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May 29, 2015, 13:32 ET

Statistics And Factors Leading To 18-Wheeler Accidents & Wrongful Death Claims

It is estimated that there are over 2 million 18-wheelers on U.S. highways today. Each rig can weigh from 10,000 to 80,000 pounds. Unfortunately,...

May 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

J-Source Newsletter - The CUP crisis, one year later; In an age of social media, do comments sections still have value?

TORONTO, May 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - In an age of social media, do comments sections still have value? In April, Postmedia cut the comments...

May 21, 2015, 15:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires James R. Weir Insurance Agency, Inc.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of James R. Weir Insurance Agency, Inc. in Mankato, Minnesota. Terms...

May 20, 2015, 13:38 ET

Pilot Flying J Unveils Renovated Restrooms Just In Time For Start Of Summer Driving Season

The decision-making process all travelers face when they reach the end of an interstate exit ramp just got a lot easier. Instead of deciding to...

May 19, 2015, 19:03 ET

Important Security and Protection Notification

 To past and current patients of Sharon J. Jones, M.D.: On the evening of March 20, 2015, our office was again broken into and approximately...

May 19, 2015, 14:00 ET

Gallo Acquires Napa Valley Vineyards

 An affiliate of E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) announced today it has purchased Cypress Ranch and a portion of the Palisades Vineyard in...

May 18, 2015, 10:01 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Five Academic Centers Chosen for 2016 Edmond J. Safra Fellowships in Movement Disorders

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, in collaboration with its longtime supporter and partner The Edmond J. Safra Foundation,...

May 15, 2015, 09:53 ET

J-Source Newsletter - The long, ugly history of FHRITP; Is 18 minutes a fair amount of time to give a source to respond to a story?

TORONTO, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The long, ugly history of FHRITP  This week, video of a TV reporter harassed while recording a live hit...

May 13, 2015, 09:15 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Confers Inaugural Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

 At an event celebrating the new collaborative research alliance between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and The...

May 13, 2015, 07:30 ET

MBA@Syracuse is Named To The Princeton Review's "Top 25 Online MBA Programs"

 MBA@Syracuse, the online MBA program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has earned a #18...

May 11, 2015, 13:00 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Imago Pharmaceuticals Partner to Advance Use of Research Tools to Speed Parkinson's Research

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces the acquisition of a library of research tools around the parkin...

May 07, 2015, 17:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcasts of Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Presentation at the Deutsche Bank dbAccess Global Consumer Conference

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its fourth quarter fiscal 2015 earnings conference call and webcast on Thursday, June 4, 2015,...

May 07, 2015, 08:40 ET

Noted Author's Book on Trends, Waves, Windows & Bubbles Takes Home Three More Awards From Elit and USA Book News

 After winning more than 12 different awards since its release in 2014, Ken Thurber's book Trends, Waves, Windows & Bubbles,...

May 05, 2015, 15:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Vital Benefits Inc.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Vital Benefits Inc. in Calgary, Alberta. Terms of the transaction...

May 05, 2015, 12:27 ET

Good Hearted Woman by Yoan and Brett Kissel

- 100,000 copies sold in 5 weeks  - #1 in sales in Canada for 3 weeks MONTRÉAL, May 5, 2015 /CNW Telbec/...

May 05, 2015, 10:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires McDowall Associates Human Resource Consultants Ltd.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) today announced the acquisition of McDowall Associates Human Resource Consultants Ltd. (McDowall...

May 04, 2015, 16:37 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Hires New Chief Information Officer

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announces that Sean P. Connelly has joined the company as its Global Chief Information Officer. In this...

May 04, 2015, 14:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Burns-Fazzi, Brock & Associates

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Burns-Fazzi, Brock & Associates headquartered in Charlotte,...

May 04, 2015, 13:20 ET

Dr. Rod Rohrich Provides Medical Expertise on Kybella

 The New York Times sought out medical insight over new injection, Kybella, from internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod Rohrich....

May 01, 2015, 11:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Integrated Healthcare Strategies

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Integrated Healthcare Strategies located in Kansas City, Missouri...