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2014-04-08 08:21:19

TACOMA, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. and American Relocation Services, a division of American Fast Freight, Inc., are expanding and will be opening their newest and largest freestanding cargo terminal in all of Kodiak Island on May 2(nd), 2014. The American Fast Freight Kodiak Terminal is a 6000 square foot terminal built 2 miles from the Port of Kodiak and has direct and easy access for deliveries via 40 foot containers, flat racks and temperature...

2010-10-14 07:48:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that their CEO, Ron Unger, has been selected as one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) 40 Under 40 recipients. The Native American 40 Under 40 Award honors young business leaders who have demonstrated significant professional achievement and tremendous community involvement. To qualify for the award, individuals...

2009-07-17 07:15:00

LARSEN BAY, Alaska, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kodiak Legends Lodge, Alaska's premier fishing, hunting and wildlife-viewing lodge, is proud to announce the official re-opening of the lodge after significant renovation and rebranding. The lodge enhanced its facilities in the off-season, including the purchase of a Beaver float plane, a new saltwater fishing boat, a new Executive Chef, and improvements to lodge guestrooms. "Our family bought this lodge because we've never encountered a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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