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2014-09-18 20:21:13

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, today updated its 2014 earnings outlook. In the Utility Support Structures Segment, over $40 million of projects scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2014 have been delayed by customers to fiscal 2015. Pricing in certain sectors of the market continues to be...

2014-09-18 20:20:26

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) (the "Company") today announced that it priced $750.0 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes due 2019. The offering was increased from a previously announced size of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of notes. The notes will have an interest rate of 5.50% per annum and are being issued at a price equal to 100% of their face value. The notes will be guaranteed on...

2014-09-18 16:30:00

Wellness API Gives Developers Access To Emotional Discovery And Tracking Functions Using Voice-Powered Emotion Sensors TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Verbal, the world's Emotions Analytics leader, today announced a new cloud-based Wellness API tailored to developers of wellness and fitness solutions to create emotionally-aware apps, devices and services. Simply using the human voice, the Beyond Wellness API turns a smartphone, microphone-equipped wearable device or...

2014-09-18 16:28:08

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and full-year ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111025/LA93174LOGO-c Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 Net sales for the three months ended June 30, 2014 increased $492,000, or 18%, to $3.2 million from $2.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013, due primarily to an increase of $746,000 in medical device...

2014-09-18 16:27:41

HIGHLAND, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis (JKTG) Foundation announced over $100K in awards to support the next generation of health policy research and promote better healthcare for patients. Five graduate researchers in the field of health policy and administration at The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Virginia, the University of North Carolina, and Old Dominion University received Dissertation Support Grants (DSGs)...

2014-09-18 16:27:26

TAMARAC, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Gurkha Cigars, makers of the world's finest and most expensive cigars, have partnered with The Eric Trump Foundation to raise money and awareness for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This year, they offered a special private label cigar specifically for the Eric Trump Foundation that sold at auction for $30,000, following the golf tournament and fundraising...

2014-09-18 16:22:35

The mine has made four shipments of concentrate to the smelter & received its first revenue Issued Capital: 194,578,180 LONDON, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) announces receipt of the previously announced US$4 million bridge loan that is part of the production pre-pay facility from Lascaux Resource Capital Fund 1 LP ("Lascaux") (see Fortune News Release dated August 20, 2014)....

2014-09-18 16:22:20

MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today that its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 have been filed on its Form 10-Q Quarterly Report with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A detailed Form 10-Q is available on the company web site. STWS revenues increased to $3,600,779 in the first quarter of 2014 from $541,000 in revenues in the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 566%. Gross...

2014-09-18 16:21:43

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Oil & Gas S. de R.L. de C.V. ("Sierra"), Mexico's first independent exploration and production ("E&P") company, today announces that it has secured equity commitments of US$525 million. Sierra, headquartered in Mexico City, is led by Ivan Sandrea, a highly experienced E&P executive with an extensive track record of leadership in energy organizations including Statoil, BP, OPEC and Energy Intelligence. Mr. Sandrea has...

2014-09-18 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the fourth running of the NASA Centennial Challenge program's Sample Return Robot Challenge, which will take place June 8-13, 2015. The autonomous robot competition, which carries a prize purse of $1.5 million, will be held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has hosted the event since 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Teams must demonstrate a...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'