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Entertainment News Archive - January 06, 2009

EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets today announced the launch of AT&T U-verse(SM) TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice in parts of the El Paso area.

RAMAT GAN, Israel, January 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Queenco Leisure International Ltd (LSE: QLI) (the "Company" or "QLI"), a developer, owner and operator of casinos and resorts, today announced that Club Hotel Loutraki S.A., a partially and indirectly owned company of QLI ("CHL"), informed QLI that it has entered into an agreement with Casino Austria AG ("CAAG") for the purchase from CAAG of 51% of the shares of Grand Casino d.o.o.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR) announces the launch of its new Internet Radio line.

Dow Jones VentureSource Extends Global Leadership in Venture Capital Data; Broadens and Deepens Coverage for Existing and New Customers NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan.

Cleveland Defeats Cincinnati in Inaugural 'Cats Versus Dawgs' Competition as Iams Donates More Than 14 Tons of Pet Food to Local Ohio Animal Shelters. CINCINNATI, Jan.

Auto Insurance Company Finds Latest Customer-Turned-Cartoon with a User-Generated-Video Contest Aimed at Real Esurance Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

Iconic Lifestyle Brand Confirmed As Official Footwear and Outerwear STRATHAM, N.H., Jan.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm a Lumberjack and I'm OK" is a tune made famous by the Monty Python comedy troupe. In 2009, lumberjacks are far from OK. Mathematicians, on the other hand, couldn't be happier.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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