2014-04-29 12:30:52

Steve Adubato, Jr., Sandra King and Verizon to be honored; Ralph Izzo and Josh Weston serve as co-chairs; NEWARK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, will host its first major benefit event at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Wednesday, May 28, at 6:00 pm. The benefit, co-chaired by Ralph Izzo (Chairman & CEO, PSE&G) and Josh Weston (Public Media NJ, Inc. chairman and former CEO, ADP) will honor two...

2009-07-07 07:31:00

DUBLIN, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - FTOPS XIII Features 25 Events and More Than $16 Million Guaranteed The Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) returns for its thirteenth running beginning on Wednesday, August 5th, and offers players the chance to earn their share of more than US$16 million in guaranteed prize money. FTOPS XIII features 25 events, each with a different game and tournament structure. All FTOPS XIII events are hosted by Team Full Tilt and Full Tilt Poker pros,...

2008-12-02 15:33:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION(R) network has won two Emmy(R) Awards today for its investigative reports, "401K Hidden Fees" and "Deadly Brew: The Human Toll of Ethanol." The awards, in recognition of excellence in business reporting, were announced today at the 6th Annual Emmy(R) Awards for Business & Financial Reporting in New York City. The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION network received the Emmy award in the outstanding investigative reporting of a business...

2005-10-17 19:15:05

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC News said on Monday it will replace departing "Nightline" host Ted Koppel with a trio of anchors including a veteran White House reporter and a British journalist whose Michael Jackson documentary led to the pop star's child molestation trial. Terry Moran, ABC's chief White House correspondent since 1999, will join "Primetime" co-host Cynthia McFadden and former BBC journalist Martin Bashir in the new "Nightline" format debuting on...

2005-10-17 14:09:03

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ending months of speculation, ABC News said on Monday it will replace departing "Nightline" veteran Ted Koppel with a three-host team of British journalist Martin Bashir, White House correspondent Terry Moran and "Primetime" anchor Cynthia McFadden. The new three-anchor format, with Moran based in Washington and McFadden and Bashir in New York, will begin with the program's first post-Koppel broadcast on November 28, ABC said. In another...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'