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2014-10-16 12:27:16

This One-of-a-Kind Program Will Air Sundays at 8pm on 89.7 FM MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of its seventh Anniversary on-air, Classical South Florida (CSF), the area's only public radio organization dedicated to broadcasting classical music, announced the re-launch of Concierto, a program featuring the rich and varied contributions of Hispanic and Latin culture to classical music from musicians and composers presented in a bilingual format. The program enhances...

2014-05-14 12:28:18

IB to help SCPR grow their digital revenue, streamline their digital ad operations process ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. (IB), the leading provider of digital publishing technology, news content and digital agency solutions for local media companies, today announced that it signed an agreement with Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) to provide digital ad operations for SCPR's radio station group. IB will perform ad...

2014-03-03 16:24:05

Knight Foundation invests $250,000 to support the growth of Public Insight Network and strengthen journalism education PHOENIX, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will establish an engagement and education hub for American Public Media's Public Insight Network, a community of tens of thousands of citizen sources who help journalists create deeper stories by sharing their experiences. The...

2013-10-10 23:02:54

Inspired by Fund for Teachers fellowship, teacher creates Adventure Curriculum promoting "grit"; arranges impromptu field trip to meet Diana Nyad during her swim supporting Hurricane Sandy victims. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Paula Russo’s students at Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School in Staten Island, NY, are spending this week studying about adventure and endurance athletes – Felix Baumgartner's stratosphere jump, Christopher McCandless’ trek...

2013-09-26 23:24:01

Documentary Follows World Record Holder and Legendary Swimmer Diana Nyad As She Comes Out Of A Thirty-Year Retirement To Re-Attempt An Elusive Dream: Swimming 103 Miles Non-stop From Cuba to Florida Without The Use Of A Shark Cage. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 “The Other Shore” (http://www.theothershoremovie.com), a powerful and inspiring documentary film directed and produced by Emmy-nominated cinematographer Timothy Wheeler, produced by Kevin Abrams, Patrick Weir and...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.