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2009-02-14 14:52:02

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Amanda Beard says she and her boyfriend, photographer Sacha Brown, are thrilled after getting engaged. Beard, who has won seven Olympic swimming medals, said she and Brown got engaged on Christmas Day and are excited to move forward in life together, People.com reported Friday. We are thrilled to be starting the next chapter in our lives together, the Olympic standout said. We are completely in love and to top it off we are best friends. Sacha proposed on Christmas...

2009-01-06 15:30:00

COMPANY EXPECTS TO REPORT GAIN OF MORE THAN $1 MILLION AND $1.5 MILLION INCREASE IN WORKING CAPITAL Oklahoma City, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today reported that on December 31, 2008 it entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") that finalizes the sale of the Company's entire interest in BEE/7HBF, LLC ("BEE/7HBF") effective as of such date. BEE/7HBF was a partnership between Beard Environmental Engineering, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

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2008-12-26 13:04:31

Britain's Prince William says he plans to shave off his beard, even though a group of female admirers insist they love his new look, The Sun said. The newspaper said the 26-year-old royal caused a buzz when he was seen sporting the facial hair in public for the first time at a Christmas Day church service. A 75-year-old woman said she told the prince loved his beard, but he didn't seem as fond of it. He stroked his chin, felt his beard and said: 'Not very good. It's coming off,' Mary Relph...

2008-12-03 16:11:02

A beard-free Bill Richardson was with Barack Obama when the U.S. president-elect named the New Mexico governor his nominee for commerce secretary Wednesday. People noticed and wanted to know about the missing facial hair. I'm going to answer this question about the beard, Obama said. I think it was a mistake for him to get rid of it. I thought that whole Western rugged look was really working for him. Whatever reason, Richardson is now clean-shaven after having variations of a beard in his...

2008-12-02 19:16:16

Two men wearing Santa hats and long white beards were takers, not givers, robbing a bartender in Australia at knifepoint, police said. The robbery occurred Sunday evening at the Cutheringa Bowls Club in Townsville on the northern coast of Queensland, The Townsville Bulletin reported. Police have appealed to local retailers for help in identifying anyone who might have acquired two Santa Claus outfits recently. Both offenders were wearing Santa Claus hats and white beards, Detective Senior...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) ("Beard") today announced that it has retained RJ Falkner & Company ("Falkner") to develop and implement a comprehensive investor relations program for the Company. RJ Falkner & Company, Inc. is an investment research and financial communications firm that seeks out undervalued small-cap companies with the potential to outperform the overall stock market on an intermediate- and long-term...

2008-10-14 09:00:27

The very nature of a two-party system encourages separation. It's nothing new. However, the difference today is the acute and almost exclusive attention devoted to our differences in contemporary campaigning. Whereas in the past, campaigns battled to sway voters in the middle, these days it's about exciting the base. One film is aiming to change all that. "America has gone from the politics of persuasion to the politics of mobilization. To successfully mobilize your party's base, you focus...

2008-10-07 15:00:25

THOU shall not shave -- if you want work as an extra in a big- budget blockbuster movie about Jesus Christ to be filmed in Wellington next year. In the Bible men are instructed to not clip their beards -- and the same directive will apply to those who land roles in Kingdom Come, with an open casting call this weekend. Having dark hair, dark skin or a tan will also be an advantage. The film, which is using Peter Jackson's studios, has advertised for "a large number of extras" for...

2008-09-25 17:46:38

The Beard Company (OTCBB: BRCO) ("Beard") today reported that a privately owned company -- Geohedral LLC -- in which Beard owns a 23.16% interest, yesterday completed staking claims covering approximately 49,000 acres of Federal and State lands located near the town of Yakutat in southern Alaska. The claims encompass an area of more than 76 square miles and consist of black sand ridges that Geohedral estimates contain probable reserves of 891 million metric tons of Magnetite (iron ore) and...

2008-07-28 06:00:53

Their beards might be gray, but the music of the Black Eagles - from the ragtime of Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton to the classic compositions of bandleader Duke Ellington - remains lively. The band, formally known as the New Black Eagle Jazz Band, has held together for 37 years and will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Mount Gretna Playhouse, Penn and Carnegie avenues. The music of the Black Eagles is a summer tradition at Mount Gretna, where the band has performed annually for at...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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