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2014-04-17 08:28:18

Women's Retailer Launches Its Fourth Annual Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its fourth May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across the United States and...

2014-04-17 08:27:42

To support continued development of NT100, including addition of Ph2 RESPONSE trial in recurrent pregnancy loss indication PALO ALTO, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nora Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics to address unmet needs in reproductive medicine, today announced the closing of an $18 million Series B financing. The proceeds will be used to expand the development of Nora's lead drug, NT100, including the addition of a second Phase...

2014-04-17 08:27:06

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball handicapping picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics on the baseball success of its membership. The world of baseball handicapping is full of gimmicks and one-trick ponies. The Best Bet on Sports bucks that system by relying on cold, hard data analysis and research to pick winners in America's three major sports. A team of experts pore over the latest news and historical...

2014-04-17 08:26:39

Festival includes rock bands, comedians, a Wet T-Shirt Contest and plenty of vendors selling marijuana accessories and paraphernalia. SPOKANE, Wash., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 2 states that have legalized the use of recreational marijuana: the states of Washington & Colorado. In the great Northwest, we have Spokannabis Fest, perhaps the biggest and best two-day music, comedy, and weed-smoking event of them all. Photo -...

2014-04-17 08:25:19

- Revenue Increases 17 Percent to $1.23 Billion DALLAS, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20051024/ADSLOGO SUMMARY Quarter Ended March 31,...

2014-04-17 08:25:15

~ Partnership to create new jobs and financial impact in the Danville River District DANVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Launch Place announced today a $250,000 investment in Raleigh, NC-based SEAL Innovation, Inc., to commercialize SEAL SwimSafe(TM). Utilizing wearable swim bands and state-of-the-art detection technology, SEAL SwimSafe(TM) will help improve swim safety and reduce drowning and injury by alerting guardians of swimmer distress. For this investment, SEAL...

2014-04-17 08:23:34

Grants target Central and Southern Illinois communities hardest hit by last November's tornadoes CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Tornado Relief Effort campaign, in partnership with WGN Radio, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, has raised more than $880,000, from nearly 7,200 generous donors. With matching funds from the McCormick Foundation and all expenses covered by the partners and the Foundation, over $1.1 million has...

2014-04-17 08:23:04

-Revenue of $5.7 billion for the quarter, up 10% year over year HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today results for the first quarter of 2014 are as follows: Q1 Q1 Q4 2014 2013 2013 ----- ----- ----- Revenue (millions) $5,731 $5,230 $5,860...

2014-04-17 08:22:53

Operating Earnings Growth in Most Segments Offset by Harsh Weather and Shifts in Ag WILMINGTON, Del., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Quarter Highlights -- Substantial earnings increases and operating margin improvement across most segments including: Safety & Protection; Electronics & Communications; Nutrition & Health; and Industrial Biosciences. -- Strong sales volume growth outside the Americas. Combined European and Asian developing...

2014-04-17 08:22:09

ELKHART, Ind., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the outstanding capital stock of recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer K-Z, Inc. (K-Z) in a transaction closing effective May 1, 2014. The purchase price, which will be paid in cash, is approximately $53.4 million, subject to adjustment. "We are pleased to welcome K-Z to the Thor family. With a strong focus on value, service and quality,...


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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...

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