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2014-05-17 23:04:00

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans Inc. comments on the current mortgage rate trends and offers advice for those seeking the best home loans. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Mortgage rates have been surprising a lot of people recently, by moving down to the lowest levels of the year after they had started to move up from what were the previous low levels 2014 has seen. Today saw mortgage rates move up slightly from these very low lows, but fortunately rates are still near the...

2014-05-15 23:07:46

Markham Group, Inc. is now authorized to offer the popular insurance program in Ayer, MA Ayer, MA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance announced today that the AARP® Massachusetts Auto and Home Insurance Program will be available through Markham Group, Inc. Markham Group was chosen after satisfying a number of eligibility requirements, which included: being in general good standing as an agency; having experience with both auto and home insurance;...

2014-05-15 12:30:37

~ Takei's Take Hits over 100,000 subscribers and Honored with Webby Award WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will launch season two of its award winning original web series, Takei's Take, on June 5, 2014 on YouTube, where it has already amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers. Hosted by the ever-popular social media phenomenon, George Takei, the second season of Takei's Take steps outside of the studio with Takei traveling the world and meeting leading...

2014-05-14 16:21:04

Hoffa-Led Global Delegation Calls for Board Oversight of Worker Rights BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a powerful delegation of Teamsters, including North American school bus workers, in calling on the National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) Board of Directors to address the company's poor worker rights record at its North American subsidiaries. The delegation brought these concerns to the company's Annual...

2014-05-08 12:27:30

CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Publishing and McClatchy Company announced today that, through one of its subsidiaries, Tribune Publishing has acquired McClatchy's 50% ownership stake in McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT), the news and information business operated as a joint venture of both companies. MCT products and services will become part of the offerings of Tribune Content Agency (tribunecontentagency.com), the syndication and licensing business...

2014-05-07 12:32:20

GATINEAU, QC, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - A national program to promote, support and mentor women employed or considering employment within the unionized skilled construction trades was launched today at the 2014 Canadian Building Trades Legislative Conference in Gatineau, Quebec. Journeyman is represented nationally by female representatives who are apprentices or journeymen, each a member of one of the 14 Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) affiliated trade unions. These women are...

2014-05-06 16:32:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad range of California hospitals and hospital systems and the state's largest union of hospital workers, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), have signed a breakthrough agreement to form a strategic relationship that will change the face of healthcare in California and serve as a new national model for how employers and unions interact. The relationship is unique because it is centered on a shared strategic...

2014-05-05 12:25:28

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, James "JB" Brown, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Americans 50+ have geared up to donate their time as AARP hosts a multitude of volunteer opportunities at its biannual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, from May 8-10. Attendees will discover real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the packing of 50,000...

2014-05-02 16:23:17

PRE-ORDER BLUE SMOKE ON ITUNES NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally-renowned superstar Dolly Parton will release her new album Blue Smoke (Sony Music Masterworks / Dolly Records) on May 13(th) 2014. Leading up to the release, fans can stream the full album here via NPR's "First Listen." Blue Smoke is available for pre-order now. The album includes 12 bluegrass and country songs including covers of Bob Dylan and Bon Jovi classics, and duets with Willie Nelson and...

2014-05-01 12:37:26

Free "AARP TEK" Education Workshops to Roll-Out in Seven Markets in 2014; Online Technology Education Platform Also In Development WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All across America, people 50+ have a hunger for plain language, user friendly information on how to best use their personal technology. To address this need and help close the technology gap, AARP today announced it has launched AARP TEK (which stands for Technology Education and Knowledge), a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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