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2013-03-02 23:00:56

2013 and 2014 Travel dates set for Adventist Holy Land tours with Pastor Jim Gilley & Friends Phoeniz, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Christians seeking to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ in the Land of the Bible have cause to rejoice: Christian tourism company Maranatha Tours Inc. has announced the dates for its exciting and spiritually-fulfilling Seventh Day Adventist Tours to Israel for 2013 and 2014. Maranatha Tours Inc. will be hosting Holy Land tours with Pastor Jim Gilley...

2009-05-31 20:07:20

A producer says he'll still make a film about the 1993 Branch Davidian firefight even though Texas officials denied his request for help with production costs. The Texas Film Commission rejected producer Emilio Ferrari's application for a state rebate for in-state production costs because, as commission Director Bob Hudgins said, the project doesn't "accurately portray Texans, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. Ferrari's movie, Waco, is positioned as the first feature film based on the...

2007-02-14 18:00:41

By Chloe Morrison, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Feb. 14--EDITOR'S NOTE: To see a video about Claude and Cleatie Roden, of Ringgold, Ga., go to www.timesfreepress.com. In 1936, a loaf of bread cost 10 cents, Franklin D. Roosevelt was president, Model A Fords were driven on dirt roads and Claude and Cleatie Roden vowed to love each other until death parted them. "I never thought one time in my life about divorcing this guy, and I don't believe he has either," Mrs. Roden said. "I...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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