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2010-04-23 13:03:00

Mr. Segerstrom, Developer of South Coast Plaza and Founding Chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center/the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Arts Philanthropy NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Hall announced today that Henry T. Segerstrom -- Developer of South Coast Plaza and Founding Chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center/the Segerstrom Center for the Arts -- will receive the Carnegie Hall Medal of...

2010-03-16 13:40:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Ambassador Tony P. Hall, former U.S. Ambassador to Rome and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will be the keynote speaker at the 50th Anniversary Minnesota Prayer Breakfast at 7 a.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Saint Paul's RiverCentre. Music for this historic Minnesota Prayer Breakfast will be performed by Sounds of Blackness, a Grammy award winning group. Also performing will...

2010-01-20 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The engineer's use of a cell phone has been widely publicized in connection with the head on collision between a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train in Chatsworth, Calif., in September 2008. Jim Hall, who served as Chairman of the NTSB from 1994 to 2001, expressed concern that focusing too much attention on the cell phone issue may detract from the real lesson to be learned from the Chatsworth collision. Hall believes that...

2009-11-18 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seward Square Group, a new and innovative government relations firm in Washington, today proudly announces the appointment of James E. Hall as Of Counsel. As former Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, Mr. Hall brings highly valued expertise and strategic guidance in global transportation and infrastructure issues to bear on client solutions. "We are greatly honored to have Chairman Hall, a dedicated public servant and...

2009-04-16 16:01:00

LOS ANGELES, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Rondor Music Publishing has promoted Kevin Hall to Senior Vice President, Urban Music. The appointment was announced by Lance Freed, President of the company. Mr. Hall is based in Los Angeles and reports to Mr. Freed. In this expanded role, Hall will continue to work closely with songwriters, signing new writers/artists/producers and pitching for television and film opportunities. He will also extend the reach of the Urban Music department by adding...

2009-01-27 09:00:00

Guest Line Up Includes Celebrities, Top Stylists and LA's Hottest Fashion Insiders LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopflick (www.shopflick.com), the leading online video/e-commerce marketplace for emerging designers and unique finds, today announced the launch of its new signature online video series: "The Hall of Style with Davida Hall." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090127/LA63053LOGO) The Show, hosted by fashion expert Davida Hall, offers a fast and opinionated...

2009-01-22 10:25:55

Researchers believe that local online forums could play a key role in helping new mothers to share experiences and concerns, according to a study published in the January issue of the UK-based Journal of Advanced Nursing. Professor Wendy Hall from the University of British Columbia and Assistant Professor Valerie Irvine from the University of Victoria, Canada, studied online communication threads between a group of 40 women, who had all given birth in the same year and joined a local forum...

2008-11-06 18:00:12

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- We all can "clean up our acts" a bit and AddressTheMess, an environmental initiative from COMEDY CENTRAL, invites all New Yorkers to "Scrap Your Crap!" and save the planet by bringing outdated or unwanted consumer electronics, including computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, printers, fax machines, televisions, VCRs, stereos, cell phones and home and office phones to the AddressTheMess Electronics Recycling Event in Union Square on Sunday,...

2008-09-30 15:00:36

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Out of the Blue Entertainment announced today that the company will develop a film project based on author Judith L. Pearson's second book, The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy. The book is based on the story of Virginia Hall, an American woman whose remarkable activities as a spy in World War II France had never been told. Because of Virginia Hall's courage and tenacity in foiling the Nazi war machine,...

2008-08-14 21:00:20

By Jonathan Devin Ron Hall's face still lights up when he comes across an album with his favorite song, "Gloria," on it. "It's the best song ever written," said Hall, 58, a longtime collector and seller of vinyl records. "The band Them did it with Van Morrison singing in '66; that was really good. Then Jimi Hendrix did a version of it. Now everyone's done it." Even though an entire generation born in the late 1970s and '80s grew up with nothing but CDs, Hall cautions those who claim vinyl...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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