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  • CARROLLTON, Texas, Nov. 25, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Millennials are keeping the focus on a traditional family-style Thanksgiving but also extending the warm feeling of togetherness to include friends. According to a new survey released today from TGI Fridays, more than 30 percent of Millennials have celebrated a "Friendsgiving"- a Thanksgiving eve or day celebration...

  • TransForce, Inc. Expands into Southern Florida Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    TransForce is the nation's leading specialty staffing firm devoted exclusively to the transportation industry. TransForce has 45 branch offices in 23 states across the country with near future plans for Orlando, Florida later in 2014.. David Broome, TransForce President and CEO says of the office opening: "We are excited to expand our capacity to serve our...

  • New Device May Ease Mammography Discomfort Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, standardizing the pressure applied in mammography would reduce pain associated with breast...

  • CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/– In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of plaque in the body's major arteries was associated with mild cognitive impairment. Results of the study conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 25 Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. The stuff of one of America's favorite sandwiches, peanut butter was first offered to the public at the St. Louis Exposition in 1904. But as we currently know it— with the peanuts roasted and the product churned like butter to be smooth and so...

  • On November 4, 2013, GTAT announced a multiyear supply deal with Apple Inc. to produce sapphire glass material for use in consumer electronics products. Under the deal, Apple would provide GTAT with a prepayment of approximately $578 million paid in four installments and, starting in 2015, GTAT would reimburse Apple for the prepayment over a five-year period.

  • -New next-generation sustainable housing is created on the site of Memu Meadows in Taiki-cho, Hokkaido-. TOKYO---- The LIXIL JS Foundation, which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industries as well as supporting the development of human resources, is pleased to announce today that“ NEST WE GROW” designed by University...

  • CHTF 2014 Has a Successful Conclusion Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- CHTF 2014 concluded on Nov. 21, 2014. It laste d 6 days, and achieved wide succes s. T he total exhibition area exceeded 115,000 square meters; the exhibitors numbered nearly 3,016, came from 37 countries, brought 3,593 high-tech projects and products to exhibit, and i nvolved the fields of energy conservation, new generation...

  • R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. today announced that we have officially received the Orphan Drug Designation from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for Unoprostone Isopropyl for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa. We licensed the overseas development and commercialization rights for unoprostone to Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the United States and...

  • Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement in response to the grand jury ruling in Ferguson, MO:. "Once again, our hearts go out to the family of Michael Brown who tragically lost his life much too soon, as well as to the entire Ferguson community, which has endured the consequences of this event and its...

  • Honda began mass production of motorcycles in Japan in 1949 when it built the Honda 98 cc Dream Type-D. “This incredible milestone is the result of the millions of customers who have placed their trust in Honda and we would like to thank all of our customers, associates, dealers and community partners in North America for helping make it possible,” said Jerry...

  • BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- In light of the today's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation extends its support and appreciation for the courageous people– young and old– that tirelessly devoted their efforts to peacefully supporting their communities, particularly during these last 107 days.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The single antidote that will truly alleviate the tension and angst in Ferguson, Missouri resides in the peace that only Christ can render. We yearn for all parties to recognize that both Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson represent individuals created in the image of God. SOURCE National Hispanic Christian...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Infraestructura Energetica Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., today was declared the winner of the Comision Federal de Electricidad tender for the construction and operation of the natural gas pipeline from Ojinaga to El Encino in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. "This is a result of our experience in building energy infrastructure...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- A Van Zandt County Judge ruled Monday that Texas resident Candice Anderson had been wrongfully convicted for a fatal car crash that severely injured her and claimed the life of her fiancé, Gene Erickson, overturning a negligent homicide conviction from nearly 10 years earlier. 1. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys...

  • NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Alcobra Ltd. The investigation concerns whether Alcobra and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10 and 20 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.. Then, on November 17, 2014, Alcobra announced that the Company plans to meet with the FDA...

  • SEOUL, South Korea----‘ Game Is Not Over’. The 10 th anniversary international game trade show G-Star 2014 that leads the game industry to new heights kicked off in a grand style on Thursday, November 20 th at BEXCO in Busan with 617 domestic and foreign game companies from 35 countries participating, making it the largest show ever.. The BTB room for G-Star 2014 will also...

  • BEIJING, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index ® for China increased 0.9 percent in October to 305.7, following a 1.0 percent increase in September and a 0.7 percent increase in August. The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index ® for China, which measures current economic activity, was unchanged in October at 266.1,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- A murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming over online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale. "As poaching reaches alarming levels, wildlife cybercrime poses a sinister, silent threat to...

  • HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 24, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Get on board with Space Camp ® as the U.S. The sale begins Black Friday, Nov. 28, at 12:01 a.m., and runs through Cyber Monday, Dec. 1, at 11:59 p.m. CST, with savings of $200 on weeklong, overnight camp adventures. Cristoforetti is also a member of the Space Camp Hall of Fame.