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Jul 29, 2014, 16:13 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today reported its financial results for the quarter and six-month period ended June 30,...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
Jason Somerfeld, owner of Letter J Chelsea in the new boutique (PRNewsFoto/Letter J Chelsea)

Jason Somerfeld opens New York's Newest Men's Fashion Boutique - Letter J Chelsea

 Fashion retailing veteran Jason Somerfeld is pleased to announce the opening of Letter J Chelsea, the new menswear boutique in Manhattan's...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:05 ET

RaceTrac reaches $1 Million Milestone In Giving to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

RaceTrac announced that its cumulative giving to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has exceeded $1 million. This milestone is...

Jul 25, 2014, 12:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Appoints Chief Service Officer

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that Vishal Jain, who currently oversees the company's service center...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:05 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 six cents ($.36) per share on the Common...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:00 ET

Parkinson's Organizations Unite to Serve Patients and Families Through National "Partners in Parkinson's" Initiative

National Parkinson's organizations are working together to help provide Parkinson's patients and caregivers with knowledge and support to optimize...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:49 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Signs Agreement To Acquire Baker Tilly's Employee Benefits Business

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Baker Tilly's Employee...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:07 ET

Arthur J. Hurley Company Broadens Management Team

The Arthur J. Hurley Company, an 85 year old family-owned distributor of electrical wire and cable, proudly announces the appointment of Jim Clark...

Jul 21, 2014, 13:17 ET
An original tintype photograph of Frank (sitting) and Jesse James (standing) taken just prior to Frank's enlistment in the Confederate Army (circa 1860/61) is one of several historic items expected to cause a bidding frenzy on July 31 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal in Scottsdale, Arizona. The museum-quality find has been in the family of Edward Ziebarth for more than 100 years. (Ziebarth's Farm Museum in Adams County, Nebraska.) Josh Levine estimates its value to be between $40,000 and $60,000. Photo courtesy of J. Levine Auction & Appraisal. (PRNewsFoto/J. Levine Auction & Appraisal)

July 31 J. Levine Auction Features Wyatt Earp Guns, 1884 Dodge City Photo, Frank and Jesse James Historic Photo & More

Legendary lawman Wyatt Earp's Colt Lightning pocket revolver and Marlin shotgun are among hundreds of items that will be...

Jul 18, 2014, 17:28 ET

Dr. J Reveals the Best Time to Get a Thigh Lift in Beverly Hills

Dr. J reveals that the best time for patients to get a thigh lift in Beverly Hills is to wait until they are at their optimal weight. Even for...

Jul 18, 2014, 11:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Foundation Strategies, Inc.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Foundation Strategies, Inc. in Katy, Texas.  Terms of the...

Jul 17, 2014, 14:57 ET

Gallagher Releases 2nd Annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s 2nd annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey reveals that employers continue to see rising benefit costs...

Jul 16, 2014, 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 $0.58 to...

Jul 07, 2014, 17:34 ET

Lift Your Summer Spirits with the Finest in Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery

Beverly Hills plastic surgery  with Payam Jarrah-Nejad, M.D., F.A.C.S., has helped countless men and women to achieve the appearance they've...

Jul 03, 2014, 12:11 ET

Nation's Top GM Recall Attorney Thomas J. Henry Comments on Victim Compensation Plan Announcement and Reacts to News of New GM Ignition Switch Recall Affecting 8.4 Million Vehicles

 Thomas J. Henry, the nation's top GM recall attorney, is analyzing GM's Compensation Plan announced by Ken Feinberg Monday and is speaking...

Jul 02, 2014, 13:15 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Completes Acquisition Of Noraxis Capital Corporation

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Canadian insurance broker, Noraxis Capital...

Jun 30, 2014, 20:43 ET

A Dazzling Brazilian Butt Lift in Beverly Hills and Beyond May be the Very Height of Chic

 When seeking aesthetic treatment like a buttock augmentation in Beverly Hills, you should never settle for less than the best treatment from...

Jun 30, 2014, 16:22 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call Dates

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) will release its second quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, July 29,...

Jun 30, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Scholarship Promotes Vision Zero Traffic Program for Boston

 An inspired idea from Sweden to reduce traffic deaths to zero has already been adopted in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City. Vision...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:10 ET

Action-Packed Novel Reveals Inside Story Of Arab-Israel Conflict

 Good news for Tom Clancy fans anticipating his latest unpublished novel. They can discover a new action-packed adventure written by David...

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