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2014-06-27 12:24:30

A National Championship in Soccer helps the Fighting Irish overtake Oregon and Florida MCLEAN, Va., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ACC's new kids on the block have just earned one of the highest honors in college sports - the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The men's athletics program at the University of Notre Dame finished first in the final Capital One Cup men's standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup...

2014-06-26 16:20:46

Company to Provide Support Services to Improve Food Security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia MCLEAN, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the Saudi-American Food security & renewable Energy Company (SAFECO) to provide services including systems engineering and integration, logistical analyses, and program management support....

2014-06-24 08:36:39

MCLEAN, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, has released Version 5 of the Avineonics® Outage Restoration Management Suite (ORMS) software and mobile apps, which improves utility companies' ability to manage storm restoration, damage assessment, and wires down response following severe weather events and other emergencies. Recent years have seen increased severe weather...

2014-06-19 08:25:18

National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded...

2014-06-16 08:32:52

MCLEAN, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Industry Initiative (DII) on Business Ethics and Conduct has named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) CEO Anthony J. Moraco and Chief Ethics Officer Laura K. Kennedy as the organization's new Steering Committee Chair and Working Group Chair, respectively. Moraco and Kennedy succeed Lockheed Martin Corporation's CEO and President Marillyn A. Hewson and Vice President of Ethics and Sustainability Leo S....

2014-06-11 08:22:29

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Brad MacLean to the position of Chief Talent Officer. Mr. MacLean will become a member of the Willbros Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and will report to Earl Collins, President of Willbros Group effective July 1, 2014. As Chief Talent Officer, Mr. MacLean will be responsible for creating and implementing strategies in support of attracting, developing and retaining the best...

2014-06-05 08:25:36

Golfers will receive McLean instruction during a 7-night Mediterranean cruise aboard Celebrity Equinox, with special bonus for the first 50 players to book MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim McLean, founder and president of the #1 golf schools in the world, and cruise event specialist Landry & Kling are proud to announce they have partnered to plan and operate a series of exclusive golf cruise programs - McLean at Sea - beginning in 2015. McLean and his team of world-class...

2014-05-13 08:39:39

MCLEAN, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, today announced that its Indian subsidiary has successfully been appraised at CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI) CMMI-DEV v1.3 (Staged):Maturity Level 3 rating based on the results of a SCAMPI Class A appraisal. The appraisal team was led by SCAMPI Lead Appraiser for Development, who has been authorized to...

2014-04-28 12:28:31

Florida State and Connecticut sit atop the men's and women's standings, respectively, as the race for the Capital One Cup enters the home stretch MCLEAN, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The race for the No. 1 spot in the Capital One Cup standings and a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships is gaining momentum and the leading schools have clearly emerged after a thrilling winter sports season. Today, Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA(®) Corporate...

2014-04-09 16:22:03

Company Sponsorship Honors its Commitment to Providing Support Directly to Warfighters, Civilian Department of Defense Personnel and their Families MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Navy-Air Force Half Marathon and Navy 5 Miler event scheduled for Sept. 14 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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