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2014-09-16 16:24:55

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Bookaboo, produced by Attraction Images, in collaboration with TFO, was awarded a prix Gémeaux (French Gemini Award) in the Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program or Series: fiction category, during the 29th Gala des prix Gémeaux held yesterday in Montréal. "This recognition highlights as much the quality Attraction Images productions, as the rigorous selection of educational content at TFO. I extend my most heartfelt congratulations to...

2014-09-16 16:24:39

Nightcrawler is Opening Night Film LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that writer/director Jill Soloway (Transparent, Afternoon Delight, United States of Tara, Six Feet Under) will deliver the Filmmaker Keynote address kicking off the Forum on Saturday, October 25. This will be followed the next day by the Executive Keynote...

2014-09-16 16:22:59

Live Webcast Sites Available for Real-Time Viewing of Presentations SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today announced that the company will participate in the Credit Suisse 2014 Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Credit Suisse Auditorium in New York. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at 10:10 a.m. Eastern....

2014-09-16 16:20:46

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2014-09-16 12:36:54

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2014-09-16 12:36:10

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UberConference, the leading teleconferencing and productivity service, announced today that in the last week it has won a Silver Stevie Award for 'Company of the Year in Telecommunications' at the 2014 American Business Awards, as well as the Bronze Prize for 'Best Everyday Utility' at the 2014 User Experience (UX) Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146433 "We are proud to be the recipients in a single week of two such...

2014-09-16 12:35:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Wednesday, Sept. 17. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 11 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website,...

2014-09-16 12:28:19

PBS Prepares For Return Of Major Pledge Special Around 'Angels Sing - Christmas In Ireland' CD & DVD NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, boychoir sensation LIBERA returns to the U.S. for two tours - October 25-November 2 and December 21-24 - in support of their smash hit 'ANGELS SING - CHRISTMAS IN IRELAND' album, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Classical Charts last year. One of the world's most accomplished and acclaimed boy choirs, the London-based group...

2014-09-16 12:28:12

Ken Bunt, President of Disney Music Group, To Be Honored with Humanitarian Award at Family Friendly Event on CBS Back Lot in Studio City, CA LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- T.J. Martell Foundation's 6(th) Annual Family Day Los Angeles, one of the organization's signature events, returns Sunday, November 16 with live music performances by pop/rock group R5, singer/actress Lucy Hale and co-star of the Disney Channel hit show "Girl Meets World" Sabrina...

2014-09-16 12:28:08

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voted a Top Ten travel destination by Texas Highways, New Braunfels is packed with festivals, outdoor recreation, and music, music, music through fall. Come and Taste It with Texas' best winemakers and craft brewers at The Grapevine in the Gruene Historic District. There's Old Gruene Market Days (nearly 100 vendors offering uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods), Yoga and Wine Tasting at Dry Comal Creek...


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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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