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2014-03-11 12:25:34

Tune in to "AARP - Staying Sharp" on QVC March 18 at 6PM EDT for Information on AARP's New Brain Health Membership Option WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is scheduled to appear on QVC(®) to directly sell to viewers a new brain health membership called "Staying Sharp" March 18 at 6PM EDT during the one-hour premiere of "AARP - Staying Sharp." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20070209/NYF043LOGO AARP is evolving to meet the needs of those 50 and over by providing...

2014-03-06 12:24:54

Eddy Hartenstein to Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Jack Griffin Named Tribune Publishing CEO, John Bode Continues as Chief Financial Officer CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today named the leadership team that will guide Tribune Publishing following its pending separation from the company. Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Company, announced that Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will...

2014-03-05 12:25:37

Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei's Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CDT WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before-- SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be sharing his take on the social and digital universe at what is known as the ultimate social and...

2014-03-04 08:22:44

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March 7 National Summit to Reassess the U.S.-Israel "Special Relationship" at the National Press Club ballroom will present the following panel presentations: 1. How does the Israel lobby influence Congress? 9:00 AM ----------------------------- Paul Findley -Should the executive outmaneuver Congress to save Palestine and Israel? ---------------------------------- Janet McMahon -The Israel...

2014-03-03 16:24:08

Premieres Monday, April 7th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Network's new competition series Kitchen Casino hosted by Bill Rancic and premiering on Monday, April 7(th) at 9pm ET/PT brings together four talented chefs in a high-stakes game of chance that requires skill, speed and adaptability. In each episode, four competitors would be wise to keep one eye on the ticking clock while they attempt to out-cook and out-smart their competition...

2014-03-03 08:27:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) said today that it anticipates a cash distribution as a result of the recent announcement by Classified Ventures, LLC (CV) of its agreement to sell Apartments.com for $585 million to CoStar Group. CV has said that it expects the transaction to close in the second quarter of 2014. McClatchy owns a 25.6% interest in CV. A distribution approximately equal to McClatchy's portion of the net proceeds on...

2014-03-03 08:27:00

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Classified Ventures, LLC ("CV"), a leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and apartment rental categories, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Apartments.com business for $585 million in cash to CoStar Group, Inc., a leading provider of commercial real estate research and information services. The sale follows a September 2013 announcement that the Company and its Board of Directors would...

2014-02-27 12:28:11

AARP Commends Gov's Effort to Stop Surprise Health Care Costs from Hammering New Yorkers' Kitchen Table Economies ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care costs are a leading cause of bankruptcies in New York State, and "surprise" bills from out-of-network providers can prove devastating. The all-too-common practice may face some challenges if Governor Andrew Cuomo gets his way, and today, AARP backed the Governor's plan. "Too often, New York patients are billed for...

2014-02-25 16:29:22

Belk Brings More Than 25 Years' Experience in Strategic Philanthropy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Belk will lead The California Wellness Foundation as its next president and CEO, effective April 7, 2014, announced Barbara C. Staggers, M.D., M.P.H., chair of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Belk is currently senior vice president of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, a position she has held since...

2014-02-25 16:25:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) agencies will share a wide range of digital expertise and technologies at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival, held March 7-11 in Austin, TX. These programs are designed to help clients and attendees navigate such critical industry issues as real-time marketing, social media engagement, mobile, privacy and talent development. "As trends in technology rise and fall and everything digital goes mainstream, SXSW...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.