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2008-12-29 14:37:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced today that it has reached additional agreements in principle on the basic economic terms of retransmission consent agreements with substantially all of its large cable operators completing to date a total of 27 agreements in principle involving approximately 3.3 million in-market cable subscribers. In addition, the Company has reached numerous agreements in principle with smaller cable...

2008-10-21 09:00:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of a doubling of employer contributions in healthcare costs for families since 2000, small business owners across the country are scrambling to seek ways to offer their employees healthcare that is affordable for workers and for the business. In response to what is becoming a crisis for many small businesses, Huntington National Bank is unveiling Healthcare Tips for a Healthy Business. By lending its expertise to businesses and saving...

2008-10-07 03:00:22

By Beighley, Dan MANUFACTURING: Rocket, satellite maker set to hire local, Boeing engineers Virginia's Orbital Sciences Corp. is looking to tap into Orange County's engineering workforce by opening a Huntington Beach office. The Dulles, Va.-based maker of rockets and satellites wants to hire as many as 40 people in its first year here, and could eventually employ as many as 150. "Huntington Beach is fertile ground for aerospace engineers," said Barron Beneski, a spokesman for the...

2008-10-06 21:00:21

By Bob Kelly ONE of Anne Barths congressional campaign commercials features a picture of President Bush smooching incumbent Shelley Moore Capito on the cheek. In another Barth commercial, a man sets a spell in a rocker beside a young whippersnapper who disparages Capitos ties to Bush. The man holds up a newspaper to conceal his face. It is a scene reminiscent of Tim Taylors neighbor on Tool Time. Then the paper is lowered to reveal none other than Big Daddy, replete in straw hat and...

2008-09-29 03:00:30

By Darst, Paul HUNTINGTON - Since it was founded in 1985, Strictly Business Computer Systems has traveled a long road with a lot of twists and turns. The company that started out providing computing services to small businesses in the Huntington area today does work for one of the world's largest banks, and its products can be found on equipment used by U.S. troops and in orbit, said Strictly Business's President Michael Owens. "We've changed direction a few times," he said. "... We...

2008-09-25 21:00:26

By Rick Steelhammer Allegiant Air, the low-cost carrier that dropped nonstop service between Huntington's Tri-State Airport and Fort Lauderdale at the end of August, announced Wednesday that the service would resume on Nov. 20. In a release announcing resumption of the Fort Lauderdale flights, Allegiant President Maurice G. Gallagher Jr. cited "persistent and persuasive community efforts, stronger than anticipated summer bookings and significant decreases in fuel costs" as the reasons...

2008-09-20 12:00:47

By RY RIVARD Marshall University cancelled classes in Huntington this morning after parts of the campus lost power. Some of the academic buildings and several of the dorms have no electricity. There is still power at the Drinko Library, large portions of Old Main and the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center, which have backup generators, said university spokesman Bill Bissett. An underground cable was spliced and needs to be replaced, said Appalachian Power spokesman Phil Moye....

2008-09-19 03:00:26

By Anonymous COLUMBUS, Ohio - In an online survey of more than 600 students heading to elementary school through 12th grade this fall, Huntington Bank found that 56 percent of students underestimated the cost of buying classroom and extracurricular activity supplies. The survey also found that among high school students: * 23 percent said they didn't know how to write a check * 16 percent said they didn't know how a debit card works * 39 percent said they didn't understand the concept...

2008-09-11 15:00:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Stevenson, known as the "Pacin' Parson" will complete an epic journey spanning 13,000 miles across the United States on Monday, September 15. Mr. Stevenson set out on this incredible feat to create greater awareness of Huntington's Disease (HD), a devastating genetic neurological degenerative illness that affects over 30,000 Americans, with another 250,000 at risk of having the disease -- and to raise funds to support the Huntington's Disease Society of...

2008-09-09 18:00:22

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HUNTINGTON - Tri-State Airport has received $500,000 for its bid to attract nonstop air service to a northeastern U.S. city. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that the western West Virginia airport was one of 16 nationwide to share in grant funds. In its grant application, Tri-State officials say they would like to expand the airport's offerings to Boston, New York, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. Tri-State received a similar grant in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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