Press Releases

  • Teamsters Applaud Putnam County Decision To Reject Republic Services' Florida Landfill Bid

    July 30 2014 3:03 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is lauding the Putnam County (Fla.) Board of Commissioners today on its decision to reject Republic Services' [NYSE: RSG] bid to buy the Putnam County landfill.

    The Putnam County Board considered privatizing the local landfill, but ultimately voted Tuesday night not to accept Republic's offer.

  • California Film Commission, FilmL.A. Join List Of Sponsors Of Made-In-Hollywood Honors; Salute To Locally Made Emmy Nominees To Be Presented August 7 at 1600 VINE Ceremony

    July 30 2014 3:02 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Made-In-Hollywood Honors, the three year old program in which Los Angeles City Councilmen for the Hollywood area, Tom LaBonge and Mitch O'Farrell, pay tribute to locally-made film or TV shows nominated for either Emmy or Oscar awards in all production categories, will add to its list of sponsors two of the most engaged organizations working for the return of film-making to the historic film capital.  The California Film Commission, which administers the state's film and TV tax credit program and works to increase motion picture production throu

  • Connected Cars, New Materials To Radically Change Collision Repair, Auto Leaders Tell I-CAR® Conference

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected vehicles and tough new fuel-economy regulations rapidly are transforming the basic DNA of the world's cars and trucks, and that means collision-repair professionals soon will find their jobs much more demanding, requiring more know-how and entailing more complexity, according to auto industry leaders addressing more than 300 collision-repair executives today at Detroit's Cobo Center.

  • Coach K Hosts USA Basketball Special Aug. 4 on SiriusXM

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the USA Basketball Men's National Team and the Duke University Blue Devils, will host a special USA Basketball preview edition of his SiriusXM show this Monday, August 4 (6:00 pm ET).

  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Insurance Point LLC

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    ITASCA, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Insurance Point, LLC in St. Charles, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Branded Cities Network Has Set the Stage, and Table, For Iconic Event in Times Square, New York

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Branded Cities Network ("BCN") designed and built Times Square's largest multi-day event in the history of the Square.  The 9-day event, spanning over the course of three weeks, promotes awareness for Stand Up 2 Cancer ("SU2C") alongside their partners at MasterCard.  The event gives guests a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the heart of Times Square perched 20 feet above the action of Times Square and utilizing BCN spectacular signage as a unique backdrop to the event at The Durst Organization's 4 Times Square.  MasterCard has also partnered with O

  • Confirmation.com Continues its European Growth Expansion with the Acquisition of UK-Based ProConfirm

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    LONDON and BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confirmation.com announced today that it has expanded its presence in Europe with the acquisition of ProConfirm Ltd, an electronic audit confirmation solution based in London, UK.  This acquisition reinforces Confirmation.com's leadership position as the global provider of secure online audit confirmation services and brings in ProConfirm's local expertise of the UK and European markets.

  • Authentic Brands Group, LLC Acquires Collective Licensing, LP, Including Iconic Global Lifestyle Brand 'Airwalk,' From Payless Holdings LLC

    July 30 2014 3:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) and Payless Holdings LLC (Payless) announced today that ABG has finalized the purchase of certain assets of Collective Licensing International, LLC., Lifestyle Brands Corporation, and Collective Brands Cooperatief U.A. (collectively CLI). The asset purchase includes several youth lifestyle, athletic, and board-sports inspired brands, including Airwalk, Hind, Vision Street Wear, and Above The Rim.

  • JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability

    July 30 2014 2:59 PM ET

    MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related outages, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors trimmed trees in more than 60 communities in July.

    Under the guidance of JCP&L's foresters, tree contractors have trimmed about 2,000 miles of electric lines in northern and central New Jersey year-to-date, with an additional 1,500 miles expected to be completed by year end.

  • ATK Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

    July 30 2014 2:53 PM ET

    ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend will be payable September 25, 2014, to stockholders of record as of September 3, 2014.

