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2014-06-10 08:37:35

NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Gavin Isaacs as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games, succeeding David L. Kennedy effective immediately. Mr. Kennedy will continue to serve as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Isaacs is an accomplished gaming industry executive with more than 15 years of industry leadership experience. Most...

2014-06-10 08:26:46

LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball picks, is proud to announce Byrd, the leading baseball handicapper in baseball betting, hitting 96% winners with 3 unit picks. "In the last 2 baseball seasons our experts have hit over 63% winners. However, one expert has consistently blew out the competition," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Byrd is the best handicapper on our site, and his baseball picks have proven it over...

2014-06-10 04:21:39

Artist and The Queen Latifah Show to promote new simple, affordable nationwide no-annual contract wireless brand ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless announced today it has joined forces with multi-award winning musician, actress and talk show host Queen Latifah and "The Queen Latifah Show," the most popular new daytime talk show this past season, to drive awareness of Cricket's new simple, affordable plans and why it's the smart, savvy choice for...

2014-06-09 23:05:28

Tuesday June 17th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome MTV’s stuntman and star of the well-known Jackass series Steve-O to their groundbreaking speaker series on Tuesday June 17th at 12pm. Steve-O’s on-camera antics with Johnny Knoxville and the Jackass crew have entertained audiences for the past 10 years and counting. In 2006, Steve-O publicly struggled with addiction. He shared these dark days and his struggle...

2014-06-09 23:05:12

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. This popular ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation discount code HEDWIG-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Ticket Down has cut ticket prices for the popular Broadway musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. At the 2014 Tony Awards, Hedwig and the Angry Inch was nominated for a total of 8 awards. It was a good...

2014-06-09 16:23:56

Fan Demand Fuels Melendez' Journey of A Female Comic NYC Encore and Debut Docu-Comedy Slated for Spotlight at Dominican Film Festival in NY NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following very successful weekend openings at AMC Theaters in New York and Los Angeles, Kiki Melendez' Journey of a Female Comic will receive a second limited engagement at AMC Empire 25 in NYC, June 27 to July 3, 2014. The Docu-Comedy is also being showcased at the Dominican Film Festival in New York...

2014-06-09 12:26:36

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1kD4ER4 #BellMediaFellows BANFF, AB, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today from the Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) that Montréal's Jessie Gabe is this year's recipient of the Bell Media National Fellowship Award of Distinction. The Award is part of the Bell Media National Fellowship Program, which encourages professional development in the television industry by enabling emerging creative talent the opportunity to attend one of...

2014-06-09 08:26:28

Sets World on Fire with Epic Surtur Raids SAN MATEO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Marvel Heroes, the free online action RPG based in the Marvel Universe, celebrates one year of incredible updates and additions with the launch of Marvel Heroes 2015. Now available, Marvel Heroes 2015 takes what players loved about Marvel Heroes and immediately expands upon it with even more new content, including the notable additions of: -- Battle of Muspelheim Raid: Finishing up the Asgard...

2014-06-08 23:02:27

“The Skyscraper™ at SKYPLEX™” to Electrify Orlando Skyline in 2016. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 David and Joshua Wallack, the owners of Mango’s Tropical Café Orlando and Mango’s Tropical Café South Beach, today announced plans to develop the world’s tallest roller coaster, The Skyscraper™, and the lavish SKYPLEX™ indoor entertainment complex at International Drive and Sand Lake Road. The Skyscraper at SKYPLEX, the towering coaster to be built not far from...

2014-06-08 16:20:53

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of June 8, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) and International Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical measurement services. As the trusted standard for all studio box office...


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2009-08-20 12:48:29

Dilophosaurus, meaning "two-crested lizard", was a theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period (Pliensbachian stage). It was first described 1954, but it did not recieve its current genus name until years later. It is one of the earliest known theropods, and one of the least understood as well. It was discovered by Sam Welles in the summer of 1942 and brought to Berkeley for cleaning and mounting. It was given the name Megalosaurus wetherilli. Welles returned to the dig site about ten...

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2007-10-23 13:50:58

The Norway Lemming or Norwegian Lemming (Lemmus lemmus), is a common species of lemming found in northern Scandinavia and adjacent areas of Russia. It is the only vertebrate species endemic to the region. The Norway lemming dwells in tundra and fells, and prefers to live near water. Adults feed primarily on sedges, grasses and moss. They are active at both day and night, alternating naps with periods of activity. They are also migratory. In typical years, the Norway Lemming spends the...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.