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2014-04-04 23:03:08

Mount Sinai Heart’s Dr. Fergus Inaugurated at ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception During the American College of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Session New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Fergus’ inauguration occurred on the evening of Sunday, March 30 at the ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception held...

2014-04-03 20:21:53

Gray Closes on Lockwood Transaction, Plans for Second Quarter Closing of Remaining Transactions ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it has received all government approvals for all of its previously announced television station acquisitions, including those involving Hoak Media, LLC ("Hoak"). On November 20, 2013, Gray announced agreements with Hoak and separate agreements by which...

2014-04-03 16:24:20

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ABC Financial (ABC), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, announced the merging of several client focused departments. Those departments include Onboarding, Conversion, Support, Training, and Client Management. In his role as Senior Vice President, Mike Escobedo oversees the overall strategic approach of executing techniques designed to drive a consistent and excellent...

2014-04-02 12:26:29

ATHENS, Georgia, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced today on CBS This Morning and www.peabodyawards.com. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board from almost 1,100 entries, comprise the best in electronic media for the year 2013. The latest Peabody recipients include a pair of high-profile political melodramas, Netflix's corrosive House of Cards and ABC's juicy Scandal; A Chef's...

2014-04-02 11:30:25

Animal study points to promise of gene therapy for treating spinal cord injury Delivering a single injection of a scar-busting gene therapy to the spinal cord of rats following injury promotes the survival of nerve cells and improves hind limb function within weeks, according to a study published April 2 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that, with more confirming research in animals and humans, gene therapy may hold the potential to one day treat people with spinal cord...

2014-03-27 23:32:17

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton weighs in on the California Highway Patrol’s conclusion that texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Commenting on a recent news story quoting California Highway Patrol officials who say texting and driving is more dangerous than driving drunk, Irvine car accident lawyer Daniel C. Carlton said today he was not surprised to hear of their conclusions. He said other studies have...

2014-03-25 16:27:02

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Builders and Contractors, Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) announced today that Toby Cummings, who has served as president and chief staff officer of the trade association since 2008, has resigned to pursue a new career opportunity. Anne Quick, former vice president of educational outreach, has been named interim president and CSO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. ABC NorCal Board of...

2014-03-22 00:21:39

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Los Angeles-Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel to cancel plans to produce a pilot for a new series called "Alice in Arabia." According to Variety: "Just days after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) expressed concerns over potential stereotyping in the pilot for ABC Family's 'Alice in Arabia' and requested a...

2014-03-20 16:25:37

Change in structure will have an immaterial impact BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it has submitted the attached letter to the Federal Communications Commission in order to meet certain objections the FCC has to shared services agreements in particular and to shared agreements generally which are coupled with a contingent financial interest, such as a guarantee or an option. If the proposed restructuring is...

2014-02-26 08:25:19

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Noddington, a modern children's entertainment company based in Los Angeles, has released its "The ABC Song for Bath Time" video to YouTube. The video is Noddington's version of the classic song which helps little kids learn the alphabet. The video features stop-motion animation that was shot on a mobile phone and has slow, soft lyrics for early learners. It can be viewed on Noddington's Youtube Channel. The video showcases a charming...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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