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2011-07-28 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced a pledge of up to $1 million for the evolving humanitarian crisis in eastern Africa, continuing its history of support to the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) With 2011 classified as the driest year on record in the eastern Horn of Africa, the health, livelihoods and food security of millions of Somalis, Ethiopians and Kenyans are at serious risk. "The need...

2011-07-25 10:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Automotive has appointed Brad Jackson as Director of Communications for its NAFTA Region. Jackson comes to the company with more than 20 years of experience in communications, nearly 15 of which have been spent within the automotive sector. In his new position with Continental, Jackson will join the Marketing and Communications team reporting to Kathryn Blackwell, Vice President Marketing and Communications NAFTA. He will be...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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