serving Critical Role for U.S. Auto Industry, Enlists ADP Vantage HCM® to Benefit Employees ROSELAND, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP(®), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced that Comprehensive Logistics Inc., a premier provider of highly efficient, engineered logistics services for complex supply chains, has awarded the company a contract to deliver an integrated HCM...

2014-07-24 08:23:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company to continue to provide landing gear system maintenance services in support of the United States Air Force fleet of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Included as part of the agreement, the company will work with Hill Air Force Base personnel in Ogden, Utah, to jointly manage the C-17 workload. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). "We...

2014-07-24 08:23:04

TSX VENTURE: CNO CERRITOS, CA, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - California Nanotechnologies Corp. ("Cal Nano" or the "Company") is pleased to report record financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended May 31, 2014. In the March to May period, revenues increased by 182% to $159,198 US ($172,550 CAD), compared to $56,535 US ($58,446 CAD) during the same period last year. Gross margin for the first quarter was 95% compared to 86% during the first quarter of fiscal 2014. This...

2014-07-23 23:31:20

Always Safe combines comprehensive in-home care during the day with a fall detection system for evenings and nights. Always Best Care staff will work with your loved one on exercise routines to maintain flexibility and dexterity, monitor nutritional intake to maintain strength, help them with daily activities of living, and adhere to safety precautions and their care plan. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For seniors needing evening protection from falls but not evening or overnight...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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