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Why I Run: Local Businessman Raises Funds For Clean Water Initiative

 Local businessman and attorney Michael S. Melfi has partnered with Hope Water Project to raise $5,000 for a fresh water well for the Pokot...

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26th Annual Shaw's Oyster Fest Block Party: Sept. 26, 2014

Shaw's Crab House is bringing fresh seafood coupled with live music to downtown Chicago for the 26th annual Oyster Fest Block Party on Friday,...

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Business Owners: Learn How to Create a "Star" Business at Financial Liberation Seminar with World-renowned Investor Richard Koch

 Marketing consultant Perry Marshall and fractional billionaire Richard Koch have created a seminar for forward-thinking business owners and...

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AWHONN Recommends Reducing Preventable Harm to Moms and Babies By Eliminating Overuse of Labor Induction

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon healthcare providers and pregnant women to avoid...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:37 ET
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Calling all medical innovators: Submit your pediatric medical device pitch for Children's National competition by Sept. 29

Children's National Health System has announced an extended deadline of Monday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. EDT for its "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for...

Sep 22, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Which Mac & Cheese Brand Just Got Sold? It Wasn't Amy's!

 Social media and phone lines were buzzing last week when news broke that Annie's had sold to food giant General Mills. Customers were confused...

Sep 19, 2014, 18:05 ET

Over 200 Motorcycle Riders Expected at Charity Poker Run in West Los Angeles

Returning for its sixth year, the Annual Miriam's House Poker Run is being held October 16, 2014 at Bartels' Harley Davidson 4141 Lincoln Blvd,...

Sep 19, 2014, 11:54 ET

Bring the Fun & Flavor of Northwest-Favorite Candy Store to Your Town with a Schwietert's Cones & Candy Franchise

 Schwietert's Cones & Candy, the family-owned candy store with more, is now offering turnkey franchise opportunities in 23 states, giving...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:38 ET
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Amy Keller Laird Named Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health Magazine

Scott Schulman, President of Rodale Inc., the world's leading healthy lifestyle company, today announced that Amy Keller Laird has been named...

Sep 19, 2014, 05:12 ET
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Un ensayo prospectivo aleatorio confirma el beneficio clínico del sistema de time-lapse EmbryoScope®

La tasa de éxito de los tratamientos de reproducción asistida se vio significativamente aumentada por el uso de la revolucionaria...

Sep 18, 2014, 13:33 ET

Sierra Oil & Gas Announces Commitment of US$525 million

 Sierra Oil & Gas S. de R.L. de C.V.  ("Sierra"), Mexico's first independent exploration and production ("E&P") company, today...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:12 ET

Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel Announces Securities Class Action Periods

The Law Offices of Marc S. Henzel (www.henzellaw.com) a firm focusing on shareholder litigation, gives notice to purchasers of the following...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:30 ET

Rainbow Loom® Products Meet U.S. And International Safety And Certification Standards

 The Rainbow Loom®, and other Choon's Design™, Inc. products have met and exceeded toy safety standards, and have not been found to...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:05 ET

Romano's Macaroni Grill Goes Big With New "Fatbreads™"

When it comes to serving their restaurant guests, the bigwigs at Romano's Macaroni Grill stand by the old adage: Go big or go home. And go big is...

Sep 17, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Bruegger's Bagels Announces Fall Menu Full Of New And Traditional Flavors

 Bruegger's Bagels, known for its freshly baked, authentic New York-style bagels, wholesome ingredients and signature coffees, celebrates fall...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

23rd Annual Dilworthtown Inn Wine Festival on Sunday, October 12, 2014, Noon - 4pm

Sunday, October 12, more than 1,500 grape aficionados will gather to help crush cancer at the 23rd Annual Dilworthtown Inn Wine Festival.  The...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:45 ET

Private Equity Investor Richard Koch Says: Embrace, Don't Fight Fundamental Economic Principles

 Richard Koch didn't call anyone else "boss" on his path to earning $279 million. Applying scientific tools and techniques, he made the...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

Back-to-School… Immune Support Strategies for When Kids are Most Susceptible

 More than 50 million American kids are headed back to school this fall, and they're not alone. In addition to new backpacks, they'll be...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:12 ET
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Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency

 Ascendis Pharma A/S, a biotechnology company that applies its innovative TransCon technology to address significant unmet medical needs, today...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:08 ET
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Une importante étude randomisée et prospective confirme les avantages cliniques du système d'observation continue EmbryoScope®

Une technologie révolutionnaire en matière d'observation continue permet d'améliorer de manière significative les...