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2011-02-15 10:00:00

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkey Hill Dairy last fall announced an opportunity for fans to create a design to transform one of the company's most iconic symbols - its 13-foot-tall traveling Giant Cow. The entries have been narrowed to five finalists, and now the Dairy is asking fans to go to turkeyhill.com/giantcowmakeover and vote for their favorite design. The design with the most votes will be named the grand prize winner, and the design will be featured on...

2011-02-14 08:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a dream come true for the "kid" in all of us - pizza and a video game, together inside the same box! Totino's announced today an exclusive promotion with the Kroger Family of Stores, allowing consumers to use their Totino's pizza box to play an exciting and challenging augmented-reality video game starring Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer. The game will be prominently displayed on specially marked Totino's boxes sold exclusively at the Kroger...

2011-02-11 00:00:40

Breast Assured Foundation's 2011 Spirit Of Service Awards for Community Service presented to Fry's Food Stores for providing free mammograms to 40 women. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Breast Assured Foundation is proud to announce that Fry's Food Stores is the January 2011 "Spirit Of Service" award recipient for their dedication to serving the needs of Tucson's women by sponsoring mammography screenings at no cost to 40 women in need. About Fry's Food Stores Fry's Food Stores is...

2011-02-09 16:10:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News America Marketing announced today it has settled the lawsuit brought against it by Insignia Systems, Inc. Under the terms of the settlement, which includes no admission of liability, News America Marketing will pay Insignia $125 million. In addition, Insignia will pay News America Marketing $4 million in relation to a 10-year exclusive business agreement between the companies. Insignia has dismissed its suit against News America Marketing with...

2011-02-08 16:01:00

DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 12, 2011, Kroger grocery stores will hold special events at six Detroit locations to celebrate the debut of Red Prince apples in their 35 Detroit stores. Red Prince is a premium apple variety brought to Kroger stores by the variety's exclusive U.S. distributor, Riveridge Produce Marketing, Inc. The community is invited to this public event for free samples of the Red Prince apple and an opportunity to meet the "Prince" - a medieval-clad...

2011-01-31 14:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support pediatric research, treatment and educational programs at the City of Hope. Ralphs customers and team members can support the City of Hope's pediatric cancer "Kids 4 Hope" program through the supermarket chain's nonprofit arm, The Ralphs Fund, by donating their spare change in collection canisters located at the checkstands in their neighborhood Ralphs supermarket....

2011-01-20 14:29:00

DETROIT, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center and Kroger are teaming up to promote prostate cancer awareness and early detection with free prostate cancer screening tests from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Kroger store at 8920 Eight Mile Road in Ferndale. The event also includes free giveaways and prizes. One in six men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 217,000 men were diagnosed...

2011-01-10 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN), comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), and dunnhumbyUSA today announced a groundbreaking initiative to help consumer packaged goods (CPG) marketers better understand the link between consumers' usage of brand websites and their in-store brand buying behavior. The results of the study will help CPG brand managers understand how to increase the value from their digital marketing expenditures. The research is being conducted with the...

2010-12-28 13:54:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry lovers in Oregon have an extra incentive to cheer for the Ducks during the January 10, 2011 Bowl Championship Series game. The Oregon-based jeweler will offer a percentage off regular priced jewelry on January 11 that is equal to the amount of points that Oregon Ducks win by, up to 50 percent off. For example, if the Ducks win over Auburn by 20 points, then 20% off on Jan 11. "Although now you can find Fred Meyer Jewelers in 36...

2010-12-09 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today announced an innovative partnership that will bring free flu shots to thousands of eligible individuals. Beginning today, Kroger is making free flu shot vouchers available to The Salvation Army and to Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger relief organization. Uninsured or underinsured shoppers in areas with a Kroger or a Kroger banner pharmacy such as City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Fred Meyer,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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