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2011-09-19 07:00:00

Former Mormon missionary turned entrepreneur launches Orgy.com. This revolutionary website is designed to permanently change the way people think about group sex and swinging. Site visitors can use free tools to safely and responsibly research safe sex, find STI testing resources in their area, read informative blogs, participate in discussion forums, create a personal profile, connect with other members and host their own events. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Former...

2011-07-18 07:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today posthumously presented its Gold Star Medal to William Henderson Foote, the first African American federal law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Foote, who served as a post-Reconstruction Era deputy collector with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), an ATF legacy agency, was honored during the annual conference of the...

2009-05-07 13:29:05

The Detroit Lions have signed free-agent linebacker Larry Foote to a one-year contract, days after his unexpected release by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 28-year-old Foote, a Detroit native, was a fourth-round pick by Pittsburgh in the 2002 NFL Draft out of Michigan. He was was not an immediate starter on the Steelers' vaunted defense but improved enough to play in 80 consecutive games in the past five seasons, including two Super Bowl victories. Foote joins a Detroit team that hit rock...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

An all-star ensemble is headed by Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson, Amber Tamblyn and Orlando Bloom DURHAM, N.C., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The film production of Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner Horton Foote's final screenplay, "Main Street", began in Durham, North Carolina on April 6th starring Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson, Amber Tamblyn and Orlando Bloom, with Andrew McCarthy, Tom Wopat, Margo Martindale and Victoria Clark heading the supporting cast....

2009-03-04 19:14:39

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter Horton Foote died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn. He was 92. The Hartford Courant said the Texas native died while staying with his daughter, actress Hallie Foote, who is appearing in the Hartford Stage production of To Kill A Mockingbird. Hallie's father penned the Oscar-winning script for the 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee's novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. Horton Foote also won an Oscar for his screenplay for the 1983 movie Tender...

2008-11-24 17:59:53

The National Hockey League suspended Los Angeles Kings forward John Zeiler for three games Monday for action during Saturday's loss to Colorado. Zeiler, 26, was assessed a major penalty for boarding and game misconduct for hitting Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote at the 6:51 mark of the second period. Foote skated into the right corner of his zone for the puck and was hit from behind by Zeiler, who was appearing in just his second game of the season. Foote's neck bent awkwardly where the glass...

2005-06-28 20:04:18

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Shelby Foote, a novelist and U.S. CivilWar scholar who lent his dulcet-toned narration to a populartelevised documentary of the bloody 19th Century conflict, hasdied, his family said on Tuesday. The 88-year-old writer died of undisclosed causes inMemphis, Tennessee, where he lived with his third wife, Gwyn. Born in the Delta Mississippi town of Greenville on Nov. 7,1916, Foote was a reluctant student in school but a lover ofbooks and the South who struck up a lifelong...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.