  • Bright House Networks Introduces Home Networking Solution Designed to Enhance Internet Experience Throughout Home

    July 30 2014 2:52 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers in Bright House Networks in Florida can now enjoy a better Internet experience on both their wired and wireless devices throughout their home with the ultimate home networking solution. Bright House Networks today announced the launch of Echo, its new scalable home networking solution that enables customers to maximize their Internet experience anywhere in and around their house by expanding their network and eliminating WiFi dead zones.

  • Beverage Media Group Forms Partnership with BinWise to Automate Online Ordering for Restaurants

    July 30 2014 2:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software management tool for beverage programs, has formed a strategic alliance with Beverage Media Group, the premier communications system for the promotion, distribution and marketing of beverage alcohol products.

  • Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP: One Year After Alice Gruppioni was Killed on Venice Beach Boardwalk, Family Files Lawsuit Against City and County of Los Angeles

    July 30 2014 2:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2013, honeymooner Alice Gruppioni was walking with her husband along the world-famous Venice Beach Boardwalk.  But instead of a loving start to a new life together, Alice was tragically struck by a vehicle in front of her husband, suffering fatal injuries.

  • UT Arlington appoints San Diego State Student Affairs leader Timothy Quinnan as Vice President for Student Affairs

    July 30 2014 2:44 PM ET

    ARLINGTON, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari today announced the appointment of Timothy Quinnan, an expert in student success and leadership education, as UT Arlington's new Vice President for Student Affairs.

  • 14th Annual Gaming Trade Show to Unite Greatest Collection of Industry Leaders this September

    July 30 2014 2:41 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions today announced that the gaming industry's 14th annual trade show in Las Vegas will unite the greatest collection of industry leaders in the show's history this fall, including: Sheldon Adelson, Thomas Graf, Patti Hart, Jim Murren, Jamie Odell and Steve Wynn.

  • LoJack Corporation Schedules Q2 2014 Earnings Call for Tuesday, August 12

    July 30 2014 2:40 PM ET

    CANTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ GS: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery systems and advanced fleet management solutions, will announce its second-quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Chief Executive Officer and President Randy Ortiz and Casey Delaney, Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Controller, will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET that morning to discuss the Company's results, financial and operational highlights, and business outlook.

     

  • FNGVC: Champion Brands Breaks Ground On Jacksonville CNG Station

    July 30 2014 2:17 PM ET

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Champion Brands, a Florida beer distributor, broke ground on its public-private CNG station with partner Trillium CNG.  Champion CEO Earl Benton turned to natural gas to avoid frequent and costly fluctuations in the price of diesel: "If there is war in the Middle East or a hurricane, we will not be impacted as dramatically," said Benton. 

  • JDRF Commends Senators Collins and Shaheen for Introducing Legislation to Ensure Seniors with Diabetes Have Access to Continuous Glucose Monitors

    July 30 2014 2:17 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, introduced legislation to ensure that seniors with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who are Medicare eligible have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM) as prescribed by their physicians. The legislation, S.

  • Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers Inc. to Host American Life Auction in Phoenix

    July 30 2014 2:15 PM ET

    PHOENIX, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host an American Life auction in Phoenix featuring police confiscated, stolen and forfeited property, as well as tools, city and school district surplus, electronics, appliances, computers, commercial and restaurant equipment, sporting goods, furniture and household items, collectibles, jewelry and much more on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

  • Automotive Steering Systems Market Growing at 7.47% CAGR to 2018: Global Forecast & Industry Tends in New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com

    July 30 2014 2:15 PM ET

    DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report encompasses Automotive Steering Systems Market in terms of volume ('000 Units) and value ($million) across regions such as Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America and Rest of the World (ROW). It explains the qualitative and quantitative aspects of steering systems industry with respect to technological advancements, which have taken place till now. Apart from geographic segmentation, the report also covers the steering system segmented by type of steering system, vehicle type, and by safety features.