Archive for January, 2015

Cleveland Foundation announces $3 million in January grants

Comments Off | 01-31-2015

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors has approved $3 million in grants for the month of January.
A focus of the January funding will advance the Cleveland Foundation’s priority area of neighborhood revitalization, with a special emphasis on the core city and resident engagement:
$15,000 to to support the efforts of the City of Cleveland [...]

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Washington Trust Provides More Than $6 Million in Financing for Mixed Use Property in Fairfield County, CT

Comments Off | 01-31-2015

Westerly, Rhode Island…Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided more than $6.012 Million to 38 Main, LP to finance the acquisition and renovation of a mixed-use retail and office property in Westport, CT. Westport is one of Connecticut’s premier retail markets.
The property, situated in the heart of Westport’s idyllic Main Street, consists of more [...]

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FEMA 2014 Funding for Louisiana Tops $554 Million

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DENTON, Texas —The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided more than $554 million in 2014 funding to the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and community partners for disaster recovery, mitigation and preparedness.
“FEMA in partnership with GOHSEP, continues to provide funding to assist communities in recovering from and mitigating against future [...]

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Location-Targeted Mobile Advertising Projected to Reach $6.6 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

Comments Off | 01-30-2015

CHANTILLY, Va. (Jan. 29, 2015) – The proliferation of smart phones and advanced capabilities such as location awareness and connectivity will help propel location-targeted mobile advertising revenues to $6.6 billion in the U.S. this year, according to BIA/Kelsey’s U.S. Local Media Forecast 2015. BIA/Kelsey explores this opportunity, particularly as it applies to national brands, franchises [...]

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Graphene Semiconductor gets 4.95 crores in funding from Karnataka Govt Semiconductor focus Fund

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Bangalore, India: Graphene Semiconductor Services Pvt. Ltd. today said that it has received Rupees 4.95 crores in a first phase funding from the Karnataka Semicondcutor Venture Capital Fund (KARSEMVEN Fund) recognising the startup’s unique approach to semiconductor technology in product realization, from concept, to product deployment.
Bangalore, Karnataka, Gutenberg Communications., January 29, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) – [...]

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Ashland Inc. enters into approximately $270 million share repurchase agreements

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COVINGTON, Ky. – Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has entered into uncollared accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreements with each of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch (“Deutsche Bank”), and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., (“JPMorgan”) to repurchase an aggregate of approximately $270 million of Ashland’s common stock. These agreements are part of Ashland’s previously [...]

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Kmart Will Pay $102,048 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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BALTIMORE – Kmart Corporation, a leading national retailer, will pay $102,048 and provide significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.
According to the lawsuit, after Kmart offered Lorenzo Cook a job at its Hyattsville, Md., store, Cook advised the hiring manager that he could [...]

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Union Agriculture Minister holds discussion with State Agriculture Ministers on Draft Farm Income Insurance Scheme

Comments Off | 01-30-2015

• Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh today had discussion with State Agriculture Ministers on Draft Farm Income Insurance Scheme in Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi. Briefing the media faternity, he said that there was broad consensus on the following points:
• Shri Singh said that the Draft Farm Income Insurance Scheme will have two components, that [...]

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Shivering Beauties in Lettuce-Leaf Bikinis to Give Away $1,000 in Vegan Wings in Run-Up to Super Bowl

Comments Off | 01-28-2015

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Seattle – Just in time for Super Bowl XLIX, PETA’s “Lettuce Ladies” are coming to downtown Seattle, where they’ll wear little more than strategically placed lettuce leaves as they distribute delicious free meatless vegan “wings” to passersby. PETA—whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat”—hopes Super Bowl viewers will [...]

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Immediate Hire – Marketing Coordinator & Real Estate Assistant

Comments Off | 01-28-2015

Raleigh based, commercial real estate company is seeking a Marketing Coordinator and Real Estate Assistant to join our leasing department. This is an immediate hire, full time position performing administrative and marketing duties. Primary responsibilities will include:
Marketing Collateral
o Create and update marketing materials (print and website)
o Create email marketing campaigns (Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, Local blasts)
o Implement, manage [...]

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