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Sep 03, 2015, 13:00 ET

Hy-Vee And North Memorial Health Care To Open Express Clinic Locations

 Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. and North Memorial Health Care announced plans to open walk-in medical clinics at the two new Hy-Vee stores that will open...

Sep 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

Panasonic Boston Lab Awarded Grant for Pioneering Solar Technology

 Panasonic announced today it was awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy...

Sep 01, 2015, 15:11 ET
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Porsche Reports August 2015 Sales

 Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports...

Sep 01, 2015, 12:34 ET

BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2015 Sales

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 2.0 percent in August for a total of 27,755 - a new August record - compared to 27,213 vehicles sold in...

Sep 01, 2015, 12:26 ET
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Mitsubishi Motors August Sales Bolstered With Strong 2016 Outlander Sales

 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported August 2015 sales of 8,289, an increase of 22.1 percent from August 2014. This is the...

Sep 01, 2015, 11:34 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

Mazda Reports August Sales; Posts Record MX-5 Month

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August U.S. sales of 29,938 vehicles, representing a decrease of 4.4 percent versus last...

Aug 31, 2015, 07:00 ET

North 6th Agency Announces "N6-Accolades" For August 2015

 North 6th Agency (N6A), an award-winning communications agency based in the heart of SoHo in New York City, today announced the recipients of...

Aug 27, 2015, 15:04 ET
Fresenius Medical Care created a makeshift village in Orange Grove, MS made up of mobile homes and tents to care for the dialysis patients and employees who needed help after Katrina.

Ten Years after Hurricane Katrina, Fresenius Medical Care Remembers Heroic Stories, Shares Lessons Learned

 A decade after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) celebrates the remarkable stories of its...

Aug 27, 2015, 12:00 ET

PayAnywhere Offers New Mobile Credit Card Reader Ready for Apple Pay

 North American Bancard (NAB), an industry leader in credit card processing, announced it will introduce the newest version of its PayAnywhere...

Aug 26, 2015, 00:01 ET
The 2016 Mazda CX-5 Earned The IIHS's Top Crash Prevention Rating.

Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 Earn Superior Ratings from IIHS

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 each received a "Superior" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in its latest evaluation of...

Aug 25, 2015, 11:41 ET

North American Tea Championship Offers up the Best Spring-Harvest Hot Teas for 2015

 Fourteen high-quality teas took first-place awards in key categories during the North American Tea Championship's (NATC) evaluation of...

Aug 25, 2015, 08:40 ET

Queen City Goes Pink October 3rd

 For the 19th consecutive year, a sea of pink-clad and festive people with a common purpose will gather...

Aug 25, 2015, 08:21 ET
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Mars Spurs Chocolate Exploration With Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant

Mars Chocolate North America announced today that it is currently accepting submissions for its 2015 Chocolate History Research and Investigative...

Aug 24, 2015, 14:03 ET
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North Highland Names Carey Denney as New Market Lead for Atlanta Office

 North Highland, a global management consulting firm, is excited to announce Carey Denney as the new market lead for the firm's Atlanta office,...

Aug 24, 2015, 09:45 ET

QBE North America Appoints Brian Griffith EVP, Field Management and Distribution

QBE North America announced that Brian Griffith will join the organization on August 31 as Executive Vice President, Field Management and...

Aug 20, 2015, 16:00 ET
DELAWARE NORTH AT YOSEMITE ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF REFURBISHMENT TO THE AHWAHNEE COTTAGES

Delaware North At Yosemite Announces Completion Of Refurbishment To The Ahwahnee Cottages

 Delaware North at Yosemite, Yosemite National Park concessioner, announces the completion of a $650,000 refurbishment to 24 cottages at The...

Aug 20, 2015, 12:52 ET

North American Spine Welcomes New Partner, Dr. Michael Sprintz

North American Spine has added a new partner physician, Dr. Michael Sprintz, a triple boarded physician based in the Houston, Texas, area. Dr....

Aug 20, 2015, 10:01 ET
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Greg Bradley Rejoins North Highland as Vice President

 North Highland announced the hiring of Greg Bradley, as vice president, based in the firm's Atlanta office. In his new role as VP, Bradley...

Aug 18, 2015, 08:46 ET

Voting Opens for Most Innovative Energy Storage Projects in North America

 Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest and most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage,...

Aug 17, 2015, 12:08 ET
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North Carolina Virtual Academy Students Log In for Inaugural Year of Online Public School

Students at North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) a full-time, online public charter school, will begin their 2015-2016 school year on August...