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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Everybody has days at work where things just seem to be out of sync.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Firefighters have stopped trying to put out a large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee because of fears that two 1,000-gallon propane tanks there could explode.
(Family Features) The holiday season gives people the chance to take a break from their typically hectic lives to catch up with family and friends. Beyond the festive decorations, music and food that make this time of year so special, it’s important to take a moment to enjoy the scents and the great feelings, memories and motivations that they inspire — especially while entertaining. Whether it’s the smell of mom’s homemade cookies or the woodsy allure of a fresh-cut tree, these smells have a remarkable way of boosting spirits.
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2013--The University of Central Florida has been ranked among the top 25 universities in the world for the number of patents awarded in 2012.
DRAPER, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2013--GE Capital Retail Bank (GECRB), a leading provider of financial solutions to retailers and consumers, today announced it has achieved certification as a 2014 Customer Service Center of Excellence from BenchmarkPortal, LLC, a global leader in the contact center industry. Awarded to customer service call centers that rank in the top ten percent of all call centers audited, the designation applies to all GE Capital Retail Bank call center locations worldwide and specifically cites the business for “record levels of associate satisfaction” and high customer satisfaction, among other effectiveness and efficiency measures that surpass industry averages.
OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2013--Maggie's Place is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, food, clothing and a supportive environment for expectant and new mothers who are homeless or have no other place to go. Jennifer moved in and had her son in December of 2011. She admitted that she didn’t know how to brush her teeth until she saw an oral health presentation – courtesy of Delta Dental of Arizona’s donation. Now, she has vastly improved oral health and wisdom that she can share with her newborn baby boy.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's parliament has amended an amnesty bill to include the 30-member crew of a Greenpeace ship detained after a protest at a floating oil rig in the Arctic
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Animal activists have long warned people not to give pets as holiday gifts, but a national animal welfare group says fears of pets being returned or rejected are unfounded.
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has imposed emergency measures in four cities, including Skopje, the capital, to address heavy air pollution caused by traffic and wood- and oil-burning heating systems.
HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2013--In addition to achieving its commitment to source 100 percent mass balanced RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certified palm oil more than a year ahead of its original 2015 commitment, The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today it will also work with its suppliers to achieve 100 percent traceable and sustainably sourced palm oil by the end of 2014.
INDIANAPOLIS & OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2013--Helping farmers get more value per acre through the expert analysis of production data is the goal of a collaboration announced between Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and John Deere. The companies announced today that they will work together to develop approaches and technology that will deliver data and provide information to farmers that will assist in the execution of site-specific applications to improve yields and manage costs. Specifically, Dow AgroSciences has signed on to leverage the MyJohnDeere platform and new cloud-based technologies for future delivery of customized prescriptions tailored to the grower’s environments.
Since 2007, the World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations, along with several other entities has published the Global Innovation Index that seeks to assess and rank innovation abilities and innovation results among the countries of the world.
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PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida city has declared a state of emergency in the wake of a tornado that destroyed seven homes and damaged more than 150 others.
BEIJING (AP) — A keeper at Shanghai's zoo has been mauled to death by a tiger.
RAINIER, Ore. (AP) — An initiative founded in Oregon's Willamette Valley tries to tackle a growing problem: Aging timber lot owners can't pay their medical bills.
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 16, 2013--Asia’s leading exhibition for advanced automotive technologies, AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2014 is just around the corner. (January 15-17, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight) With the exhibit space completely SOLD OUT, AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2014 is becoming 25% bigger than the previous show.
SMITHFIELD, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 16, 2013--Despite risk management being their top concern and many with closed or frozen pensions, more than half (55%) of U.S. mid-market corporations stated they intend to maintain or increase their current risk profile, according to new research by Pyramis Global Advisors , a Fidelity Investments ® company and leading institutional multi-asset class investment manager with nearly $200 billion in assets under management and more than 600 institutional clients.