Firestone Natural Rubber Co

Type: Company
Name: Firestone Natural Rubber Co
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

LA Roadsters Show - Hittin’ The Rod Shops

SO-CAL Speed Shop’s now-traditional open house was busy as usual.The L.A. Roadsters Show is a big deal when June rolls around in Southern California, with many hot rod shops hosting "open house" events in the days preceding the show itself. Probably the ... [Published Street Rodder - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bridgestone Group Expands Efforts to Fight Ebola with Major Gifts to International Aid Groups

Funds to Support Efforts of Samaritan's Purse and UNICEF in West AfricaNASHVILLE, Tenn. and TOKYO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bridgestone Group (Bridgestone) today announced it will donate one million dollars (USD) to critical efforts underway ... [Published Scottrade - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

James (Jim) McDonnell

left this world 89 years to the day that he entered on September 11th peacefully with his family by his side. Jim grew up in and went to school in Waterbury, CT. After turning 17 he entered in the Air Corp as an engineer on the B-24’s during WWII. He ... [Published Hanford Sentinel - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Trivia 2014: Black ships out of New Bedford - 7:59 pm

A New Bedford-born resident of Fairhaven, Charlie Travers commanded the most admired and speediest rumrunner on the East Coast. Outfitted with two V-12 Liberty aircraft engines producing 300 horsepower each, the 49-foot power boat was able to reach 35 ... [Published South Coast Today - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in a Stew of Fear

“Bush meat?” I asked. The food in front of me smelled delicious, but the mention of bush meat in the stew evoked a twinge of fear. Could it be fruit bat? Chimpanzee? Both can harbor Ebola virus.Our four-member team had just filmed a documentary in a remote ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Sanomedics (OTCQB: SIMH) Announces Initial Orders of Thermomedics' Caregiver\u00AE TouchFree(TM) Clinical Thermometers to Help Fight Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

MIAMI , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIMH ) ; a medical technology holding company that focuses on providing game changing products, services and ideas, announced today that their Thermomedics Inc. division ... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Continental Wins Regulatory Approval For Veyance Acquistion

By Neetha MahadevanFRANKFURT--The German Cartel Office approved Friday Continental AG's (CON.XE) acquisition of Veyance Technologies Inc., a U.S. rubber and plastics company, from private-equity firm Carlyle Group.Despite the high market share of the ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 6 reports

Anger over Liberia lockdown

DOLO TOWN, Liberia, SundayTrapped since officials placed them in quarantine two weeks ago, the residents of Dolo Town are becoming increasingly resentful over their incarceration in Liberia’s open “Ebola jail”.Around 17,000 increasingly hungry residents ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

‘Window Is Closing’ on Containing Ebola

At a press conference Tuesday, CDC director Tom Frieden warned that time is running out to contain West Africa’s Ebola outbreak.Days after returning from West Africa, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thomas Frieden opened a press ... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Government Announces $5 Million More to Help Liberia in its Anti-Ebola Fight

CDC Director Dr. Frieden and team meet with Dr. Lyndon G. Mabande, Medical Director at the Firestone Hospital, Dr. Benedict Wolo, a physician at the hospital, and President/General Manager of the Firestone Rubber Plantation, Ed GarciaDr. Frieden addresses ... [Published US Embassy Liberia: Monrovia - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

An interview with director Takeshi Fukunaga of new feature film about Liberian rubber workers

Last month a friend posted a link to the Kickstarter page for Out of My Hand , a feature film shot primarily in Liberia. The plot follows a rubber tapper named Cisco who, after taking part in a heated labor dispute that goes nowhere, attempts to move ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

What Is Liberia Not Tackling Between Invest...

