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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. To Speak At The Keefe Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference

Douglas K. Howell, Chief Financial Officer of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG), will speak at the Keefe Bruyette & Woods 2014...

Aug 22, 2014, 13:18 ET

Plastic Surgery: More Than Skin Deep, notes Dr. J

 Plastic surgery procedures are still sometimes stigmatized in our society, as some judgmental onlookers have wrongly tended to dismiss such...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company to Webcast Presentation at the 2014 Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) invites interested shareholders, investors, and consumers to listen to its management presentation at the...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:04 ET

Chicago Based Hospitality Technology Firm Leases New Headquarters in Hotel Zone

Percipia, a leading technology provider serving the hospitality industry has entered into a new headquarters lease at Michigan Plaza. ...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:30 ET
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'The Coming Woman: A Novel Based on the Life of the Infamous Feminist, Victoria Woodhull' Is Now Available For Sale

 Karen J. Hicks announced today that her latest novel The Coming Woman, published by Sartoris Literary Group, is now available for sale...

Aug 20, 2014, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2014, of its 2015 fiscal year.  Results for...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:06 ET

Chicago Based Design Firm Damen Jackson Expands in Chicago Hot River West Market

To accommodate growth and continue attracting top creative talent, Damen Jackson has leased 7,000 square feet of office space on the top floor of...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Promising Parkinson's Disease Research Highlighted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Accelerate Drug Development

Research projects from five groups active in Parkinson's research comprise the 2014 first half (1H 2014) of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for...

Aug 11, 2014, 15:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers...

Aug 11, 2014, 15:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Cowles & Connell

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Cowles & Connell based in Brewster, New York and Meriden,...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Trip Mate, Inc.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Trip Mate, Inc. based in Kansas City, Missouri.  Terms of...

Aug 07, 2014, 11:48 ET
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Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys' Clients Awarded $28.4 Million in Company Vehicle Accident Case

 Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys has obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict on behalf of a mother and her adult daughter who were...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:30 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire Sahale Snacks, Inc., a Leader in Premium, Branded Nut and Fruit Snacks

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Sahale Snacks, Inc. ("Sahale"), a...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Denman Consulting Services

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 6, 2014  Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Denman Consulting Services in Denver,...

Aug 05, 2014, 12:35 ET

To Inform or Not to Inform? That Is the Question for Genetics Researchers

Researchers need to know the genetic profiles of their study participants to understand more about how certain mutations manifest disease. But do...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:27 ET

Houston Oil & Gas Investor Lance Patrick Becomes President Of Subsea Engineering

 Subsea Engineering, Inc. announced today that Houston based oil and gas investor Lance Patrick has joined the company as President.  In...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Experience the Art of Bread Baking with NEW Pillsbury® Artisan Bread Mixes

 Pillsbury® is making mealtime easier than ever with the addition of NEW Artisan Bread Mixes. In just 40 minutes or less, families can use...

Aug 01, 2014, 03:00 ET
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation to Honor Roy Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress on August 1 in Huntington Beach, California. (PRNewsFoto/Addario Lung Cancer Foundation)

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung Cancer Oncologist with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award

 The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) will honor Roy S. Herbst, Ensign Professor of Medicine and Chief of Medical Oncology at...

Jul 31, 2014, 21:57 ET

How to Thrive in the Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Scene

Whether patients are interested in obtaining breast augmentation, a facial rejuvenation procedure, or a complete mommy makeover in Beverly...

Jul 30, 2014, 17:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcast Of First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its first quarter fiscal 2015 earnings conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 20,...