Press Releases

  • Commander calls VA reform bill "one step"

    August 01 2014 10:20 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger described a $16.3 billion VA health-care reform package, passed 91-3 by the Senate Thursday, as "one step" in a journey just getting under way to repair problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure, in part, provides funds for VA patients to receive care outside the system, which Dellinger said must be a temporary response until a permanent solution can be reached.

  • Maddie's Fund® Celebrates the Pawsitively Incredible Science of Dogs at Chabot Space & Science Center

    August 01 2014 10:18 AM ET

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can the relationship between dogs and people lead us to a better world? Maddie's Fund® President Rich Avanzino thinks so, and will join the Chabot Space & Science Center as the keynote speaker to celebrate the "Pawsitively Incredible Science of Dogs" at the Second Annual Dog Days of Summer on Aug. 9, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. And yes, dogs are allowed!

  • Hill-Rom Completes Acquisition of Trumpf Medical

    August 01 2014 10:15 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) today announced that it has completed its approximately $250 million purchase of Trumpf Medical, the medical unit of the privately held TRUMPF Group. The transaction closely aligns with the company's core growth strategies as it will more than double the size of Hill-Rom's existing surgical platform, complement and expand the Company's global footprint and leverage existing sales channels and customer relationships to better address the needs of patients and caregivers.

  • OneChicago Announces July 2014 Trading Volume Increase of 39% Year-Over-Year

    August 01 2014 10:15 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneChicago, LLC (OCX), an equity finance exchange, today announced its July 2014 volume of 811,260 a 39% increase year-over-year. OneChicago is a CFTC and SEC regulated exchange offering Single Stock Futures (SSF), a Delta One product, on approximately 1,500 equities, including ADRs and ETFs.   

    July 2014 highlights include:

  • Work From Home And Share Your America As A Local Coordinator

    August 01 2014 10:15 AM ET

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PAX - Program of Academic Exchange seeks local coordinators throughout the U.S. to work with international high school students visiting for the school year.

  • Fattah Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation to Name 30th Street Station in Honor of Bill Gray

    August 01 2014 10:14 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and 10-term Congressman from Philadelphia released the following statement on the Senate vote to rename Philadelphia's 30th Street Station in honor of the late Congressman William H. Gray III. The bill now goes to the President's desk to be signed into law:

  • WattHub Bridges Information Technology to Renewable Energy

    August 01 2014 10:13 AM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Finding the right partners, projects, and equipment just got easier for the renewable energy industry with phase 1 of WattHub.com - the newest online renewable energy resource - launching today.

  • Tropicana Student Living Welcomes Michael Jordan Flight School

    August 01 2014 10:13 AM ET

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Student living is proud to welcome Michael Jordan Flight School 2014 basketball camps for the 19th year. Campers, who range in age from 7-18, will be staying at Tropicana Gardens and Tropicana Del Norte residence halls. Tropicana Gardens and Tropicana Del Norte are located adjacent to UCSB's main campus and the Thunderdome. The close proximity, suite-style accommodations, and on-site cafe make the experience easy and fun for campers, many of which are having their first overnight camp experience.

  • Penske Truck Rental and uShip Team Up for Specialized Shipments

    August 01 2014 10:10 AM ET

    READING, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Rental http://www.pensketruckrental.com/ has teamed up with uShip to provide do-it-yourself movers with a strong network to affordably ship items such as large cars, boats, motorcycles and other types of special care freight.

  • The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Provides Update on Restructuring Plan

    August 01 2014 10:10 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee provided today a number of updates related to its comprehensive restructuring plan.  Announced on June 4, 2014, this restructuring plan calls for the organization to establish an urban Milwaukee Y comprised of centers within (or very close to) the city of Milwaukee, while selling the majority of its owned real estate assets in order to pay down debt.  The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee also filed for relief and is operating under the protections afforded to it by the United States Bankruptcy Code.

  • Boston's Bernie & Phyl's Furniture Awards Advertising Account To DeVito/Verdi

    August 01 2014 10:09 AM ET

    NORTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular Boston furniture retailer Bernie & Phyl's Furniture is giving New York ad agency DeVito/Verdi a seat at its marketing table by naming the award-winning creative shop its new agency of record, it was announced today by Rob Rubin, president of merchandising and marketing at Bernie & Phyl's.

  • G2 Consulting Group Part of Massive I-96 Reconstruction Project

    August 01 2014 9:42 AM ET

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Consulting Group, a nationally recognized Troy, MI-based geotechnical, environmental and construction engineering services firm, announced completion of its 'earth retention wall' project that was part of the broader $180 million I-96 Reconstruction Project.

  • The Laclede Group Elects Maria Fogarty to Its Board of Directors

    August 01 2014 9:41 AM ET

    ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Laclede Group, Inc.'s (NYSE: LG) board of directors voted to increase the size of the board from nine to 10, and elected energy industry veteran Maria Fogarty as its newest member effective August 1, 2014.

    Fogarty, 55, served as senior vice president of internal audit and compliance for NextEra Energy, Inc. from 2011 through June 30, 2014. NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with $15 billion in revenues and the parent of Florida Power & Light, the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida.

  • NASA Awards Modification for Geophysics, Geodynamics and Space Geodesy Support Contract

    August 01 2014 9:37 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a modification to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. (SGT) of Greenbelt, Maryland to continuing working the the Geophysics, Geodynamics and Space Geodesy (GGSG) Support Services contract.

  • Waterton's Offer for Chaparral Expires

    August 01 2014 9:33 AM ET

    TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Waterton Precious Metals Fund II Cayman,
    LP ("Waterton") announced today that the cash offer (the "Offer") by Waterton Precious Metals Bid Corp. (the "Offeror") to acquire all of the outstanding common shares (the "Shares") of Chaparral Gold Corp. not already held by it and its affiliates has
    expired.

  • Global Polyamide Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are BASF, E. I. DuPont De Nemours & Co, Huntsman, Rhodia and Royal DSM

    August 01 2014 9:32 AM ET

    DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyamide Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

  • Critical Alerts For Exxon Mobil, Vistaprint, Tessera Technologies, Westport Innovations, and Linear Technology Released By InvestorsObserver

    August 01 2014 9:31 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for XOM, VPRT, TSRA, WPRT, and LLTC.

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  • Critical Alerts For Discovery Communications, Open Text, China XD Plastics, Repros Therapeutics, and Riverbed Technology Released By InvestorsObserver

    August 01 2014 9:31 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for DISCA, OTEX, CXDC, RPRX, and RVBD.

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  • Earnings Releases, Stock Repurchase, Joint Ventures, and Outlook Releases - Research Reports on Aetna, Caterpillar, Eaton, UTC and Boeing

    August 01 2014 9:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), Eaton Corporation Plc (NYSE: ETN), United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5350-100free.

  • Post-Earnings Insights and Pulse -American Capital Agency

    August 01 2014 9:30 AM ET

    LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Investor-Edge.com has issued complimentary post-earnings insights and pulse coverage on American Capital Agency Corporation (NASDAQ: AGNC). The company was featured in the headlines on Monday, July 28, 2014, for showing significant growth in comprehensive income and net spread and dollar roll income per common share, during the second quarter of 2014. Our free coverage report can be accessed at:

    http://www.investor-edge.com/register

    Earnings Overview