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2008-08-26 18:00:44

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Major political leaders from Colorado joined Vestas at a press conference held today at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Against the backdrop of a 131-foot wind turbine blade from Vestas' factory in Windsor, Colorado, the participants discussed the company's rapid expansion in the USA as well as public policy measures needed to further strengthen wind power's role as a necessary and vital part of the nation's energy future....

2008-08-25 12:00:28

Bell, a Canadian communications company, has announced that it will deploy high-speed fiber access directly to new condominiums and other multi-dwelling units throughout the Quebec-Windsor corridor. According to Bell, its fiber to the node (FTTN) program is deploying fiber to within less than a kilometer of homes throughout the Quebec-Windsor corridor. It is expected that 2.4 million households will be covered by the end of 2008. FTTN is also being deployed in all new suburban housing...

2008-07-29 18:00:51

SALINAS, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caregivers at eight Bay Area nursing homes held simultaneous demonstrations Tuesday afternoon to pressure their employer, Windsor Healthcare Management, to make much needed improvements in resident care and patient safety. "Today, hundreds of nursing home workers came together to fight for our residents' right to quality and reliable medical care," said Hilda Gil, a Certified Nursing Assistant at The Ridge Care & Rehabilitation in...

2008-06-30 12:00:00

DETROIT _ A diet supplement developed by two Wayne State University professors will be sold in 2,300 GNC stores across the country beginning Tuesday. The pill, called Alpha-Fibe FBCx, is a corn-derived fiber that binds to fat molecules in food and naturally flushes it from the body. If the supplement is taken as directed, dieters can maintain their eating habits while cutting about a third of the calories they consume. The pill works best for those with high-fat diets. "If you have dry...

2006-04-21 16:17:52

By Paul Majendie WINDSOR (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth, her fortunes revived after a tumultuous decade for the monarchy, was given a rousing reception by 20,000 fans when she went on a walkabout on Friday to celebrate her 80th birthday. Waving Union Jack flags and clutching bouquets, wellwishers launched into an impromptu chorus of "Happy Birthday" as the beaming monarch stepped through Windsor Castle's Henry VIII gate to mark her octogenarian milestone. Police put the...

2006-04-21 09:41:29

By Paul Majendie WINDSOR (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth, her fortunes revived after a tumultuous decade for the monarchy, was given a rousing reception by 20,000 cheering fans when she went on a walkabout on Friday to celebrate her 80th birthday. Waving Union Jack flags and clutching bouquets, well-wishers launched into an impromptu chorus of "Happy Birthday" as the beaming monarch stepped through Windsor Castle's Henry VIII gate to mark her octogenarian milestone. Police put the...

2006-04-21 05:40:23

By Paul Majendie WINDSOR (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth, her fortunes revived after a turbulent decade for the royal family, turned 80 on Friday demonstrating the stamina she needs to become Britain's longest-reigning monarch. With a decade to go before she rivals Queen Victoria's 64 years on the throne, the sprightly working grandmother shows no signs of slowing down and seems to have genes on her side -- her mother died at 101. Crowned nearly 53 years ago, Europe's longest-serving...

2005-12-21 11:10:34

By Mike Collett-White WINDSOR (Reuters) - British pop star Elton John tied the knot with long-term partner David Furnish on Wednesday, joining hundreds of gay couples across England taking advantage of a new law to formalize their relationships. After a short civil ceremony, the celebrity couple emerged into the sunlight and greeted hundreds of cheering well-wishers and the world's press, who had brought the cobbled streets of the royal town of Windsor to a standstill. "Thank you,"...

2005-12-21 07:39:42

By Mike Collett-White WINDSOR (Reuters) - British pop star Elton John tied the knot with long-term partner David Furnish on Wednesday, joining hundreds of gay couples across England taking advantage of a new law to formalize their relationships. After a short civil ceremony, the celebrity couple emerged into the sunlight and greeted hundreds of cheering well wishers and the world's press, who had brought the streets of the royal town of Windsor to a standstill. "Thank you," a...

2005-12-05 14:42:49

LONDON (Reuters) - Pop star Elton John will "wed" his long term partner David Furnish at the same venue where Prince Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles in April in the royal town of Windsor. The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead announced on Monday that the celebrity couple would formalize their 12-year relationship through a civil partnership ceremony on December 21 at the Guildhall, Windsor. Monday was the first day same-sex couples could register their partnership and...