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2010-10-26 12:17:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melanie Kirkpatrick, former Deputy Editor and Associate Editor of the editorial page at the Wall Street Journal, has been named a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. "Melanie Kirkpatrick is an extraordinary writer and commentator," says Hudson President and CEO Kenneth Weinstein. "My colleagues and I look forward to benefiting from her expertise and scholarship." At the Wall Street Journal, she was Deputy Editor of the editorial page from...

2010-09-14 08:12:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College Foundation of North Carolina is pleased to announce a major update to its website at CFNC.org. Besides a fresh new look, the site provides easier navigation and additional tools to help North Carolina students and families plan, apply and pay for college. The new version of CFNC.org features: Easier access to over 2,400 career profiles along with interest, personality, and learning style inventories; Role-based navigation for...

2010-09-09 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Coors Light, the official beer of NASCAR®, is welcoming a new member to its racing family as it unveils Rachel Rupert as the first-ever Miss Coors Light. Kicking off her reign at the Loudon race September 19, Rachel will represent Coors Light at track and in race markets for the 2010 "Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup(TM)" races and then return for the full 2011 NASCAR season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100909/CG62196)...

2010-09-02 11:01:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard M. DeVos will receive Acton Institute's Faith and Freedom Award in October for his remarkable accomplishments in business, American cultural life and philanthropy. Rev. Robert A. Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton Institute, cited DeVos for his "decades-long exemplary leadership in business, his dedication to the promotion of liberty, his courage in maintaining and defending the free and virtuous society, and his...

2010-08-31 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to take those Madden NFL video game skills you've honed with your buddies and put them on display for all to see. Thanks to a promotion with EA SPORTS(TM), a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS), "The World's Most Refreshing Beer" is giving legal-drinking-age consumers the opportunity to showcase their video game talents in bars and restaurants across the country this fall. In addition to the national promotion, each market will plan a...

2010-08-17 11:00:00

Policy Agenda Would Curb Federal Spending, Spur Job Creation WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Heritage Foundation today released "Solutions for America," a comprehensive policy agenda addressing the nation's most pressing and ingrained problems. Compiled by experts at Heritage, the leading conservative think tank, the guidebook outlines critical challenges on 23 policy fronts and makes 128 specific recommendations for Congress to confront and overcome these obstacles....

2010-08-04 14:44:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for vendor-furnished information systems and professional services will increase from $52.8 billion in 2010 to 61.5 billion in 2015, according to State and Local Information Technology Market, 2010-2015, a new report from INPUT. This annual forecast illustrates that IT spending will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1 percent, which brings in a fresh infusion of $8.7 billion into the State and Local market. As cities and...

2010-06-28 10:40:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- CoorsTek, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of technical ceramic and specialty material components, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the Advanced Ceramics business of Saint-Gobain with facilities in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia. Under the agreement, CoorsTek will acquire the Advanced Ceramics business held by Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, a leading global supplier of materials and components...

2010-06-24 06:15:00

Master of ceremonies, Doug E. Fresh, celebrity judges and the public will select the winner CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Coors Light®, "The World's Most Refreshing Beer," and the official beer sponsor for the 16th Annual ESSENCE Music Festival®, today announced the 2010 Ice Cold DJ Spin Off contest's four semifinalists after an intense talent search. The finalists, DJ Lil' Mic (Baltimore/DC), DJ Bruckup (Atlanta), DJ Rob Fresh (New Orleans) and DJ...

2010-06-09 13:00:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Lite is unveiling limited-edition packaging to celebrate the summer of soccer as fans prepare for South Africa 2010. The packaging, available now through August, is part of the brand's ongoing commitment to giving soccer fans a way to live their passion for the sport, from the team colors they wear to the beer they drink. The commemorative packaging is centered on 8-ounce cans of Miller Lite that feature laser-etched designs of globally renowned...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.