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2014-07-28 08:23:23

WALTHAM, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Thomas A. Kennedy, age 59, as Chairman of the Board of Raytheon Company effective October 1, 2014. This action follows notice to the Board by William H. Swanson, Raytheon's current Chairman of the Board, of his retirement from the Company effective September 30, 2014. Mr. Swanson has served as Chairman of the Board since January 2004. He joined Raytheon Company in...

2014-07-28 08:22:56

Tiremaker exceeds veteran hiring goal, pledges to hire 1,000 more veterans over the next year AKRON, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) made a commitment to hire 1,000 United States military veterans. Today, the company announced that it surpassed its three-year goal more than a year early, and has pledged to hire an additional 1,000 veterans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "The response to...

2014-07-28 04:22:40

BEIJING, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate internet portal in China, will report its unaudited second quarter 2014 financial results before the U.S. market opens on Thursday, August 7, 2014. SouFun's management team will host a conference call on the same day at 8:00 AM U.S. EDT (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time). The dial-in details for the live conference call are: International Toll: +65...

2014-07-28 04:22:02

Dessert innovator and the number one ice cream state collaborate for signature ice cream sandwich recipes to take the celebration portable. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July is National Ice Cream Month, a month dedicated to enjoying and indulging in America's favorite cool, creamy treat. In celebration of California's continuing role as the number one producer of ice cream in the U.S., the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has partnered...

2014-07-28 00:20:45

Subscription-based channel available at SarahPalinChannel.com. Los Angeles, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAPP co-founders Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., announce the official launch of the Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based online network offering supporters of the candidate for Vice President of the United States and former Alaska Governor unprecedented access to and interaction with Governor Palin....

2014-07-27 23:00:28

Pallet Market in the US 2014-2018, a new research report available at Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Large retailers are shifting to block pallets over stringer pallets, consequently manufacturers are expected to focus on manufacturing block pallets. Block pallets are expected to account for a large proportion of the market by 2018. Costco and Walmart, two leading retailers in the US, recently announced their preference for block pallets. This trend is...

2014-07-26 23:03:22

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece: http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism,...

2014-07-26 23:00:30

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Homeland Security Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/homeland-security-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Homeland Security Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...

2014-07-26 23:00:16

Under eye cream guide is now launched online for purchasers of beauty products in the U.S. at the Cherry News website. This guide provides discounts on products at http://cherrynews.com/best-nourishing-eye-serum-review New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The exploration of retail products on the Internet typically takes some research on behalf of consumers before arranging a purchase. The Cherry News company has now added its under eye cream guide for beauty products to its website at...

2014-07-25 23:08:40

Small family-owned paint business has gone completely All-American and still be all-natural and earth-friendly. They remain "Naturally Green in the Color of Your Choice." PRESCOTT, AZ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Founder and CEO of CeCe Caldwell’s Paints, Donna Scruggs Schultz, has announced that the company will begin producing and shipping paint and finishes made from natural materials sourced, manufactured and formulated in the United States. The switch means that CeCe...


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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