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Sep 18, 2014, 19:21 ET
Export-Import Bank of the United States

Statement of Fred P. Hochberg on Ex-Im's Extension

 Ex-Im Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg issued the following statement regarding Senate passage of a nine-month extension of the...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:00 ET

The Long-Awaited Consultant's Report on Health Services Following Closure of North Adams Regional Hospital Confirms the Need for Inpatient Services for Northern Berkshire County

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:46 ET
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USW Supports Ranking Member Levin's Call for Greater Scrutiny of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today following Rep. Sander Levin's presentation of...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

General Motors President Dan Ammann Kicks Off 2014 United Way Community Giving Campaign

 Dan Ammann, United Way for Southeastern Michigan's Campaign Chair and President of General Motors, will light the United Way Torch in Hart...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:10 ET

United Spinal Partners with Ivycorp to Maximize Digital Communication Strategy

July 15, United Spinal Association today announced a new partnership with Ivycorp, makers of a cloud-based multi-channel group communications...

Sep 17, 2014, 21:37 ET

CHA Responds To Government Accountability Office Report

 The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): CHA was concerned to read in the...

Sep 17, 2014, 16:15 ET

United Stationers Board Declares Regular Dividend

 United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR) announced today that its board of directors declared a $0.14 per share dividend payable on January 15,...

Sep 17, 2014, 13:15 ET

United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin Announce Partnership to Develop New American Rocket Engine

United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier space launch company, and Blue Origin, LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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United Airlines to Add 50 E175 Aircraft to United Express Fleet

 United Airlines today announced the company will amend its existing agreement with regional carrier Shuttle America, to add 50 E175 aircraft....

Sep 16, 2014, 23:53 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches Its 60th Mission from Cape Canaveral

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m....

Sep 16, 2014, 18:02 ET

U. S. Steel Announces Strategic Actions To Strengthen Company And Updates Third Quarter Outlook

 United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced three key strategic actions that support its transformation: - the...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:13 ET

United Shore Named A Detroit Free Press Top Workplace

United Shore, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing independent mortgage lenders has been named by the Detroit Free Press as one of...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:00 ET
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United Airlines Maintenance Instructors Ratify New Joint Labor Agreement

 United today announced that the company's 48 maintenance instructors, represented by the International Association of Machinists &...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:40 ET
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United Airlines Completes Rollout of Tarmac Transfer Service to All U.S. Hubs

United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:30 ET
Snap a potato photo, tag it with #TopTater and you could win $100! (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Show Us Your Taters!

A #TopTater worthy dish is not your average baked potato or ho-hum casserole. It's delicious. It's memorable. It's different. It's a potato...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:05 ET
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Corporate United Awards Contract To Enterprise And National Car Rental Brands

Corporate United, the nation's largest horizontal indirect group purchasing organization, today announced the launch of a new flexible, competitive...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:15 ET

United Concordia Dental and LocalMed Partner to Offer Members Real-Time, Appointment Scheduling Online

Members of United Concordia Dental can now book appointments online with participating network dentists at, thanks to a...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
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United Continental Holdings, Inc. Announces Put Option Notification for 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2029

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding...

Sep 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

UMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for Seventh Consecutive Year

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:01 ET
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United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants to offer enhanced early out program for Flight Attendants

United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out...