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2014-01-23 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Wider, President and CEO of AARP Services, Inc. since 2008, announced today that he will retire when his contract expires at the end of 2014. AARP Services, Inc. (ASI) is a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of AARP. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO) Wider said he was making the announcement now to ensure a successful transition to new leadership. The ASI Board has engaged a leading executive...

2014-01-22 12:25:20

AARP Provides Quick Steps to Stay Warm, Encourages Illinoisans to Check In on Elderly Friends and Neighbors CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a new, extreme round of cold weather upon us today and for the next few days, it's critical to wear layers, stay warm, protect yourself against falls and injuries, and check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of cold-related health problems. Simple, quick steps can help you and others stay...

2014-01-20 12:20:29

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com today announced that Jesse Toprak has been named Chief Analyst. Toprak will be the spokesperson for the company's market intelligence and communication initiatives, sharing his unique perspective and expertise on issues within the digital media and automotive space. "Cars.com has developed into a leader within the automotive and digital media categories, sharing powerful insights and pushing the industry to understand new trends in...

2014-01-18 23:00:08

Lori Anderson was presented the Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers' Council of Manufacturing Association. The award is voted on by peers in the industry. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 International Sign Association President & CEO Lori Anderson received the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Leadership Award today, during the CMA’s Winter Leadership Conference. The award, voted on by the recipients’ peers in the industry, is...

2014-01-17 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her 50(th) birthday, AARP today released the following statement from CEO A. Barry Rand: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO) "On behalf of AARP and its nearly 38 million members, we want to wish a warm and very happy 50(th) birthday to...

2014-01-17 12:24:17

Paramount Pictures' JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT is Awarded First Seal HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today announced the launch of the AARP Movies for Grownups® Seal, which recognizes films that have a special appeal to 50+ audience members. The first film to receive the Movies for Grownups Seal is Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions' JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, starring Chris Pine and directed by and co-starring Academy Award®-nominee...

2014-01-17 12:24:12

With the Help of Oprah Winfrey's Love Ambassador MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Love Architect and author (Real Love, Right Now - Simon & Schuster) Kailen Rosenberg took her seat on Delta Airlines in Minneapolis last Thursday morning to fly to California to participate in the Golden Globes swag bag event, she embarked on more of an adventure than she anticipated. She helped nine passengers find love in the air. (Photo:...

2014-01-15 08:25:19

-- Chief Digital Officer Will Transition to Oversee Discovery's Expanding International Business Operations -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications today announced that JB Perrette will become the next President of Discovery Networks International. Perrette takes over for 23-year Discovery veteran Mark Hollinger, who announced his resignation in September. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46834 ) "JB is one of the smartest...

2014-01-13 12:31:21

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire, the nation's leading online wedding marketplace, has announced the winners of the Couples' Choice Awards(TM) 2014. The esteemed annual awards program, formerly known as the Bride's Choice Awards, recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards(TM) 2014 distinguish the...

2014-01-13 00:20:09

New 5-Year Contract Increases Wages, Strengthens Pensions, Tackles Subcontracting WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS Freight Teamsters have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases wages, significantly strengthens pension benefits and takes on the issue of subcontracting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) The vote, which was 5,195 to 2,094 as of Sunday night, was held at local union halls during...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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