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2010-07-15 16:00:00

BOSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Hill Equity Partners IV, L.P. and certain of its affiliates ("Great Hill") today announced that it has received and delivered to Vitacost.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: VITC) ("Vitacost") and its registered agent written consents from more than the requisite majority of the outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost necessary to adopt all three of its proposals in its pending consent solicitation. As a result, following certification of the consents, which is...

2009-10-01 16:09:00

Competitive Swimmer Karen Gaffney to Complete 8-Mile Swim Next Week; Media Invited to 'Ride Along' BOSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress: WHO: Karen Gaffney, an accomplished swimmer/athlete and the first person with Down syndrome to complete a relay swim across the English Channel, completed a 9-mile swim across Lake Tahoe, and multiple competitions across San Francisco Bay. WHAT: In a unique and...

2009-09-04 18:01:05

Holding a child in your lap while going down a playground slide could increase the risk the child will suffer a broken leg, doctors in Mineola, N.Y., warn. Many parents think it is actually safer to hold their toddler while going down a playground slide, but this study may prove otherwise, Dr. John Gaffney, an orthopedic surgeon, said of Winthrop University Hospital's findings. During 11 months of study, doctors at Winthrop found 13.8 percent of tibia fractures in children occurred while...

2009-09-03 10:48:00

Parents are unknowingly putting their young children at risk for leg fractures, says new study ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published this week in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics found a relationship between young children going down a slide on the lap of an adult and tibia fractures. The study, conducted at Winthrop University Hospital, reviewed children with tibia fractures over an eleven month period and found 13.8% of the tibia fractures were...

2009-08-11 10:24:21

Workers at two Chicago Transit Authority facilities have been notified of a colleague's death from Legionnaires' disease, authorities said. Robert Pierce, 37, a transit authority electrician, died Sunday at Edward Hospital in Naperville of pneumonia he developed as a complication of the disease, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Pierce most recently worked at CTA facilities at Midway Airport and at another Southwest Chicago location, CTA spokeswoman Noelle Gaffney said. An estimated 800...

2009-07-21 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Auditude, a leading video ad management platform, today announced that Mike Gaffney has joined the company as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In his role, Gaffney will be responsible for growing Auditude's customer base of publishers, content owners, distributors and their advertising partners who leverage the Auditude Connect platform to more efficiently manage video advertising and improve monetization of their video inventory. Auditude's...

2009-07-16 09:46:00

Frank Gaffney, Matthew Vadum kick off new Accuracy in Media show WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accuracy in Media (AIM), America's original media watchdog group, debuts a new show on Blog Talk Radio today. The news program, called "Take AIM," will be live at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Guest Frank Gaffney, president of the Center for Security Policy, will begin the show with a discussion of national security issues, ranging from Iran to Russia to missile defense. Matthew...

2008-08-26 00:00:26

By Tom Buckham Nicole Kidman is lending her star power to the campaign to save Studio Arena Theatre. Show business Web sites reported Sunday that the film and stage megastar is challenging fellow A-list actors to help her raise money to revive the Main Street regional playhouse, which suspended operations early this year under the weight of a $2.9 million deficit. "We are so thrilled!" exclaimed Kathleen R. Gaffney, Studio Arena artistic director. "This is for real. She's the rallying...

2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 23--Studio Arena Theatre is beginning to show signs of life. Its stage, empty since the lights went down on its co-production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in February, is finally feeling the patter of new feet. Despite all the troubles of the woebegone institution, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this year, the Studio Arena Theatre School's 81st season is in full swing. About 50 students, ranging from first-graders to college...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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