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2014-10-15 23:14:53

Country Music’s "bad boy, gone good” Jared Blake reflected on his history with recovery, and about his sponsorship partnership with addiction referral service Live to Be Sober, during a special appearance on KHOU-TV’s “Great Day Houston” morning show that aired on August 29, 2014. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Country Music’s "bad boy, gone good” Jared Blake reflected on his history with recovery, and about his sponsorship partnership with addiction referral service...

2014-10-13 16:23:44

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the 15th annual Sentinel Awards were announced in a ceremony Thursday night in Hollywood. The awards recognize exemplary achievements in television storylines and movies that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives. The NBC hit series Parenthood received first place in the Drama category for its story about Hank, played by Ray Romano, who learns he may have Asperger's Syndrome....

2014-10-09 08:25:06

NBC News and SurveyMonkey announce partnership PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-eight percent of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, according to an exclusive new NBC News scientific survey conducted online by SurveyMonkey. This marks the first collaboration between NBC News and SurveyMonkey, the world's leading online survey platform. The two companies today announced an innovative new partnership...

2014-10-02 12:26:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), today unveiled highlights of its television programming slate from its global distribution arm, Electus International. This new block of television programming includes original series concepts developed by Electus and its creative partners, as well as successful third party series that Electus has acquired for international distribution. These will be brought...

2014-09-16 23:00:22

Be sure to catch 101 Mobility of Long Island on latest episode of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Floral Park, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This past June, John Michiellini, owner of 101 Mobility of Long Island, and a handful of Nassau County business leaders teamed up with George Oliphant of NBC’s George to the Rescue. Their mission: to help a local wheelchair-bound woman independently access her garden and driveway. On Saturday evening, all involved parties will finally get the chance...

2014-09-11 00:20:49

Planet Fitness offers affordable gym membership options and non-intimidating workout environment for people of all shapes and sizes embarking on their own fitness journeys NEWINGTON, N.H., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that for the 4(th) year in a row, the brand will serve as the national gym partner of NBC's hit show The Biggest Loser, which premieres...

2014-09-03 23:06:36

Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, will be the featured speaker as the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School opens the seventh season of its Leaders + Legends lecture series on September 11, 2014, in Baltimore Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, will be the featured speaker as the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School opens the seventh season of its Leaders + Legends lecture series at 7:30 a.m. September 11, 2014, at the school’s...

2014-08-22 08:23:24

NBC's Today Show Main Street Makeover with Martin Lindstrom and Vancouver based Juice Group Advertising breathe new life into a struggling Baltimore corner store. BALTIMORE, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Once the measure of neighborhood America's commercial success, local corner stores are feeling the squeeze. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138814) Gone are the days of being a place to purchase necessities and greet your neighbor. Now big box super...

2014-08-21 12:27:55

FIRST ARTIST TO LAND 3 SONGS IN THE TOP SIX OF BILLBOARD'S DIGITAL SONGS CHART SINCE MICHAEL JACKSON NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year's most anticipated album and ARIANA GRANDE's sophomore effort, My Everything [Republic Records], will be available August 25(th) and has already topped the charts with four #1 singles on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart. Among those number ones are her multi-platinum, record-setting smash "Problem" [featuring Iggy Azalea],...

2014-08-21 12:26:23

The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago to Open September 6 and The Biggest Loser Resort at The Villas of Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville, Florida to Open October 18 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the continued success of two existing locations in Malibu, CA and Niagara, NY, The Biggest Loser Resort announces the openings of two new state-of-the-art locations this fall. The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago will open September 6 in the Hilton Indian Lakes...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin