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2009-11-30 13:00:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Oce, an international leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, was recently called upon to help create a stunning tablescape to support the DIFFA Chicago Chapter's Dining by Design 2009 event held in the Chicago Merchandise Mart, November 5-7, 2009. DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), through fundraising events and grants, supports HIV/AIDS service and education programs in the U.S. Founded in 1984, DIFFA has...

2009-09-29 15:04:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiplatinum-selling and three-time Grammy-winning Sean "Diddy" Combs, one of the best-known and most successful recording artists and producers in the world, has signed with Interscope Geffen A&M, it was announced today by Jimmy Iovine, Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M. The new label deal will include all Diddy's future music ventures and his upcoming album, Last Train To Paris, will be the first release on the new joint venture...

2009-07-27 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A father and son pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., to illegally over fishing striped bass, also known as rockfish, from 2003 through 2006, the Justice Department announced. Joseph Peter Nelson Jr., a commercial fisherman licensed in Maryland, pleaded guilty to four felony violations of the Lacey Act for participating in a scheme to illegally over harvest and under report the amount of rockfish he took from the...

2009-05-22 14:20:00

LAS COLINAS, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- One very famous Texan, the late Byron Nelson, is considered one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game. With his unprecedented, still-unbroken record of 11 consecutive tournament wins (18 overall that same year) and 52 victories over the span of his short 15-year professional career ending in 1945, his standing as a sports hall-of-famer is set. Byron Nelson strove for excellence not only in sport, but in every aspect of life. The original...

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2009-03-17 10:46:13

Singer Willie Nelson has postponed his Tuesday night concert in Clearwater, Fla., due to an undisclosed illness. Willie has postponed tonight's show at Ruth Eckerd Hall. At this time, it is unknown if the remainder of the March tour will be postponed, said a message posted on the 75-year-old singer's official Web site. Please contact the individual venue for the most updated schedule. We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause. The message said Nelson hasn't been feeling well since...

2008-12-11 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Following three years of significant growth, TRISECT announced today that it has named Tim Nelson to the newly created position of managing director from executive vice president. Nelson will continue to report to Dick Thomas, chief executive officer, and will be responsible for all aspects of organizational development including agency operations, resource management and financial planning. Known for his extensive background in shopper marketing and...

2008-11-07 09:00:13

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: In the ultimate extreme sports event, hardened convicts race to the death to earn their freedom. Sizzling action stars Jason Statham and Tyrese Gibson team up with Ian McShane and Joan Allen in the year's ultimate demolition derby. "Death Race" will be available on DVD and a two-disc unrated Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def release that delivers non-stop thrills and insane, metal-crushing excitement that you couldn't see in theaters! Nathan Lee,...

2008-11-05 09:00:17

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Circa Pictures and Production Intl., Inc. (Pink Sheets: CPPD) is pleased to announce Producer and on-air TV Personality Rob Nelson has agreed to join the staff of the Allison Legacy Racing series as Supervising Producer. According to Constantine Papadopoulos, Circa's CEO and Frank Hagan, VP of Television, "We are very excited to have Rob Nelson coming on board. The Legacy Racing project will be an interview intensive program and Rob has experience as...

2008-09-27 15:00:22

If the connection between birdsong, nuclear energy, rabbit- killing calicivirus and small- town recycling projects does not immediately strike you, there is no better chance to gain an education into the many hues of 21st century environmentalism than at a film festival opening in Nelson next week. The Reel Earth Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival, which runs from next Wednesday until October 10 at the Suter Cinema, offers a wide range of movie styles and subjects but all focus on an...

2008-09-25 17:46:30

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Maria Enie, +1-202-331-4323, menie@vancomm.com, for Farm Aid Open Letter to Congress Calls for $1 Billion Investment in Farm Communities to SolveAmerica's Economic, Environmental, Energy and Health Problems SOMERVILLE, Mass.,Sept. 25/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--In response to the $700 billion Wall Street bailout currently being considered by Congress, the Farm Aid Board of Directors Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews sent an open...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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