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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...

2011-03-29 12:56:00

6-part series airs during Autism Awareness Month April 18 - 26, 2011 ARLINGTON, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autism - it's a developmental disorder that has become increasingly prevalent, affecting 1 out of 110 American children. Despite years of study, little is known about its cause and access to treatment varies. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of American families hungry for answers struggle to care for the unique needs of children with the disorder. Among them,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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