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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...

2014-02-25 12:26:37

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is pleased to announce that two authors will be joint recipients of this year's James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. Co-authors, herbalists, clinicians, and researchers Simon Mills and Kerry Bone will receive ABC's 2013 award for the significantly revised and updated edition of their internationally renowned herbal medicine clinical practice guide, Principles and...

2014-02-25 12:25:17

ABC to Air and Norfolk Scope Arena to Host U.S. Championships NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc. is excited to announce the official kickoff of the 2014 STIHL(®) TIMBERSPORTS(®) Series, presented by Ram Trucks. The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series, the Original Extreme Sport, pits the top lumberjack athletes from across the country in thrilling and grueling wood chopping, cutting, and sawing competitions. This year the U.S. Pro and Collegiate Championship will be held...

2014-02-20 16:23:09

** Commercial free Debate available to TV stations throughout Illinois via satellite** CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: ABC 7 Chicago, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Illinois and Univision Chicago, will broadcast... WHAT: An hour- long, commercial free debate with Republican...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.