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2012-04-13 06:21:52

AMARILLO, Texas, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans for a chain-wide celebration of Hastings Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21st. As part of Record Store Day, Hastings will provide customers with three special one day only offers. Offers will include 30% off all vinyl records, new and used Music DVDs, and Used CDs; 3 for $12 Select CDs regularly priced at...

2012-04-01 22:20:58

PARIS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brossette acquisition On March 30, 2012, Saint-Gobain completed the acquisition of Brossette from Wolseley, after the transaction was approved by France's competition authorities on March 23 subject to the divestment of 22 outlets representing aggregate sales of some EUR30 million. Specializing in the distribution of plumbing, heating and sanitary products in France, the Brossette brand has a very good reputation among the...

2012-03-28 10:21:53

CLEMSON, S.C., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the first and only certification program in the U.S. focusing on city and university relations. The International Town and Gown Association (ITGA) is accepting students for the inaugural cohort of its certificate program in town-gown relations. The new, six-week online program seeks to foster positive relationships between a university and the community that surrounds it. ITGA has designed the program for busy...

2012-03-19 06:23:59

LONDON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Longleat Enterprises, the UK company chaired by British businessman Ceawlin Thynn [http://www.ceawlinthynn.com ], is set this year to expand key areas of its business at Longleat House and Safari Park [http://www.longleat.co.uk ], near Warminster in Wiltshire, southwest England. Now open for the 2012 season, the Safari Park [http://www.longleat.co.uk/explore/safari ] will include a new addition to Longleat's famous big cats in the...

2012-03-17 23:01:01

Bedford and Milton Keynes, Stephen and Mark Gray, of The DoubleVision Conditioning Centre Bedford and The DoubleVision Conditioning Centre Milton Keynes, are excited to announce that they were awarded Personal Trainers of the year by PtPower.com the worlds largest blog devoted to fitness business owners. Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 “We are really proud to have been awarded this accolade which was presented to us at Fitness Business Summit in California on the...

2012-03-16 23:00:02

New Positions Reflect Strategic Growth Initiatives Frederica, Delaware (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 ILC Dover, the world's leader in engineered soft goods, announced today that is has appointed Patrick J. Owens, Jr. as its new President and William J. Wallach as its new Chief Executive Officer. Patrick Owens joins ILC Dover from DuPont where he demonstrated leadership in business-to-government, business-to-consumer, and business-to-business marketing and sales. During his tenure at DuPont, Mr....

2012-03-14 09:19:00

AMARILLO, Texas, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2011 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, March 19, 2012. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Growing from a Sales and Letting Business to a multi-disciplinary property group, Romans Group has committed to a strategy of technological investment in order to support its continued growth plans. Since Romans invested in Sage Software its turnover has doubled and is set to increase. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Coming into the twenty-fifth year of business, Romans Group employ around 400 staff in 24 offices, covering London, the east of England, the Home Counties and Wales. In 2011, the Group...

2012-02-09 16:11:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.315 (thirty-one and one half cents) per share, payable on March 15, 2012 to shareholders of record as of February 29, 2012. About Dover Dover Corporation is a multi-billion dollar diversified global manufacturer. For over 50 years, Dover has been providing its customers with outstanding products and services that reflect...

2012-02-07 03:00:00

LONDON, February 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading scheduled airline, Monarch recently announced its winter flying programme for 2012/2013; adding additional frequencies to existing routes as well as launching new winter services. All winter flights are now available to book via http://www.monarch.co.uk. A continuation of the summer programme and new for winter 2012/2013, with the airline now operating year-round flights are the Italian destinations of Venice, Verona, Milan...


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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