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2014-08-28 12:29:44

Unprecedented international consortium -- including the University of Maryland School of Medicine and NIH -- now assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of safety trials of potential vaccines aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,400...

2014-08-28 12:29:16

Fast Growing MedTech Company Recruits Experienced CFO ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(® )today announced David Gill has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. The company also announced it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. The continued rapid growth at EndoChoice has been fueled by the success of the company's wide range of products and services purposefully designed...

2014-08-28 12:27:47

Iconic actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades to be honored at Foundation's Annual Gala on October 8th, 2014 in Los Angeles NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Dick Van Dyke will accept their prestigious Prince Rainier III Award. Mr. Van Dyke will be honored at PGF-USA's annual Gala in Los Angeles on October 8(th), 2014 along with this year's 20 Princess...

2014-08-28 12:27:04

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pernod Ricard USA®, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., has appointed Ketchum Sports & Entertainment (KSE), a division of leading global communications firm Ketchum, as the company's entertainment marketing agency of record for its vast portfolio of brands. This new assignment follows six years of collaboration between Ketchum and Pernod Ricard USA in both the brand public relations and entertainment marketing fields. KSE's...

2014-08-28 12:25:05

New Service and Retail Locations in Three Missouri Counties FARMINGTON, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has launched network operations to St. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington counties in rural eastern Missouri, offering the latest innovative products and solutions to consumers. Existing Verizon Wireless customers, as well as new customers, will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G Long Term...

2014-08-28 12:22:09

Product protection plans boost revenue and customer loyalty for retailers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The adoption of retail product protection plans continues to increase in the United States. Frost & Sullivan estimates the total US retail product protection market size to be approximately $8-10 billion across consumer electronics, home appliances, jewelry, sporting goods, furniture, and other product categories. Strong support of leading retailers, coupled with...

2014-08-28 12:21:36

FUELS program begins fifth year after providing more than 2.4 million meals across North America AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Faurecia North America, the world's seventh-largest automotive supplier, next week will launch its fifth annual FUELS community food drive, a program that has provided more than 2.4 million meals since 2010 for hundreds of thousands of hungry residents across Canada, Mexico and the U.S. More than 20,000 Faurecia employees...

2014-08-28 12:21:34

Salinas and Monterey Drivers Join Teamsters Local 890 to Improve Working Conditions SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91 drivers provide adult paratransit services, shuttle and tourist trolley routes in Salinas and Monterey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We stuck together. We worked together...

2014-08-28 08:32:18

Free email newsletter reaches 65,000 chief executives GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-market companies are a powerful force in the U.S. economy: These 200,000 businesses with annual revenue between $10 million and $1 billion generate 33 percent of U.S. GDP and employ one-third of all Americans in the private sector. They contribute to the economy, generate growth and spur innovation at outsized rates. But unlike the giant public corporations whose every moves are covered...

2014-08-28 08:29:23

XIAMEN, China, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- China Xiniya Fashion Limited ("Xiniya" or the "Company" NYSE: XNY), a leading provider of men's business casual apparel in China, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, before the open of U.S. markets on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Xiniya's management will host and earnings conference call on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (8 p.m....


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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...

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