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2011-08-10 15:07:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees announced today that it has helped to raise nearly three quarters of a million dollars this year for two of its charitable partners, Hire Heroes USA and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Hire Heroes is a non-profit organization offering transition assistance, job search assistance and job placement services to those veterans injured or disabled in Operation Iraqi Freedom and...

2011-07-07 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding to enter a strategic partnership with Heroes Village LLC to build quality eco conscious homes for our veterans. The partnership has an initial goal to build approximately two thousand affordable, environmentally friendly and ADA conforming homes throughout the United States. Recently our government has committed to bring approximately 33,000 Veterans...

2011-07-05 00:00:29

Little Space Heroes is a free virtual world for kids from Bubble Gum Interactive, an independent developer of children's virtual worlds and games. (PRWEB) July 04, 2011 The team at Bubble Gum invites kids and parents to create their very own space hero at http://www.littlespaceheroes.com, a new virtual world for kids under 12. By signing up kids can begin training at the Space Heroes Academy, where they will learn to master their jet packs, bubble blasters and starjets and in preparedness...

2011-02-23 17:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetEase.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. William Ding, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NetEase, stated, "We ended 2010 with strong fourth quarter results in both online games and advertising services, delivering solid sequential and year-over-year revenue growth....

2010-12-13 12:21:00

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the glitter settles on this weekend's events and Matt Cardle takes home this years' X Factor Crown, thousands of fans nationwide will be already be missing the sensational buzz of this incredible series. But the journey won't end there. This Christmas, fans can bring the spirit of X-Factor back to their very own living room and take centre stage with X Factor 1 Mic. Available on Wii, XBOX 360 and PS3, this game is the perfect ingredient to any...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Smart Holiday Shoppers Will Take Advantage of Exclusive Yowza!! Deals and Discounts Available Directly on their Mobile Phones; Over 350 Big 5 Sporting Goods Locations Added to Yowza!! in Time for Mobile Weekend Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become synonymous with saving money, but 2010 has been a breakthrough year for mobile coupons. Yowza!!®, the free mobile coupon application co-created by Greg Grunberg (star of new NBC series Love...

2010-11-18 12:04:00

New book by LT COL Oliver North USMC (Ret.), host of War Stories on FOX News Channel, shares untold stories of bravery and patriotism from America's elite soldiers WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Heroes in Special Operations, the new release from LT COL Oliver North USMC (Ret.), debuts on the New York Times Best-Seller list in the competitive Hardcover Nonfiction category. In the book, North, the host of War Stories on FOX News Channel, provides a gripping,...

2010-10-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Most heroes don't get noticed but they inspire people in small and large ways every day. Perhaps there is no place where this is truer than in high schools across the country. So today, SUBWAY®, along with Facebook and Electus, is helping high school students recognize the everyday heroes at their schools. SUBWAY® and Ben Silverman's next generation multimedia studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq:...

2010-09-28 08:41:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actors, models and sports stars will join an international gathering in Ft. Lauderdale Oct. 17 to honor five outstanding individuals from Latin America and the Caribbean who have improved the lives of the most disadvantaged people in their communities, the Pan American Development Foundation announced. www.HeroesoftheHemisphere.org (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • 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.
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