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2008-07-14 09:00:43

TouchTunes Corporation, the largest out-of-home interactive entertainment network, has announced an exclusive promotion with award-winning Columbia Nashville recording artist Miranda Lambert. Beginning today, TouchTunes will feature the "Miranda Lambert Autographed Guitar Giveaway" on 10,000 jukeboxes nationwide. Users will be able to enter for a chance to win an Epiphone guitar autographed by Miranda herself by entering their email addresses on the TouchTunes screen at any participating...

2008-07-07 12:00:42

By Dan Heath, Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 5--PLATTSBURGH -- Soaring heating-oil and kerosene prices have some people shivering with worry well before winter's arrival. Dave Curry of Peru said he purchased 500 gallons of heating oil from Church Oil at $2.59 a gallon in August 2007. When the company put the last of that oil in his tank in April, he was charged $3.90 a gallon for the last 10.2 gallons used to fill his tank. Curry said that if heating oil rises to $5 a...

2008-06-28 18:02:27

Nepalese government officials were unable to reach an agreement Saturday with the Nepal Petroleum Dealers Association, news media says. The Web site eKantiput reported the two sides failed to break through the impasse regarding an ongoing dispute over the irregular supply of petroleum products. The talks during the last few days included demands from the dealers for increased commissions, government officials said. The talks did not include any demands for increased petroleum imports or...

2008-06-25 06:03:16

Text of report by Sri Lankan-based independent Maldivian Minivan News website on 25 June [by Judith Evans in Male] 24 June: The State Trading Organization (STO) has raised diesel prices from Rf 15.50 (US $1.21) to RF 17.50 (US $1.37) per litre and petrol prices from Rf 13.25 (US $1.03) to Rf 15.25 (US $1.19), in the second major fuel price hike in under two months. The STO, an almost entirely government-owned company which imports 80 per cent of the country's oil, has also raised...

2008-06-20 06:00:35

China joined other Asian nations in raising its subsidized domestic prices of gasoline, diesel oil, aviation kerosene and electricity. The new prices, effective Friday, were announced by the National Development and Reform Commission, the nation's top economic planner, saying the price adjustment was needed to ensure supplies by diminishing the gap between continuously rising international crude prices and state-set domestic oil prices, Xinhua reported. Diesel prices went up 18 percent to...

2008-06-19 12:00:21

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Urgent": "China To Raise Prices of Refined Oil, Electricity"] BEIJING, June 19 (Xinhua) - China will raise the prices of gasoline, diesel oil, aviation kerosene and electricity, while maintaining the prices of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas, China's top economic planner announced Thursday night [19 June]. Beginning 20 June, gasoline and diesel oil prices will be marked up by 1,000...


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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