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  • JASPER, Ala., March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- FLW Tour rookie Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to extend his lead in a stacked top-20 field that included five former Angler of the Year winners and four Forrest Wood Cup champions. Birge now holds a 3- pound, 11- ounce edge over his closest competitor,...

  • "The excruciating reality of terrorism, internal conflicts and bloodshed experienced by a number of Arab countries are only the inevitable result of an alliance between terrorism and sectarianism, which is led by regional powers whose blatant interventions in the Arab region have resulted in undermining security and stability in some of our countries,"...

  • BOGOTA, Colombia, March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Ecopetrol S.A. hereby reports that, at the shareholders' meeting held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, the following amendments to the rules and procedures governing our shareholders' meetings were approved in order to implement the corporate governance practices recommended by the Superintendence of Finance in the...

  • PPL EnergyPlus President Retires Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Robert D. Gabbard, president of PPL EnergyPlus, LLC, the competitive wholesale and retail energy sales subsidiary of PPL Corporation, is retiring effective April 1. Clarence J. Hopf, PPL Energy Supply's senior vice president-Fossil and Hydro Generation, will take on the additional responsibility of the energy marketing...

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio---- Mom and moms-to-be took steps to improve their health and the health of their babies today by participating in a health fair and baby shower organized by the city of Youngstown and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio. At the Arlington Heights Recreation Center in Youngstown, moms were able to meet with health experts to receive tips on pre-...

  • CAPE TOWN, South Africa---- Westinghouse Electric Company is surprised and disappointed with the outcome of its challenge to the legality of the decision by Eskom's Board Tender Committee to award the tender for the provision of six new steam generators, to be installed in the two nuclear reactors at the Koeberg nuclear power station, to Areva.

  • DALLAS, Mar. 28, 2015/ PRNewswire-iReach/-- The rapid growth of China's automobile production helped propelled the fast-growing expansion in market size of spare parts including shock absorber. China's domestic shock absorber demand comes mainly from two sources: OEM market and after-sales maintenance market. In 2014, China's auto production rose 7.3% year...

  • INDIANAPOLIS, March 28, 2015-- Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle today announced the company has pulled its proposed campus expansion project on Indianapolis' Near East Side from City-County Council consideration as a result of the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. "We are putting the' Ford Building Project' on hold until we fully understand the...

  • WASHINGTON-- On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Congressman Chaka Fattah, will host a free, community-wide event highlighting new innovations, therapy, and care for individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. The program will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind, who will share the unique story of his family's 20- year struggle...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass.---- OvaScience SM, a global fertility company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatment options, announced today that additional clinical experience of the Company’ s AUGMENT SM treatment demonstrated improved pregnancy rates in women who had failed three to seven prior in vitro fertilization cycles.

  • AT&T to help Promote Digital literacy initiative Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 10:15 AM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C., March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- The world will soon be more intimate and more connected for many senior adults in Raleigh, thanks to a $33,000 contribution from the AT&T* Foundation to support the city's Digital Connectors program. The contribution was presented by Venessa Harrison, President of AT&T North Carolina, today as Raleigh's first...

  • BURNABY, British Columbia---- To strengthen its position as Canada’ s leading provider of consumer electronics products, services and solutions, Best Buy Canada, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc.– which owns and operates both Best Buy and Future Shop stores– today announced it is consolidating the Future Shop and Best Buy stores and websites under the Best Buy brand...

  • GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 28, 2015-- Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants, today announced Gale Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Vaccine Development, will present, "Recombinant EBOV/Makona Glycoprotein Nanoparticle Vaccine Produced in Sf9...

  • WESTLAKE, Ohio---- TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA ® and Petro Stopping Centers ® travel center brands, today announced its second annual“ Citizen Driver” Award recipients during the Citizen Driver ceremony at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The Citizen Driver Award recognizes professional drivers who help bring...

  • GRATZ, Pa.---- GNB Financial Services, Inc., Gratz, PA, the holding company for The Gratz Bank, announced the completion of its acquisition of FNBM Financial Corporation, Minersville, PA on March 27, 2015 through the merger of FNBM with and into GNB. Subsequently, The Gratz Bank acquired The First National Bank of Minersville through a merger of The First National Bank of...

  • Houston car dealer offering wide selection of used SUVs Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    While new SUVs can be very expensive, Mac Haik 1960 Pre-Owned, a used car dealer in Houston, Texas, carries a wide variety of used SUVs to give buyers an affordable option. The large inventory of used SUVs includes vehicles from major manufacturers like Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Mazda and Nissan. Mac Haik 1960 Pre-Owned carries more than just used SUVs,...

  • Clarification Statement from Africell Holding Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    Africell Holding would like to clarify that Tempo Africell Burundi is not its subsidiary and that it has no affiliation or connection of any kind with Tempo Africell Burundi. Africell Holding further clarifies that it has no operations in Burundi. Since its launch in 2001, the company has established itself as the number one mobile network provider in Gambia...

  • BALTIMORE, March 28, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service President and CEO Linda Hartke and Lutheran and Catholic bishops toured the Dilley Family Detention Center in Dilley, Texas on Friday. The faith leaders, who visited with young mothers and children who fled violence in Central America and are now incarcerated, called...

  • 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...