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2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

2014-04-23 08:31:05

-- Number one ranking acknowledges Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation's commitment to and leadership in diversity and inclusion EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) has been named the leading company on the 14(th) annual DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity listing. DiversityInc announced the results of its 2014 Top 50 Companies for Diversity on April 22 at an awards ceremony in New York, NY. "We are extremely...

2014-04-23 08:30:51

APA survey finds only half of workers believe their employer is open and upfront with them WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the rebound in the U.S. economy and an improving job market, nearly one in four workers say they don't trust their employer and only about half believe their employer is open and upfront with them, according to the American Psychological Association's 2014 Work and Well-Being Survey released today. While almost two-thirds (64 percent) of...

2014-04-23 08:29:15

Bridging the Gap Between Artist and Fan, RABBL Gives Audiences a Voice SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RABBL, the leading U.S. service for crowdsourcing concerts and the world's first social booking platform, announced today its latest website addition, Fan Rabbls. This new service allows fans to prove real demand for their favorite artists and puts fans at the center of potentially every booking decision in live music. Before RABBL, fans were only able to request a...

2014-04-23 08:28:56

Users receive calls to their existing cell numbers in the app through patented feature HOLMDEL, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans traveling abroad have suffered the painful experience of returning home to a bill for hefty international cellular roaming charges. Fifty percent of global international travelers don't even use voice services(1 )for fear of those dreaded high roaming costs.( )Today, Vonage introduces ReachMe Roaming(TM), a patented feature of its Vonage...

2014-04-23 08:28:06

- New Index Shows America's STEM Talent Pool Too Shallow to Meet Demand - WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index, unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index. The new index was developed exclusively by U.S. News & World...

2014-04-23 08:26:24

FPL will contribute up to $10,000 to The Arbor Day Foundation: $1 for every new E-Mail Bill enrollment in April, and for every dollar contributed, a tree will be planted JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it will contribute $1 to The Arbor Day Foundation for every FPL customer who enrolls in E-Mail Bill, the utility's paperless billing program, in April. FPL will contribute up to $10,000, and for each dollar, The Arbor...

2014-04-23 08:25:37

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2hwl2g/ultrasonic) has announced the addition of the "Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 6.12 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is...

2014-04-23 08:25:32

HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its first quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

2014-04-23 08:24:59

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX-V: SCZ; OTCQX: SZSMF), a Mexico-focused silver exploration and production company, has been approved to trade on OTCQX®,( )the best marketplace with qualified companies. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO Santacruz begins trading today on OTCQX under the...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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