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2011-07-13 22:26:52

Invasive plant species in Chile pose a higher threat to its neighbour, Argentina, than vice versa.

2011-05-09 14:16:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumping the Broom delighted movie goers across the country this weekend.

2011-04-27 04:35:00

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T.D. Jakes' April 23 red carpet screening of his upcoming film, Jumping the Broom, a project with Sony Pictures, drew an impressive parade of Hollywood stars and other dignitaries to Dallas' NorthPark AMC Theater.

2011-03-21 13:02:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, through BlackAtlas.com(SM), the first online travel community for people interested in Black culture, is hosting a sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to the Los Angeles Red Carpet movie premiere of Sony Pictures' new comedy "Jumping the Broom." One lucky winner of the Jumping the Broom Sweepstakes will receive two American Airlines Travel Vouchers, two - night hotel accommodations, a $250 gift card, and two...

2010-07-12 13:53:00

LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal photography has begun in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia on the TriStar Pictures' production of the wedding comedy JUMPING THE BROOM directed by Salim Akil from a screenplay written by Arlene Gibbs and Elizabeth Hunter.

2009-05-19 14:55:16

Authorities in Tennessee said a woman whose home was invaded by two men fought them off with a bowl of chili and a broom. Capt. David Honeycutt of the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department said Wanda Bray, 58, discovered the two men in her home at 6 p.m.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Jill Aho, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jul. 20--It's a growing problem.

2008-06-16 12:01:03

By Garden Variety CURTIS SMITH For the Journal Q: I have an overgrown Spanish broom and I want to cut it down, but I want it to come back up again. When is the best time to do this? -- E. J. A: The best time to rejuvenate the Spanish broom would be late winter or early spring.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.