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Cheap shale gas becoming a popular fuel for truck fleets
Short payback times on gas conversions are drawing more interest from fleet operators, said John Forest, a vice president at automotive supply company Leggett & Platt. A Missouri company, Leggett has a plant in Elyria that converts Ford commercial vans ...
Easing consumer concerns: Suppliers roll out new allergen-protection products
�Even for someone with severe allergies or asthma, a protector will do most of the job,� says Herman Tam, group vice president of sales and marketing for Leggett & Platt's Consumer Products Group in Whittier, Calif. �If you wash the protector ...
Zombies to mob Grand Island next weekend
Ken's Appliance - 30% off Leggett & Platt Sheet Sets. Ron's Music - $19.95 Snark Touch Screen Metronome ... The Grand Island Independent, Grand Island, NE � 2015 BH Media Group Holdings, Inc. 0Mon May 11 2015 17:00:00 GMT-0700 (PDT). Login to ...
Jimmy Wales Petitions to Stop Extradition of UK Student
This past Sunday, Wikia, Inc. President Jimmy Wales flexed his Internet muscles once again, this time creating an online petition to stop the extradition of United Kingdom citizen Richard O'Dwyer.
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New youth fitness, sports performance franchise focuses on fitness revolution
Fitness professional Stacie Widhelm has opened a new youth fitness franchise in Hastings called Athletic Revolution. "Over 50 percent of our children are overweight and almost 20 percent are obese," she said.
T-shirts show support for cancer fighter
Some of the 450 Hornady Manufacturing Co. employees, who are "Team Abbie" members after buying "Fight Like a Girl" T-shirts, stand behind fellow employee Jay Vialpando (left) and his wife, Abbie Vialpando, who is battling cancer for the second time.
Protecting South Park, Strengthening Fair Use, and Laughing at Butters Stotch
Even though cynics call them na�ve, you can't help but respect people with undying optimism and faith in their friends. My favorite character from the popular cartoon South Park is one such person named Butters Stotch.
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Password Protecting Knowledge: Preventing Copyright Piracy Through Patent
As the cost of textbooks rises, students at higher education institutions are finding ways to minimize these expenses; students are buying used books, sharing with other students, finding cheap or free digital copies online, or deciding to forgo ...
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The Price of Parody: Invisible Children Threatens Lawsuit Against Hoax Site
Recently, three NYU students created kickstriker.com, parodying kickstarter.com, as a hoax site designed to critique the over-the-top language used by Invisible Children, the organization's �new activism that puts the reader�at the center of the story ...
Top NBA Draft Pick Anthony Davis Hopes to Trademark Phrases Stemming from ...
Building on the latest trend of athletes trademarking famous phrases associated with their identity, Anthony Davis, the first overall pick in last night's NBA draft, recently filed for trademark registrations stemming from his notorious unibrow.
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