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Dec 18, 2014, 21:45 ET
(December 18, 2014) Jessica Sanchez, celebrated singer and finalist on American Idol Season 11, spreads some sweet holiday cheer with the help of M&M'S(R) Crispy. Sanchez returned to her hometown of Chula Vista, CA, to surprise fans with holiday caroling and a special delivery of M&M'S(R) Crispy, which is returning to store shelves this month after a 10-year hiatus, thanks to a vocal fan base who pleaded for its return. (Photo by Christy Radecic/Invision for Mars Chocolate North America)/AP Images)

Jessica Sanchez Spreads Holiday Cheer With New M&M'S® Crispy

 Music superstar Jessica Sanchez is home for the holidays, and she brought the ultimate stocking stuffer – M&M'S® Crispy...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:00 ET

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand Awards Local Kingsport, Tennessee Third Grader With $30,000 Cafeteria Makeover And $15,000 Cash Prize For Cooking Up Inspiration In The Community

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand, the number-one selling brand of rice in the United States, named Danielle Roberts of Kingsport, Tennessee one of five...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:30 ET

Mayor's Commission on Literacy in Philadelphia raises adult work-ready skills through groundbreaking education initiative

The widening economic divide and changing industries have left hundreds of thousands of low-skilled Philadelphia job seekers stranded outside of...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:11 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...

Dec 17, 2014, 17:02 ET
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Erik's DeliCafe Opens New Location In Saratoga

 Erik's DeliCafe, the California-based restaurant franchise, opened its 34th restaurant this week in Saratoga's Quito Village Shopping Center....

Dec 16, 2014, 17:38 ET

Veloxis announces that it has filed an action against the Food and Drug Administration, seeking an order requiring FDA to grant final approval to Envarsus® XR

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) announced today that it has filed an action in federal district court for the District of Columbia against...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:00 ET

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand Awards Local Peabody Fifth Grader With $30,000 Cafeteria Makeover And $15,000 Cash Prize For Cooking Up Inspiration In The Community

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand, the number-one selling brand of rice in the United States, named Janie Wilson of Peabody, Mass. one of five grand...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:56 ET

JJ's Red Hots Names '12 Days of Hot Dogs' Finalists

Who needs a turtle dove or a partridge in a pear tree when you have your own Hot Dog for a day? JJ's Red Hots, known for its outrageous 'Dog of...

Dec 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand Awards Local Wichita Fourth Grader With $30,000 Cafeteria Makeover And $15,000 Cash Prize For Cooking Up Inspiration In The Community

 The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand, the number-one selling brand of rice in the United States, named Ariel Pinkston of Wichita, Kansas one of...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:40 ET
Cameron's Coffee Introduces Filtered Single Serve Coffee to Help Coffee Drinkers Escape the Burnt-Plastic Aftertaste of Regular Single Serve Coffee

Cameron's Coffee Introduces Filtered Single Serve Coffee to Help Coffee Drinkers Escape the Burnt-Plastic Aftertaste of Regular Single Serve Coffee

Cameron's Coffee has introduced a new Filtered Single Serve coffee brewed through a filter, not a plastic cup, so coffee drinkers across the...

Dec 09, 2014, 12:00 ET

The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand Awards Local Pembroke Pines, Florida Third Grader With $30,000 Cafeteria Makeover And $15,000 Cash Prize For Cooking Up Inspiration In The Community

 The UNCLE BEN'S® Brand, the number-one selling brand of rice in the United States, named Cai Killings of Pembroke Pines, Florida, one of...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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WTA und PERFORM vereinbaren Medienpartnerschaft im Wert von einer halben Milliarde Dollar, die größte in der Geschichte des Frauensports

Der Vorstand des Damentennisverbandes "Women's Tennis Association" (WTA) hat einen bahnbrechenden Medienvertrag über 10 Jahre im Wert von...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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La WTA et PERFORM signent une entente de partenariat-média d'une valeur d'un demi-milliard de dollars, le plus important dans l'histoire du sport féminin

Le conseil d'administration de la Women's Tennis Association (WTA) a approuvé une entente-média sans précédent qui...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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WTA and PERFORM Agree Half Billion Dollar Media Partnership, Largest in Women's Sports History

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Board of Directors approved a ground-breaking 10-year media agreement of more than US$525 million with...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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La WTA y PERFORM acuerdan medio millón de dólares para asociaciones de medios

- La WTA y PERFORM acuerdan medio millón de dólares para asociaciones de medios, la mayor cantidad en la historia de los...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Seattle Children's Reprogrammed T Cell Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Boasts 85% Complete Remission Rate in Children with Relapsed Leukemia

Seattle Children's today announced that 11 of the 13 patients treated thus far in a clinical trial using genetically reprogrammed T cells to treat...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
Carport Structures Built on Grounds of Helen Keller Elementary School in Lynwood, CA

S-Energy America Brings Clean Renewable Solar Power To Los Angeles County Schools

 S-Energy® Co., Ltd. (095910:KOSDAQ), Korea's #1 manufacturer of high-quality PV Solar Modules, has completed the installation and grid...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:11 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...

Dec 08, 2014, 08:27 ET
Chinese mobile star shows in U.S. for the first time, voted by 1,000,000+ mobile users from China on Mes Joy platform

Chinese Mobile Star Shows in U.S. for the First Time

On December 3, 2014, the Seventh Avenue of New York Times Square, a large-screen advertisement of a beautiful Chinese girl attracted people's...

Dec 05, 2014, 15:01 ET

Connie's Contributes To The Kids

 Toys For Tots is now going outside of the box and coming to a house near you. Through a partnership with Connie's Pizza that will last through...