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Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Largest Conservation Land Purchase

Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Largest Conservation Land Purchase In Texas History

Texas Parks & Wildlife, Laurey Peat + Associates Donations used for Landmark $37.7 Million Acquisition A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Foundation today announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre...

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2014-08-28 08:32:15

ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEBI.MOBI is born as an expression of frustration with the innovation preventive and uncompetitive nature of wireless carrier industry. It aims to force the mobile network operators in a new direction thanks to the recent advancements of some key technologies. Implementing these VoIP and WiFi technologies in a compatibly built custom smartphone model is not a cheap venture, but it could lower monthly cellular bills from $100+ to only $5. Photo -...

2014-08-28 08:31:29

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, and Monomoy Capital Partners II, L.P. ("Monomoy") a New York private equity fund focused on value investing and business improvement, announced today that Cobra Electronics and entities affiliated with Monomoy have executed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which an affiliate of Monomoy will acquire all of...

2014-08-28 08:31:27

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, announces the unaudited interim results of operations of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended June 30, 2014. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS -- Sales was US$962.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to US$1,042.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2013....

2014-08-28 08:31:20

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Summary Results for the Second Quarter of 2014 -- Net revenues were $14.8 million, a decrease of 63.9% from $40.9 million in the second...

2014-08-28 08:27:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc., a newly formed, self-managed and self-administered company that invests in a diversified mix of healthcare properties and healthcare-related real estate debt investments, announced today that during July and August 2014 it completed an initial private placement of $163.9 million of its common stock. Net proceeds to MedEquities, after purchase/placement agent discounts and fees and certain offering expenses, were...

2014-08-28 08:26:25

San Francisco and Los Angeles Prices Reach All-Time Highs SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury home values increased strongly in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego in the second quarter of 2014 compared to a year ago, according to the First Republic Prestige Home Index(TM) by First Republic Bank, a leading private bank and wealth management company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130906/MM75721LOGO In the second quarter of 2014, the Index indicated the following:...

2014-08-28 08:26:14

Coors Light to Provide $10,000 Scholarship Donations to Each Participating HBCU CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football is back, and Coors Light returns to kick off the 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Classics season with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140740 Supporting the HBCU Classics for more than 25 years, Coors Light maintains its commitment as...

2014-08-28 08:26:09

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,569.62, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.09% higher at 17,122.01, and the S&P 500 closed flat at 2,000.12. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-08-28 08:26:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading college football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting goal of $50,000 profit margin for the 2014 college football season. "Our company is on a historic pace for our client's profit margin in 2014. Our handicapping picks in July and August have combined for over $35,000 profit with our NFL preseason picks, and baseball picks," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our college...

2014-08-28 08:24:40

BEIJING, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights[1] -- Net revenues for the second quarter 2014 were RMB145.2 million (US$23.4 million), a 21.8% increase from the corresponding period of 2013 and 8.1% sequentially. --...


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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...

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Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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