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U.S. News & World Report Unveils Parent's Guide to STEM

U.S. News & World Report, host of the national STEM Solutions conference and publisher of the STEM Index, today unveiled "A Parent's...

Jun 29, 2015, 18:02 ET

Bipartisan Letter Signed by 55 House Members Urges Action on Federal New Markets Tax Credit

A letter in support of the federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), signed by a bipartisan group of 55 Members of the House of Representatives, was...

Jun 29, 2015, 15:35 ET

Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IN THE MATTER OF Bryan Andrew Vickers - Penalty Hearing

TORONTO, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - A penalty hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization...

Jun 29, 2015, 00:01 ET
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The U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index Shows Gender and Racial Gaps Widening in STEM Fields

Multi-million dollar initiatives by both the public and the private sectors have failed to close gender and racial gaps in science, technology,...

Jun 26, 2015, 16:06 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings

 Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: AYN), a registered closed‑end investment company, today announced earnings for the...

Jun 26, 2015, 16:06 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: AYN) (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of May 31,...

Jun 26, 2015, 15:03 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank Of New York Commences 2015 Board Of Directors Election Process

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is now formally soliciting nominations for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors...

Jun 26, 2015, 13:30 ET

Air New Zealand celebrates its 75th Anniversary by giving away 75 round-trip tickets during a one-day event at The Grove

Air New Zealand announced today that in celebration of its 75th anniversary the airline will give fans in Los Angeles a chance to win round-trip...

Jun 26, 2015, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 6/26

 Airline fees hit record, e-cig and vapor market, solar, mobile payments, cannabis, credit repair; this week on MoneyTV with Donald...

Jun 25, 2015, 16:30 ET
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New York REIT, Inc. Announces Common Stock Dividend for Third Quarter 2015

 New York REIT, Inc. ("NYRT") (NYSE: NYRT), announced today that, pursuant to the prior authorization of its board of directors, NYRT...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:53 ET
MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK UNVEILS FIRST-EVER HIGH FLYING WAX FIGURE OF MUSICIAN PINK; Credit: Cindy Ord/ Getty Images for Madame Tussauds New York

Madame Tussauds New York Unveils First-Ever High Flying Wax Figure Of Musician Pink

 Madame Tussauds New York invited visitors into their completely renovated and revamped lobby today by unveiling a brand new, never before...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:18 ET
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Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez Star In Rossini's La Donna del Lago, the Met's First Production of the Bel Canto Showcase, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:37 ET

Health Republic Insurance of New York Applauds Landmark Supreme Court Healthcare Decision

 Debra Friedman, President & CEO, Health Republic Insurance of New York, has issued the following statement: "The Supreme Court's decision...

Jun 25, 2015, 04:29 ET

New Asia Holdings Inc (NAHD) Announces MOU for the Acquisition of Company Involved in Proprietary Trading Algorithms

New Asia Holdings Inc (OTCQB: NAHD), formerly DM Products Inc (DMPD) today confirmed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:00 ET

Enforcement Notice Hearing - In the matter of Kim Husebye - Appearance to set a hearing date

TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:03 ET
New England Natural Bakers: Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Granola Clusters and High Protein Ginger Granola Clusters

New England Natural Bakers Launches New Organic Clusters

 New England Natural Bakers is excited to announce the addition of two new granola clusters to the "Organic Select" line. These niche designed...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:03 ET

New Matter Begins Shipping The MOD-t And Is Awarded Best In Show For 3D Printing at CE Week In New York

New Matter (www.newmatter.com) is excited to unveil its production MOD-t 3D printers at CE Week in New York. In addition, The MOD-t was awarded the...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Health Care Company Announces Record Hiring and Growth

 New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions), announced record hiring in the first quarter of 2015, continuing its momentum...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Ronald McDonald House® New York Announces $23.6 Million Expansion To Increase Capacity For Pediatric Cancer Patients

 Ronald McDonald House® New York's Board of Directors has approved a $23.6 million capital expansion project that will offer increased...

Jun 24, 2015, 08:45 ET

Upstate Organization Receives $35 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

Greenville New Markets Opportunity II (GNMO II), a Community Development Entity (CDE) managed by taxadvantagegroup and Greenville Local Development...