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2014-04-01 08:26:14

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 5, 2014 Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks will be one of the key esteemed speakers to stand with media mega-icon Oprah Winfrey, in support of Virginia Congressional Candidate Lavern Chatman, at a highly publicized fundraiser in Arlington, Virginia. This fundraising reception has made global headlines because it represents the 3(rd) time, internationally acclaimed Oprah Winfrey has ever publicly endorsed a political candidate running for...

2014-03-26 08:22:01

AARP Members and Registered Users of AARP.org Now Have Access to Guaranteed Savings SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, and AARP, the largest organization and interest group for people age 50 and over, have entered into an exclusive relationship. Through the new AARP Auto Buying Program powered by TrueCar, AARP members and registered AARP.org users now have access to upfront pricing information, special incentives,...

2014-03-18 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago Bill Jenkins played his unique brand of mountain music at the historic National Press Club. Then just a young teenager, Jenkins played with a band that included the Cottingham Brothers (Robert and Russell) who were also teens. Now on Friday, March 28 Jenkins is returning to play a 50(th) Anniversary Concert at the Press Club. His band the Virginia Mountain Boys will be joined by special guest Robert Cottingham....

2014-03-17 12:29:06

Users can seamlessly dream, plan, book and share trips with tailored content and interactive tools WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP Travel (travel.aarp.org/welcome), a new travel website launching today, offers a one-stop online experience that helps users take their travel ideas from dream to destination. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/66070-aarp-new-travel-website/...

2014-03-16 00:21:05

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WAR ON POVERTY Profile America -- Sunday, March 16th. The first salvo in what we've come to know as the War on Poverty was fired on this date 50 years ago. Following President Lyndon Johnson's State of the Union call for tackling poverty in America, the Economic Opportunity Act was introduced in...

2014-03-12 16:22:24

Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster ALBANY, N.Y., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel: "AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz for taking a major step toward protecting New York's overburdened residential utility ratepayers by including a strong and independent...

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...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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