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2013-08-08 23:01:42

Dan Adams, formerly of TomTom, brings considerable expertise and experience to new position. White River Junction, Vermont (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Maponics, a leader in geo-spatial data, today announced the appointment of Dan Adams to the company’s newly created post of Chief Operating Officer. Adams comes to Maponics from a long career at TomTom, a pioneer in navigational systems, where he served in a number of high-level positions, most recently as Vice President of Geospatial Sales....

2008-12-23 11:47:31

Orange County police say they arrested a teenager for allegedly violating a court order by flashing gang signs while posing for a picture with a mall Santa. Uriel Oliva, 18, Anaheim, faces three misdemeanor charges for allegedly violating a court order that he not hang out with members of his former gang. The Los Angeles Times said Tuesday that the state's evidence consists of a picture of Oliva and couple of pals hamming it up at the Village Mall in Orange earlier this month. It shows three...

2008-07-19 09:00:34

By Debra McCown, Bristol Herald Courier, Va. Jul. 19--For the residential rate-payer: --Current bill for 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity -- $71.48. --After Sept. 1, bill for 1,000 kilowatt hours if fuel factor increase takes effect -- $79.84. --After Jan. 1, bill for 1,000 kilowatt hours if all proposed rate increases take effect -- $98.43. ABINGDON, Va. -- Appalachian Power is seeking a fuel factor increase that would mean an 11.7 percent increase for the average Virginia...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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