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  • LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Air Force unveiled the Federal Government's first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Friday, Nov. 14. "It's part of a much larger Department of Defense...

  • Matthew Mills, CEO and Founder of Pacific Shore made the announcement. "After a significant amount of due diligence and interviewing numerous investment banking firms we are extremely pleased to be working with Madison Street Capital," said Matthew Mills, CEO& Founder of Pacific Shore. About Pacific Shore Holdings: Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. produces various...

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Reinsurance in Chile, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018" report to their offering. Reinsurance plays a major role in the Chilean insurance industry, especially for catastrophe exposure, as domestic insurers do not generally have the capital to mitigate these risks. The increasing awareness of...

  • PPL to Pay Quarterly Stock Dividend Jan. 2, 2015 Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- PPL Corporation declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday of $0.3725 per share, payable Jan. 2, 2015, to shareowners of record as of Dec. 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. Note to Editors: Visit our media website at...

  • AUSTIN, Texas---- Fitch Ratings assigns a' AA-' rating to the following Mansfield, Texas bonds:. --$2.9 million Mansfield Economic Development Corporation sales tax revenue refunding bonds, new series 2014;. --$10.6 million Mansfield Park Facilities Development Corporation outstanding sales tax bonds affirmed at' AA-'.

  • WASHINGTON---- The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green following the Environmental Protection Agency’ s decision to delay the 2014 ethanol volume mandate:. “In a bizarre move, the EPA inexplicably ignored the law and refused to make a crucial final decision on the 2014 RFS volumes.

  • Global Carboxymethyl Cellulose Industry Report 2014 Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    DUBLIN, Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Carboxymethyl Cellulose Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769. Key Topics Covered: Chapter One Carboxymethyl Cellulose Industry Overview Chapter Two Carboxymethyl Cellulose International and...

  • Ex-Im Bank provides members with free marketing and training materials, qualified finance experts to speak at members' local events, assistance with outreach and counseling, and access to a network of lenders, insurance brokers, and U.S. Government export resources. "Ex-Im Bank has a lot to offer New Orleans businesses that wish to expand their export reach, and...

  • PURCELLVILLE, Va., Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The Convention of States Project is calling all Americans who want recourse in stopping this runaway president and the federal representatives who are afraid to act on our behalf— to reclaim Constitutional self-governance in America. "Article V, the Convention of the States, that's where recourse exists," said radio...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch rates Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, education loan revenue bonds series 2014- B as follows:. High Collateral Quality: The trust will be collateralized by approximately $28 million of private and $38 million of Federal Family Education Loan Program student loans. The FFELP loans are guaranteed by eligible guarantors and...

  • Best has affirmed the financial strength ratings and the issuer credit ratings of the U.S. property/casualty and life/health subsidiaries of Assurant, Inc.. Best has affirmed the ICR of“ bbb” and the debt ratings of Assurant. Assurant also maintains a $350 million commercial paper program, which is secured by a back-up $400 million credit facility.

  • OAKLAND, Calif.---- The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be underway and Amtrak, Caltrans and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority are adding equipment to accommodate extra passengers traveling throughout California. The San Joaquin service will add 600 more seats beginning Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 30. Amtrak will also be increasing the...

  • OLDWICK, N.J.---- In this A.M. BestTV episode, Thomas Sullivan, the Federal Reserve Board's senior adviser on insurance and Michael McRaith, director of the Federal Insurance Office, tell House members that their work with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors to develop a global capital standard is being done with the U.S. consumer in mind.

  • Research and Markets: Ultra HNWIs in Malaysia 2014 Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ultra HNWIs in Malaysia 2014" report to their offering. This report reviews the performance and asset allocations of Ultra HNWIs in Malaysia, and highlights top-performing cities. There were 557 UHNWIs in Malaysia in 2013, with an average wealth per capita of US $171.4 million, making them a prime...

  • The event will provide the public with an opportunity to make a donation to Toys for Tots at The Goodyear Tire& Rubber Company's blimp base in Carson, Calif., on December 6 and 7. Toy drop-off hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on both days. Goodyear and the Marines will build on the success of previous open house and drive-through events at Goodyear's airship bases.

  • Spike TV is partnering with Jimmy Fallon and his Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski Stephen Merchant and Matador to create a new, half-hour original series "Lip Sync Battle." "Lip Sync Battling is one of the coolest things happening in pop culture right now and already has a huge fan base thanks to the amazing talent involved," said Casey Patterson,...

  • EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire-iReach/-- The new Shelby GT350 Mustang has been revealed, much to the delight of drivers who are fans of the Mustang. The engine that powers the new GT350 is a flat-plane crankshaft 5.2 L V8 that will produce more than 500 horsepower and 400 lb-ft. Other additions of note include the 15.5 inch Brembo brakes up front and the 15-...

  • Donaldson Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS---- Donaldson Company, Inc., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share, payable December 19 th to Shareholders of record as of December 8 th. Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 and Russell 1000 indices, and our shares trade on the NYSE under the symbol DCI. Donaldson Company, Inc. Rich...

  • Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- and the issuer credit rating of“ a-” of LIG Insurance Company Limited. Although the company’ s risk-adjusted capitalization declined between the fiscal year-end of March 2013 and December 2013, it remained adequate to support the current ratings. The company’ s RBC ratio was 183% as of June 2014, showing an...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Attendees at the LDI 2014 show in Las Vegas found a range of new lighting products from Production Resource Group, L.L.C. that were all developed to provide practical yet innovative solutions to the challenges of live event production. PRG understands that true innovation must enable producers, designers, and technicians to'...