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2014-03-17 12:26:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 10,000 registered runners and walkers, including more than 40 national and world class runners, participated in the 7(th) Annual 26.2 with DONNA marathon weekend events held February 22-23, 2014 on Florida's First Coast. In contrast to last year's record cold, the race saw mild, humid conditions throughout most of Sunday until severe weather forced the race to close an hour earlier than expected....

2008-11-10 18:00:22

The battle against breast cancer received a financial and emotional boost today as Winn-Dixie (NASDAQ:WINN) announced gifts totaling $400,000 for two foundations. The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and The Donna Foundation each received contributions today during Winn-Dixie's "Touching Lives for a Better Tomorrow" Ceremony. Winn-Dixie Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer Dan Portnoy presented $300,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The company also pledged...


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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