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2011-10-21 07:00:00

National Be Bold, Be Bald! event has people wearing bald caps to honor those who battle cancer and raise money to help fight back. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 If you see someone wearing a bald cap today, donât stare or walk away. Instead, thank them for honoring those who bravely battle cancer, and ask them to share their story with you. They are part of a national movement called Be Bold, Be Bald!, where thousands of people, from Alaska to Florida, are donning bald...

2011-08-10 08:02:00

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennis fans from around the world have made the US Open the top-selling event on the TicketsNow Entertainment Index for the second-consecutive month. TicketsNow, a leading online resale marketplace for event tickets, tracks proprietary resale ticket sales to provide a snapshot of entertainment trends for sports, music, and theater events nationwide. Fans from 79 different countries, including China and New Zealand, have purchased...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The pressure to throw a ceremonial "first pitch" just went up a level. Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its COMBOS® Baked Snacks brand and Boston Red Sox great Fred Lynn have teamed up for a special charity challenge around the ceremonial first pitch during the August 2 game at Fenway Park. COMBOS®, a proud sponsor of the Boston Red Sox, will send Timothy LeBel, vice president of sales,...

2011-07-21 07:45:00

BOSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car-sharing network, is taking on the 32nd annual Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) with a team of 25 riders and a goal of raising $150,000 to support cancer research and treatment. This year marks Zipcar's fifth consecutive year of participation in the PMC. Since 2007, Team Zipcar has raised more than $535,000 to benefit adult and pediatric cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute....

2011-07-11 23:42:00

PHOENIX, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball's biggest sluggers went to bat for charities tonight and helped State Farm and Major League Baseball raise $603,000 during the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby at Chase Field. Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees knocked off Adrian Gonzalez of the Boston Red Sox and captured the long ball crown by belting 12 home runs during the Championship Round. With Derby champion Cano leading the way, the eight participating MLB hitters clubbed 95...

2011-07-11 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of the season again - time for the All Star Game. Major League Baseball pauses to celebrate their all stars, the teams get a few days off to rest and the race to the end of the summer and post-season play begins in earnest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) It is also time to see who America's Favorite Baseball team is. Among those who follow the sport, the New York Yankees again win the honor of being...

2011-07-08 12:15:00

BOSTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a special on-field ceremony before the Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles game at Fenway Park, officials from the Boston Red Sox, Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital celebrated a $1.1 million national grant from the McCormick Foundation and Major League Baseball. The competitive grant to the Red Sox Foundation will be used to support the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program to expand access to care for...

2011-06-21 11:14:00

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketsNow.com, a leading online resale marketplace for event tickets, saw "Idol" fans out-purchase all other concert fans as well as fans of baseball's most storied franchises. American Idols LIVE! is the top-selling event on the TicketsNow Entertainment Index for May. The American Idols Live! Tour 2011, which kicks off July 6 in Salt Lake City, has more than 40 dates on the calendar and is already seeing premium tickets at some venues...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'