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2014-09-15 16:20:46

Efforts Part of Comprehensive "Tackle Ebola" Relief Campaign SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced today two new initiatives as part of a comprehensive relief campaign to provide resources and support to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The efforts will put an additional $6.6 million toward supporting business and organizations working on logistical and transport needs. This raises Mr. Allen's initial commitment to fighting the...

2014-09-15 16:20:45

Ticket Transactions Up 2.34 Percent in First Eight Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.68 percent* year-over-year in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $63.1 billion versus $60.3 billion in 2013. Sales for August 2014 were up 1.04...

2014-09-15 12:28:26

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), a non-profit professional association serving more than 4,500 compliance and ethics professionals from across industry, today released its 2015 SCALENDAR, which chronicles corporate fines and settlements. The SCALENDAR is designed to help compliance and ethics professionals have a ready reference to demonstrate to employees the consequences of wrongdoing....

2014-09-15 12:28:08

Shop Your Way® members get five percent back in points with each donation HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart, the all-time leading St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) fundraising partner, has kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign, continuing a holiday giving tradition that last year resulted in donations totaling $21.9 million - the single largest corporate partner contribution ever to the hospital. "Kmart associates, Shop Your...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-09-15 12:27:10

Laundry brand to raise breast cancer awareness and funds through sale of limited-edition washers and dryers RIPON, Wis., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed Queen®, a leading manufacturer of home laundry equipment, today announced its second annual partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) in support of breast cancer awareness and research surrounding Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. A portion of proceeds from the sale of a limited-edition washer and...

2014-09-15 12:22:42

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce a cash dividend of $0.215 CDN per share payable on October 15, 2014 to all shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. The ex-dividend date for this payment is September 26, 2014. This dividend is an eligible dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada). Vermilion is an oil-leveraged producer that adheres to a value creation strategy through the...

2014-09-15 12:21:13

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the board of directors of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ("TRW" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRW) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by ZF Friedrichshafen AG ("ZF"). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, each share of TRW will be cashed out for a...

2014-09-15 12:21:02

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany and LIVONIA, Michigan, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Combined Company With Pro Forma Sales of More Than EUR 30 Billion and 138,000 Employees - Complementary Portfolio of Acknowledged Products and Technologies Benefitting from Megatrends Such as Fuel Efficiency, Increased Safety Requirements and Autonomous Driving - Balanced Regional and Customer Portfolio in Both Volume and Premium...

2014-09-15 08:35:34

First-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the first-ever venture capital fund dedicated to government technology startups launched publicly. The Govtech Fund raised $23M and has made four investments to date: SmartProcure, MindMixer, SeamlessDocs, and AmigoCloud. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140914/146002 "I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the Govtech Fund," said Ron...


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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...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

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....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'