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2014-10-21 16:20:41

Donation to help bring camaraderie, fun, and entertainment to local troops and military families. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) and the USO have partnered to present a family-friendly concert featuring platinum recording artist Trace Adkins at Fort Hood Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. The moment-filled, morale-boosting USO concert is designed to thank the members of the Fort Hood military community for their service, and help...

2014-10-21 12:38:00

Verizon calls for app concept entries from Kansas middle and high school students OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities. The first two Verizon Innovative App Challenges have encouraged thousands of students to...

2014-10-21 12:37:39

Open Letter to Shareholders Summarizes Recent Milestones MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, releases the following letter to Shareholders from the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Oleg Firer: Dear Net Element Shareholders, I am writing you today for several reasons. The...

2014-10-21 12:37:14

ALBANY, New York, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSS/BSS Market - Asia Pacific and Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012-2018, a report published by Transparency Market Research, provides valuable insights into the global OSS/BSS Market and forecasts the various factors that could propel as well as hinder the market, and the hot market areas for this industry during over the forecast period. According to the report, the global...

2014-10-21 12:36:59

Aspire Campaign Funds 170 Projects, Supporting an Estimated 17,595 Students SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachers and students in Salt Lake City had something to celebrate today as AT&T Aspire revealed it "flash funded" all projects listed by 162 teachers on the education crowd funding site DonorsChoose.org in Salt Lake City. In total, 170 projects were fulfilled, benefiting 17,595 of Salt Lake City's students totaling $220,760. Classroom projects ranged...

2014-10-21 12:34:05

Also Recommends Voting AGAINST Adjournment of the Special Meeting of Chiquita Shareholders NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutrale-Safra today stated it is pleased that Glass Lewis, a leading proxy advisory firm, has recommended its clients vote AGAINST the Fyffes transaction at the Chiquita Special Meeting of shareholders scheduled for October 24(th). In addition, Glass Lewis has recommended its clients vote AGAINST the proposal to adjourn the Special Meeting. In its recommendation...

2014-10-21 12:32:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frustrated with the slow pace of implementation of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), Vicki and Fred Modell renewed a multi-million dollar commitment to screen every baby born in every state for this life threatening condition, often referred to as "Bubble Boy" disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153192 Four million newborns in the United States are routinely screened annually for a variety of...

2014-10-21 12:31:57

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share on its common stock and a quarterly cash dividend of $16.25 per share on its 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock, each payable on January 15, 2015, to holders of record on January 2, 2015. The 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock is convertible, at the option of the...

2014-10-21 12:30:27

Elton To Kick Off Another Three-Year Run Beginning January 16; Tickets On Sale Sunday, October 26 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment and AEG Live have announced that ELTON JOHN will extend his original three year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and will return with his critically acclaimed show, "The Million Dollar Piano," for three more years. Tickets for the following January, March and April 2015 performances will go on sale Sunday, Oct....

2014-10-21 12:30:13

Purchase of eBook now available for $9.99 on iTunes and Amazon; 40% of all proceeds to benefit Yosemite public education and programming SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 150(th) Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, which established the nation's first protected wilderness, the California Historical Society, 36 Views, and Yosemite Conservancy have released a new enhanced, multimedia eBook, Yosemite: A Storied Landscape, designed to offer readers and...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.