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2014-02-25 16:25:33

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) announced that Chris Albrecht, CEO of Starz, will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. at 2:40PM PT. During his presentation, Mr. Albrecht may make observations regarding the company's financial performance and outlook. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080522/LATH063LOGO-b The presentation...

2014-02-25 12:25:38

Todd Shapiro finds new digs on SiriusXM's uncensored channel Canada Laughs TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced the addition of The Todd Shapiro Show, featuring top-rated Toronto radio morning show host Todd Shapiro. The new daily show launches at 9 am ET, March 3(rd), 2014 on SiriusXM's 24/7 uncensored Canadian comedy station Canada Laughs (channel 168). With 14 years as an on-air host, Shapiro...

2014-02-25 04:21:45

Precise new measuring system enables Indian broadcasters and brands to collect high-quality TV viewing data to better monetize consumer relationships MUMBAI, India, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that the Indian Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has contracted it to provide its watermarking technology to underpin one of the world's largest audience...

2014-02-24 16:24:04

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 9:30 a.m. PST (12:30 EST) on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at...

2014-02-24 16:23:27

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial(®) Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), (TSX: ESP), a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, is pleased to announce the date, time and dial-in phone number for our Q4 and fiscal year 2013 financial results. The call is scheduled for Thursday, February 27th at 10:00AM EDT and the phone number to join the results discussion is: -- Toll Free line (Canada/US) 888-390-0605 -- Toll line (International/Local)...

2014-02-24 08:26:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of professional content, announced it is expanding availability of its eBook collection to public and school library customers through a new partnership with Baker & Taylor, the worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, using the Axis 360 digital media platform. McGraw-Hill Professional's catalog is one of the premier eBook collections in the world for...

2014-02-21 23:03:11

The popular Roku set-top box, that streams videos from Netflix and YouTube to television screens in some eight million homes, is now enabling American viewers to watch GOD TV live as well as access the network’s most watched videos on demand. Plymouth, England (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 GOD TV is available throughout the USA via satellite and on cable stations in some cities, however many viewers are experiencing the benefit of watching GOD TV’s web stream on their TV screen through a...

2014-02-21 16:21:42

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The value of new construction starts fell 13% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $485.0 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The downturn followed a healthy performance in December, which was the third highest month for total construction starts during 2013. January's retreat encompassed all three main construction sectors, with moderate declines reported for nonresidential...

2014-02-21 08:24:51

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccessScience, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative next-generation online general science reference, was honored as the Best Multidisciplinary Platform/eProduct at the 2013 Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence - the PROSE Awards - in another year of record entries to the competition. Established by the Association of American Publishers, the PROSE Awards are judged by peer publishers, academics, and librarians and recognize the...

2014-02-20 12:26:24

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that Emmy Award-winning production executive, Todd Schwarzschild, will join the network as Vice President of Programming and Production. Prior to joining Back9Network, Schwarzschild was responsible for creating and overseeing sponsored content at CNN International's Special Projects Unit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/NY68749LOGO ) "Todd...

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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
  • 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.'