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2011-07-26 11:21:00

MADISON, Wis., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation announced today that it approved Patrick E. Allen as a new director of the company effective July 27, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) Allen, 46, his wife and their children live in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Allen has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Rockwell Collins, Inc. since 2005. Prior to his arrival at Rockwell Collins in 2001, Allen worked for Rockwell...

2011-07-06 12:03:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Television often glorifies the lives of law enforcement officers, lawyers, and victims, but while these shows quickly attempt to make sense of tragedy, none examine the strange lives of those who stay at the scene of the crime to clean up the mess left behind. Investigation Discovery's new series TRUE GRIME: CRIME SCENE CLEAN UP introduces viewers to Neal Smither and his company, Crime Scene Cleaners, which dominates a business too dangerous...

2011-06-17 08:30:00

- Record: Vehicle deliveries for first five months top 3 million for first time - 17.4 percent increase in May - Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: "Benefiting from convincing model range" WOLFSBURG, Germany, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Volkswagen Group reported a further rise in global deliveries from January to May this year. For the first time, deliveries to customers during this period topped the three million mark, running at 3.37 (January - May 2010: 2.94;...

2011-05-03 15:17:00

Bequest to Endow Student Scholarships is Largest Gift in College's 87-Year History PASADENA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pasadena City College Foundation has received a gift of $4 million - the largest single donation in the college's 87-year history - from the Westerbeck Family Trust, PCC President Dr. Mark Rocha announced Tuesday. The gift, which will be used to establish the Robert Westerbeck Scholarship Endowment, is also to be believed one of the largest...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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