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2014-04-23 16:25:16

The Multimedia Retailer to Broadcast a Live Intimate Performance with Country Icon WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the launch of her upcoming album Blue Smoke, Dolly Parton is scheduled to appear on QVC for a special performance live from Nashville Sunday, April 27 at 7 PM (ET). During the "Dolly Parton Q Sessions Live from Nashville - featuring 'Blue Smoke'" broadcast, Parton will perform songs from her latest album, as well as a few of her greatest...

2014-04-22 12:37:17

Fourth-generation appointments represent long history of active family involvement and governance in company ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting today in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises elected Alex Taylor and Jamie Kennedy to its board of directors. "I'm delighted that Alex and Jamie will be joining our board of directors," said Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy. "Alex and Jamie are fourth-generation members of the Cox family, and this announcement demonstrates the...

2014-04-22 12:26:42

MRS. LAURA BUSH, BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JAY LENO, MOODY BLUES, THE SPINNERS, MARY WILSON, LINDA RONSTADT, LUIS TIANT, BILL RUSSELL, STEVE GROGAN, MIKE ERUZIONE, THE KITCHEN COUSINS, JAMES "JB" BROWN, DAN MARINO, EMILIO ESTEFAN, CHRIS GARDNER AND SAMANTHA BROWN AMONG THOSE HEADLINING AARP'S LIFE @ 50+ NATIONAL EVENT AND EXPO BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is set to host its bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts,...

2014-04-09 12:31:07

Independent, Non-Partisan Redistricting Effort Aims to Give Voters Back a Say CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Illinois being the worst state in the nation regarding trust in government according to a recent Gallup poll, it is urgent that voters get their voice back in a system that has been broken by gerrymandering and that no longer holds elected officials accountable to their constituents. This is a critical issue to AARP members, who have the highest voter...

2014-04-08 23:03:17

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today announced the six-month activity report of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus program. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today announced the six-month activity report of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus program. With generous funding from Bank of America, Chase, GE Capital Retail Finance and Wells Fargo in support of financial education, the three-step program was...

2014-04-08 12:27:47

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Americana Music Association announced today plans to produce the second annual Cross-County Lines Festival, presented by Nissan. It will be a one day celebration of roots inspired music, taking place on May 31, 2014 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, TN. Americana stalwarts Patty Griffin and John Hiatt will co-headline the two stage, seven-hour musical dayfest that will also feature Ashley Monroe, Brandy Clark,...

2014-04-07 08:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first female morning show cohost, creator of "The View," master interviewer--Barbara Walters has a list of accomplishments and accolades a mile long. As the trailblazing journalist prepares for her final months in front of the camera, she takes a turn as the interviewee in the latest issue of AARP The Magazine. The 84-year-old speaks candidly about paving the way for other women and what's next on her agenda - including...

2014-04-07 00:21:52

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals are awarded for the best fiction and nonfiction books written for adults in the previous year and published in the U.S. As part of an announcement and medal presentation event at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June, each winning author will...

2014-04-03 16:24:28

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP CEO A. Barry Rand announced today that Emilio Pardo has been named AARP Executive Vice President and President of Life Reimagined, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/DC55017LOGO-a Launched in 2013, Life Reimagined is a first-of-its-kind single source of online and offline experiences that guide people through life transitions by helping them discover new possibilities and connect with a...

2014-04-01 20:21:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) said today that it received a $147 million cash distribution from Classified Ventures, LLC (CV) as a result of its previously announced sale of Apartments.com to CoStar Group for $585 million. McClatchy expects that proceeds on an after-tax basis will be approximately $90 million. McClatchy owns a 25.6% interest in CV and its portion of the gain from the sale of Apartments.com will be recorded in...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.