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2011-01-03 08:30:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 10th consecutive year, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and Newman's Own®, Inc. are partnering with Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger relief organization, to provide Ford refrigerated trucks loaded with Newman's Own food products to communities in need throughout the country. This unique "Partnership for Hunger Relief" began when Paul Newman reached out to Bill Ford, then chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Company,...

2008-12-17 12:12:00

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Liz Dolan has been named Chief Marketing Officer for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, effective January 5, 2009. Ms. Dolan is a celebrated marketing and branding expert, having served as marketing head at NIKE, as well as host and creator of the award-winning talk show, Satellite Sisters. The announcement was made today by Robin Schwartz, President of OWN, to whom she will report. In her new role, Ms. Dolan will oversee...

2008-10-28 15:00:19

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria Grasso has been named senior vice president, programming for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. A highly regarded television executive, Ms. Grasso has been credited with creating defining broadcast and cable series hits such as "Army Wives,""One Tree Hill," and "Everwood." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081028/NETU144 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080115/NETU083LOGO ) In her new role, Ms. Grasso joins Nina...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.