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2014-09-03 08:30:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the appointment of Andy Halper to the position of Director of Content Distribution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131218/DC35560LOGO In this position, Halper will look for distribution and co-production opportunities for WNET's current programming and find ways to distribute the public media provider's rich and...

2014-05-07 08:28:49

HOBE SOUND, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans watch nightly news programs during the week and most of them watch the half-hour news broadcasts of the "Big Three" networks - - ABC, CBS, and NBC. The numbers bounce around a little but each of the Big Three network news programs average about 9 million viewers every evening. During the last week of March, as well as the last week of April 2014, Americans for Responsible Advertising Inc. (AFRA) recorded the Big Three...

2014-04-16 12:25:18

Veteran producer and filmmaker Michael Kantor to head the long-running PBS series NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the appointment of Michael Kantor as executive producer of its American Masters series. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131218/DC35560LOGO "We did a thoughtful and exhaustive search to find the right person for this position," said...

2011-05-18 09:26:00

"YOU TALK TO ENDEAVOUR" - the EXCLUSIVE LIVE interview moderated by NEWSHOUR Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien using questions submitted by the public, is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 6 a.m. ET* Project is a collaboration between PBS NEWSHOUR, Google and YouTube ARLINGTON, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After several delays, the space shuttle Endeavour blasted into space Monday on its final mission, the second-to-last of NASA's shuttle program. On Thursday, May 19 at...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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