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2009-05-13 09:49:00

NEWBURGH, N.Y., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Saint Mary College will hold its 46th annual commencement ceremony at 1 p.m., May 16, outdoors under a tent on Kaplan Field. Fr. Kevin E.

2009-04-09 12:14:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. stations have been honored with a total of 18 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, given by the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). Two of the stations -- KCCI-TV, Des Moines, and WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H.

2009-03-02 19:17:11

A police sergeant in Kansas says he recently received a thank-you letter from a man he helped 21 years ago. Overland Park police Sgt.

2008-11-25 11:11:01

The facility manager of a Kansas City, Mo., elementary school said he needed help evicting a bobcat that he found holed up in the building. KMBC-TV in Kansas City said Tuesday the female cat had to be taken out by an animal rescue group after apparently deciding Maplewood Elementary School was too cozy to leave. I kicked at it … tried to run it off.

2008-11-14 06:00:12

By David Lieberman NEW YORK -- NBC and Fox unveiled on Thursday a local television news-sharing plan that promises to reduce the number of reporters, trucks and helicopters assigned to cover major events -- and could grow into a nationwide effort to slash one of the biggest costs for most TV stations.

2008-11-13 12:00:14

The Fox Television Stations and NBC Local Media will form a local news service in Philadelphia, with plans to roll out the service in other markets where both companies own and operate local television stations.

2008-10-13 12:00:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fred I. Young, Senior Vice President, News, for Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. will retire from the company at year-end, concluding a distinguished 46-year career.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.