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2011-08-10 14:24:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You probably noticed an increase in your water bill this month. During peak water use, usually in late July or early August, the average American uses about four times as much water than they do the rest of the year. From taking more frequent showers to watering the lawn to even washing additional loads of laundry -- it all adds up. "Aside from watering your lawn later in the day, there are many other summer water-saving tips that many people...

2010-08-24 12:39:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With the kickoff of their new season set for tomorrow, Ghost Hunters and real life Roto-Rooter Plumbers Grant Wilson and Jason Hawes are celebrating with the reissue of "Chilling Tales from the Porcelain Seat." The fun, quick read bathroom book shares fun, interesting, creepy yet true tales of plumbing horrors and hilarity. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100824/CL54393 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100824/CL54393 ) "It...

2010-04-21 16:01:00

CINCINNATI, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day, Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Drain Service aims to take water and energy conservation mainstream with its new green plumbing program, aptly named ROTOGreen. Water and sewer rates are going up everywhere as municipalities deal with scarce resources and crumbling sewer systems. They have no choice but to raise water and sewer rates, which in turn put a strain on homeowners and businesses that are trying to contain costs. In light...

2010-02-16 07:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Roto-Rooter, the largest provider of plumbing services in North America, needed to more quickly and efficiently route customer calls to its call centers. An innovative IP call-forwarding solution from Verizon Business helps Roto-Rooter provide outstanding service to its customers. Under a new three-year contract, Verizon Business is enabling the Cincinnati-based company to manage incoming calls dialed to local telephone numbers, using the same...

2009-06-25 11:35:00

Chilling Tales from the Porcelain Seat Available CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Roto-Rooter, America's largest plumbing and drain cleaning service provider, has unveiled its latest creation to bring joy and relief to bathroom users everywhere. Chilling Tales from the Porcelain Seat is a vignette-style bathroom reader featuring real life Roto-Rooter plumbers and SciFi channel's Ghost Hunters Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson. Chilling Tales from the Porcelain Seat features strange but true...

2009-04-15 09:23:00

Roto-Rooter on the Lookout for Strange, Weird and True Plumbing Tales CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Top plumbing and drain cleaning service provider Roto-Rooter is looking for the strangest, wackiest, scariest and just downright oddest plumbing stories for their new bathroom reader. The book, designed to be a quirky, vignette style quick read will include commentary from Ghost Hunters stars Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson - real life Roto-Rooter plumbers - along with some practical...

2009-03-16 04:00:00

Greater Cincinnati's Largest Public Relations Firm to Implement National Initiatives CINCINNATI, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials at Roto-Rooter and Eisen Marketing Group today announced that Greater Cincinnati based EMG has been named Agency of Record for the leading commercial and residential plumbing and drain service organization. EMG will be developing and implementing a series of comprehensive nationwide publicity and public relations initiatives for the Cincinnati-based plumbing...

2009-02-12 12:08:00

Argues That Separating The Unrelated Divisions Could Lead To Potential Value Creation Of 40-75% And Dismisses Management's Arguments Against Tax-Free Spin-Off NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MMI Investments, L.P., one of the largest stockholders of Chemed Corporation (NYSE: CHE), announced today that it has sent a letter to the Board of Directors of Chemed in which MMI argues that the combination of Roto-Rooter under the same corporate umbrella as Vitas makes little strategic and economic...

2008-07-28 15:00:00

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio It was Roto-Rooter to the rescue for an unlucky black kitten that got stuck in an outdoor drainage pipe near Cleveland. The plumbing and drain service was called in Friday by workers at a firm in suburban Brecksville that provides health care billing services. Someone had noticed the little cat down a pipe in the ground outside the business, but various agencies that were contacted first were unable to come and help. A Roto-Rooter crew used a drain snake equipped with a...


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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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