Press Releases

  • Magna presents test results on multi-material lightweight vehicle concept car

    January 30 2015 2:08 PM ET

    TROY, MI, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. has completed validation testing on the multi-material lightweight vehicle (MMLV) concept it developed in cooperation with Ford Motor Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the tests show that the MMLV design offers clear advantages in terms of global warming potential and the use of energy.

    (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150129/172328)

  • Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Full Throttle with National Commercial Launching Much-Anticipated Summer 2015 Arrival of the Action-Packed Thrill Ride, "Fast & Furious-Supercharged," During NBC's Super Bowl Pre-Game Coverage

    January 30 2015 2:08 PM ET

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios HollywoodSM shifts into high gear with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the "Fast & Furious—Supercharged" thrill ride during NBC's Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday, February 1, 2015.

  • New Crowdfunding Myeloma Initiative Begins With Call For Letters Of Intent For High-Risk Multiple Myeloma Solutions

    January 30 2015 2:05 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Myeloma Crowd Research Initiative (MCRI) is calling for research proposals for high-risk multiple myeloma, a rare blood cancer from February 1-28, 2015 on the Myeloma Crowd website at www.myelomacrowd.org/mcri.

  • Sutter Health Reaches Contract Agreement with Blue Shield

    January 30 2015 2:05 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The not-for-profit Sutter Health network announced today that it reached agreement on a new two-year contract with Blue Shield of California, preserving patient access to the doctors and care centers that Blue Shield sold to patients during fall open enrollment. The contract applies to all Blue Shield products in which Sutter Health providers historically participated, including HMO, PPO and those offered through Covered California. There will be no lapse in coverage for Sutter Health patients.

  • Cencosud Announces Guidance for 2015 & Capex Guidance for 2015 - 2018 period

    January 30 2015 2:01 PM ET

    SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cencosud (NYSE: CNCO, BCS: CENCOSUD), a leading South American retailer with operations in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia, today announced its guidance for full year 2015.

    Guidance 2015

    Cencosud expects revenue of USD 19.3[1] billion - USD 21.1 billion, and an adjusted EBITDA margin of 7.0% - 7.4%, for the year 2015.

    Full year 2015 capex for organic growth and remodeling of stores is expected to total approximately USD545 million.

  • Boca Grove Golf & Tennis Club Announces Non-Resident Annual Golf Membership

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove Golf & Tennis Club, nestled in the heart of beautiful Boca Raton, is proud to announce a limited number of non-resident annual golf memberships* available to those who live outside the gates of the boutique country club, but who desire the game of golf, along with the elegant lifestyle that only Boca Grove can offer. Boca Grove's non-resident annual golf membership will grant access to the breathtaking, newly redesigned Jim Fazio 18-hole, Championship golf course.

  • American Hard Rock Band Foundry Releases Self-Titled Debut Album Mixed by 7x Grammy-winner Steve Thompson

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Foundry is an American hard rock band from Las Vegas featuring vocalist Kelly Keeling (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Baton Rouge), drummer Marc Brattin, guitarist James Fucci, and special guest Scott Griffin (L.A. Guns, Sin City Sinners) on bass.  Griffin and Jason Ebs (Ecotonic feat. AC/DC drummer Chris Slade) will share duties on bass.  Musically, Foundry casts a sonic blend of old-school meets new with its own signature hard-rock sound and the legendary Steve Thompson platinum touch.

  • Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health Sign Two-Year Contract

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California today announced the signing of a new, two-year contract with Sutter Health. Blue Shield is pleased to offer members access to Sutter Health providers and facilities as participating providers effective February 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016. Blue Shield apologizes that the contract negotiation took longer than expected and that customers and members experienced uncertainty or disruption.

  • McKool Smith Named United States "IP Firm of the Year" by Benchmark Litigation

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith was awarded United States "IP Firm of the Year" at the 2015 Benchmark US awards. Fellow nominees included Fish & Richardson; Quinn Emanuel; Morrison Foerster; Sidley Austin; WilmerHale; Keker & Van Nest; and Winston & Strawn.

