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2014-07-29 23:01:17

MPAA and AIA seek exemption for Astraeus Aerial to open economic opportunities for the motion picture and aviation industries | Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey and Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Aerospace Industries Association and Motion Picture Association of America are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to support increasing the safe...

2014-07-29 16:24:27

The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge Hits Hard Rock Hotel Chicago in Partnership with Beats Music, Fender and Traktor, amongst others ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - in association with BMF Media Group, presents the unparalleled The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge. Sure to be the weekend's hottest entertainment and lifestyle venue, The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge...

2014-07-29 16:23:47

75th Vintage of Iconic Georges de Latour Private Reserve Celebrates Television's Biggest Night NAPA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaulieu Vineyard, a visionary, iconic winery in Napa Valley, with 114 years of history in fine winemaking, is once again, the official wine Sponsor of the 66(th) Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown...

2014-07-29 16:23:44

Tweet It: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges talks family, fame & 'The Dude' in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perhaps best known for playing an immature, stoned-out slacker, Jeff Bridges is actually one hardworking, deep-thinking family man. Having portrayed everyone from an Old West sheriff in True Grit to the leader of a futuristic dystopia in the upcoming film, The Giver, the Oscar(®) winning actor...

2014-07-29 16:23:41

3D Studio's "Driving Force" Has Been Integral to its Growth and Success BURBANK, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereo D, Hollywood's leading producer of 3D for feature films, has extended Aaron Parry's engagement as chief creative officer and executive vice president. The Burbank-based studio has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and recently added offices in London and Sydney. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/LA76083LOGO Stereo D is a subsidiary of...

2014-07-29 16:23:35

Bellamy brings high energy and comedic talents to third season of the nationally syndicated Scripps TV game show premiering Monday, Sept. 8 (check your local listings) CINCINNATI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor, comedian and multi-faceted entertainer Bill Bellamy has been named the new host of Let's Ask America, the daily, half-hour television game show from The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) and produced by Telepictures and paraMedia inc....

2014-07-29 16:22:34

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprague Resources LP ("Sprague") (NYSE: SRLP) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner, Sprague Resources GP LLC, has declared a cash distribution of $0.4275 per unit for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, representing a 3.6% increase over the distribution declared for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business August 8,...

2014-07-29 16:20:51

New Program Offers Guests the Most Delectable Chocolate Experience at Sea SANTA CLARITA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a delectable new partnership with internationally acclaimed master chocolatier and pastry designer Norman Love. "Chocolate Journeys," the line's new onboard chocolate experience will entice guests with an impressive array of onboard chocolate offerings among which are custom-crafted desserts, chocolate and wine pairings, and...

2014-07-29 12:33:17

Minnesota's largest art fair will celebrate its 51st year with giveaways, special performances and talented artists from around the world MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Uptown Art Fair is celebrating its 51(st) year with an exciting lineup of nationally recognized artists, special performances, youth artists, a culinary arts competition and much more, including live transformations of cars into works of art. Minnesota's No. 1 art fair, attended by more than...

2014-07-29 12:32:55

NBC'S OUTRAGEOUS HIT COMEDY IN ONE COLLECTION FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME! UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Primetime Emmy(®) Award-winning series is back for the first time in a complete set containing all nine hilariously groundbreaking seasons of The Office! Complete with awkward silences, workplace faux pas, and of course, Steve Carell starring as Michael Scott, the stupendously clueless regional manager, who despite his frequent myopic shenanigans, leaves a lasting...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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