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2014-09-19 12:25:45

Sweden Joins as New Partner, Global Resilience Challenge Launches WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $50 million commitment by the Swedish government to the Global Resilience Partnership and the launch of the Global Resilience Challenge at the USAID Frontiers in Development forum. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) joins the Global...

2014-09-19 12:25:26

Most and Least Expensive Medicare Plans Identified Across US SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed today's release of 2015 Medicare insurance data from the government. The average premium across all Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2015 is $62.69. The 2015 average premium is only 2% higher than the 2014 average premium of $61.69. This amount is also 94% higher than the average of $32.26 that the government reported since the...

2014-09-19 12:23:44

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --A monumental Fencai Imperial Qing Dynasty vase auctioned for $24.7 million at Skinner last night, setting a record as the top grossing lot ever sold in New England, and topping all sales of Qing Dynasty vases in the U.S. The Skinner Asian Works of Art auction coincides with Asia Week, and this vase has surpassed all other objects sold during the event to date. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147138 An intensely focused...

2014-09-19 12:23:21

Expands Digital Media Capabilities; Adds Boston as New Regional Office PITTSBURGH, BOSTON and CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a strategic move to accelerate its growing digital media offering and meet client needs for performance-driven media solutions, MARC USA announced the acquisition of Results:Digital, a Boston-based digital media agency with annual media billings under management of $35 million. The new entity will be named MARC USA|Results:Digital and will be...

2014-09-19 12:22:26

US Defense Production Act Title III Phase 2 funds Red Rock Biofuels project in Oregon HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocys, the technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), is pleased to announce that its customer, Red Rock Biofuels, has been awarded a $70 million grant to construct a biomass-to-liquids (BTL) plant in Oregon incorporating Velocys Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147183 "We are very pleased to...

2014-09-19 12:22:22

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Catalyst Regeneration Market by Technology (Off-site regeneration and On-site regeneration), by Application (Refinery, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the catalyst regeneration market with an analysis and forecast of value by technologies,...

2014-09-19 12:22:18

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE - HGT) (the "Trust"), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.086357 per unit, payable on October 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on September 30, 2014. The following table shows underlying gas sales and average prices attributable to the net overriding royalty payments made by XTO Energy Inc. (XTO Energy) to the Trust for both the...

2014-09-19 12:22:16

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE - CRT), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.269639 per unit, payable on October 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on September 30, 2014. The following table shows underlying oil and gas sales and average prices attributable to the current month and prior month distributions. Underlying Sales...

2014-09-19 12:22:14

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE: PBT) ("Permian") today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.094779 per unit, payable on October 15, 2014, to unit holders of record on September 30, 2014. This month's distribution decreased from the previous month due to increased capital expenditures relating to the drilling in July of the initial two vertical wells of the 2014 program for the Waddell Ranch....

2014-09-19 12:21:02

Trading Symbol: PIH NELSON, BC, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. (the "Company" or "PI") is pleased to report its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2014. Revenues for the year ended June 30, 2014 were $59.2 million, an increase of 10% from $53.6 million for the previous fiscal year. Revenues for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2014 were $15.7 million, an increase of 2% from $15.4 million for the comparative quarter. The...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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