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2010-05-24 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Texas fell 2.8% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Texas Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Texas lost 34,115 industrial jobs between April 2009 and April 2010, a small loss compared to many states across the nation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) According to earlier...

2010-04-14 06:00:00

LIMA, Ohio, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MetoKote Corporation announced today it has entered into a consulting services agreement with Foxmark International, a management services firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, to assist in expanding the company's coating services with manufacturers based in the Asia-Pacific region. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/METOKOTELOGO ) "We chose Foxmark not only for their successful track record in delivering strategic alliances in Japan but for the...

2010-03-18 12:21:00

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has unveiled its new "UR Choice UR Voice" drug-prevention campaign, a multimedia platform featuring former Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington, nationally renowned motivational speaker Milton Creagh, and Grammy Award winning producer Isaiah "Izzy" Avalia. The core of the campaign is the "UR Choice UR Voice" music video, which uses mainstream music to expose youth to a different, more realistic view...

2009-12-09 14:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded $17.6 million for the purchase of long-lead materials that will be used to convert 15 M1A2 Abrams tanks to M1A2S tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract was awarded to General Dynamics by the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command for the Royal Saudi Land Forces. The contract is an addition to a $58 million 2008 award to...

2009-09-09 14:04:00

DETROIT, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Matthew Cullen, president and chief financial officer of Rock Enterprises; Robert Bobb, emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools; and Andrew Arena, special agent in charge of the FBI's Detroit Division, will be honored by Crime Stoppers of Michigan for helping to make the state a better place to live, work and play. The trio will be honored at Crime Stoppers' annual Recognition Dinner at DTE Energy Headquarters in Detroit on Oct. 13. DTE...

2009-06-18 10:00:00

HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Jose L. Valera has joined the Firm's Houston office, where he will continue his practice in domestic and international energy industry transactions. A native of Peru, Mr. Valera has more than 25 years of legal experience representing oil, gas, and electric energy companies throughout the United States, Central America, South America, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. "Jose's experience...

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2009-05-26 17:10:11

Adriana Lima's publicist said the Brazilian model is pregnant with her first child. Lima and NBA player Marko Jaric married in a private civil ceremony in Jackson Hole, Wyo., last February. Usmagazine.com Tuesday quoted Lima's representative as saying the couple's baby is expected to be born this winter.

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2009-05-11 08:50:30

Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima dressed as a modern-day Cleopatra to unveil her new fragrance and body care collection, Noir, in New York last weekend. Organizers of Saturday's event said in a news release Lima was seen lounging in a decadent boudoir setting on a grand chaise lounge at the Lexington Avenue Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan during the launch of her new product line. Noir was described as an enchanting range of fruity floral products that feature a blend of sparkling...

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2009-02-24 09:14:51

Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima says she married Memphis Grizzlies player Marko Jaric in a private civil ceremony this month in Jackson Hole, Wyo. We are so excited about our future together, Lima told People magazine. And we are really looking forward to a big romantic wedding this summer with all of our friends and family. Lima, 27, met Jaric, a 30-year-old native of Serbia, in 2006 and they were married this past Valentine's Day, People.com said.

2008-08-21 21:00:31

CINCINNATI, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Steven V. Cleaves, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for the Lima Energy Company which is building an ultra clean high tech BTU Conversion facility in Lima, OH. Mr. Cleaves has had a 25 year career with Saudi Aramco including a series of senior finance positions reporting to the CEO, CFO, and Executive Committee. Saudi Aramco is Saudi Arabia's National Oil Company with annual revenues over $350 Billion and 262 Billion Barrels of Oil Equivalent...


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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