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Aug 21, 2014, 11:41 ET

Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School Welcomes Students for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School, the first diploma-granting commonwealth virtual school in the state,...

Aug 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
British Rock Band YOU ME AT SIX Make Super Bowl Halftime Offer To NFL (PRNewsFoto/YOU ME AT SIX)

British Rock Band YOU ME AT SIX Make Super Bowl Halftime Offer To NFL

 With headlines swirling about the NFL allegedly instituting a pay-to-play policy for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, British rock band YOU...

Aug 20, 2014, 17:55 ET

Crary Buchanan Joins the City of Port St. Lucie, Jetson and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Annual 9-11 Blood Drive

 Crary Buchanan, one of the oldest law firms on the Treasure Coast, will pay tribute to the lives lost on 9-11 with its annual memorial blood...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:11 ET
The Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge is offering a special promotion for companies that plan their holiday parties at the Burr Ridge hotel and book space prior to Sept. 30, 2014. The hotel offers accommodations for up to 500 people. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/CHISW or call 1-630-986-4100. (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Marriott Southwest at Bu)

Chicago Marriott Southwest At Burr Ridge Incentives Companies To Book Holiday Parties Now

Winter will be sneaking up soon, bringing the promise of snow, ice and festive delights. In light of the upcoming holiday season, the Chicago...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:30 ET
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (PRNewsFoto/Stradling Attorneys at Law)

Stradling Attracts Real Estate Deal Maker James Richman, California's 2014 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

 Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. ("Stradling") announced today that real estate attorney, James Richman, joins the Firm as...

Aug 18, 2014, 13:22 ET

Second Chance at Diploma for Older Students Starts Aug. 25 at Innovative Blended Learning School

The first day of school is always an exciting time for students and families – especially so for the odds-defying students in the Virtual...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:21 ET
The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their ongoing green initiatives. For information, visit www.marriott.com/SFOLS or call 1-707-935-6600. (PRNewsFoto/The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance)

The Lodge At Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa Introduces Eco-Friendly Lawn As Part Of Northern California Water Conservation Initiatives

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:01 ET

New Startup "SitWith" Brings Strangers Together For Productive Networking Lunches

The challenge of meeting new people and expanding your personal network just got a lot easier for individuals in Pittsburgh. This is great news for...

Aug 12, 2014, 08:11 ET
Longboat Key Club Moorings at The Resort at Longboat Key Club has received its 12th consecutive Florida Clean Marina designation. Awarded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Clean Marina seal of approval is given to select moorings throughout the state that choose to participate in a proactive, voluntary program that requires adherence to guidelines and best management practices that support environmental stewardship.  For information about this program, call 1-941-383-8383, email themarina@longboatkeyclub.com or visit www.LongboatKeyMarina.com. (PRNewsFoto/The Resort at Longboat Key Club)

Marina at The Resort At Longboat Key Earns Florida Clean Award For 12th Consecutive Year

Maintaining a perfect balance between business and environmental sensitivities in the Sunshine State has earned Longboat Key Club Moorings its 12th...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

War is Text: UAlbany Researchers Find Depictions of War in School Textbooks Shifted Radically after Vietnam Era

Modern day textbooks draw a different picture of war than their predecessors did in the era immediately after World War II leading up to the...

Aug 04, 2014, 13:33 ET
Less Than a Month Left for Free Horseback Riding at The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs (PRNewsFoto/Brettelberg Hotel-Condos at Sunl)

Less Than a Month Left for Free Horseback Riding at The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs

The Brettelberg Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort has announced there is less than a month left to participate in the FREE Adventure Bucks lodging...

Aug 04, 2014, 13:16 ET
Ski for FREE at the Brettelberg Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs, Colorado (PRNewsFoto/Brettelberg Condos)

The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort Announces 2014/2015 Ski Season Early Bird Special - Ski for Free!

For 2014 / 2015, the Brettelberg Slopeside Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort is offering what is most likely the most affordable ski vacation...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

At Home™ Brings The 'Home Of Endless Possibilities' To Toledo

At Home opens the company's newest home décor superstore in Toledo this week. Located at 2244 S Reynolds Road in Toledo, Ohio, the more than...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:55 ET
ATS Labs is the preferred antimicrobial testing laboratory to the developers, manufacturers, and users of antimicrobial products.  (PRNewsFoto/ATS Labs)

EPA Approves Protocols for Antimicrobial Fogging & Misting Application Claims

 The EPA has approved protocols developed by ATS Labs that would allow antimicrobial product developers to register disinfection and sanitizer...

Jul 30, 2014, 14:44 ET
Dr. Timothy Quinnan has been named Vice President for Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Arlington. (PRNewsFoto/The University of Texas at Arl..)

UT Arlington appoints San Diego State Student Affairs leader Timothy Quinnan as Vice President for Student Affairs

University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari today announced the appointment of Timothy Quinnan, an expert in student success and...

Jul 28, 2014, 07:01 ET

Companies Increasingly Rely on Pay-For-Performance, But Struggle With Execution

 Employers never stop looking for ways to improve efficiency, grow employee engagement and retain top talent. And, as the job market slowly...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

UNC-Chapel Hill nets $297.5 million in gifts, grants in fiscal 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill attracted $297.5 million in private gifts and grants in fiscal 2014. The total marked the...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:46 ET

Complete Carolina strengthens commitment to former student-athletes' undergraduate education

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
A.T. Kearney Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/A.T. Kearney)

Consumers Clearly Prefer Shopping in Stores According to A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study

 A key finding from the A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study is that although digital retailing is capturing headlines and...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
Edith O’Donnell, with UT Dallas President David E. Daniel, has been a longtime patroness of the arts and education. (PRNewsFoto/University of Texas at Dallas)

Contribution Creates Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History

Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell...