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2009-08-19 06:07:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Murphy's International announced today that its continued track record of success has landed it on a prestigious national business index for the third year in a row. The take 'n' bake pizza pioneer improved its ranking by 25 spots on Inc. magazine's annual Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies list, in addition to significantly improving its placement on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies....

2009-08-14 08:59:34

An elderly Canadian woman in Nova Scotia says she owes her life to her neighbor's dogs who alerted their owner she was choking on her backyard deck. Gert Mombourquette, 76, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. she was alone late Saturday night eating some homemade chocolate squares when she choked and couldn't breathe or make a sound. Her neighbor Kevin Murphy, a sergeant with the Halifax Regional Police, was using his break to return home to walk his two dogs as the woman was choking. The...

2009-08-03 14:07:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gersh Experience, a post secondary program for students with neurobiological disorders, of North Tonawanda today announced that Dr. Fran Murphy was appointed to be the new Program Director. Kevin Gersh stated today, "We are pleased to have a new Director of Dr. Murphy's stature." The Gersh Experience has multiple campus residences throughout North Tonawanda. It serves College aged youth, who are intellectually capable and have an autism spectrum...

2009-06-09 06:07:00

Take 'n' bake pizza giant continues to attract franchise owners with low initial investment, easy-to-operate platform and strong customer value VANCOUVER, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Murphy's International, America's largest take 'n' bake pizza chain, has been named by Pizza Today magazine as its 2009 Chain of the Year. Announced in the magazine's June 2009 issue, the company is a four-time recipient of the accolade, beginning in 2001, then again in 2006 and 2008, and is the only...

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2009-06-02 14:49:13

A fossil hunter famed for the discovery of the world's best-preserved dinosaur will serve 60 days in jail for stealing raptor bones from private land, The Associated Press reported. A self-taught paleontologist, 51 year-old Nathan Murphy was convicted in March of felony theft after trespassing onto a ranch in northern Montana and taking the raptor fossil. Murphy is also involved in a separate federal case involving more fossils taken from Bureau of Land Management land. He is scheduled to be...

2009-03-26 19:26:00

Click Here to View "Obama Endorses Murphy" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFD1PrfaXYw WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wanted to give you a heads up that the DNC has a television ad going up tomorrow in NY 20 in support of Democratic Congressional Candidate Scott Murphy entitled "Obama Endorses Murphy." The ad will air on all broadcast stations in Albany through Monday. Please see a statement on the ad below from Governor Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Democratic National...

2009-01-15 07:30:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it received an 'Outperform' rating in a study recently completed by Murphy Analytics LLC (MA). MA's report, entitled "ERC Technology Converts CO(2) from Pollutant to Asset," encapsulates a study to determine the potential shareholder value derived from the anticipated commercialization of Mantra's electro-reduction (ERC) technology. The report, written by Chief...

2009-01-14 18:26:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it received an 'Outperform' rating in a study recently completed by Murphy Analytics LLC (MA). MA's report, entitled "ERC Technology Converts CO(2) from Pollutant to Asset," encapsulates a study to determine the potential shareholder value derived from the anticipated commercialization of Mantra's electro-reduction (ERC) technology. The report, written by Chief...

2008-10-30 21:00:16

Fox isn't renewing its U.S. animated series "King of the Hill" past its current 13th season, The Hollywood Reporter said. Created by Greg Daniels and Mike Judge, the Texas-set cartoon sit-com features the voice talents of Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy, Tom Petty, Johnny Hardwick and Stephen Root. Daniels is now the showrunner of the U.S. version of "The Office" and Judge is working on a new animated series called "The Goode Family." Fox picked up an additional 13 episodes...

2008-09-16 00:00:15

By Barbara Grzincic Former Ravens lineman Michael McCrary's epic insurance fraud lawsuit, which resulted in a $33.6 million judgment in June, has gotten even uglier as he seeks to recover fees from his former business partner's former lawyers. McCrary, who has doggedly pursued his erstwhile partners in a New Orleans condominium project that was foiled by Hurricane Katrina, has asked a federal bankruptcy judge to award him the legal costs incurred in opposing an unsuccessful effort to...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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