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2011-08-01 11:51:00

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GetEducated.com, http://www.geteducated.com, a consumer group that publishes rankings and reviews of the best colleges online based on higher education costs and credibility, has released their list of the Best Online Colleges for an online IT bachelor degree on the dimension of college affordability. The Get Educated online college affordability rankings are based on a survey of higher education costs at 43 regionally accredited...

2011-07-07 00:00:30

GetEducated.com has released their rankings of the top online colleges for online degrees in psychology on the dimension of affordability. The consumer group's online college cost rankings are based on a survey of 48 regionally accredited universities that offer 92 online degrees in psychology or a related human service career area at the bachelor program level. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes rankings and reviews of the top online...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity www.varsitybranding.com, the nation's leading marketing communications agency dedicated to winning the mature market, has released its first annual study of the top consumer goods and services trends affecting this audience and the companies that market to them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110615/PH19990LOGO) "The 2011 Mature Market Consumer Goods & Services Trends Report" focuses on how mature consumers (ages 55...

2011-04-27 13:47:00

Average Americans Stripped of their Day in Court, California Consumer Group Says SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in AT&T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, invalidating California's protections against unfair provisions in contracts effectively eliminates the right of consumers to join together to fight powerful corporations in court and will lead to enormous abuses of consumers by corporations, Consumer Watchdog, a...

2011-04-26 09:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports (www.ConsumerReports.org), the independent, nonprofit testing organization, and BillShrink (www.billshrink.com), the popular money-saving search engine and provider of in-statement rewards, today announced a partnership to help consumers find the best deals on wireless plans, credit cards and TV and cable packages. ConsumerReports.org subscribers and site visitors will have access to BillShrink's...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

Today, HealthyCirclesâ“ž¢ (http://www.healthycircles.com), an integrated suite of online Professional and Consumer portals, officially announced the adoption of the HealthyCircles platform by BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS), a leading national provider of specialty pharmacy and home care products and services. BioScrip has launched myBioScrip.com, powered by HealthyCircles, to foster in a new age of connected health in specialty pharmacy and home infusion. This...

2010-12-08 12:28:00

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of The Brandon Agency recently launched the "Why We Buy" Consumer Research Panel, an exclusive panel comprised of more than 4,300 consumer participants ranging in age, education, income and family status. The Brandon Agency utilizes this panel to gain a deeper insight into the minds of consumers, better understand their buying patterns and history and, in turn, generate more effective marketing initiatives for Agency clients....

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2010-12-08 08:00:00

Popular review magazine Consumer Reports on Tuesday named AT&T the worst US mobile service provider, even though its reader survey places Apple's iPhone, which only uses AT&T service, in a tie for first place against three other smartphones. The magazine's annual survey of more than 58,000 subscribers ranked AT&T in last place for the second straight year, with this year's score dropping significantly from last year. "AT&T was the only carrier with scores that dropped...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'