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2010-08-19 05:04:00

BANGOR, Maine, August 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global online dating leader AnastasiaDate.com ( http://www.anastasiadate.com/Pages/Tours/TourOrder.aspx?tourID=415), today announced her annual live Fall Classic Black Sea beauty pageant, this year entitled Anastasia's Odessa Princess. The glitz and glamour of the annual live beauty contest is designed to broaden the appeal of Russian and Ukrainian women throughout the world and entice more men to not only find love and romance online, but to...

2009-09-22 11:45:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines today announced it is launching new service from the airline's hubs in Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles beginning Dec. 17, while adding Duluth, Minn.; Asheville, N.C.; and Midland/Odessa, Texas to the company's global network. United will offer twice-daily nonstop service between Chicago and Duluth; Chicago and Asheville; Denver and Midland/Odessa; and Los Angeles and El Paso, Texas. Once-daily service will link Denver with...

2009-09-10 10:54:00

BANGOR, Maine, September 10 /PRNewswire/ -- - Queen Lyudmila is 'Simply the Best...Better than all the Rest' They came, they saw and they were conquered....the lip-licking, spine-tingling and mesmerizing spectacle of Anastasia's Odessa Queen 2009 came to a close last Saturday leaving a thrilled audience of over 600 calling out for more. An intoxicating blend of pleasure, anticipation and romance filled the 4-Star Palladium Hotel Complex in Odessa, Ukraine, as 30 incredible...

2009-08-10 06:35:00

ODESSA, Fla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The concept of the American Dream is what lured millions of immigrants to the United States, and author Jim Azzarelli's grandfather was no different. Azzarelli tells the story of his grandfather's immigration from Sicily to the United States, and the challenges he faced once he settled in America. Without knowing a single word of English, Azzarelli's grandfather boarded a steamship headed for America in 1906. He secured a job working as a laborer on a...

2008-09-18 09:00:42

By lobbying for the originally-planned use of the Odessa-Brody pipeline the presidential secretariat is serving interests of Ukrainian tycoon Ihor Kolomoyskyy and his Pryvat group, Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc MP Serhiy Pashynskyy, who is believed to be Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko's chief advisor on oil-related issues, has said. He said that, according to his information, Kolomoyskyy is harbouring plans to sell the pipeline to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska after getting full control over...

2008-09-07 09:00:08

The following are highlights from the Odessa-based Yug, Odesskiye Izvestiya, and Zorya Regiona newspaper, the Odessa-based Strana Sovetov television, Izmayil's Kuryer Nedeli, Uyezdnyy Telegraf, and Sobesednik Izmaila newspapers 30 Aug-5 Sep 2008: Political A Ukrainian state flag was stolen from a flagpole at the Izmayil city administration building on 27 August, Sobesednik Izmaila reports. According to first deputy mayor Serhiy Pereverza, some unidentified people had already tried to...

2008-08-22 21:00:17

In Sergei Eisenstein's iconic 1925 film "Strike," an irate group of workers walks out of a factory in an effort to gain higher wages and shorter hours. As the situation deteriorates and it becomes clear that the factory's fat-cat management is unwilling to meet the workers' demands, the hungry strikers are terrorized and eventually mowed down by the authorities. And you thought the American Axle strike was scary. And in a unique screening on the back steps of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery...

2008-08-05 18:00:30

By Geoff Folsom, Odessa American, Texas Aug. 5--When asked what the application process was like for Odessa to become a Texas Certified Retirement Community, Jim Rector dropped a 4-inch thick spiral-bound notebook on the podium in the City Council Chambers at Odessa City Hall. "You can write this down for yourself," said Rector, chairman of the committee that used 72 volunteers to put together an application for the Texas Department of Agriculture to review. The book covered 25 topics,...

2008-08-01 06:00:41

The cabinet of Yuliya Tymoshenko is sabotaging plans aimed at using the Odessa-Brody oil pipeline in the originally planned direction, Andriy Honcharuk, a deputy head of the presidential secretariat, has said. The Ukrainian news agency UNIAN on 1 August quoted him as saying that the National Security and Defence Council had instructed the cabinet to ensure that the pipeline should start pumping oil westwards by the end of 2008. "In this situation, the cabinet should not look for reasons to...

2008-07-28 00:00:28

By Daniel Skolfield, Odessa American, Texas Jul. 27--The familiar tune of "The Old Rugged Cross" resonates from Tim York's Dobro steel guitar with its unique style of the old Christian hymn. Plucked chords from finger picks and a slider bar amplify through the electric lap guitar in preparation for Sunday's performance, echoing melodious vibrations unlike any other. And that's exactly what York loves about the stringed instrument -- it's different. "I heard a steel guitar once as a...