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2014-06-30 12:30:36

July and August Will Feature Hours of Music Choice Videos Across Four Genres, Plus Concert Performances on AXS TV and Concert TV From Classic and Current Artists, All on Demand NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hordes of people, expensive tickets and concessions, heat, rain - summer music festivals are fun ...once. This summer's FiOS On Demand Virtual Music Festival brings viewers the best touring artists and concerts from July 1-Aug. 29 without the hassle associated with big...

2014-06-30 12:26:11

- Total U.S. Medical Costs continue to rise at a slower pace NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended February 2014 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended February 2013. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.1%...

2014-06-29 08:21:19

Pasadena Independent School District joins others around the country selecting Windows 8 devices, Office 365 and more to empower students in the classroom. REDMOND, Wash., June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, Microsoft Corp. announced that the Pasadena Independent School District (ISD) in Texas is adding to the growing momentum of schools choosing Microsoft technology and resources to help transform the student...

2014-06-27 23:08:03

MGE Management Experts and top Dental Clients gathered for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MGE Management Experts hosted a Benefit Dinner May, 30 at their headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL to raise funds for the Improving Youth Literacy Campaign in support of Boys and Girls Clubs and...

2014-06-27 00:20:23

HARBIN, China, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola officially kicked off its new green plant construction in South Harbin Industrial City today. The new plant represents a US$100 million (RMB 620 million) investment and is part of the three-year, US$4 billion investment plan in 2012-2014 that underscores The Coca-Cola Company's confidence in and commitment to China. Qu Lei, Deputy Mayor of Harbin, Martin Jansen, Regional Director for China & Southeast Asia of Coca-Cola...

2014-06-26 16:22:10

Company Provides Additional Details of Redesign Initiative WILMINGTON, Del., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DuPont announced that the company is revising its outlook for operating earnings per share for the second quarter and full year 2014, due primarily to lower than expected quarterly performance of its Agriculture and, to a lesser extent, Performance Chemicals segments. The company expects operating earnings in the second quarter to be moderately below the $1.28 per share...

2014-06-26 12:24:41

TOKYO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from ExxonMobil Chemical Company (ExxonMobil) for two large-scale polyethylene (PE) plant lines with a combined production capacity of 1.3 million tons per year. The PE plant on order is to be constructed on a site adjacent to ExxonMobil's existing plant near Houston, Texas. Earlier MHI received an order to...

2014-06-26 08:33:29

Former Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes to Chair New Microsoft Alumni Network Board REDMOND, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Microsoft Alumni Foundation and the Microsoft Alumni Network announced that both organizations are joining together with one singular mission to foster and build a broad alumni network where former Microsoft employees can connect and network with each other, and receive discounts and other membership privileges. The new Microsoft Alumni Network...

2014-06-26 08:27:34

DUBLIN, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbl5f9/enteral_feeding) has announced the addition of the "Global Enteral Feeding Devices (Enteral Feeding Tubes, Enteral Feeding Pumps, Administration Reservoir, Giving Sets and Enteral Syringes) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Enteral Feeding devices are used for providing nutrition, hydration or medication through...

2014-06-26 08:27:25

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative technology-based products announced two key additions to its' executive team: Sally A. Berry, MD, PhD will join as Chief Medical Officer and Norma Cappetti will join as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Berry is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with a distinguished career in Medical Affairs and Clinical Development of many leading products....

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'