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Aug 04, 2015, 06:03 ET
Toys"R"Us Announces Worldwide Midnight Opening Events in Celebration of the Debut of New Star Wars Saga Toys on Force Friday, September 4

Toys"R"Us® To Launch New Star Wars™ Saga Products With Midnight Opening Events Worldwide

Toys"R"Us® is going into hyperdrive and preparing an out-of-this-galaxy, global celebration for the upcoming debut of toys based on the next...

Jul 30, 2015, 15:09 ET
Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy Now Open in New Port Richey, Fla.

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy In New Port Richey, Fla., To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony And Open House July 31

 Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, is open and accepting...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:51 ET
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Compromiso, Control y Conocimiento: factores clave para el éxito de De-Risking: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions

Si bien es cierto que la dinámica que ha presentado el sector financiero en los últimos años a consecuencia de la globalización...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Lea(R)n closes over $800K seed round from national edtech investors

 Lea(R)n, creator of the award-winning online resource for educators, LearnTrials, today announced the firm has closed a seed round of over...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:55 ET
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El Lavado de Dinero, un gran problema para Latinoamérica, representa un 7% del PIB (Producto Interno Bruto) para la región, $400 mil millones de dólares al año.

Latinoamérica, es una región que hoy en día sufre de graves problemas relacionados con el tema de Lavado de Dinero. El...

Jul 29, 2015, 09:03 ET
Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies have begun fall enrollment at their nearly 160 schools nationwide. With a nationally awarded curriculum, Kids 'R' Kids provides early education and care for children from six weeks through 12 years of age.

Five Essential Tips To Prepare Kids To Go Back To School

As the long days of summer begin to fade, children and parents are beginning to think about the start of a new school year. Kids 'R' Kids Learning...

Jul 28, 2015, 09:57 ET
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Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies In Dallas-Fort Worth To Hold Fourth Annual Summer Olympics On July 31 To Benefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, along with 700 students from 11...

Jul 27, 2015, 20:42 ET
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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions participará como Patrocinador Oficial en la 9ª Conferencia Anual Latinoamericana ACAMS 2015

 LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, empresa líder en el suministro de información esencial y soluciones para la gestión de riesgo,...

Jul 27, 2015, 09:12 ET
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Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy In Sugar Land, Texas To Host Grand Opening Event Aug. 15 For Community Families

 Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, has announced the opening...

Jul 27, 2015, 09:02 ET

Toys"R"Us® Cheers On Athletes From Across The Globe Participating In The Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games

With the Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games underway, Toys"R"Us® employees throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area are proudly...

Jul 17, 2015, 17:05 ET
Models take a dip in the beautyblender(R) Pool at The W Hotel to celebrate SWIMMIAMI's kick-off with the new bodyblender.

Beauties Plunged into SWIMMIAMI with bodyblender by beautyblender® at W Hotel Kick-off Party

 SWIMMIAMI kicked off Thursday night with a splash!  To celebrate a weekend of bikini-clad, glowing skin, beautyblender®, a backstage...

Jul 17, 2015, 15:34 ET
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Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy Sponsors WSB Care-a-Thon In Atlanta For Third Consecutive Year

 Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, is sponsoring for the third...

Jul 16, 2015, 09:05 ET
2015 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest Grand Prize Winners, Mia and Chandler

Scholarship Winners Revealed in 15th Annual Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

 "Roll" out the red carpet – today, Duck® brand announces Mia Rickenbach and Chandler Derbyshire of Chantilly and Herndon, Virginia,...

Jul 14, 2015, 10:27 ET

Dr. Geoffrey R. Keyes Elected President Elect of The Rhinoplasty Society

The Office of Geoffrey R. Keyes, M.D., F.A.C.S. is pleased to announce Dr. Keyes' election as President Elect of The Rhinoplasty Society for this...

Jul 14, 2015, 08:00 ET
Applebee's Hosts "Taste The Change" Day July 21 To Highlight New Bar & Grill Classics

FREE Appetizers! Applebee's® Hosts July 21 "Taste The Change" Day To Showcase Better Food, Better Drinks

 In what may become the largest-ever food sampling event, on July 21 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® will offer free sampler...

Jul 14, 2015, 06:00 ET
Brittany and Drew Brees invite you to cool off for a good cause this summer. During July and August, So Delicious Dairy Free will donate a percent of sales from all of their frozen desserts to the Brees Dream Foundation.

Brittany and Drew Brees Invite You to Cool Off for a Good Cause This Summer

 As the summer temperatures start to rise, beat the heat with a frozen dessert and support a good cause. So Delicious® Dairy Free,...

Jul 13, 2015, 06:00 ET
GREY GOOSE Vodka High Five

GREY GOOSE® Returns As The Official Vodka Of The 2015 ESPYS

 GREY GOOSE®, the World's Best Tasting Vodka, will celebrate talented individuals who have chartered extraordinary paths to athletic...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:59 ET
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Belmont Agent Wins REALTOR® Spirit Award

Todd Movsessian, a Sales Associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate in Belmont, was presented with the REALTOR® Spirit Award at the...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:59 ET
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Harney Named Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® Affiliate Member of the Year

 Kathy Harney, Community Relations Specialist for Gentle Giant Moving Company in Somerville, was named the recipient of the Greater Boston...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:58 ET
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Heffernan Earns Distinguished Service Award

Deborah Heffernan, broker-owner of Avenue 3 Real Estate in Cambridge, was presented with the Andrew F. Hickey Distinguished Service Award at the...