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2011-07-14 06:00:00

RACINE, Wis., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announce a long-term loan agreement for the company to display a collection of artifacts highlighting Frank Lloyd Wright's influence on families and the home. The agreement marks a new chapter in the Johnson family's long history with the visionary architect. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-12 16:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the producers of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, ATTACK THE BLOCK follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial war zone. There will be a special screening of the film on Thursday, July 21st at 10pm at Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego, CA, followed by a Q&A with one of the film's stars John Boyega,...

2011-07-11 15:51:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Engineered Plastics, a San Francisco Bay Area plastic injection molder with expertise in manufacturing complex and sophisticated plastic components, announced today that it will exhibit at Intersolar North America, taking place July 12-14, 2011 at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The company will present its capabilities during all open exhibition hours at Booth 7948. Building from its deep experience in producing plastic...

2011-04-27 07:22:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Detroit area organizations--Wright & Filippis, ROUSH CleanTech, and Clean Energy Coalition--are growing a greener future through the use of domestically produced, clean-burning propane autogas technology. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Wright & Filippis Distribution Center located at 2638 Bond Street, Rochester Hills, Mich., the site of the recently installed 1,000-gallon propane fuel tank...

2011-04-26 09:47:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) will present its Randy Pausch Prize to Will Wright, the gaming industry legend who created The Sims(TM), Spore(TM) and other breakthrough video games, in recognition of his success in mixing artistry with technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Wright will receive the Pausch Prize, named for the late co-founder of the ETC and famed author of "The...

2011-03-02 00:00:28

United Access, a recognized leader in the mobility industry for 30 years, has announced a new location in Dallas, Texas. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 United Access, a well-known provider of equipment and solutions for individuals with physical disabilities, has announced a new location in Dallas, Texas. The new location opened up as a result of Tom Wright of Wright-Way retiring. United Access has acquired Wright-Way and expanded into the Texas market. They will continue providing Dallas...

2011-02-18 12:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Outdoors, the world's leading tournament-fishing organization, has forged a new partnership with Wright® Brand Bacon for the 2011 season. As a partner of FLW Outdoors, Wright® Brand Bacon - the Bigger, Better Bacon(TM) - will have the opportunity to set up displays and provide promotional offers to fans at the FLW Outdoors Expo, held in conjunction with tournaments along the Walmart FLW Tour; the College...

2010-08-06 10:12:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providers of home medical equipment and services across Michigan are proposing a fiscally responsible alternative to the mislabeled "competitive" bidding scheme currently under way in Medicare that will actually discourage competition, reduce access to care for many of Michigan's 1.6 million Medicare beneficiaries, and put thousands of homecare providers in the state out of business. The U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2010-06-30 12:53:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- JoJo Wright, host of the nationally syndicated "JoJo on the Radio," announced today the launch of Make it Wright with JoJo, a summer-long initiative in which he will lend a hand to a different cause every weekday this summer, beginning Tuesday, July 6. Starting today, JoJo is officially asking his friends, fans, followers and listeners, as well as any organizations looking for his support, to get in touch via Twitter and Facebook to suggest deserving...

2010-06-22 07:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has acquired Specialist Electronics Services, Ltd. (SES) for 15 million pounds Sterling, or approximately $22 million. SES designs and manufactures rugged, security encrypted data recorders, processors, display media and software for aerospace and defense applications. SES will operate within the Integrated Sensing division of Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control segment. "SES's...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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