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2014-07-22 16:26:04

Legendary blues outfit headlines annual summer concert series in downtown Springfield, MA SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Stearns Square Summer Concert series played host to one of region's most renowned musical treasures as Roomful of Blues performed at the downtown Springfield venue on July 17. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129470 The Stearns Square Summer Concert series takes place from June through August on Thursday nights...

2014-07-22 16:25:08

Abbey provides the key to unlocking each individual's life fulfillment MAITLAND, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In her new book, THE CALLING: Are You Following The Master's Voice? ($10.99, paperback, 9781629520940; $5.99, e-book, 9781629520957) Mercy Abbey seeks to empower, exhort and equip readers to discover and maximize their "why" for living, in order to experience true fulfillment. According to the author, readers' lives should be without limits. Mercy emphasizes...

2014-07-22 16:24:34

Other Highlights Include the "Summer Sundays in HD" Block, a Star-Studded "Friday Features" Lineup, a Four-Pack of Classic Boxing Films, and Much More CULVER CITY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE EXPENDABLES takes over Sony Movie Channel in August, with a month-long "Manday" block devoted to the hit franchise's biggest stars, every Monday at 10 p.m. ET. The loaded lineup features Bruce Willis in STRIKING DISTANCE and HUDSON HAWK (August 4); Dolph Lundgren in DIAMOND DOGS...

2014-07-22 16:24:27

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals of the first half of 2014 based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both standard-definition and digital HD movie purchases and rentals. Disney's "Frozen," which won an Oscar(®) for Best Animated Feature...

2014-07-22 16:23:55

"I will do my best to carry on in honor of his memory and the Winter name." - Edgar Winter NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the sudden passing of celebrated blues guitarist Johnny Winter, his brother Edgar Winter has vowed to continue on in Johnny's memory. The Rock 'N' Blues Fest, set to kick off July 31 with both Johnny Winter and Edgar Winter, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera formerly of Rare Earth and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, will continue as a tribute to Johnny...

2014-07-22 16:23:02

NEDERLAND, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP (NYSE: OCIP) ("the Partnership") announced today that recent severe thunderstorms in the Gulf Coast area caused a power outage and disrupted its methanol and ammonia production over the past several days. Damage to the production facility was limited, and the Partnership has conducted essential repairs swiftly to limit the unplanned downtime. As a result of the disruption, the methanol unit was down for 3.5 days and the...

2014-07-22 16:22:48

DENVER, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QEP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: QEPM) ("QEPM" or the "Partnership") today announced that the Board of Directors of the General Partner of the Partnership declared a cash distribution of $0.28 per unit for the second quarter of 2014. The quarterly distribution will be paid on August 15, 2014, to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130904/LA74347LOGO About QEP Midstream...

2014-07-22 12:35:04

Media Streaming App Younity Announces Automatic Discovery And Cataloguing of GoPro Video For Instant Streaming And Sharing Through Your Personal Cloud SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- younity (www.getyounity.com), the service that lets people privately unify, access and share all their files via their own personal cloud, announced today that they have integrated with GoPro to automatically discover and catalogue all GoPro content, shot with the popular...

2014-07-22 12:34:55

Investment from BrandProject will accelerate the expansion of smart snacking solution business created by Glutino Co-Founder MONTREAL, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, celebrated entrepreneur Steven Singer announced the official launch of his new company, Live Love Snack. With a mission to help America snack smarter, the company will focus on creating delicious, healthier snacking solutions across a variety of categories. Singer built Glutino, the North American leader in...

2014-07-22 12:30:53

Awards recognize excellence in reporting on musculoskeletal health issues and advancements ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has opened the call for submissions to its 10th annual MORE Awards. These awards recognize excellence in accurate reporting on musculoskeletal health issues, healthy behaviors, and high-quality care of bones and joints. The Academy invites all journalists to submit their stories of prevention...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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