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Sep 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
Nashville guitarist Dave Baker (right) onstage with country music recording artist, former American Idol contestant, and Dancing with the Stars champion Kellie Pickler. Baker has just released his debut album "71 South" which is available at http://www.davebakerguitar.com/  (Photo: Wallace Chrouch) (PRNewsFoto/Dave Baker)

Nashville guitarist and Kellie Pickler's sideman Dave Baker Releases Debut Album "71 South"

 Nashville guitarist Dave Baker steps to the forefront from his sideman/session role with his debut album 71 South. This eclectic album brings...

Sep 08, 2014, 17:24 ET

Baker Hughes Names Kimberly A. Ross Chief Financial Officer

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that Kimberly A. Ross,  has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial...

Sep 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

Baker Hughes Announces August 2014 Rig Counts

 Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for August 2014 was 1,339, down 43 from the 1,382...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions Receive Regulatory Approvals for Subsea Production Alliance

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Aker Solutions (OSE: AKSO) announced today that they have received the necessary regulatory approvals for...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:29 ET
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Baker Hughes übernimmt Pipeline- und Specialty-Services-Geschäft von Weatherford

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) und Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) verkündeten heute den erfolgreichen Abschluss der zuvor...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:22 ET
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Baker Hughes fait l'acquisition des activités de Weatherford liées aux services de pipelines et aux services spécialisés

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE : BHI) et Weatherford International plc (NYSE : WFT) ont annoncé aujourd'hui qu'ils avaient mené à...

Sep 02, 2014, 16:01 ET

Baker Hughes Acquires Weatherford's Pipeline and Specialty Services Business

 Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that they have closed the previously...

Sep 02, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Baker Hughes Acquires Weatherford's Pipeline and Specialty Services Business

 Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that they have closed the previously...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:00 ET
The Ford C-Max Hybrid at Rod Baker Ford delivers elite fuel economy and a plush interior that make it ideal for daily commuters. (PRNewsFoto/Rod Baker Ford)

Eco-conscious consumers find Ford Hybrid models at Rod Baker Ford

The rising cost of gas in recent years has made lengthy daily commutes more of a financial burden on many drivers. Since the price of gas isn't...

Aug 26, 2014, 13:39 ET
The newly available 2015 Ford Explorer gets a new Appearance Package for the 2015 model year. (PRNewsFoto/Rod Baker Ford)

Rod Baker Ford's 2015 inventory continues to grow with new Ford Explorer

The 2015 model year should prove to be one of the most memorable for Ford dealerships as many of the brand's keystone nameplates are receiving...

Aug 22, 2014, 11:00 ET

Baker Hughes' Chairman and CEO to Present at 2014 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Martin Craighead, will present at...

Aug 12, 2014, 18:11 ET

Baker Tilly and Collins Barrow Windsor Join Forces to Help Businesses Navigate US/Canada Borders

 The Michigan office of accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) and the Windsor, Ontario office of...

Aug 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Baker Hughes Announces Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, October 16, 2014, to discuss results for...

Aug 07, 2014, 06:00 ET

Baker Hughes Announces July 2014 Rig Counts

 Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for July 2014 was 1,382, up 38 from the 1,344 counted in...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Baker & Taylor and Boopsie Announce Integration of the Axis 360 Digital Media Platform with Boopsie Mobile Library Apps

 Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:16 ET

First shipment of 2015 Ford F-150 approaches as more specs are revealed

Prior to the 2015 Ford F-150 specs revealed this week, the automotive world spent six months reiterating the initial information provided by Ford...

Jul 25, 2014, 11:09 ET
The 2015 Ford Mustang is expected to arrive at Rod Baker Ford in the fall of 2014. (PRNewsFoto/Rod Baker Ford)

2015 Ford Mustang to be centerpiece of Rod Baker Ford showroom

Like many Ford dealerships, Plainfield dealer Rod Baker Ford has had its hands full attempting to showcase the many redesigned and refreshed Ford...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Baker & Taylor Adds Site Scoping Functionality to Axis 360 Digital Service

Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has developed...

Jul 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Baker & Taylor Taps Amandeep Kochar to Lead New Software Division

Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, has hired Amandeep (Aman) Kochar to...

Jul 17, 2014, 06:30 ET

Baker Hughes Announces Second Quarter Results

 Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today results for the second quarter of 2014 are as follows: Q2 2014 Q2...