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2008-01-09 15:00:29

Miller Brewing Company has launched a Texas Gas Sweeps promotion that gives Texas consumers a chance to drive away with $100,000 in free gas. The instant win game, which runs through February 3rd at participating convenience stores and retailers throughout Texas, also gives consumers the chance to win Pre-Paid Gift Cards worth $100 each. Consumers can obtain an entry card at any participating location while supplies last. To play, they need only to log onto...

2007-04-12 03:00:27

By Degenhart, Shannon H; Wingenbach, Gary J; Dooley, Kim E; Lindner, James R; Et al Abstract The purpose of this study was to describe middle school students' attitudinal changes towards careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) after year-long classroom interaction with a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow. The study utilized a mixed methods design of content analysis and constant comparative analysis for matched pre/post student responses (N =...

2006-05-27 12:21:09

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It may only be rock 'n' roll, the music born of anti-establishment rebels, but conservatives can like it too. Sure, Neil Young just released "Let's Impeach the President" and Green Day scored a huge hit with its 2004 "American Idiot" album, one track featuring the anti-Bush lyric "Zieg Heil to the President Gasman." "But some rock songs really are conservative -- and there are more of them than you might think," political reporter John J....

2006-03-20 11:40:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - G. William Miller, who served as both chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and secretary of the U.S. Treasury during the inflation-plagued Carter administration, has died. Miller, 81, whose tenure at the Fed was one of the shortest on record, died Friday at his home in Washington. Michael Cardozo, a managing director at the firm, said Miller had suffered from a degenerative lung ailment called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and was on oxygen at the time of his...

2006-01-20 05:18:18

By Patrick Lang KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Reuters) - Daron Rahlves gets a last chance to win one of the great downhills of alpine skiing while Bode Miller and Hermann Maier need to get back to winning ways at Kitzbuehel this weekend. Saturday's downhill will, as usual, be the highlight of the most exciting weekend in the sport, a classic World Cup halt in the Austrian resort seen by many as more important than world or Olympic medal events. Winner of three downhills this winter -- at...

2006-01-20 05:14:52

By Patrick Lang KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Reuters) - Daron Rahlves gets a last chance to win one of the great downhills of alpine skiing while Bode Miller and Hermann Maier need to get back to winning ways at Kitzbuehel this weekend. Saturday's downhill will, as usual, be the highlight of the most exciting weekend in the sport, a classic World Cup halt in the Austrian resort seen by many as more important than world or Olympic medal events. Winner of three downhills this winter -- at...

2005-11-09 19:01:25

By Anna Driver NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Times reporter Judith Miller, hailed by her editors as a champion of press freedom but later criticized in the pages of her own newspaper for her prewar reports on Iraq, will leave the paper, The New York Times said on Wednesday. Lawyers for Miller, who was at the center of the CIA leak controversy, and the paper negotiated a severance package, terms of which were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, the paper will publish a letter...

2005-08-31 03:40:01

By Susan Butler NEW YORK (Billboard) - Kanye West has filed a lawsuit to stop a Chicago DJ releasing master tapes the rapper recorded as a teenager in 1995. The suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court in Chicago claims that Eric "E-Smoove" Miller and his Focus Music Group used a forged recording agreement to try landing distribution deals for nine unreleased tracks written and performed by West. According to the complaint, shortly after West landed 10 Grammy nominations earlier...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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