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2014-05-28 12:26:49

Rock the Garden is first client for EPG's newly launched medical division MINNEAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Twin Cities music fans Rock the Garden this summer, concert-goers will rock under the protective watch of EPG Security Group and its new sibling EPG Event Medical Solutions. Entertainment Protection Group (EPG) has been hired to build the emergency preparedness plan for Rock the Garden 2014, as well as provide security agents and medical personnel for the popular festival,...

2014-05-28 12:26:00

What Rentrak has done for broadcast political campaigns utilizing its television viewing audience, it is now poised to execute in the current digital election cycle. ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory is proud to announce that for the first time ever it has contracted with Rentrak to layer Rentrak TV voter viewing information into Targeted Victory's voter data segments in Audience Exchange. Rentrak has recently helped broadcast political campaigns by...

2014-05-28 04:23:47

Acquisition Adds Consumer Facing Storefront to AnyVU Cloud Service Offering and Extends International Reach and Licensing Capabilities SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May, 28 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vubiquity, the leading provider of multiplatform video services, today announced that it had acquired UK-based FilmFlex Movies Ltd., one of the largest VOD and multiplatform providers outside the United States. FilmFlex, formerly a joint venture between Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney...

2014-05-27 00:20:33

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, is pleased to announce the "HbbTV Symposium: Asia". It will be the largest HbbTV conference in Asia and is to take place on June 18th, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore during the Broadcast Asia and CommunicAsia 2014 tradeshows. "HbbTV Symposium: Asia"...

2014-05-25 08:20:39

TORONTO, May 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The broadcasting world has lost a giant and the CBC has lost one of its most esteemed and admired colleagues. Knowlton Nash passed away last night at the age of 86. He was a pioneer in the industry who inspired a generation of journalists to aspire to the high standards he set for himself. CBC's Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge followed in Nash's footsteps, assuming the anchor role for The National back in 1992. "Knowlton was unquestionably a...

2014-05-23 12:23:55

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Rémi RacineChair, CBC Board of Directors Hubert T. LacroixPresident CEO CBC/Radio-Canada Dear Mr. Racine and Mr. Lacroix,In recent weeks, we've all been disappointed to see yet another round of major cuts at CBC. We wanted to inform you that our members are troubled by the lack of transparency with which the cuts have been handled in some areas. Since 2009, more than 2,100 jobs and dozens of significant programs have been eliminated leaving...

2014-05-22 12:27:18

A platform to showcase talents and the things they find surprising and universal MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® (PRI) today announced SoundWorks from PRI, a collection of podcasts from unique voices focused on the issues that shape both daily life and international trends. SoundWorks continues PRI's history of identifying unmet content needs and voices with distinct points of view, and creates a space for the insights of those with unexpected...

2014-05-20 12:30:16

Six-Hour Cultural Programming Event Features 120 Original Interviews Including Courtney Love, Matthew Perry, Jason Alexander, Roseanne Barr, Martin Sheen, Susan Sarandon, Ice Cube, James Van Der Beek and More WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They had us singing, laughing, crying, cheering and reflecting, sometimes all at the same time. They are the some of the most memorable faces and characters of a decade marked by political change, technological innovation, and grunge...

2014-05-19 12:26:07

CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining the industry-wide effort to provide a compelling over-the-air radio listening experience on the smartphone, Cox Media Group (CMG) has chosen TagStation data service to supplement its FM radio programming with enhanced hybrid content. The move will give its more than 14 million radio listeners a new way to hear, see, and interact with the local radio programming they love. "The car is really a radio on wheels, and TagStation helps in our...

2014-05-19 08:25:48

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.ArchitecturalRecord.com) brings its acclaimed Innovation Conference to Los Angeles, a city known for blurring the boundaries between urbanism, architecture and landscape. The event will be held on May 21, 2014 at The Walt Disney Concert Hall, where influential designers will address topics including the merging of landscape and architecture, the growing influence of...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.