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2014-07-10 23:05:42

Record breaking donations bring in 170 tons of non-perishable food for Coloradans who are food insecure. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores, Denver 7, and Volunteers of America have a good deal to celebrate with the closing of their 14th annual “Feed Colorado” event. The food drive raised over 170 tons of edibles, topping their previous record set last year of 150 tons. “This unbelievable amount of food will last the Volunteers of America an entire year,” said Jim...

2014-07-09 23:05:10

Scripps will implement the software at all 21 of its locations and join the Matrix Solution’s Digital Media Development Partner program. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The E.W. Scripps Company and Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of media customer relationship management (CRM) and sales intelligence software have created an expanded partnership throughout Scripps television stations. Scripps, which has used Matrix in some of its stations, will implement the software at all...

2014-07-01 08:26:15

Twitter post: .@EWScrippsCo promotes Shanna Cannon to regional publisher @vcstar - great leader, motivator and believer in the importance of digital CINCINNATI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Shanna Cannon, a newspaper executive with more than 20 years of experience, to regional publisher of the Ventura County (California) Star, effective immediately. She steps up to a larger-circulation newspaper from her role as publisher of the Scripps-owned...

2014-06-16 12:27:41

For Twitter: @EWScrippsCo adds WMYD and @WKBW to its portfolio now totaling 21 stations. The $110MM deal with Granite closed today. CINCINNATI, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. - Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW. The addition of WMYD to the Scripps portfolio creates a duopoly with the largest Scripps station, Detroit...

2014-06-12 12:30:56

Scripps investment enables former P&G, GoPro exec to create community-based "passion economy" platform AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Besomebody, Inc., a diverse, global, social community and passion platform, has closed a $1 million seed funding round from The E.W. Scripps Company, a 135-year-old entrepreneurial media company based in Cincinnati. The distribution of the funding is linked to the company meeting key milestones. Besomebody plans to use the money to build...

2014-06-12 12:30:30

KJRH, WCPO, Newsy honored with one of the industry's most coveted awards CINCINNATI, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local market television stations of The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) - WCPO in Cincinnati and KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma - and its national video news network Newsy, have earned 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association. In the investigative reporting category for large market television, WCPO, an ABC affiliate, won a...

2014-05-30 00:21:30

Co-Champions Declared for First Time Since 1962 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old speller from Fort Worth, Texas, were declared co-champions of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight. The declaration of co-champions came after round 22, when Hathwar spelled "stichomythia," which is defined as "dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered in...

2014-05-27 12:27:49

Mike Philipps provided new focus and reenergized spirit for Foundation after distinguished journalism career CINCINNATI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a 40-year career of journalistic excellence and philanthropic leadership, Mike Philipps plans to retire from his job as president and CEO of the Scripps Howard Foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91254 Philipps, 67, informed the foundation trustees at their regular meeting that he will remain in his...

2014-05-22 16:24:28

CINCINNATI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set for the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- when the eyes of the nation will look to young spellers vying for the coveted title of champion. The Bee will take place May 27, 28 and 29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. "The Scripps National Spelling Bee is one of America's most enduring celebrations of academic excellence. It's a great American tradition," said Paige Kimble, executive...

2014-05-14 23:01:03

Carlsbad medical center closed due to wildfires. San Diego (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Scripps Health has closed Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Carlsbad at 2176 Salk Ave., as a precautionary measure due to wildfires in the area. Patients with appointments have been notified. Scripps will announce when the facility reopens. ABOUT SCRIPPS HEALTH Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a nonprofit integrated health system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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