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2008-09-08 00:00:12

.FOX Networks, the leading international ad network operated by Fox International Channels, today announced the appointment of Daija Arias as online regional ad sales director for the New England and central U.S. territories. Arias brings more than 20 years' experience in advertising sales to her position at .FOX Networks and is an expert in the U.S. Hispanic (USH) market. In her new role at .FOX Networks, Arias will provide strategic direction for the .FOX sales team and lead media sales...

2008-08-27 12:00:55

Two class action lawsuits filed on behalf of residents of Cameron, Mo., allege an area plant caused a sudden outbreak of brain tumors among residents. Attorney Grant L. Davis alleged in the lawsuits filed against unnamed companies that arsenic and lead found at the Rockwood Industries plant were likely to blame for the growing number of brain tumor diagnoses among the town's citizens, KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Mo., reported Wednesday. "The people who are responsible for illegally dumping...

2008-08-14 00:00:29

By Deborah Orr Last Night's TV FLYING: CONFESSIONS OF A FREE WOMAN BBC4 WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? BBC1 Until she was about 42, Jennifer Fox had believed that she was living exactly the life that she'd wanted. Based in New York, surrounded by a network of close friends, she had felt happy working as a documentary film-maker and lecturer on film-making, travelling and working all over the world. Then her great friend Pat had been diagnosed with a brain tumour, and suddenly Fox twigged...

2008-08-13 06:00:33

Fox Head, Inc., an international leader in the youth lifestyle clothing market, and Loop'd Network(TM), the leading social network for action sports and youth culture, today launched the Fox Brigade community at www.foxbrigade.com. Expanding the power of the Fox brand online, the Fox Brigade will be a hub for members to engage and interact around four major community drivers; Athlete Sponsorship, Exclusive Content, Special Offers - from contests to member only events, and Direct Access to Fox...

2008-08-01 18:00:23

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ice Capades(TM) makes its triumphant return to Lake Placid, NY on August 16th 2008. The all-new Ice Capades is a reinvention of a treasured brand, paying homage to the legendary troupe of Olympians, jugglers, clowns, comedians, barrel jumpers, and chorus girls -- plus many new surprises. JoJo Starbuck, two-time Olympian and three-time U.S. champion has signed on as Artistic Director for the new Ice Capades. Ice Capades(TM) has an amazing and...

2008-07-30 00:00:20

CHICAGO _ Bennigan's, which helped to invent the suburban tavern-themed dining craze more than 30 years ago, abruptly closed dozens of stores Tuesday and filed for bankruptcy, a casualty of a brutal economy that has wracked the restaurant industry. Bennigan's shuttered its roughly 150 company-owned stores, though its franchisee-owned outlets will remain open. The closed stores are likely to stay that way: Bennigan's and its sister chain Steak & Ale filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, meaning...

2008-07-29 18:00:22

By Boston Herald Jul. 29--Bennigan's is down to a single restaurant in Massachusetts following a bankruptcy filing by its parent company. The company abruptly closed its Boston restaurant, an Irish-themed tavern located at 191 Stuart St. in the city's theater district, this morning. The Bennigan's in Peabody had closed several weeks ago, according to city officials there. That leaves a franchisee-owned Bennigan's in Lenox. An employee who answered the phone there said the Lenox...

2008-07-29 15:00:06

By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 29--Two Bennigan's restaurants and a Steak & Ale in the Twin Cities, serving customers for more than 20 years, were abruptly closed this morning as the parent company filed for bankruptcy and closed its outlets across the country. The franchise-owned Bennigan's in Coon Rapids is still open. Managers at the Steak & Ale in Bloomington and at the two corporate-owned Bennigan's in Bloomington and St. Louis Park got the word today....

2008-07-16 21:00:19

By Ted Cox The writers' strike is over, but viewers can't escape "American Gladiator" or the new winter edition of "Big Brother" just yet. The wheels of the entertainment industry turn slowly sometimes, and it's going to take TV shows a while to get going and back up to speed. Comedies like CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" figure to return more quickly than dramas like ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," and some shows may not return at all this season after the episodes that have already been shot air;...

2008-07-15 09:00:56

Utah's Fox Network affiliate, KSTU Fox 13, has changed ownership, following the completion Monday of a $1.1 billion, eight-station purchase agreement by Oak Hill Capital Partners. The private equity firm bought the eight Fox television stations from News Corp. The other stations are in Denver; St. Louis; Birmingham, Ala.; Kansas City, Mo.; Greensboro, N.C.; Milwaukee; and Cleveland. The Fox stations will be managed by senior executives of Local TV LLC, a television group that Oak Hill...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.