Press Releases

  • DALLAS---- Breitling Energy Corporation has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Platts Global Energy Awards in the Industry Leadership Award Category for Exploration& Production.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.---- The Yes on SB 270 Coalition applauded California Governor Jerry Brown's historic signing of a bill that makes California the first state to ban single-use plastic carryout bags. “History was made today, and our environment and economy will be better for it, "said Ronald Fong, President and CEO, California Grocers Association."

  • IRVINE, Calif.---- Ellipse Technologies, Inc., a global medical device company, announced today that it has received FDA 510 clearance to market a second, shorter 70 mm actuator as part of the MAGEC Spinal Bracing and Distraction System. During the same week, the company marked its 100 th MAGEC surgery since its limited market introduction in the United States in April.

  • Champion Launches TimberStack™ Siding Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Champion Home Exteriors, a leading home-improvement company with more than 70 locations nationwide, is pleased to introduce TimberStack™ siding. This is the ultimate in siding, "says Mike Ludy, national product manager for Champion Home Exteriors.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Congressman Chaka Fattah, a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, is attending the BRAIN Initiative Conference today at the White House where NIH is announcing $46 million in FY14 funds to support the initiative, and private companies will join with $270 million in additional research investments..

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings to Carlyle Global Market Strategies CLO 2014-4, Ltd./ LLC:. --$350,375,000 class A-1 notes' AAAsf'; Outlook Stable.

  • VA Awards SSVF Surge Funding to 56 Communities Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is encouraged by today's announcement by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it has awarded $207 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across the country to assist them in their local push to end veteran homelessness.

  • WIXOM, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Pro-Motion Technology Group, a digital solutions provider, today announced a partnership with StoreStream Metrics, a leading research and analytics agency, which will bring enhanced strategic insights and metrics to the PTG client roster.

  • Ebola outbreak is nearing possible end in Nigeria Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria appears to be nearing a possible end thanks to a rapid response coordinated by Nigeria's Emergency Operations Center with assistance from international partners, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014-- A remarkable 86 percent of 25- to 39- year-olds with children say "more joy" is a consequence of being a parent, according to the new Clark University Poll of Established Adults. Clark University, the nation's leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults, recently released its first poll of Established Adults, which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to children, parents, friends and co-workers. Among the 1,000 established adults surveyed nationwide, 52 percent are parents.

  • CINCINNATI---- Great American Insurance Group has enhanced its supplemental unemployment insurance product, IncomeAssure, to include a private extended unemployment solution in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri and South Carolina. For example, Michigan and Missouri reduced unemployment benefit weeks from 26 weeks to 20 weeks.

  • CANTON, Miss., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Please join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Trustmark National Bank as they present a $6,000 Partnership Grant Program award to the Central Mississippi Housing& Development Corporation.

  • ZION, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for demonstrating compliance with the FACT-JACIE International Standards for Cellular Therapy Product Collection, Processing and Administration.

  • BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific dental implant market— including Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea— will expand at a strong rate through 2023. Dental implant procedure volumes will grow as physicians are increasingly trained on the technique and as patient awareness rises.

  • PARIS---- EOS imaging, the pioneer in 2 D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, announced today the presentation of six new studies demonstrating the EOS System’ s ability to achieve superior measurement accuracy for total hip arthroplasty pre-surgery planning, functional post-surgery implant positioning evaluation and long-term monitoring.

  • BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Decision Resources Group finds that the markets for peripheral vascular devices in Brazil, Russia, India and China will see robust expansion as these economies expand and as endovascular techniques are increasingly favored over surgical procedures.

  • Fitch Affirms 17 U.S. Retail Companies' Ratings Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CHICAGO---- Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 17 U.S. Applicable Criteria and Related Research:. Applicable Criteria and Related Research:.

  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The U.S. Department of Education announced that the School of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Baltimore, MD, is among a select group of schools nationwide to receive the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award. Jane Towery, Principal at the School of the Cathedral.

  • NEW YORK---- SKULLY Inc., announced today that Founder& CEO Dr. Marcus Weller will be joining celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGerasse Tyson, WAZE CEO Noam Bardin, Cofounder of Nest Labs Matt Rogers, and Cofounder of Facebook Chris Hughes in speaking at the World Summit on Innovation& Entrepreneurship in partnership with the United Nations.

  • Amy Eichhorst Tapped to Lead UMD's Alumni Association Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 30, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The University of Maryland has named Amy Eichhorst as the new executive director of the Alumni Association— a key role for leading the engagement of UMD's base of 340,000 alumni. Eichhorst joins UMD from the University of Illinois Alumni Association and will officially start at Maryland on Nov. 17, 2014.