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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...

Apr 30, 2015, 20:44 ET

Choosing a Surgeon Correctly is the Key to Making Sure Your Plastic Surgery Goes Well

 Plastic surgery is more popular and socially accepted than ever before, but it's easy to understand why patients contemplating a procedure are...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:35 ET

Attorney John Sheehan Promotes Accident Prevention With Vision Zero Scholarship

 There is an ever growing need for road safety programs, practices and education that work to keep our roads, the drivers who drive on them and...

Apr 27, 2015, 07:00 ET

Award-winning Poet J. Ivy Honored with Top Blacks in Healthcare Award for his Dear Father Book and Movement

 As a Grammy Award-winning poet, J. Ivy is celebrated throughout pop culture for his performance poetry, motivational speaking and hip-hop...

Apr 24, 2015, 06:57 ET

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

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.  A printer-friendly...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:23 ET
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Crisco® Introduces New Organic Coconut Oil

 Crisco® is excited to welcome NEW Organic Coconut Oil to its quality line of products. Crisco Organic Coconut Oil is an easy substitute...

Apr 22, 2015, 16:17 ET

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

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

Apr 22, 2015, 09:23 ET
A rare Joan Miro watercolor and gouache painting will be auctioned on Thurs., April 30, 2015 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal in Scottsdale, Arizona. Other items hitting the auction block include an original Ocean's 11 movie poster signed by the Rat Pack, the first edition of Playboy magazine featuring Marilyn Monroe, an original Picasso pencil drawing, an Andy Warhol offset lithograph, and Zane Grey courtship letters to his future wife. www.jlevines.com

Joan Miro & Picasso, Ocean's 11 Poster Signed by Rat Pack, Zane Grey Letters & More Hit Auction Block April 30 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal

 A rare Joan Miro watercolor and gouache painting, an original Ocean's 11 movie poster signed by all of the members of the Rat Pack, the first...

Apr 22, 2015, 09:16 ET

Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey: Justice Department Intervenes in False Claims Act Whistleblower Case Regarding HCR ManorCare Nursing Facilities

 Qui Tam (Whistleblower) Medicare false healthcare claims, legal complaints and related documents were recently unsealed in a False Claims Act...

Apr 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae

 Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, published a paper today outlining new...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:35 ET

Noted Author's Book on Trends, Waves, Windows & Bubbles Takes Home Award From "Reader Views" in Business/Sales/Economics Category

 After winning more than 11 different awards since its release in 2014, Ken Thurber's book Trends, Waves, Windows & Bubbles,...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

J-Source Newsletter - Toronto Sun moving to National Post headquarters by 2016; Nancy Macdonald on writing about racism in Winnipeg

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Sun moving to National Post headquarters by 2016 In a townhall meeting with Toronto Sun employees,...

Apr 16, 2015, 17:15 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Declares Dividend And Announces Annual Meeting Date

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a $0.64 per share dividend on the common shares of...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Madison Risk & Insurance Services

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Madison Risk & Insurance Services (Madison) in Huntington...

Apr 15, 2015, 15:10 ET

John Hardy, PhD, Leader in Parkinson's Genetics Research, Honored with 2015 Robert A. Pritzker Prize

John Hardy, PhD, a pioneer in the study of Parkinson's genetics, is the recipient of the 2015 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in...

Apr 15, 2015, 08:40 ET
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Mario Babic Set To Play John Quest In Danny Darren's Adaption "1603"

 The model turned actor joins Crispian Belfrage, Danny Darren and Rachel Marquez in the film from the author of "Begotten Son." Mario Babic is...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:58 ET

SEC Case Against Donald J. Bisenius Dismissed

 A United States judge in the Southern District of New York today dismissed the 2011 case brought by the Securities & Exchange Commission...

Apr 14, 2015, 04:40 ET
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J-B Weld Bonds with Consumers on New E-Commerce Website

 For the first time in its 46-year history, J-B Weld, the global leader in consumer epoxy adhesives, is offering direct-to-consumer sales. The...

Apr 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

J-Source Newsletter - Addressing Canadian journalism's diversity issue; In science reporting, when does background become baggage?

TORONTO, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - In conversation with the Globe's David Walmsley "We self-defeat because we always take professional pride in...

Apr 09, 2015, 19:53 ET

It's Time for Cosmetic Breast Procedures to Come out of the Closet, notes Dr. J

 There are all kinds of reasons to get breast surgery, from recent mothers who want to deal with the sometimes unflattering impacts of...