    The awards ceremony was held at the Essex House New York hotel in New York City on January 29, 2015.

  • Northrop Grumman to Participate in Cowen and Company 36th Annual Aerospace/Defense & Transportation Conference

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will participate in the Cowen and Company 36th Annual Aerospace/Defense & Transportation Conference in New York on Thursday, Feb. 5. Jim Palmer, corporate vice president and chief financial officer, and Ken Bedingfield, corporate vice president, finance, will present beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be webcast live at www.northropgrumman.com.

  • PlayDate Digital's MY LITTLE PONY: CUTIE POX Storybook App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Starring the Cutie Mark Crusaders, Is an Educational and Relatable Tale for Young Readers

    January 30 2015 2:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you remember how hard it was to be patient as a kid, especially when you just wanted to grow up as quickly as possible? In the interactive storybook app, MY LITTLE PONY: CUTIE POX, from PlayDate Digital, under license from Hasbro, Inc., Apple Bloom takes matters into her own hooves on her path to growing up and ends up with the Cutie Pox!

  • Kalorama: Urgent Care Centers Are Trend To Watch

    January 30 2015 1:55 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Kalorama Information believes urgent care centers are a trend to watch for many areas of healthcare. Urgent care centers are locations either standalone or in a strip-mall that offer care that is between the emergency room and a physician's office. While they can treat common colds and stomach ailments, they also can stitch wounds, treat infections and run X-rays on severe injuries.

  • Coordinated Health Names Sulynn Amrhein Head of Marketing

    January 30 2015 1:51 PM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coordinated Health (CH), the region's leading specialty surgical hospital network, today announced the appointment of Sulynn Amrhein as Vice President of Marketing. Amrhein will lead all integrated marketing: brand, reputation, creative, content development and digital across all paid, earned, owned and shared channels for the company's 100+ physicians, 1,200 employees and 17 locations in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey.

  • Clarification: NFEC Signed Contract with Gansu Coal Group to Deliver Valve Products

    January 30 2015 1:51 PM ET

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  • Verizon's Statement on the AWS-3 Auction Results

    January 30 2015 1:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCC today announced results of its auction of AWS-3 spectrum, and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has won a total of 181 licenses with an aggregate bid price of $10.4 billion.

    These licenses are in markets covering 192 million POPs, or 61 percent of the United States.

    In compliance with the FCC's anti-collusion quiet period rules, Verizon cannot comment further until that period ends, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Feb. 13, 2015.

  • AARP Warns PSEG-LIPA $216 Million Rate Hike Would Take Harsh Toll on 50+

    January 30 2015 1:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Long Islanders in the grips of dropping winter temperatures, gripes about high utility bills are no doubt rising. Factor in a PSEG-proposed three-year, nearly 12%, $216 million electric rate hike and the only thing that'll likely boil are consumers' tempers – and with good reason, according to an AARP survey.

  • ATA's TMC Readies for 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

    January 30 2015 1:37 PM ET

    ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fuel economy standards, alternative fuels, asset utilization and tire deployment will be among the key topics of discussion at American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council's 2015 Annual Meeting, to be held February 16-19 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Coordinated Health Appoints Greg Flanagan Chief Information Officer

    January 30 2015 1:37 PM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coordinated Health, the region's leading specialty surgical hospital network, today announced the appointment of healthcare innovator Greg Flanagan as its Chief Information Officer (CIO).

  • The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Amends the Employee Code of Conduct in Light of Governor's Gift Ban

    January 30 2015 1:35 PM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board unanimously voted to revise the employee Code of Conduct to conform to Governor Tom Wolf's recently signed executive order banning gifts.

  • CHOP Invited to White House for President's Announcement of the Precision Medicine Initiative

    January 30 2015 1:32 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the invitation of the White House, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) sent two special guests to President Barack Obama's announcement today of the Precision Medicine Initiative: Dr. Steven M. Altschuler, CHOP's chief executive officer, and 9-year-old patient Emily Whitehead, now cancer-free thanks to a personalized treatment called T cell therapy, developed at CHOP.