Monrovia — Resource rich African countries are facing the ire from local residents and in some countries, the situation has resulted in violent actions from locals who are demanding just benefit from their natural inherited resources being chased by mainly ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 09 2014]

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...is racing against time to control the spread of the disease among children and families," said U S Fund for UNICEF President and CEO, Caryl Stern. "We greatly appreciate the donation from Bridgestone Group, which will help UNICEF expand its critical work in West Africa."
Mr. Houlihan went on to say that "Because our thermometers do not touch the patient, in all cases, there is much less contamination attributable to the temperature-taking process as there is with traditional oral thermometers. In this dire case, that could mean the difference between life and death."
"We have not been going to work. We will not be able to go until the quarantine is lifted. It is regrettable but what can we do? We want to be free. We are in jail" Firestone employee Mohamed Fofana told AFP

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LA Roadsters Show - Hittin’ The Rod Shops [Published Street Rodder - 1 hour ago]
Bridgestone Group Expands Efforts to Fight Ebol... [Published Scottrade - Sep 29 2014]
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Trivia 2014: Black ships out of New Bedford - 7... [Published South Coast Today - Sep 21 2014]
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Ebola in a Stew of Fear [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
Continental Wins Regulatory Approval For Veyanc... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Futuristic Oliver, built on shoestring, still h... [Published Farm and Dairy - Sep 11 2014]
Anger over Liberia lockdown [Published Daily Nation - Sep 07 2014]
Resentment rises as fevers fall in ‘Ebola jail’ [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 07 2014]
Resentment in Liberia's 'Ebola jail' [Published 3 News - Sep 07 2014]
Resentment simmering inside Liberia's 'Ebola ja... [Published H5N1 - Sep 07 2014]
Liberia: Resentment simmering inside Liberia's ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 07 2014]
Simmering anger among residents trapped in Libe... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 07 2014]
Calls for more Ebola action intensify; food sup... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Sep 03 2014]
‘Window Is Closing’ on Containing Ebola [Published Daily Beast - Sep 02 2014]
U.S. Government Announces $5 Million More to He... [Published US Embassy Liberia: Monrovia - Aug 29 2014]
TIA names 2014 Hall of Fame honorees [Published Modern Tire Dealer - Aug 27 2014]
Liberia: Residents in Quarantined Liberian Town... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Looking East From Africa [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 06 2014]
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Ebola in Liberia: Senior doctor reported dead; ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 25 2014]
USA Farm Tire Industry: Growth Drivers, Trends ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 24 2014]
Retread Your Way to Prosperity [Published Trucking Info - Jul 22 2014]
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Confessions of a Rust Belt Orphan [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jul 08 2014]
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Resentment simmering inside Liberia's 'Ebola ja... [Published H5N1 - Sep 07 2014]
Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: Resentment simmering inside Liberia's 'Ebola jail town'. Excerpt:Trapped since officials placed them in quarantine two weeks ago, the residents of Dolo Town are becoming increasingly resentful over their incarceration in ...
Liberia: Resentment simmering inside Liberia's ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 07 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Liberia 09/07/2014 01:36 GMT by Zoom Dosso DOLO TOWN, September 7, 2014 (AFP) - Trapped since officials placed them in quarantine two weeks ago, the residents of Dolo Town are becoming increasingly resentful over ...
Looking East From Africa [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 06 2014]
President Obama is hosting 51 current and former African leaders in Washington this week for a grand summit on revitalizing American engagement on the continent. Reviewing Obama’s mixed record on this issue, Jay Newton-Small sees the summit as ...
Liberia: JFK Hospital Chief Medical Doctor dies... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
This is a bad night. Via FrontPageAfrica: Ebola Claims Life of JFK Chief Medical Doctor, Samuel Brisbane. This doctor appears to have been under care in ELWA Hospital, where Dr. Brantly was working and where he too is now under care. Excerpt:Dr. Samuel ...
Ebola in Liberia: Senior doctor reported dead; ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 25 2014]
Via The New Dawn in Monrovia: JFK to shut down! Ebola kills chief medical doctor.Authorities at the state run John F. Kennedy (JFK) Memorial Hospital here are said to be considering plans to shut down all activities at the hospital for 21-days due to ...
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