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2011-02-03 17:25:00

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks, The Official Sponsor of Tailgating, proudly congratulates company tailgating spokesman Ndamukong Suh for winning the 2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award today. The 2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award recognizes Suh for his outstanding performance throughout the season. Suh, a rookie defensive tackle for the NFL's Detroit Lions, was the number two overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft and in his first year, Suh led all defensive...

2011-02-03 10:36:00

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steak Time, the Omaha Steaks iPhone application (app) designed to provide the tools for preparing and serving the perfect steak every time, is currently featured as one of the top ten apps in the Super Bowl XLV Party Planning Section of the iTunes App Store at http://ht.ly/3Pzkx. With nearly 100,000 downloads, the app, which is available at no charge, offers informational "Steak 101" training including "how to" videos, tips for perfect grilling and...

2011-01-19 10:33:00

DALLAS, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Automotive Services, Inc., America's largest Jiffy Lube Franchisee, today announced the acquisition of Nebraska Lube, LLC., Centers within the Omaha and Lincoln markets of Nebraska. The integration of the Nebraska Lube Centers will broaden the footprint Heartland Automotive has in these markets from 18 to 24 stores. The addition of these stores strengthens their presence in Nebraska and continues to build upon the company's base in the...

2011-01-16 00:23:10

Windy City Wealth Management was selected by the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices (NABCAP) as a premier wealth advisor- financial planner in the Omaha-Lincoln area. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 14, 2011 Windy City Wealth Management was selected by the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices (NABCAP) as a premier wealth advisor in the Omaha-Lincoln area. NABCAP is a nonprofit organization that evaluates financial planners & wealth advisors...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Allied's network helps to ship the missing tombstones of three Knoxville veterans to their intended resting place. Westmont, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Allied Van Lines Inc., one of the world's largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., has helped bring three tombstones made for fallen soldiers back to their rightful resting places. In September of this year, 13 tombstones were found in an abandoned home in Omaha, Neb. After investigation, it was discovered that they...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced an expanded multi-year StationView Essentials contract with Gray Television, a multi-media broadcaster operating television stations in multiple markets. The expanded contract will provide local market measurement for NBC-affiliate WOWT in Omaha, Nebraska. Rentrak is currently...

2010-11-24 10:02:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robert B. Daugherty, the man who pioneered center pivot irrigation and founded Valmont Industries in Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 24, after a short illness. Daugherty retired in 2004 from Valmont's Board of Directors after serving for 57 years. "We've lost much more than our founder," said Valmont's Chairman and CEO Mogens C. Bay. "We've lost a great leader, mentor, innovator and friend. His vision laid...

2010-11-18 15:54:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressed for time with guests coming for Thanksgiving dinner? Think Omaha Steaks. The company, long dedicated to quality and convenience, offers a wide assortment of complete Thanksgiving meals designed for every size gathering from intimate holiday dinners for two to large family feasts. Featured today on ABC's Good Morning America (http://abcnews.go.com/search?searchtext=Mail%20Order%20Thanksgiving), Omaha Steaks complete Thanksgiving meals...

2010-11-08 07:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of Omaha, proud sponsor of life's aha moments(SM), has announced the 10 aha moments that will be featured in its 2011 nationwide TV ad campaign that will begin next spring. Voters across the country have selected the featured moments during a month-long survey that relied heavily on social media. "The survey has confirmed again that these incredible stories from real people truly resonate, and we're thrilled to recognize them in our 2011...

2010-10-08 17:22:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Steak Time, the new Omaha Steaks iPhone application (app) designed to provide the tools for preparing and serving the perfect steak every time, debuted this week in the top 100 within the New and Noteworthy category and the top ten within the Lifestyle category of the iTunes store. The app, which is available at no charge, offers informational "Steak 101" training including "how to" videos, tips for perfect grilling and hundreds of delicious shareable...


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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