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2011-01-18 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six-year-old Lauren Fleming of Marvin, N.C., who spent the first 5 months of life struggling to survive in a hospital newborn intensive care unit (NICU), today was named the March of Dimes 2011 National Ambassador. Lauren's parents, Nikki and Densel, never imagined that their first child would be born 3 1/2 months early and weighing only 2 pounds, 1 ounce. They watched and waited while Lauren was treated in the NICU at Levine...

2011-01-12 12:45:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for an affordable Valentine's escape? The first three months of the year are the best time of year for travel discounts and deals in Asheville and the North Carolina mountains. And it's just in time to a road trip with your Valentine! Plus, the holiday crowds are gone, making this the perfect time for a peaceful, romantic escape. Here are the Top 10 Affordable Asheville Valentine Outings, according to www.RomanticAsheville.com...

2011-01-06 15:53:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of Chicago's best-known professional athletes will take center stage to receive honors at the 23rd Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning to benefit the March of Dimes. The dinner, which is also presented by Navistar, will be held on Monday, February 14th, 5 - 9 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago. The emcee is Chicago radio legend and personality Steve...

2011-01-04 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If updating your wardrobe isn't one of your New Year's resolutions, it should be. Men's Wearhouse today announced the findings of its inaugural nationwide Well-Dressed Men Survey, revealing the often-underestimated importance of how a man's wardrobe can dramatically impact his self-confidence, career, and love life. According to the study conducted by Kelton Research, not only are well-dressed men viewed as sexier, smarter, more successful, and more...

2010-12-22 09:14:00

EUREKA, Utah, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Consolidated Mining Co. (Pink Sheets: CFCM) has arranged a non-brokered private placement for up to eight hundred thousand shares of the company at a price of 25 cents per share for total cash proceeds of up to two hundred thousand. Chief Consolidated Mining Co. is also pleased to welcome John Percival to the Advisory Board and David Greenway to the Board of Directors and looks forward to working with them in the future. John Percival,...

2010-11-17 07:30:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A weird, wide-eyed wonder has earned top prize in the 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®, the world's foremost forum for showcasing microscope photos and movies of life science subjects. Dr. Igor Siwanowicz of the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology in Munich, Germany captured the image, which showcases the bug-eyed splendor of a Daddy Longlegs, also known as a Harvestman or Phalangium opilio. The photo...

2010-11-11 12:49:00

Award presented at annual gala chaired by Morgan Freeman and sponsored by Bank of America WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Archives presented its seventh annual Records of Achievement Award to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The tribute was presented Tuesday night at the Foundation's annual Gala, which was chaired by actor Morgan Freeman. The lead sponsor of the event was Bank of America. (Photo:...

2010-11-11 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Encapsulating the momentous events behind one brave family's time in their local Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pampers® diapers, the world's leading diaper brand, takes parents along for an emotional, heartwarming journey in their new Web-based series, "Love Comes Early," which is now airing on Pampers.com and can also be viewed on the brand's official YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/pampers). Debuting today, "Love...

2010-10-31 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half a million babies are born too soon each year and thousands don't live to celebrate their first birthday as a result. November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and people can learn more about the seriousness of premature birth, donate, or create a virtual band to celebrate, honor or remember a baby in their life at the March of Dimes web site - marchofdimes.com/fight. On November 17, the March of Dimes will mark...

2010-10-06 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military moms and moms-to-be were treated to a very special baby shower today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center courtesy of the PGA TOUR and nonprofit partners March of Dimes and Operation Shower. Moms and dads received gift boxes filled with baby supplies, clothing, toys, books and much more courtesy of Kmart, and other generous donors. "Operation Shower is delighted to work with the March of Dimes," said Chief Shower Officer, LeAnn...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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