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Three Former Executives Indicted in Color Display Tube Price-Fixing Conspiracy

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WASHINGTON – A federal grand jury in San Francisco today returned an indictment against three former executives from two color display tube (CDT) manufacturing companies for their participation in a global conspiracy to fix prices of CDTs, a type of cathode ray tube used in computer monitors and other specialized applications, the Department of Justice […]

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Hilton Inc.

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WASHINGTON – The Justice Department and Hilton Worldwide Inc. today announced a comprehensive, precedent-setting agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that will make state-of-the-art accessibility changes to approximately 900 hotels nationwide. The agreement is in the form of a proposed consent decree filed today in federal court to resolve a simultaneously filed lawsuit […]

Orval Kent Food Company, Inc Voluntarily Recalls Products Containing Cilantro

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November 5, 2010 – Orval Kent announced today that it is voluntarily recalling 23 products as a precautionary measure because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Orval Kent products are being recalled because they contain fresh cilantro produced and distributed by EpicVeg, Inc. of Lompoc, CA.  Epic Veg, Inc. issued the notice to […]

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Conducts Voluntary Egg Recall

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JACKSON, Miss. – November 5, 2010 – Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) today was notified by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that one of the Company’s suppliers, Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC, Croton, Ohio, had a routine environmental study sample which tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis (SE). Cal-Maine purchased approximately 24,000 dozen unprocessed eggs from […]

AT&T Announces New Service Center for Arabic-Speakers in the Midwest

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DETROIT, Nov. 1, 2010  AT&T* announced today a new sales and service center dedicated to serving customers in Arabic in the Midwest. Staffed by Arabic-speaking representatives, the new center provides customers who prefer to speak their native tongue with the full portfolio of AT&T services. The center allows customers to talk with a live Arabic-speaking […]

October Gain Unusually Strong for Election Year

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NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 –  The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) jumped 3.2 points to 43.9 in October, an unusually strong gain. In back-testing through 1990, election year Octobers averaged a 0.3 point rise. The ESI is now at its highest point since December 2007. October’s gain, however, was preceded by a 2.5 […]

Samsung Mobile Makes Donation to Cell Phones for Soldiers

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DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2010 – To celebrate the launch of the Evergreen, Samsung Mobile announced it will donate $1 for every device sold, with a maximum donation of $100,000, to the non-profit organization Cell Phones for Soldiers®. Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist from Norwell, Mass., with $21 of […]

Disaster Exercise Scheduled For Dallas Love Field

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Over 100 people will participate in a full-scale, simulated aircraft disaster exercise at Love Field on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. The exercise is being conducted as a training activity to review operational and response procedures employed by various agencies that would respond should an on-airport accident occur at Love Field. The simulation exercise will include […]

Boeing To Begin Using NASA Fuel Software

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MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — Software developed at NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., is enabling major fuel savings for airlines and an increase in environmental efficiency. The Ames Direct-To software is a product of NASA aeronautics research in air traffic management. The software has been adopted by The Boeing Company for commercial use. […]

USDA Announces Grant For National Women In Agriculture Association

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OKLAHOMA, October 26, 2010 – Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Victor Vasquez today announced that USDA is awarding $101,981 in grant funding to the National Women in Agriculture Association to conduct training, outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. The award is being made through the Outreach Assistance to […]

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