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2014-04-17 12:30:50

TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Only a week remains to reserve seats for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk Covering the Oil Patch at the Calgary Petroleum Club on April 24. In an age when the words "tar" and "oil" applied to "sands" can delineate opposing sides; when "Keystone" elicits every emotion except indifference; when a proud province becomes a global petro power and citizens debate the legacy of Big Oil, how do journalists balance coverage of the oil patch in...

2014-04-17 12:29:23

The producers of Viewpoints Industry TV make a major donation to a local charitable organization. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Viewpoints Industry are proud to announce they made a major donation to First Priority of South Florida. The non-profit organization is a group which gives middle and high school children the opportunity to gather and share their faith. As leaders in the community, the award-winning producers of the South...

2014-04-17 12:28:54

Freeman pens thoughtful notes that share her victories as an overcomer MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Laurie Freeman's new book, Tenacious Hope: Help From My Healing Journey To Yours ($12.99, paperback, 9781628399929; $21.99, hardcover, 9781628399936; $6.99, e-book, 9781628399943) answers practical, every day questions that affect women with severe health issues. The author writes in a conversational tone, and lets her readers know that they are not alone....

2014-04-17 12:27:45

MIAMI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's favorite faith-and-family channel, will partner on Good Friday, April 18th, in an "End Gun Violence" outreach in Miami, led by former NFL football player Charles Jackson, founder of the Making of a Champion youth program, which mentors fatherless boys and disadvantaged youth, helping them to reach their God-given potential....

2014-04-17 12:27:09

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Software Defined Radios Market (Defense, Commercial & Homeland Security) - Forecast Analysis to 2014 - 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/software_defined_radios_market_defense_commercial_homeland_security_forecast_analysis_2014_2020.htmlThe report provides information about the application of SDRs in defense, commercial, and homeland security segment....

2014-04-17 12:26:48

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnier Haircolor is pleased to announce that Blanca Soto is its newest spokesperson. A former top model, Blanca is a successful actress from Mexico who is known for her roles in Eva Luna, El Talisman and Porque el amor manda. Winner of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival's "Best Actress Award in a Short Film," Blanca has been featured in more than 100 top international magazines including Maxim as one of the "Top...

2014-04-17 12:26:43

AXS TV's Live Coverage Begins April 25 at 4pE/1pP and April 26 at 2pE/11aP Including Both Men's and Women's Races LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV is live broadcasting Indiana University's famed LITTLE 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, for the twelfth consecutive year. The exclusive coverage of this unique sporting event takes place over two days live from Bloomington, Ind. on Friday, April 25 at 4pE/1pP for the women's race and Saturday,...

2014-04-17 12:26:42

CINCINNATI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report first-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, May 9. A telephone conference call with members of the company's senior management team will follow at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Scripps will offer a live webcast of the conference call. To access the webcast, visit http://www.scripps.com/ and click on "investor information". The webcast link can be found at the...

2014-04-17 12:26:39

MIAMI BEACH, FL, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cre8tive Works, Inc. ("Cre8tive") (OTCPINK:FILM) today announces that Cre8tive Works has been named Executive Producer of the independent film "The Fool". "The Fool" is a Mischief Film Production by Max Hannam. Plagued by a dull life and endless nightmares, Sam finds himself on the run from the law. What did he do exactly? He doesn't know but he is determined to find out. Along the way he meets a woman named Jacky, causing a flicker...

2014-04-17 12:26:24

WASHINGTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In 1749, a teenaged surveyor "laid off a town" on the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The 17 year old was working for Lord Fairfax, then Proprietor of much of The Olde Dominion. The village he surveyed has not changed all that much in the ensuing 255 years. But even with an official population of only 134 citizens, the tiny little town in the hills has a whole lot to brag about. For the teenager's...


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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...

Mongolian death worm
2013-11-27 09:51:18

The Mongolian death worm is a cryptid that is claimed to inhabit the Gobi Desert. It lives underground in hibernation except for the months of June and July. It will surface from its underground habitat when it rains and soaks the ground. It is alleged to kill its prey from a distance. It either sprays an acidic venom that dissolves anything it touches, or by an electrical discharge. According to legend, touching the worm will cause severe pain or instant death. Locals have claimed that...

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