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2011-06-20 14:54:00

OLATHE, Kan., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the entire organization of the world's largest manufacturer of pumps and pump technology will participate in a daylong, "What Unites Us" event that will explore a set of six newly revitalized corporate values: Sustainable; Open and Trustworthy; Focused on People; Independent; Partnership; and Relentlessly Ambitious. All 17,000 employees at Grundfos Pumps' operations worldwide will attend 1,200 workshops to discuss what these values mean...

2010-09-13 07:10:00

O'FALLON, Mo., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- IfYouAgree.com (http://ifyouagree.com/) offers everyone the ability to make a statement and earn money simply by expressing their own ideas and opinions. IfYouAgree.com offers the everyday person the opportunity to customize any of the IfYouAgree.com products with a personalized statement, phrase or opinion. IfYouAgree.com provides an outlet to express oneself on Statement Stickers, Statement Mugs, Cheer Banners or Town T-shirts. "The concept is...

2009-10-05 11:16:59

A man who died in 1976 is the likely culprit behind a mysterious note suggesting a chest of gold coins is buried in Springfield, Ill., an Illinois woman says. Betty Atkinson Ryan of Mason City, Ill., claims the individual who likely left the recently-discovered note about the hidden treasure was former Journal-Register classified advertisement manager John Jay Slaven, the newspaper said Monday. Ryan said Slaven was a practical joker who liked to sign his jokes with the pseudonym Chauncey...

2009-10-01 20:32:08

U.S. actress Kelly Hu has been cast in writer/director Bertha Bay-Sa Pan's romantic comedy, Almost Perfect, Slew Pictures announced Thursday. Hu's previous film credits include The Scorpion King and X2: X-Men United. Production on her next project is set to begin this month in New York. In it, Hu will play Vanessa, a 30-something New York career woman, who, after too many years of being everybody's go-to girl, finally gets a chance at love when she meets a man who's almost perfect for her....

2009-09-29 05:00:00

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As they age, seniors need more safety elements in their homes, particularly in the bathroom. They also need more convenient workspaces in the kitchen and easier to handle storage options. Some people see these changes as home improvement projects; many seniors see it as an intrusion. "What they don't like is the institutional feel that medical adaptations give their home," says Andrea Tannenbaum, President of Dynamic Living. "They want...

2009-09-11 01:23:17

College students in North Carolina say they're seeking shelter for a homeless man who recited poems and told stories and never asked for anything in return. The man with scraggly dreadlocks, who known only as Joshua, is well known at Appalachian State University and in the surrounding town of Boone, The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer reported. It is also well known he is at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem for an undisclosed medical condition, after...

2009-07-30 15:40:45

A South Carolina boat and tractor dealer is offering an unusual promotion on its marquee: Free AK-47 With Purchase. Henry Jordan, a partner in Carolina Tractor and Marine in Anderson, said he got the idea to offer free assault rifles with major purchases from a Fox News Channel story about a Missouri car dealership that offered a similar promotion, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C., reported Thursday. We thought, 'You know what? Every man ought to have a fishing boat, a pickup truck and a tractor...

2009-07-28 17:48:39

The mayor of a Rhode Island town said his administration mistakenly sold a trailer on eBay that officials later discovered was never owned by the city. North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi said the office trailer was sold on eBay June 30 for $1,825 and officials later realized the city had been leasing the unit for about $234 per month, bringing the total the city has paid for the trailer during the past 5 1/2 years to about $15,700, the Providence (R.I.) Journal reported Tuesday. Talk...

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2009-07-22 21:20:00

About 125,000 fans, press and artists are expected to attend Comic-Con in San Diego, which began Wednesday night, organizers said. USA Today reported the convention, which runs through Sunday, will feature appearances by scores of actors, directors, producers and writers, such as Mickey Rourke, James Cameron and Peter Jackson. Also on the schedule are previews of eagerly awaited science-fiction movies and TV shows, some of which are based on comic books or graphic novels. This is about the...

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2009-07-13 16:15:00

An Australian motorcyclist is the first to perform a back flip while jumping the River Thames via the Tower of London's famous lift bridge, local media report. Stunt rider Robbie Maddison, 27, performed a no-handed back flip while flying through the air about 100 feet over the water at 2:55 a.m. Monday, The Times of London Online reported Monday. Maddison was the first motorcyclist to jump the 25-foot gap between the spans of the bridge while it was raised for passing ships, the British...


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