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2011-12-30 10:00:00

Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media (MPR|APM) selects VISI as its new managed hosting and data center provider. EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media (MPR|APM) has selected VISI as its new managed hosting and data center provider. VISI will host MPR|APM´s web properties, including Marketplace.org and the Public Insight Network (PIN), and utilize a new Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. The system is designed for easy...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What can you do to protect yourself during these uncertain economic times? Two of the region's leading news organizations distinguished for their award-winning local coverage, KCET's SoCal Connected and American Public Media's Marketplace®, will present a special report on how Southern California can weather the national economic crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/DC88339LOGO ) Hosted by Kai Ryssdal of...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'