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2014-07-10 08:25:13

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced that based on preliminary results, its previously announced offer to its shareholders to exchange their shares of CBS Class B common stock for up to 97 million shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (NYSE: CBSO) common stock that are owned by CBS was oversubscribed. The exchange offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on July 9, 2014. Under the terms of the exchange offer, 2.1689...

2014-07-09 23:01:28

Actress Erika Christensen and several members of Congress awarded deserving recipients who have devoted their lives to drug education and prevention at an event organized by the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Hollywood actress Erika Christensen—star of NBC’s prime-time, one-hour drama Parenthood for the past five seasons—emceed the 2014 Drug-Free Hero Awards on June 25th at the Rayburn House Office Building on...

2014-07-09 20:21:30

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) announced today that its second quarter earnings conference call will be accessible live to the media and general public via internet webcast and through listen-only, dial-in conference lines. The conference call will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at noon Eastern, 9 a.m. Pacific time. McClatchy's earnings announcement will be released to newswire services before the market opens on July 24. The...

2014-07-09 08:25:34

MT. AIRY, Ga., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Springer Mountain Farms, a Georgia-based poultry producer known for its flavorful chicken raised without antibiotics, has grown its long-term sponsorship with Bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent (D&V) by bringing them into the homes of fans everywhere. As an underwriter of the show, Springer Mountain Farms supports D&V's first LIVE "made for television" performance airing on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and CD/DVD recording...

2014-07-08 20:21:25

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Discovery Communications announced that it will rename Discovery Fit & Health to Discovery Life Channel (DLC), debuting on January 15, 2015. Profiling ordinary people in extraordinary situations, DLC presents an unfiltered look at real relationships - from patient and doctor to husband and wife or parent and child - while also emphasizing people as they face hardships, take risks and, ultimately, persevere. Discovery Life...

2014-07-08 12:26:15

AUSTIN, Texas, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Publishing has named Brian D. Sweany as Editor-in-Chief of Texas Monthly. Sweany began his career at Texas Monthly as an intern in 1996 and worked his way up to become senior executive editor. The award-winning magazine has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973. The nationally recognized authority on life in the state, it has won 13 National Magazine Awards. "I am honored to be named the editor in chief of Texas Monthly,...

2014-07-02 16:23:18

Provocative Film Opens Nationwide Today LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the July 4(th) holiday weekend, Rush Limbaugh urged his millions of listeners to see the provocative new film America, which opens today in more than 1,100 theaters. The new film was created by bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler's List, Gerald R. Molen and directed by John Sullivan. "In a rare move for the No. 1 talk radio...

2014-07-01 00:21:38

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's letter to Congress yesterday did not send a forceful signal to halt the surge of illegal aliens the Center for Immigration Studies encountered during their visit to the Texas border, where they heard firsthand from Central American parents the lure of lax border security and unenforced deportation laws. Word has gotten out that very few of the tens of thousands of Central Americans apprehended by the Border Patrol or...

2014-06-24 12:25:28

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will also unveil its new online training initiative for Native American businesses WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Native American business leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week for the Reservation Economic Summit (RES D.C.) hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center). The conference is the National Center's first in Washington, D.C. and brings together tribal...

2014-06-16 12:26:49

DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parade Company is pleased to announce Meryl Davis and Charlie White, American Ice Dancing Gold Medalists, as Co-Grand Marshals for the 88(th) America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van. The Michigan pair, who were the first Americans to bring home an Olympic Ice Dancing gold medal at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, will be celebrated along the parade route as it travels down Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning....


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.