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2014-06-03 12:34:22

The Texas Association of Broadcasters Honors North Texas TV Executive DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) has named NBC 5 / KXAS-TV president and general manager Tom Ehlmann as "Broadcaster of the Year." Ehlmann has been president and general manager of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV since 2008. The historic station is Texas' first, signing on in 1948, and in November 2013, after 65 years in its original facility moved 18 miles to...

2013-07-23 23:03:26

American Eurocopter joined forces with local TV stations to create buzz among youth about rewarding career opportunities in fields requiring STEM education. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 American Eurocopter, the largest producer of civil and commercial helicopters in the U.S., has joined forces with a group of Dallas/Fort Worth television stations to support a public interest campaign aimed at creating interest among youth in rewarding career opportunities in fields requiring...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'