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North State offering best possible Netflix experience through direct connection. (PRNewsFoto/North State)

North State Has Launched Gigabit Internet Service to Areas of the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina

 North State, a North Carolina-based provider of fiber Internet, data and entertainment services, announced today it is now offering...

10:22 ET

NATF Will Host 8th Annual Thrombosis Summit at the Fairmont Copley Plaza

 The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of thrombosis and related...

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INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN TO HEADLINE 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA UNVEILING (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN TO HEADLINE 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA UNVEILING

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that Duran Duran will headline its unveiling of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata...

Aug 27, 2014, 15:06 ET
Mike Schugt, Founder and President of Leading North, a boutique hospitality consulting firm. (PRNewsFoto/Leading North)

Hospitality Consulting Firm, Leading North, Launches Game-changing Digital Marketing and Social Media Platform

Leading North, a full-service hospitality consulting firm specializing in maximizing topline revenues for hotels, announces today the launch of its...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:17 ET
Right now is a very exciting time to take a trip to visit the staff at Cavender Buick GMC North. They are including Austin, TX in their coverage area and are increasing their inventory of 2015 vehicles. (PRNewsFoto/Buick GMC North)

Cavender Buick GMC North extends service to new area

Cavender Buick GMC North has done wonderful things for the residents in and around San Antonio. For 75 years, the Cavender family has honed their...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:02 ET

Homework Stations to Rug Care: Hoover Vacuums Launches Blog with Help from Top Interior Designer

 Hoover, the iconic floor care brand with a history of progressing the way Americans clean, has launched a new blog on Hoover.com aimed at...

Aug 27, 2014, 11:00 ET
New Amway Fan Poll Gives Voice to College Football Fans (PRNewsFoto/Amway North America)

FSU Chosen No. 1 In Debut Of Amway Fan Poll

On the heels of the recent release of the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, college football fans by and large agreed with the coaches that Florida...

Aug 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

North Highland Expands Global Strategy Offering; Announces David Davies as Managing Director and President, Strategy Practice

 Global management consulting firm North Highland announces David Davies as managing director and leader of the firm's strategy practice. In...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:07 ET
Deceuninck North America.  (PRNewsFoto/Deceuninck North America)

Color Solutions Trending Hot with Homeowners as Deceuninck North America Introduces Latest Innovation

 Deceuninck North America is feeding a new homeowner demand for color options with the introduction of the Deceuninck Color Solutions Program...

Aug 26, 2014, 13:00 ET

North-American Interfraternity Conference Forms Commissions To Examine Alcohol Use, Hazing And Sexual Violence

 The North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), the association representing 74 international and national men's fraternities in North...

Aug 26, 2014, 08:01 ET
American workers are feeling the heat. A new survey commissioned by Mars Chocolate North America shows that roughly three out of 10 Americans work or spend a significant amount of time outside in warm weather during the summer months and, of those, a whopping 74 percent are seeking better refreshment opportunities. Luckily, there's an easy path to refreshment anytime - whether on the job or at home - with new STARBURST(TM) Brand Sorbet Bars from Mars Ice Cream, which provide a light and refreshing taste of a STARBURST(TM) strawberry fruit chew in a cool sorbet bar. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

New Study Shows America's Outdoor Workers Are Feeling The Heat

For some, being outdoors is leisure. But for many others, it's labor. And this summer, American workers are feeling the heat. A new survey...

Aug 26, 2014, 07:14 ET
The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is an exciting new vehicles because of its fuel economy and size. (PRNewsFoto/North Side Mitsubishi)

New Mitsubishi model focuses on Millennials

In the age of less is more, one vehicle manufacturer is truly taking note of what the younger generation of vehicle-buyers wants: a more...

Aug 25, 2014, 20:05 ET
The top bacteria hotspot children are exposed to at school is the school water fountain spigot, which has 2,700,000 bacteria per inch. (PRNewsFoto/Coverall North America, Inc.)

Keep Back-to-School Dirt and Germs Away

 Starting a new school year means clothes shopping, parent-teacher conferences and kids coming home with sicknesses. Schools, in particular...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Panasonic Corporation of North America Celebrates First Year in Newark

This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:00 ET

Feed the Children and PepsiCo Unite to Fight Childhood Hunger in Detroit

 Longtime partners Feed the Children and PepsiCo, along with other corporate partners, today helped out Detroit families in need providing them...

Aug 19, 2014, 18:25 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.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA FOUNDATION ISSUES $25,000 GRANT TO THE SPCA FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. believes strongly in helping furry friends (and some not so furry) who find themselves neglected, homeless or...

Aug 19, 2014, 13:02 ET
Publicis Worldwide North America has tapped rising star, Julie Levin, as Chief Marketing Officer, reporting to Andrew Bruce, CEO, of the region. As CMO, Levin will be responsible for both new and organic business development across all Publicis North America offices and brands. Levin boasts a meteoric rise in agency business development, with an impressive track record of leading and securing global, blue chip, advertising accounts. She will be based in the Publicis North America flagship office in New York. (PRNewsFoto/Publicis Worldwide North America)

Publicis Worldwide North America Taps Rising Star Julie Levin As Chief Marketing Officer

Publicis Worldwide North America has tapped rising star, Julie Levin, as Chief Marketing Officer, reporting to Andrew Bruce, CEO, of the region. In...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:57 ET
The Certified Pre-Owned Sales Event at Mercedes-Benz of North Haven will run until September 2, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/Mercedes-Benz of North Haven)

Certified Pre-Owned Sales Event going on now at Mercedes-Benz of North Haven

Mercedes-Benz of North Haven is currently holding a Certified Pre-Owned Sales Event, and residents in the area interested in reaping the benefits...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:14 ET

Mars Inspires Sweet Exploration With Second Annual Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant

 Mars Chocolate North America announced today that it is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 Chocolate History Research and...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:03 ET
Alfieri on Pebble Beach Concept lawn (PRNewsFoto/Maserati North America, Inc.)

Maserati Turns 100 and Stuns at Monterey Car Week

 Maserati celebrated its 100th Anniversary in grand style at Monterey Car Week, and isn't a stranger to the famous Pebble Beach Concours...