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2010-05-28 06:40:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever Smokin' Summer Sale is on at OakStreet Man, seller of Exceptional Goods for the Uncompromising Man(TM). A wide range of premium cookware from Viking, the first name in kitchenware, and luxurious linens for bed and bath from Matouk, known for the highest-quality Egyptian cotton goods, are dramatically reduced -- 50% and more -- but still sold with OakStreet Man's 100% satisfaction guarantee. Viking's 7-layer stainless steel and aluminum...

2010-03-22 14:51:54

A small but intrepid team of Exeter staff and students have returned from a six-week archaeological research expedition to a remote region of rural Andhra Pradesh in India. The team, led by Dr Gill Juleff of the University of Exeter's Department of Archaeology, formed one half of a project to study the origins of high carbon steel-making in the southern Indian sub-continent. Funded by UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), the 'Pioneering Metallurgy' project is a joint venture...

2010-02-25 16:06:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities have always been the stock in trade of Madame Tussauds ever since the diminutive French sculptress, whose name is on the front door, literally invented the art of wax figure sculpting 200 years ago. Two-time Awards Winner Richard Sherman, who composed some of moviedom's most iconic tunes, from "Mary Poppins" to "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," was on hand today to cut the ribbon for the Madame Tussauds "Celebrity Awards Hall," located on...

2009-12-02 15:39:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SofTechnics, the premier provider of mobile price and inventory management solutions for the retail sector, has selected BlueStar as their exclusive Mobility Technology Hardware Distributor. BlueStar will provide procurement, configuration, and distribution services for all Motorola and Zebra mobile technologies purchased by SofTechnics' customers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081104/CLTU087LOGO ) Retailers across North America utilize...

2009-10-29 11:49:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BAA, developer of the AIRMALL® at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), is pleased to announce the arrival of Charter One as the airport's new ATM provider. Starting on October 28, 2009, Charter One began offering access to 11 ATMs at CLE and one at Burke Lakefront Airport. Charter One replaces US Bank as the principal ATM provider at both airports. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090304/NE78862LOGO ) "Charter...

2009-10-06 08:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, announced today the launch of VS Confidential (www.VSconfidential.com), a new website designed exclusively for travel agents and travel professionals. The online portal is a one-stop destination that equips the US travel trade community with everything they need to know about flying Virgin Atlantic from the US and weaves together guided tours of the airline's various...

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2009-10-01 19:43:07

London's Tate Modern gallery has removed a controversial nude portrait of a 10-year-old Brooke Shields from an exhibition after a visit from police. The photo, featuring the model and actress in heavy makeup and no clothes, was taken decades ago, reportedly with her mother's permission. People.com said members of the police Obscene Publications Unit went to the gallery Wednesday after receiving a complaint from the British child-advocacy group Kidscape because the image was to be displayed...

2009-09-30 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueStar Energy Services, Inc. ("BlueStar"), a retail energy supplier providing electricity and related services to industrial, commercial and residential customers in Illinois, Maryland and Washington, D.C., today announced that Steven J. Strobel has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Utilizing his strong financial management skills and experience, Steve will lead BlueStar's financial organization and oversee the company's treasury, planning,...

2009-09-17 13:05:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers in search of the hottest electronic gadgets or a wide array of reading materials have new options at the AIRMALL(R) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). BAA Cleveland is pleased to announce the opening of I-Tech X-perience and two Hudson News units, the latest examples of the transformation of concessions at the airport. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090304/NE78862LOGO ) An electronics mecca for people on the...

2009-09-15 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to 300 New York City area business owners and entrepreneurs will fly to London and points beyond today courtesy of British Airways as part of the airline's "Face-to-Face" campaign. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London bade the winners of the special flight farewell during an address at JFK International Airport where he underscored the importance of revitalizing the economy through in-person meetings. The Mayor was joined by airline representatives at...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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