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2010-12-06 19:58:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The national propane vehicle conversion and fueling network Alliance AutoGas, together with West Coast regional partner, Blue Star Gas, is pleased to announce the addition of John's Auto Care of Medford, OR to its roster of certified conversion centers. In conjunction with Alliance's on-site fueling for fleets and growing network of public fueling stations, regional certified conversion centers ensure the expanded availability of AutoGas...

2010-11-27 00:00:54

New nine-part video series from The Recovery Place drug and alcohol and drug addiction center shows addiction and its roots and aftermath. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2010 New nine-part video series from The Recovery Place (http://www.therecoveryplace.net) drug and alcohol and drug addiction center shows addiction and its roots and aftermath through Sarah's eyes. By attending client-centered treatment for her addiction, Sarah is now in recovery. Sarah's trauma began in...

2010-08-30 07:30:00

LAURINBURG, N.C., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine locally owned CITGO stations in Robeson and Scotland Counties, North Carolina are supporting the local Red Cross chapter through fundraising efforts and two community blood drives. From Aug. 3 to Sep. 6, these CITGO stations are selling $1 paper blood droplets to raise money for the many community, disaster, military and health assistance programs provided by the local Red Cross chapter. On August 23, nearly 80 people made blood donations at...

2010-08-20 06:35:00

MERIDA, Mexico, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Being retired nowadays can be about more than playing golf or fishing. For John and Janet Luoma it's about remodeling a colonial home in Merida and raising a forest in the southern part of the State of Yucatan in Mexico. The Luomas, from Stillwater, Minnesota, started their adventure in Merida by renovating a colonial home to use for retirement. But John, who grew up on his father's farm and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Latin America, decided he...

2010-08-02 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 429 Records will release "Tribal", the extraordinary new album by Dr. John and the follow up to his Grammy winning 429 Records album, "The City That Care Forgot" (2008). AKA the Night Tripper, the iconic American musician has returned with another spectacular slice of mercurial sounds. Steeped in his trademark melange of rock, funk, jazz, voodoo-inflected r&b and Creole flavor, "Tribal" is a statement that builds upon his already...

2010-02-17 10:32:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly 20 years, John Mitchell has established a track record of developing and implementing successful sales organizations in the workers' compensation industry. Now, as the new Vice President of Sales for Rising Medical Solutions (Rising), John will be putting his strategies to work by mobilizing a high-energy team that will bring quality healthcare management solutions to payers, providers and patients across the nation. (Logo:...

2009-10-05 11:16:59

A man who died in 1976 is the likely culprit behind a mysterious note suggesting a chest of gold coins is buried in Springfield, Ill., an Illinois woman says. Betty Atkinson Ryan of Mason City, Ill., claims the individual who likely left the recently-discovered note about the hidden treasure was former Journal-Register classified advertisement manager John Jay Slaven, the newspaper said Monday. Ryan said Slaven was a practical joker who liked to sign his jokes with the pseudonym Chauncey...

2009-07-29 05:00:00

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- John, a Narconon graduate and Drug Prevention Specialist, like many, did not start out with a drug-free life. Addicted to cocaine as an adolescent and young adult, he fought his own battle with substance abuse that ended with his parents sending him to a Narconon drug rehabilitation program. After successfully completing treatment at Narconon, John decided to give back and underwent drug prevention training to visit schools, church groups and...

2009-02-08 17:18:00

'A Rambunctious And Furious Post-Katrina Polemic' - USA TODAY SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic American musician and unofficial ambassador to New Orleans, the legendary Dr. John (aka Mac Rebennack, Jr.) has won the Grammy Award for "Best Contemporary Blues Album" for his 2008 recording CITY THAT CARE FORGOT. He recently signed to the Savoy Label Group's 429 Records which released the heartfelt homage to his hometown of New Orleans. Described by USA TODAY as "a...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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