Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the House passed the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act to strengthen the New GI Bill for the 21st Century. This package makes it easier for veterans to take advantage of New GI Bill benefits, helps veterans successfully enter the civilian workforce, and extends educational benefits to members of the National Guard and veterans who use distance education.
This legislation is supported by a range of veterans' organizations, including ... read more
AVYVE, a leading audio visual systems integration company headquartered
in Atlanta, Georgia, this week hosted a two day sneak preview of SMART™
Technologies’ (Nasdaq: SMT) New Collaboration System for Business. The
invitation-only event was held at AVYVE’s Technology Research Studio in
... read more
Following the recent historic elections, it is critical for newly elected officials to "remember and recognize that they are the voice for their constituents," according to media marketing experts Will Black and Kirsten Fedewa.
Black and Fedewa joined forces last spring to make a new software communications technology - called "Teleforum" - available to members of Congress, governors, candidates, trade associations, and other groups.
Black, who is president and C.E.O. of Oxford Communications LLC, said Teleforum is a "cost-effective and ... read more
Inc. today announced that the General
Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police has ordered three Total
Containment Vessels (TCVs) and other equipment to help counter and
respond to chemical, biological, and explosive threats within its
... read more
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/10 -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2010 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rahm Emanuel, Former Obama White House Chief of Staff, Senator John Ensign (R-NV), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL), President Barack Obama, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), ... read more
From Paris, France, to Paris, Texas, finding Santa Claus on Christmas Eve will be as easy as making a phone call.
Verizon Business will team with the North American Aerospace Defense Command to provide and answer the NORAD Tracks Santa hotline so children of all ages can follow Santa Claus' trip around the globe.
Starting Dec. 24 at 2 a.m. Mountain Time, to 3 a.m. on Dec. 25, children across the U.S. and Canada can call 1-877-HI-NORAD to determine Santa's ... read more
Online video sharing site Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today launched Vimeo Video School, a free online educational initiative to help people of all skill-sets make better videos.
Vimeo Video School includes 'Video 101', a series of originally produced videos for beginners that covers step-by-step instructions on choosing the right camera, shooting tips and simple editing techniques. The site also covers popular subjects such as how to shoot video with the increasingly popular HD DSLR cameras through ... read more
Astrum Hearing Inc., an organization of growing network providers of hearing healthcare services, is in no way affiliated with Astrum Marketing Inc., also known as Astrum Hearing Solutions, which is a debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy pending in the Middle District of Florida. In addition, Astrum Hearing Inc. is not affiliated with any of the "Sears Hearing By Astrum" centers.
Astrum Hearing Inc. is owned by Newport Health Network Inc., also known as Newport Audiology Centers, which is part of ... read more
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/10 -- After unsuccessful attempts to settle a copyright/trademark infringement dispute out of court, ActiveO, Inc., an Incline Village, Nevada corporation, announced today it filed litigation against Medtronic, Inc., on October 13, 2010. The case was filed in Federal Court in Salt Lake City for trademark and copyright infringement of ActiveO's trade name by Medtronic.
ActiveO alleges Medtronic has been using the ActiveO trade name for its most recently introduced bone cement ... read more
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, already featuring 5,300 slot machines, continues to enhance the gaming experience for its players, with the addition of Electronic Roulette video gaming machines, it was announced by casino President Timothy J. Rooney. Empire City is the third casino in New York to offer these exciting new games.
The introduction of the widely popular electronic roulette to the Metropolitan area for the first time is scheduled for today (Thursday, December 16), and the machines are expected ... read more
TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/10 -- Cascadia Investments, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CDIV) announced today that it is in possession of the Objecting Beneficial List (OBO) list prepared by Broadridge Investor Communications. The OBO list provides a share count of objecting beneficial owners without revealing personal information regarding those shareholders. The list obtained by the company indicates there are a total of 179 OBO holders holding 10,656,602 shares.
The NOBO list has indicated that 49,279,059 shares are being held by shareholders ... read more
Nature Biotechnology article by Steele Executive Search Principal
provides insight and advice on addressing career challenges in light of
China's growing dominance in life sciences.
Steele Executive Search is pleased to announce the publication in Nature
Biotechnology of "Catching ... read more
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first of six C-130Js for the Indian Air Force at ceremonies here today. The new fleet was ordered under a $1.2 billion U.S. Foreign Military Sale (India's first) in late 2008.
"There are few mottos that impart such passion as that of the Indian Air Force, which is Touch the Sky With Glory," said Lorraine Martin, Lockheed Martin's vice president for C-130 Programs, during today's ceremony. "Today begins a new glorious, enduring partnership with India ... read more
The fifth annual Gasparilla International Film Festival
(GIFF) is now accepting film submissions through Dec. 31, 2010. Helping
filmmakers throughout the country increase exposure, GIFF features a
wide range of genres, creating a unique opportunity for filmmakers to
advance their career. This annual celebration of independent film ... read more
CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the completion of a webinar series designed to provide technical advice and design guidance for the development of state and local assessment programs. The webinar series, titled Performance Assessment for the Next Generation of State Assessments, focused on assessment relative to the Common Core State Standards, monitoring growth toward college and career readiness, and targeting content areas, skills, and cognitive processes demanded by the new standards in English ... read more
Will personal finance issues be included in your New Year's resolutions? Have you taken a good, hard look at your investing strategy and made sure that it fits with the new reality of the financial markets? Are you looking at ways to start a saving plan in 2011 in order to build a nest egg for the future of your family? The New Year is a good time to re-evaluate your saving and investment plans to ... read more
& Automation Inc. (E&A) today announced it will
break ground on a 30,000-square-foot facility to manufacture and
assemble LEDs (light emitting diodes) in the Luling Business/Industrial
Park on U.S. Highway 183 in Luling, Texas. The new site
will be ... read more
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, today celebrated the rollout of the Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter fuselage being delivered to support assembly of the first developmental test vehicle. The fuselage assembly, which includes composite cockpit and cabin sections designed and built by Spirit, was joined to a supplier-provided aft transition empennage section earlier in the month. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"Rolling out this joined ... read more
The new biotechnology curriculum at Bunker Hill Community College is one of the first in the state to win a Silver endorsement from the new Massachusetts Life Science Education Consortium. The Consortium's endorsement of the College's program acknowledges that it is successfully training students to work in biotechnology companies and allowing the state to keep a competitive edge.
To receive the endorsement, the College developed a new curriculum teaching core competencies, set by industry, for working in biotech. The ... read more