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4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

100,000 Orion A shares converted into B shares

ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 SEPTEMBER 2014 at 9.05 a.m. EEST 100,000 Orion A shares converted into B shares In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 100,000 A shares have been converted into 100,000 B shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 15 September 2014.

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12 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Envisioning Landscapes Of Our Very Distant Future

A few minutes before my flight to Helsinki touched down, I looked out the window at Finland's flat, snowy, forested landscape. It appeared still and serene.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Leading professor to guest speak at European conference in Finland

A professor from the University of Central Lancashire is to be a guest speaker at a European conference as a reward for his dedication to teaching. Professor James Selfe has been invited to give the keynote speech at the 20th anniversary of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences' English language physiotherapy programme.

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Anchorage Daily News

Finland: English dominance worries language teachers

Traditional grammar-focused language teaching is no longer effective in adult education in Finland, as older generations shy away from it. Today's adult students of languages want practical exercise sand are happy to do homework.

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TrekEarth

West Meets East

This is not Shanghai or Hong Kong, this is the Sibelius Park in Helsinki, Finland. I walked to the park, a short distance from the city centre, on my last full day in Helsinki last month, only to find that I was the only visitor who didn't come from East Asia.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

GlobeNewswire

YIT's strategic focus areas unchanged - " new competitiveness...

YIT's Board of Directors has decided to keep the company's strategic focus areas unchanged. The weakened macroeconomic outlook in Russia and Finland underlines the importance of sufficient financial operating space.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders

Sept. 12, 2014 -- Several autoimmune diseases have been linked to, and may even play a role in the development of, eating disorders , new research suggests. In a large study of more than 2,000 Finnish people with eating disorders, investigators found they were more likely to have an autoimmune disease compared with healthy people.

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GlobeNewswire

Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 12 September 2014 at 5.40 p.m. Vacon Plc has on 12 September 2014 received a notification of major shareholdings pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Market Act. 1. Full name of the issuer of shares: Vacon Plc 2. Full name of the person subject to notification obligation: Danfoss A/S 3. Chain of controlled undertakings: Oy Danfoss Ab is 100 per cent directly owned by Danish company Danfoss International A/S.

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CiteULike

Low Expression of Nuclear Toll-like Receptor 4 in Laryngeal...

The malignant transformation rate of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis , a disease caused by human papillomavirus , has varied significantly. Cells of the human immune system express toll-like receptors that recognize particles from viruses and bacteria; TLRs are also present on tumor cells, and down-regulation of TLRs has been shown during the progression of HPV-associated neoplasia.

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GlobeNewswire

Biohit Oyj B-shares Subscribed with Stock Options II 2013

Biohit Oyj B-shares Subscribed with Stock Options II 2013 Biohit Oyj Stock Exchange Release September 12, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. A total number of 45,000 new Biohit Oyj B-shares have been subscribed for with stock options II 2013 during August 8 - 13, 2014. These shares have been entered into the trade register on September 12, 2014, as of which date the new shares will establish equal shareholder rights with the company's existing B-shares.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Danfoss Launches a Voluntary Recommended Public Tender Offer for All Shares in Vacon

NOT TO BE RELEASED OR DISTRIBUTED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, HONG KONG OR IN ANY OTHER STATE IN WHICH THE TENDER OFFER WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. Danfoss A/S together with its group companies and Vacon Plc have on 11 September 2014 entered into a combination agreement under which they agree to combine the drives businesses of Danfoss and Vacon .

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Reuters

Sleeping seven to eight hours a night linked to taking fewer sick days

Adults who say they sleep between seven and eight hours per night miss fewer work days due to sickness than others, according to a Finnish study. The researchers calculate that if insomnia, apnea and other kinds of sleep disturbances were eliminated, the total cost of worker sick days could be cut by 28 percent.

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Hyperallergic

Counter-Competition Seeks Alternatives to Controversial Guggenheim Helsinki

As the official Guggenheim Helsinki design competition drew to a close this week, a rival contest was announced: Next Helsinki , backed by the New York architecture and urban policy think tank Terreform , Finnish nonprofit arts organization Checkpoint Helsinki , and the Gulf Labor offshoot Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction along with Occupy Museums . The counter-competition is seeking submissions in any media across a wide range of disciplines and approaches.

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Adweek

It's Worth Holding Your Breath, as This Kid Does, Until the End of This Great Ad

When I was a kid, my sister and I would play a car game where we would hold our breath in the back of our parents' minivan every time we went into a tunnel - and see who could hold it longer. Our faces would turn red, and then blue, as we hurtled toward the distant light - seeing if we could make it to the end without passing out.

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GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu's Kemi mine celebrates 50-year anniversary

This September it will be exactly 50 years since Outokumpu made the decision to begin mining operations in its chrome mine in Kemi, Finland. The deposit had been found five years earlier by a local diver, Martti Matilainen.

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EurekAlert!

High levels of physical activity linked to better academic performance in boys

High levels of physical activity are associated with better reading and arithmetic skills in the first 3 school years among boys A recent Finnish study shows that higher levels of physical activity are related to better academic achievement during the first three school years particularly in boys. The study published in PLOS ONE was conducted in collaboration with the Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children Study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland and the First Steps Study at the University of Jyvaskyla.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Russia has pulled more than two-thirds of its troops from Ukraine, Ukrainian president says

A Pro-Russian separatist fighter holds a grenade as he stands guard at a check point on Wednesday near the Donetsk airport. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that most Russian troops had been withdrawn from the country, in a move he said boosted the prospects for peace.

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ESPN

Koivu hangs up skates after 18 NHL seasons

The Finnish star spent all but five of his 18 NHL seasons with Montreal and was the first European-born captain in Canadiens history. He won four Olympic medals with Finland, including a silver medal in their 2006 loss to rival Sweden in the final.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Suominen considers to issue a bond as part of its refinancing plans

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-09-04 12:00 CEST -- Suominen Corporation Stock Exchange Release 4 September 2014 at 1.00pm SUOMINEN CONSIDERS TO ISSUE A BOND AS PART OF ITS REFINANCING PLANS As part of its plans to diversify and extend its existing financing, Suominen, a global supplier of nonwovens, is considering an issuance of a senior unsecured fixed rate bond. The potential issue is estimated to be launched in near future, however subject to the market environment.

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GlobeNewswire

310,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares

ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 4 SEPTEMBER 2014 at 8.45 a.m. EEST 310,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 310,000 A-shares have been converted into 310,000 B-shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 4 September 2014.

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