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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires National Administration Company

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of National Administration Company in Chesterfield, Missouri. ...

Aug 27, 2015, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2015, of its 2016 fiscal year.  All...

Aug 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

Nearly 1 Out of 4 Companies Seeing Health Insurance Premiums Rise by More than 10 Percent

Despite the healthcare reforms implemented under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 90 percent of employers are facing increases in...

Aug 13, 2015, 08:40 ET

Dr. Andrew Rochman Publishes "Modern Pain Relief"- Waging Advocacy Against Pain Meds Addiction

Board certified New York Surgeon Dr. Andrew J. Rochman launches an educational campaign to reassess our society's misuse of pain medication from...

Aug 12, 2015, 08:30 ET

Evidence of Coal-Fly-Ash Toxic Chemical Geoengineering in the Troposphere: Consequences for Public Health

 In her 1962 book Silent Spring Rachel Carson called attention to the unintended consequences of herbicide and pesticide use, and launched the...

Aug 11, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Expert Steven J. Barrer, M.D., neurosurgeon, author available to discuss concussions, potential dangers of exercise based on book

 Steven J. Barrer, M.D., director, Abington Hospital Neurosciences Institute, Abington-Jefferson Health, is the author of Exercise Will Hurt...

Aug 05, 2015, 16:30 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcasts of First Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Presentation at the 2015 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its first quarter fiscal 2016 earnings conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 27, 2015,...

Aug 05, 2015, 15:39 ET

Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum Premiers Bone Bed Helicopter Tours

WEMBLEY, AB, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Leading up to the September 3rd soft opening, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum will begin offering...

Aug 04, 2015, 11:52 ET

Ads Supporting Iran Deal Hit Pennsylvania Airwaves

 J Street, the pro-Israel advocacy organization, released a new television advertisement today highlighting support for the Iran nuclear...

Aug 03, 2015, 14:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Completes Acquisition Of William Gallagher Associates

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has completed the previously disclosed acquisition of William Gallagher...

Jul 28, 2015, 16:12 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.  A...

Jul 28, 2015, 11:47 ET

Scientists at J. Craig Venter Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Other Collaborators, Publish Paper Outlining New View of Microbial Relationships in Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Blooms

A team of ocean researchers led by those at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) have uncovered a...

Jul 24, 2015, 13:30 ET
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation to Honor Fred R. Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D with the 2015 Addario Lectureship Award at the 16th International Lung Cancer Congress on July 31 in Huntington Beach, California.

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung Cancer Researcher with the 2015 Addario Lectureship Award

 The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) will honor Fred R. Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D., with the  2015 Addario Lectureship Award for...

Jul 23, 2015, 15:32 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Regular Third Quarter Dividend

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of thirty seven cents ($.37) per share on the Common...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:37 ET
J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's Summer Catalog Auction on Thurs., July 30 features this signed 19th century carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, fine art, antiques and more. Bidders can register online now or bid on July 30 in person at the Scottsdale, Arizona auction house, online or via phone. www.jlevines.com

Abraham Lincoln's signed photograph, Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among items to be auctioned July 30 & Aug. 2

A photograph signed by Abraham Lincoln and Bat Masterson's 1882 Colt revolver are among hundreds of rare collectibles that will hit the auction...

Jul 21, 2015, 10:03 ET
Enjoy the Simple Things in Life Like New Smucker's (R) Fruit & Honey (TM) Fruit Spreads

Enjoy The Simple Things In Life Like NEW Smucker's® Fruit & Honey™ Fruit Spreads

 Life just got more delicious with NEW Smucker's® Fruit & Honey™ Fruit Spreads. Ripened fruit is naturally sweetened with honey...

Jul 20, 2015, 04:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Equity Interest In Colombian Broker

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has acquired a 65% equity interest in ARM Re Ltda Corredores de Reaseguros...

Jul 16, 2015, 17:15 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Dividend Increase

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved an increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.64 to...

Jul 16, 2015, 15:30 ET

John Luke - "Storage Wars NY" will be a Special Celebrity Guest Auctioneer in South Florida This Weekend

 John Luke star of A & E's "Storage Wars New York" will be a "Special Celebrity Guest Auctioneer" this weekend in South Florida. This...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:59 ET

J.Crew Group, Inc. Announces Opening Of J.Crew Mercantile

J.Crew Group, Inc. announces the launch of a new initiative, J.Crew Mercantile. J.Crew Mercantile stores will feature a collection of value-driven...