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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

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.

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

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

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/

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

2014-06-13 16:22:50

Award-winning Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actress and Artist NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grey announced that its Eighth Annual Legends of Music Seminar will feature Courtney

2014-06-13 12:22:55

CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company (the "Company"; OTC: TRBAA) and Tribune Publishing Company ("Tribune Publishing") today announced that, in connection with the Company's

2014-06-11 08:24:41

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced plans to fully divest its 81% ownership in CBS Outdoor Americas Inc.

2014-06-10 08:27:23

The new Kudzu.com makes it even easier to find and recommend local services. ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Kudzu.com, a trusted resource for finding recommended


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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