Press Releases

  • 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

    SHENYANG, China, Jan.

  • 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.

  • O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. Announces the official closing date of the acquisition of Technologies Argus First de Mexico

    January 30 2015 1:30 PM ET

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- O2 Secure Wireless, Inc. (OTC PINK: OTOW), is pleased to announce it has completed all of the necessary steps in closing its acquisition of Technologies Argus First de Mexico. The official closing date for this acquisition is February 17, 2015 and with an increase in contracts already in 2015 worth over 10 million dollars for Technologies Argus First de Mexico, this acquisition is worth tens of millions of dollars to the bottom line of O2 Secure Wireless, Inc.

  • Over 7000 Industry Professionals and Leading Companies in Water to Converge at Water Philippines 2015

    January 30 2015 1:21 PM ET

  • MutualFirst Announces Record Quarterly Earnings

    January 30 2015 1:20 PM ET

    MUNCIE, Ind., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MutualFirst Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFSF), the holding company of MutualBank (the "Bank"), announced today record net income to common shareholders for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $3.6 million, or $.50 for basic earnings per common share and $.48 for diluted earnings per common share.  This compared to net income available to common shareholders for the same period in 2013 of $2.3 million, or $.32 for basic earnings per common share and $.31 for diluted earnings per common share.

  • Cox & VCTA to award $100,000 in Scholarship Funds

    January 30 2015 1:10 PM ET

    CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia college students have an opportunity for scholarship dollars through the 2015 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship Program.  Members of Cox Communications and the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA) have joined forces to provide this opportunity.  In partnership with the Donald A. Perry Foundation, $100,000 will be awarded to outstanding Virginia students attending Virginia colleges and universities across the Commonwealth.

  • Leave Odiferous Food Behind, Says Most Air Travelers

    January 30 2015 1:07 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When asked their opinion about fellow passengers bringing food with strong odors on planes, almost half (48 percent) thought it was rude but allowable, while 12 percent said airlines should ban foods with strong odors altogether.

  • Entergy Declares Dividend

    January 30 2015 1:06 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per common share. The payment date is March 2, 2015, to stockholders of record on Feb. 12, 2015.

  • AJC Addresses Moldova Holocaust Commemorations

    January 30 2015 1:05 PM ET

    CHISINAU, Moldova, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC official addressed a Holocaust memorial ceremony and conference marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. It was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova together with the country's Jewish community.

    "It is symbolic that for the first time the Holocaust commemoration conference in Moldova is organized in close cooperation between the government and the vibrant Jewish community," said Sam Kliger, AJC Director of Russian Jewish Affairs, at the opening session.

  • Lowe's Names James H. Morgan To Board Of Directors

    January 30 2015 1:03 PM ET

    MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the board of directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced it has appointed James H. Morgan, 67, to the company's board, effective immediately. Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent.

  • PSEG Long Island Submits Three-Year Rate Plan for 2016-17-18

    January 30 2015 1:00 PM ET

    UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Long Island, acting in its capacity as manager of the electric grid, submitted today a three-year rate plan for review by the New York State Department of Public Service ("DPS"). Following review of the rate plan by DPS, approval is required by the Long Island Power Authority's Board. This much-anticipated filing is the culmination of a year's worth of planning and careful budgeting.

  • Morningstar Credit Ratings Assigns Preliminary Ratings for JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2015-C27, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2015-C27 (JPMBB 2015-C27)

    January 30 2015 1:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings for the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transaction JPMBB Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2015-C27, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2015-C27 (JPMBB 2015-C27). The collateral supporting JPMBB 2015-C27 consists of 44 mortgage loans secured by 91 commercial real estate properties. The preliminary ratings are based on information known to Morningstar as of Jan. 30, 2015.

    PRELIMINARY RATINGS (AS OF JAN. 30, 2015)

  • Customer Experience Management Multi-Vendor CEMS and Market Strategies Evaluated in New Research Reports

    January 30 2015 1:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

    ReportsnReports.com offers customer experience management market research reports that talk about a multi-vendor solution required to address all CEM needs and evaluating effective CEM operator strategies to its store.

  • Hyundai and BoostUp Extend Partnership for Two More Years

    January 30 2015 1:00 PM ET

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of last year's "Hyundai Sonata Starter Boost" program, Hyundai Motor America and BoostUp have renewed their partnership through January 4, 2017. Hyundai will continue to offer a dollar for dollar match, up to $500, to consumers that buy a new Hyundai using their BoostUp funds as a down payment.