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2014-10-30 16:23:54

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the general partner of NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) today declared a quarterly distribution of $0.1875 per common unit (corresponding to an annualized rate of $0.75 per common unit) to the unitholders of NextEra Energy Partners, LP. The distribution is payable on Nov. 14, 2014, to unitholders of record on Nov. 5, 2014. This is the first regular quarterly distribution to unitholders of NextEra Energy...

2014-10-30 16:21:15

DETROIT, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Chevrolet Colorado films playfully showcase the many benefits to owning a truck -- #TechnologyAndStuff Can a truck make you more appealing? Chevrolet's new "You Know You Want a Truck" web videos suggest that perhaps it can, if the truck is the all-new midsize Chevrolet Colorado, which comes standard with a lot of "technology and stuff." The trio of videos, available on Chevrolet's YouTube channel, suggest that owning a truck might...

2014-10-30 12:31:34

BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lavallee Brensinger Architects in partnership with the Hard Rock Cafe participated in the 2014 Boston CANstruction competition to fight hunger, donating 2,640 cans of food to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. Sixteen Boston firms competed in CANstruction's "Pop Culture" design/build this year, using a broad array of canned foods to construct giant displays of public art. The Lavallee Brensinger team constructed: -- 10 foot Les Paul & Hard Rock...

2014-10-30 12:27:10

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PANDORA Jewelry announced today a partnership with national football correspondent and analyst Anita Marks. A former professional women's football player, Marks is the host of "The Anita Marks Show" on NBC Sports Radio, as well as a sports analyst/commentator for CBS Sports and The Bleacher Report, and a member of the New York Giants broadcast team. Known as one of the best quarterbacks to have ever played women's professional...

2014-10-30 12:27:07

- "Project Latte" to feature best-in-class programming from Hollywood and around the world - - HBO's seminal library including THE SOPRANOS, THE WIRE, and SEX AND THE CITY is first exclusive content confirmed for Canada's premium streaming service - - New subscription on-demand service to deliver more than 10,000 hours of quality TV content - Tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1wJKYPC #project_latte Join the Hubub for this announcement: https://www.hubub.com/264026 TORONTO,...

2014-10-30 12:26:56

Eight commercial-free channels featuring a wide collection of holiday music NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced its holiday music lineup featuring eight commercial-free channels celebrating the festive season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO SiriusXM's holiday music channels will offer listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, country Christmas classics, contemporary holiday tunes, soul...

2014-10-30 12:26:46

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National, the nation's largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is publicly denouncing the recent comments made by Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press. In a recent discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cable program, Todd specifically referred to the New York 11(th) District Congressional race between Michael Grimm and Domenic Recchia as "...a fight between mob families." Both Recchia and Grimm are of...

2014-10-30 12:26:38

DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas non-profit Fotolanthropy announces a benefit & screening at the Majestic Theatre to honor quadruple amputee and American hero, SSG Travis Mills, DFW Veterans, and gold star families at the final red-carpet screening of award-winning documentary Travis: A Soldier's Story. Veterans Day Promo: http://vimeo.com/93517069 Official Trailer: http://vimeo.com/107721019 What: Veterans Day red carpet benefit & screening of...

2014-10-30 12:26:27

Reward Stars can be redeemed December 8th, 2014 ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet radio and digital broadcast platform provider StationDigital Corporation (OTCQB: SDIG) today announced that its innovative webstore will open to consumers on December 8th. Arriving in time for the upcoming holiday season, the StationDigital webstore is ready for its users to cash in their rewards. Unique to StationDigital, is the rewards program that awards stars for active listening...

2014-10-30 12:26:12

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) BeFit Channel, the one-stop shop for free, high quality fitness programming on YouTube, is partnering with leading nutritional supplement company Top Secret Nutrition to develop a line of BeFit branded nutritional supplements, it was announced today by Lionsgate SVP of Marketing and BeFit General Manager Kajsa Vikman and Tom Richardson, CEO of Top Secret Nutrition....


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Liverpool Pigeon, Caloenas maculata
2014-09-10 10:48:08

The Liverpool Pigeon or the Spotted Green Pigeon (Caloenas maculata) is a presumed extinct pigeon species of unknown provenance. Currently, it is only known from a single specimen reposited in the World Museum of the National Museums Liverpool; this specimen is presumed to have been collected from French Polynesia sometime between 1783 and 1823. The Liverpool Pigeon was initially mentioned in the work A General Synopsis of Birds by John Latham and scientifically named by Johann Friedrich...

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...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.