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Sep 10, 2014, 14:13 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Adoption of New Rule 10b5-1 Plan By Executive Officer

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the "Company") today announced that William H. Reitman, Senior...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:53 ET
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Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Endured Prolonged Power Outage Since 2012

 Nearly one in four U.S. adults had to endure a power outage lasting 12 hours or longer in the last two years, according to a 2014 Harris Poll...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Closes On Acquisition Of Allmand Bros., Inc. In Holdredge, Nebraska

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) announced today that it has acquired U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc. for a total consideration of...

Aug 29, 2014, 14:40 ET
Smooth and quiet power: The new Briggs & Stratton 3kW PowerSmart Series inverter generator. (PRNewsFoto/?Briggs & Stratton Corporation)

Sports Fans Power Up Tailgate Experience with Briggs & Stratton PowerSmart Series P3000 Inverter Generator

For many sports fans, it's "that" time of the year. College and professional football season equate to prime time tailgating season. Fans seem to...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:44 ET
Briggs Subaru not only compares leading vehicles against competing brands, but within its own lineup as well. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Subaru)

2015 Subaru Forester and Outback conquer SUV segment

The current SUV segment has been stretched to include a large standing of full size, crossover and compact sports utility vehicles by a wide number...

Aug 27, 2014, 12:13 ET
Jeep Drivers and enthusiasts are welcome at the Briggs Auto Jeep Jamboree. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Auto)

Jeep drivers and enthusiasts in Manhattan Kan. invited to Jeep Jamboree

Briggs Automotive Group in Manhattan, Kansas strives to find a variety of means to give back to the community, and one of its most popular and...

Aug 26, 2014, 14:57 ET
The 2015 Nissan has been dubbed "the concept that has become a reality." (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Nissan Lawrence)

Briggs Nissan Lawrence pits futuristic 2015 Murano against toughest competition

The 2015 Nissan Murano hasn't yet become available and already, Briggs Nissan Lawrence is having its best-selling SUV face off against the toughest...

Aug 26, 2014, 14:38 ET
This year, the 2015 Kia Forte sets the standards for the compact car segment. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Kia)

2015 Kia Forte and Optima arrive in Topeka Kan.

The 2015 Kia Forte takes precedence in the compact car segment this year, taking over and setting the trend for the competition to follow. Evidence...

Aug 26, 2014, 13:51 ET
Briggs Subaru of Topeka compares its two best-selling SUVs, the 2015 Forester and Outback, for prospective Subaru buyers (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Subaru of Topeka)

Subaru dealer highlights the differences between 2015 Forester and Outback

The differences between Subaru's two most successful and safest SUVs available on the market may appear subtle, but a more in depth comparison...

Aug 26, 2014, 12:20 ET
Briggs Chrysler anticipates the release and arrival of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler in Lawrence, Kan. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Chrysler)

Arrival of 2015 Jeep Wrangler looms in distance

 Briggs Chrysler welcomes the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan one last time before production of this iconic minivan ceases in 2016. Even though...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:13 ET
The 2015 Dodge Journey is coming soon to Topeka, Kan. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Dodge)

Kan. Dodge dealer provides prospective details on arrival of 2015 Journey

Until Dodge makes available the official release date and full list of updates for the 2015 Dodge Journey, a local Kansas dealer serving Topeka and...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:07 ET
The 2014 Nissan Rogue Select saves drivers thousands by not having to pay for unwanted technology features. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Nissan)

2014 Nissan Rogue Select is solution to avoid paying for unwanted technology features

Rather than forcing drivers in search of a new SUV to pay top price for a vehicle fully equipped with the state-of-the-art technology they do not...

Aug 26, 2014, 07:14 ET
The 2015 GMC Terrain shows off a similar build and the capabilities to that of a fullsize luxury SUV. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Buick GMC)

2015 GMC Terrain shares muscular build of a Hummer

The price of a full-size luxury SUV can be daunting for some consumers, and for others, it's far too large to be a practical option. Briggs Buick...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:54 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Acquire Allmand Bros., Inc.

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros.,...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:52 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Results For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014; Dividend Increased 4%

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) today announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 29,...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:26 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Declares 4% Dividend Increase; Share Repurchase Program Increased By $50 Million

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG): At its regular quarterly meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton...

Aug 06, 2014, 12:48 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results On August 14 (Revised)

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results before the market opens on...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:34 ET
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter Results On August 14

 Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results after the market closes on...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:33 ET
The 2015 Nissan Altima is just one of the all-new vehicles to be welcomed into the Briggs Nissan inventory. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Nissan)

Manhattan Kan. dealer welcomes 2015 Nissan models to inventory

For 2015, Nissan's best-selling model, the Altima settles comfortably into its cushy and unthreatened position in the midsize sedan segment. The...

Jul 29, 2014, 15:53 ET
The 2015 Kia Optima is officially available at Briggs Kia in Topeka, Kan. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs Kia)

Cutting-edge 2015 Kia Optima arrives in Topeka Kan.

Throughout the past few years, this specific generation of Kia Optimas has remained ahead of its time, and has served as a sedan for competitors to...