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2011-01-19 15:10:00

Audiences in Kabul and Washington connect to discuss perceptions and realities of U.S.-Afghan war WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WAMU 88.5, America Abroad Media and Radio Killid in Afghanistan will present "Living with War: A Conversation Between Afghans and Americans," a discussion linking audiences in Washington, D.C., and Kabul, Afghanistan. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m., Jan. 21, at American University's Katzen Arts Center. Connected via Skype and...

2011-01-11 08:39:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights: Natural Resource Partners (NYSE: NRP) as the Bull of the Day and Hercules Technology (Nasdaq: HTGC) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Full analysis of all these stocks is available at...

2010-12-31 08:00:00

Station rolls out new visual identity, slogan to coincide with 50th anniversary WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WAMU 88.5 announced today the launch of a comprehensive rebranding campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101231/DC22707LOGO) The campaign is built around the new slogan, "The mind is our medium." Elements of the branding initiative include print, online ads, on-air promos and bus ads throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area. Listeners...

2010-09-13 14:55:00

Local blogger and long-time resident Anna John to author blog about race and class in the District WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WAMU 88.5 announced today the launch of DCentric, a blog about race and class in the District. The blog, authored by Anna John, is part of NPR's 13-station web-based project, Project Argo, designed to facilitate member stations expanding public media to a wider online audience. "This blog furthers our mission to foster an engaged and...

2010-03-14 20:18:00

HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Mutual shareholders (Stock Symbols: WAMUQ, WAHUQ, WAMPQ, WAMKQ) and WamuTruth.com staff were shocked to discover on Friday that Brian Rosen, council for WMI, has agreed to a proposed "settlement" with JP Morgan and the FDIC of all outstanding litigation and claims without consultation or discussion with the Official Equity Committee of Washington Mutual. This unprecedented surrender involves giving away all of the company's rightful assets and...

2009-08-19 13:46:12

A Florida woman said her bank, Washington Mutual, mistakenly auctioned off her house while she was attempting to modify her loan. Anna Ramirez said she was shocked to be evicted Aug. 12 by a man who had purchased her Homestead house from Washington Mutual, despite the fact that the home should not have been for sale, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported Wednesday. Washington Mutual acknowledged the house was sold in error and went with Ramirez to court to reverse the sale. However, the Miami-Dade County...

2009-08-06 13:41:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union's "Intentionally Left Bank" campaign has given a voice to hundreds of Washington consumers who have become disenchanted with large corporate banks. The campaign asks the public to share their stories about what motivated them to "intentionally" leave their bank in favor of a local credit union. When the comment is posted to the credit union's Web site, www.7principles.coop, the submitter receives a free...

2009-07-27 06:45:00

SEATTLE, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Z7 Networks (http://www.Z7Networks.com), the premiere IT Services firm based in Seattle, WA, continues to successfully manage the direct IT and technology operations for Washington Mutual, Inc. (WMI). In response to the highly publicized mergers and acquisitions that have involved the organization throughout the past year, WMI sought out an outsourced IT company that could effectively manage their technology needs during the transitions and beyond. In 2008,...

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2009-07-17 08:46:12

A JPMorgan Chase spokesman said the bank was keeping an eye on the fate of CIT Group, the struggling New York lender, as a possibility for expansion. It would be an opportunity for us in these states if CIT was unable to continue lending to borrowers, spokesman Tom Kelly told The New York Times Friday. JP Morgan, along with Goldman Sachs, is now sitting at the top of the heap of financial firms, having posted a profit of $2.7 billion in the second quarter, the Times said. The bank has been...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Arvest Bank, Bank of the West, Commerce Bancshares, Inc., Harris National, People's United Bank, TD Bank, Wachovia and Wells Fargo Each Rank Highest in Retail Banking Customer Satisfaction WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by declines in both satisfaction and brand image, customer commitment to retail banks has decreased in 2009, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. This marks a steady decline in customer...


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