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Entertainment News Archive - June 22, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With 401(k) account balances dipping as much as 20 to 40 percent in 2008, employees may feel they have taken steps backwards on the road to financial security in retirement.

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Alice Cooper canceled a show in Novosibirsk, Russia, after stage rigging collapsed, a spokesman for the U.S.

HONG KONG, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Highlights: For the year ended 31 March 2009: -- Revenue was HK$109,477,000, grew significantly by 31% compared to the previous financial year -- Gross Profit amounted to HK$90,128,000, up 23% from FY07/08 -- Profit attributable to equity holders of the Company was HK$15,636,000 (HK$10,809,000 excluding convertible bonds impact) -- Maintained healthy financial position; bank and cash balances increased to HK$81,927,000 China's leading wireless search services provider, Prosten Technology Holdings Limited ("Prosten"; Hong Kong Stock Code: 8026, and its subsidiaries, collectively the "Group") today announces the audited consolidated results for the year ended 31 March 2009. The Group's revenue has achieved growth for the second consecutive year mainly due to increase in mobile search user base and increase in frequency of searching and download rate per user.

- Charles Frank to be appointed as interim Chief Financial Officer - HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central European Media Enterprises Ltd.

Europe's Largest Exhibitor Expands its IMAX Network in the United Kingdom Following Success of New IMAX Digital Locations TORONTO, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group, Europe's largest exhibitor, today announced an agreement to install an IMAX(R) theatre in its new ODEON Gateshead complex in Northeast England.

Prestigious Award for Special Category: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickspring Design's work for CNN won the Gold BDA Award for set design for the 2008 U.S. Presidential elections.

Old Town Alexandria Production House Offers Expanded Services from Video to Web to Whatever ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 522 Productions, LLC, in Old Town will roll out its new branding effort on 6.22, launching a completely redesigned Web site and new tagline for the five-year-old video production company.

Delray Beach-based company brings ancient plant extract formula, backed by ten years of research and thousands of success stories, to the U.S. for the first time.

MCLEAN, Va., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A special edition of USA TODAY Sports Weekly devoted to the 2009 college football season hits newsstands today.

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of Innovation Summit: Moving Beyond Lab and Boardroom will be webcast live Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern from the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C.

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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