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2011-08-18 00:00:41

Only ER facility in the Murphy/Wylie area. Murphy, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 First Choice ER, the largest operator of freestanding emergency rooms in the state of Texas, announces the first anniversary of its Murphy emergency room. Located northeast of Dallas on FM 544 just east of Murphy Rd., the facility remains the only ER in the fast-growing Murphy / Wylie area. The facility's location can save residents in Murphy, Wylie and Sachse precious minutes of driving time in a medical...

2011-07-27 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a multi-year Station View Essentials contract to provide local market TV ratings data to Morgan Murphy Media, a television and radio chain based in Madison, Wisconsin. Rentrak will be providing stable and granular TV viewing data for the company's CBS and My Network affiliates in...

2011-07-05 08:00:00

DALLAS, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas insurance brokerage firm Holmes Murphy & Associates has announced the addition of two well-known industry leaders that will help evolve the firm's ACAP Health Consulting division. ACAP is transitioning from a clinically based wellness and cost management insurance organization to a full-service, value-based health asset management and clinical care engineering leader. Dr. Scott Conard will serve as chief medical officer and David Toomey is a...

2011-06-10 15:30:00

NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc. ("Midas") (OTCBB: MMED), an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, as well as Smart Grid solutions, today announced the release of an in-depth initiation report by Patrick Murphy, CFA, principal of fee-based, third-party research firm Murphy Analytics. In his report, Mr. Murphy discusses Midas Medici, its unique position in the Green IT and Smart Grid...

2011-06-01 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Doctor Patient Medical Association: DATE: Saturday, June 4, 2011 TIME: 8 am till finish PLACE: Nationwide (donations accepted online) The public is invited to match their fitness with Navy SEALS in the 3rd Annual Navy SEAL Memorial Challenge on Saturday, June 4 in gyms across the country. Dubbed " Murph Day 2011" in honor of fallen SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. Michael...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

OSTERVILLE, Mass., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savant Systems LLC, having delivered the first Apple®-based home automation and commercial control system, has announced that John (J.C.) Murphy has been appointed as General Manager, Commercial Business. Murphy and his team will be seeking to position Savant prominently in all of the critical market segments that compose the commercial sector--such as corporate enterprise, education, arenas and event centers, government,...

2011-04-27 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixazza, the worldwide leader in interactive images, today announced the appointment of Terence (Terry) Murphy as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Murphy brings more than 25 years of financial and operations experience to Pixazza. In his new role, he will direct Pixazza's finance, accounting, human resources, facilities and legal functions as the company enters its next phase of growth. Prior to joining Pixazza, Mr. Murphy served as the...

2011-03-21 14:34:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, has announced that, Eddie Murphy will be honored as the recipient of the inaugural "Comedy Icon Award." This distinguished award will be presented annually to a modern icon, an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to comedy and whose impact and innovations have changed the landscape and...

2011-03-17 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StarKist Co., a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, announced today that Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources, Melissa Murphy, was recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the region's top 15 business women. A seasoned and well-respected professional with more than 20 years of experience, Murphy is an outstanding leader who consistently...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'