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Spring Forward with Wings - three new Red Bull Editions flavors now available - including zero calorie, zero sugar options.  Today, Red Bull North America launches an expansion of the successful Red Bull Editions Product line with Red Bull Orange, Cherry and Yellow Editions, offering the Wings of Red Bull with the taste of orange, wild cherry and tropical fruits. The Red Bull Orange and Cherry Editions are ripe with flavor and offer zero calories, zero sugar.

Spring Forward With Wings - Three New Red Bull® Editions Flavors, Including Zero Calorie, Zero Sugar Options, Now Available

 Today, Red Bull® North America announces the expansion of the successful Red Bull Editions product line just in time to give...

Mar 04, 2015, 17:07 ET
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Laborers' Union Applauds FERC Decision on AIM Project, Supports Good Jobs Building New England's Energy Future

The New England Region of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) applauds the decision of FERC to move Spectra Energy's...

Mar 04, 2015, 16:33 ET

Franchise Services of North America announces the creation of the U-Save Franchise Advisory Council

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company")...

Mar 04, 2015, 10:42 ET

Linde technology can breathe life into aluminum for lighter cars, trucks and SUVs

The U.S. auto industry's shift toward lighter weight vehicles through greater use of aluminum is now in high gear with 2015 pick-up trucks rolling...

Mar 04, 2015, 10:00 ET

Diageo North America Honored For Commitment To Empowering Women In The Workplace

 Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, has been named by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) as one of their 2015 "Top...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Mitsubishi Motors Reports Best February Sales Results In Seven Years

 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) experienced another strong month with February 2015 vehicle sales of 7,533 units, a 26 percent...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:43 ET

BMW Group U.S. Reports February 2015 Sales

 Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold in February, 2014. "In...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Porsche Reports February 2015 Sales

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

Mar 03, 2015, 11:28 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


 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported February U.S. sales of 25,650 vehicles, representing an increase of 5.4 percent versus...

Mar 03, 2015, 11:22 ET
Young performers wait for their call during rehearsals at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).  Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company's state-of-the-art equipment and complete studio production package has transformed NJPAC into one of the most advanced and best-equipped performing arts centers and musical performance venues in the U.S.

Broadcasting the Future of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC Reinvents Itself, Solidifying World-Class Status with Panasonic Support

 Reinventing its business model for long-term growth, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced the creation of a...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET

"There is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong gear"

 From clothing and shoes to sports equipment and winter sport facilities, Freudenberg products have found applications in a variety of winter...

Mar 03, 2015, 06:00 ET
The world premiere of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche 911 GT3 RS: the ultimate 911 for high-performance drivers

 The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS breaks down the barrier between road-going sports cars and race cars. It is equipped with the maximum amount of...

Feb 27, 2015, 12:12 ET

North Memorial Medical Center named one of Healthgrades 2015 America's 50 Best Hospitals

Today, North Memorial Medical Center announced that it has received the Healthgrades 2015 America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™.  The...

Feb 27, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Christian Koenig to lead Porsche Cars North America Public Relations team in Atlanta

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) today announced the appointment of Christian Koenig as Vice President Public Relations, effective April 6....

Feb 26, 2015, 17:42 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperatives' Outages Reduced to 4,500

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives have made significant progress restoring electricity to members who lost power as a result of winter...

Feb 26, 2015, 14:31 ET
Mars Chocolate North America and celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli unveiled DOVE(R) Fruit at Grand Central Terminal. This snacking option was a surprise treat as consumers were greeted by Guarnaschelli at the DOVE(R) Fruit Market. (Bennett Raglin/AP Images for Dove)

Tired Of Ordinary Snacking? DOVE® Chocolate Has A New 'Pleasure' That's Sure To Excite On-The-Go Snackers And Chocolate Lovers Alike

 Snackers and chocolate aficionados rejoice. Today Mars Chocolate North America introduced an irresistible new addition to the DOVE®...

Feb 26, 2015, 13:50 ET
Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant and Rocksbox Partner to Celebrate Friendship

Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant and Rocksbox Partner to Celebrate Friendship

 At a New York City event on February 25th, two friends share the latest beauty breakthrough – Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant, an...

Feb 26, 2015, 13:41 ET

N.C. Electric Cooperatives Restoring 16,000 outages

 North Carolina's electric cooperatives are working diligently to restore power to approximately 16,000 members who are without electricity as...

Feb 26, 2015, 11:22 ET

San Diego North County Economic Summit Slated for March 10, 2015

 The 2nd annual North County Economic Summit will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:00 ET

Panasonic Developing Comprehensive, Smart Energy Solution For Cellular Towers and Wi-Fi Sites

Panasonic Eco Solutions will introduce its Green Tower comprehensive energy solution for cellular tower and Wi-Fi hotspot sites at the Mobile World...