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2014-10-23 08:35:35

Change the lives of children living in poverty SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank. That's more than the entire population of the United States. In the U.S. extreme poverty has hit a new high; recent studies show over 1.6 million households with children are living on less than $2 per person, per day.[1] This Christmas shoppers can help fight...

2014-10-23 08:34:47

- Net Sales of $1.11 billion represent an increase of 2.9% reported over the prior year period (an increase of 3.1% constant currency) WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The Company reported third quarter net sales of $1.11 billion, an increase of 2.9% reported and 3.1% constant currency over the third quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share for the...

2014-10-23 08:34:37

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, announced new honorees for its 2014 Winter Wish Gala on Thursday, November 20. These include Wenda Harris Millard, President and COO of MediaLink; and Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health. Helshi Lockwood Tunnell Hewson, Media Consultant at the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, will receive...

2014-10-23 08:34:23

MADISON, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues from continuing operations of $1.9 billion, up 6.5% versus prior year -- Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.10, up 7.8% versus prior year -- Reported diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.88, compared to $2.66 in 2013, which included a net gain of $1.80 per diluted share from asset sales -- Full year 2014 revenues now expected to grow approximately 3.5%,...

2014-10-23 08:34:20

ANGLETON, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, today announced financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2014. Three Months Ended ------------------ Sep 30, Jun 30, Sep 30, 2014 2014 2013 ----...

2014-10-23 08:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Third-quarter 2014 revenue declined 16 percent driven by the impact of U.S. patent expirations for Cymbalta and Evista, partially offset by volume growth in most other products. -- Reported operating expenses declined 4 percent as ongoing cost containment initiatives were partially offset by expense associated with the U.S. Branded Prescription Drug Fee and costs related with the termination of...

2014-10-23 08:32:48

Gannett's USA WEEKEND Magazine and Points of Light sponsor the nation's largest day of volunteerism MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make A Difference Day will take place this Saturday, October 25, in neighborhoods throughout the country, bringing Americans together for the common good. Millions will participate in the nation's largest day of volunteerism, sponsored by Gannett's USA WEEKEND Magazine in partnership with Points of Light, the nation's largest organization...

2014-10-23 08:32:24

- Audience revenues grew in Q3 2014 compared to Q3 2013 quarter SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) today reported a third quarter 2014 loss from continuing operations of $2.6 million, or $0.03 per share, compared to income from continuing operations in the 2013 third quarter of $6.7 million, or $0.07 per share. Excluding the net impact of certain items itemized below, the adjusted loss from continuing operations was $0.7 million, compared to...

2014-10-23 08:31:42

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most sought-after names in 20th-century art and design are represented in the lineup of modern and decorative art to be sold Nov. 1 at Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA). They include Frank Stella, David Hockney, Robert Motherwell and Willem de Kooning, among many other art luminaries. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153943Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153942 Throughout, the...

2014-10-23 08:30:46

Xtnd is compatible with all smartphones, tablets, and cameras with ¼ inch screw tripod adapters such as GoPros DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Xtnd combines an adjustable device stand with a multifunctional backpack to provide a solution for the most common device accessibility problem: lack of free hands. Utilizing body-encircling backpack straps as an anchor, Xtnd consists of a metal arm that protrudes from the user's abdomen to hold any device in a convenient viewing...


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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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