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  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 28 Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. One of the most frightening industrial accidents in the U.S. occurred on this date in 1979 at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on the Susquehanna River, south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. You can find more facts about America...

  • NEW YORK, March 27, 2015-- Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading independent global infrastructure investor, announced today that its second fund, Global Infrastructure Partners II, has agreed to acquire the principal holdings of Competitive Power Ventures. About Global Infrastructure Partners Global Infrastructure Partners is an independent...

  • NEW YORK, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Horror struck the East Village yesterday as an explosion rocked the neighborhood, resulting in a seven-alarm fire, a building collapse, and several injuries ABC News reported.. Around 3:15pm, an explosion was reported on the Corner of Second Avenue and East 7th Street. "This is an accident of unimaginable...

  • Sin Lew, Partner Director of Engineering, Enterprise Cloud Group, started the series of keynote speeches by stating that: " Microsoft' s commitment to openness and collaboration is ingrained in our day-to-day approach to doing business alongside industry partners around the world, including work on open protocols." To help customers and partners adapt to a...

  • BAODING, China, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, known as " Yingli Solar," today announced that it will participate in Earth Hour 2015, a global campaign for the environment led by the World W ide Fund for Nature. As one of the prestigious business partners of Earth Hour 2015...

  • NEW ORLEANS---- Kahn Swick& Foti, LLC and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until May 18, 2015 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Chemical Mining Co. of Chile Inc. if they purchased the Company’ s securities between March 4, 2014 and March 17, 2015,...

  • NEW ORLEANS---- Kahn Swick& Foti, LLC and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until April 27, 2015 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Volaris Aviation Holding Company if they purchased the Company’ s Ordinary Participation Certificates in the form of...

  • HONOLULU, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- The tentative decision issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation this morning to allow Delta Air Lines to retain the valuable right to fly from Tokyo's Haneda International Airport for largely unused service to Seattle is tremendously disappointing. DOT has determined that should Delta's planned service...

  • Without a commitment by the state to support physicians who care for Medicaid patients, the burden is shifted to physician practices, which must decide whether to subsidize patient care at an economic loss— putting their entire practice at financial risk— or limiting the number of Medicaid patients they treat, "said Brian Seppi, MD, president of the WSMA, which...

  • Errett consumed close to three lbs. of bone-in, buffalo chicken wings in 10 minutes and won the grand prize, a set of ten Dayton commercial truck tires valued at USD $3,000. The buffalo wing eating contest was hosted by Bridgestone in celebration of the new Dayton campaign, Tires for Truckers™, and the introduction of eight new Dayton tire patterns.

  • SALT LAKE CITY, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Today, in a victory for consumers, the Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act was signed into law, making Utah the first state to ban contact lens manufacturers from unfairly fixing retail prices on contact lenses through Unilateral Pricing Policies. Utah consumers will once again have the opportunity to shop around for...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- In a special ceremony today, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from. The objects include early 1960 s-styled clothing and props from two of the show's principal characters, Don Draper and Betty Francis, including Don's charcoal gray suit and Cordova...

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Duke Energy today announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the sale of its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business to Dynegy for $2.8 billion in cash. Duke Energy Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States with approximately $121...

  • HOUSTON---- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order today authorizing Dynegy subsidiaries to acquire the ownership interests in certain Ohio, Illinois, and Pennsylvania commercial generation assets and retail business from Duke Energy and EquiPower Resources Corp. and Brayton Point Holdings, LLC from Energy Capital Partners.

  • DENVER---- Whiting Petroleum Corporation today announced that it completed its previously announced private unregistered offerings of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 1.25% convertible senior notes due 2020 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 6.25% senior notes due 2023. The amount of convertible notes includes the sale of $250...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- A classically inspired compound on nearly four prime view acres in Bel-Air has been listed by Aaron Kirman, President of Aaroe Estates, the luxury property division of John Aaroe Group, and Estates Agent Neyshia Go for $26 million. Sequestered behind gates off a private driveway, the property overlooks...

  • DENVER---- Whiting Petroleum Corporation today announced that it completed its previously announced registered public offering of 35,000,000 shares of its common stock for total net proceeds of approximately $1.0 billion, after deducting underwriter’ s discounts and commissions. Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent...

  • Verifying Your ID with IRS Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 8:07 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Are you one of the many taxpayers who recently received Letter 5071 C from the IRS requesting that you verify your identity? This letter is just the latest effort by the IRS to tackle the problem of identity theft and prevent tax fraud. You may have received a Letter 5071 C if the IRS stopped a suspicious tax...

  • DELAND, Fla., March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from Brean Capital, LLC, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10105, attention: Matt...

  • NEW YORK, March 27, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP today issued the following letter to the Vivendi Management Board, in response to the Company's letter, which PSAM received on Friday, March 27, 2015:. Members of the Management Board: Arnaud de Puyfontaine, Herve Philippe and Stephane Roussel Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Vincent Bollore...