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Furniture Brands International Inc. (NYSE:FBN) announced that the company is developing an existing facility in Merida, on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, to provide cut-and-sew kits for its US-based upholstery operations. The company anticipates that the operation will begin production in mid-2011 with an initial workforce of 150 to 200 people.

Furniture Brands International, Inc. designs, manufactures, sources, and retails home furnishings. It offers case goods, including bedroom, dining room, and living room furniture products; stationary upholstery products comprising sofas, loveseats, sectionals, and chairs.


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What do Angelina Jolie and the Miami Dolphins have in common? Answer: a new video sharing service that is looking to make mobile video ubiquitous.

Thwapr, Inc. (OTC.BB:THWI) a service for mobilizing and monetizing branded video content, recently announced its continued expansion in North America with the launch of its suite of mobile video sharing services in the Canadian market. Both consumers and marketers based in Canada now have access to the easiest and most reliable way to share videos and photos to more than 300 mobile devices, Facebook and Twitter.

Among its mobile video services, Thwapr's popular 757575 shortcode is now common to Canadian and U.S. users alike. Users can text keywords to receive high-quality video and photos from a variety of brands, professional sports teams, music festivals and other entertainment brands including the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes, the Vans Warped Tour®, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival® and the Lordz of Brooklyn, among others.

To view some of the most popular videos Thwapr delivers, users can text:
- "Angelina" to receive a clip about her career;
- "Dolphins" to receive videos from the NFL's Miami Dolphins players, press conferences, cheerleaders and coaches;
- "Terminator2" to watch a video about the making of the movie;
- "Thwapr" to get a general overview of the service.

Thwapr is a mobile video sharing service that allows brands to mobilize and monetize content, extending its distribution reach while delivering the highest possible quality and user experience regardless of device, network or carrier. Founded by digital video pioneers from Apple, Avid and MTV, Thwapr's patent-pending "Share to Phone" technology is revolutionizing mobile video, while also revitalizing traditional media by incorporating branded mobile video into print, broadcast, billboards and radio. A cloud-based solution that does not require a download or app, Thwapr is making mobile video sharing easy, fast and fun for the hundreds of millions of consumers with Web-enabled mobile devices.


American Video Teleconferencing Corp. (Pink Sheets:AVOT) is pleased to announce that it has hired a French speaking geologist to search the archives of the Quebec Department of Mines for Rare Earths showings not on a current computer file. The company believes the rare earths industry is where it wants to maintain a very strong focus and is looking to expand its holdings. As neither the Federal nor Quebec Governments have carried out any air borne surveys in this area, the company will seek a contractor to do an air borne Mag-EM radiometric survey. This survey will cover its present holdings and the immediate surrounding area looking for future acquisitions. We are pleased to be working in the Province of Quebec as it is rated the number one jurisdiction in the world to carry out mineral exploration. The Quebec Government gives a rebate up to 45% for property expenditures.

Presently American Video is in the final stage of negotiations with Kondor Gold Pyt. in Australia.

Rare earth elements have become irreplaceable in clean tech such as hybrid and electric car motors, high-efficiency light bulbs, solar panels and wind turbines. They also play a key role in defense technologies such as cruise missiles, radar and sonar and precision-guided weapons.

Experts warn that the U.S. depends upon China for almost its entire supply of rare earths, and has let its own rare earth production languish despite having about 15 percent of the world's reserves. A draft of a Chinese rare earths plan for 2009-2015 states that China's own industrial demand could soon lead to restrictions or bans on the export of rare earths.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has noted that 91 percent of U.S. consumption of rare earths came from China between 2005 and 2008.

Constraints on Chinese exports are creating opportunities for non-Chinese projects.

American Video will aggressively continue to search world-wide for opportunities in Precious, Base and Rare Earths metal projects.


Entravision Communications Corp. (NYSE:EVC) announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% interest in Lotus Entravision Reps (LER), a national sales rep firm representing more than 156 Spanish-language radio stations, from Lotus Communications Corp. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Entravision Communications Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified Spanish-language media company. It utilizes a combination of television and radio operations to reach Hispanic consumers in the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico.


Tortoise Capital Resources Corp. (NYSE:TTO) announced the filing of a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with respect to its annual meeting. Included within the proxy is a proposal unanimously approved by the Company’s Board of Directors to withdraw the Company’s election to be treated as a business development company (NYSE:BDC) as defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Tortoise Capital Resources Corp. is a close ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. It is co-managed by Kenmont Investments Management, L.P. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States.



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