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2014-09-22 20:24:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced it has agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "The sale generates good value for our shareholders and brings more focus to...

2014-09-22 12:26:42

Support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund the project MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) today announces Across Women's Lives, an ambitious 18-month long, multi-platform journalism and engagement initiative. The effort will reach over 65 million public radio users, millennials and women and will reveal, through in-depth reporting and engagement efforts, the strong connection between the empowerment of women and...

2014-09-22 08:26:08

The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Will Air as an Exclusive Two-Night Television Special on The CW -- September 29 and 30 from 8:00-10:00 P.M. NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today's most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2014-09-22 00:20:55

Global Survey Tests Attitudes from Main Street to the Executive Suite about Corporations and Business Leaders ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. & NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Burson-Marsteller, a global strategic communications firm, unveiled the results of the CNBC/Burson-Marsteller Corporate Perception Indicator: A Global Survey from Main Street to the Executive Suite. Exclusively for this sweeping report, research firm Penn Schoen Berland...

2014-09-19 16:25:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $540.6 billion, new construction starts in August dropped 9%, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The decline followed July's elevated volume, the strongest so far in 2014, and brought activity back to the average pace reported during the first seven months of this year. By major sector, nonresidential building fell sharply, after being lifted in July by the start...

2014-09-19 12:24:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera America has not only rejected the claims in a complaint filed by the prior owners of Current TV, led by former Vice President Albert Gore, Jr. and Joel Hyatt, but has filed its own suit against the former owners. Al Jazeera America's suit is based on misrepresentations by Gore and Hyatt in connection with Al Jazeera America's acquisition of Current TV. Al Jazeera America rightfully seeks compensation from an escrow fund...

2014-09-19 08:24:52

In Purge of 15 Russian-Language Stations, Independent Station RTVi Continues to be Key Source of News for Russian Speakers Globally NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies, Ukrainian authorities recently banned fifteen Russian television channels from broadcasting within the country, eliminating primarily those controlled by the Kremlin. Among those remaining legal to broadcast was independent Russian-language channel RTVi, the primary...

2014-09-17 16:24:18

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BONJOUR TELEVISION NETWORK GROUP is the first Television Network established in the US broadcasting 100% and 24/7 in the French language. Bonjour Television Network is an innovative television company, created and established under the leadership of highly experienced international television executives, branding specialists and system engineering integrators. This company plays an integral role in the expanding and always changing digital...

2014-09-17 12:25:10

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BONJOUR TELEVISION NETWORK GROUP is the first Television Network established in the US broadcasting 100% and 24/7 in the French language. Bonjour Television Network is an innovative television company, created and established under the leadership of highly experienced international television executives, branding specialists and system engineering integrators. This company plays an integral role in the expanding and always changing digital...

2014-09-16 23:15:12

DTT announced today a partnership with Gusto, a nationwide leader in restaurant management technology for the hospitality marketplace. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 DTT announced today a partnership with Gusto, a nationwide leader in restaurant management technology for the hospitality marketplace. As the leading provider of digital video surveillance and loss prevention solutions for the specialty retail and hospitality industries, DTT is constantly expanding its...


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-09-17 15:55:32

November 2012: A mild month in store for the area as temps will average between 60-70F, while there is even the potential to see 8-10 days warmer than that, also a chance to see 2-4 days cooler. Precipitation is going to be light during the month with averages around 1-2in. Winter Weather that can be expected will be a high chance of frosty nights and a low chance to actually see a freeze. December 2012: Temps will be fairly nice with an average of 50-60F, while there will be about 10-12...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 08:14:45

Weather: The elements of the atmosphere such as clouds, precipitation, heat, cold, winds, and air pressure that impact us on a daily basis. Climate: Weather over a long period of time. 30yrs of data is recorded for a station to determine its climate. Climate is the temperature and moisture of an area. An example of the difference in climate can be seen in the desert southwest of the United States. It is classified as being dry and warm but on occasion can have thunderstorms and snow....

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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