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2014-06-17 08:22:40

New Report: Nearly 1M NYC Residents Got Shutoff Notices in 1st 4 Months of '14 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the nation's highest bills, a new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project (PULP) finds. That's more New York City residents at risk of having their power turned off than at even the...

2014-06-16 16:22:23

Sitting Bull Academy of Apple Valley, California has been honored with a recognition by Daily Press in its selection of "Best Of The Desert 2014 Readers Choice." APPLE VALLEY, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Daily Press published by Freedom Communications Inc.. Sitting Bull Academy was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118462 "Best Of The Desert 2014...

2014-06-16 16:21:24

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "The fact that New York's utility consumers may have been overcharged by up to $250 million over the last five years is disturbing but not surprising, since New York remains one of the few states - and by far the largest - to deny its...

2014-06-12 08:24:52

10 New Apps Available for City Guides for Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Completing the 12 Host Cities in Brazil NEWTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of 10 new free Mobile City Guides for iPhone and Android for Brazilian host cities: Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Brasilia, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Recife, Cuiaba, Natal and Manaus. These 10 new apps add to the ones already available for Sao...

2014-06-12 08:22:22

53,000 Consumers Disconnected So Far in '14 and Many More Worried - But Utility Industry Lobbying in Albany to Kill Bill to Change the Game NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fallout from the long winter is far from over, as more than 53,000 New Yorkers across the state have seen their utilities shut off because of not being able to afford their sky-high energy bills. It's a harsh reality that's settling in with more and more households across the state, according...

2014-06-11 23:10:27

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a new and significantly upgraded version of its popular ImageQuest™ resource for schools and libraries. ImageQuest provides nearly three million rights-cleared photos and other images for homework, classroom activities and lesson plans. Images come from more...

2014-06-11 16:26:42

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fotona companies, (Fotona), announced today, that on June 2, 2014, the federal judge in Orange County, California has dismissed all claims of Biolase's (BIOL) lawsuit against Fotona d.d. and Fotona LLC. Among other things, Biolase had challenged Fotona's statements that its lasers were faster for hard tissue dental applications than Biolase's lasers. The Court concluded that Biolase has failed to state a...

2014-06-11 12:33:30

Awards Honor World's Best in Design, Pampering, All-Inclusive & More; Limited Sale Features Winners NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jetsetter.com, the world's leading luxury travel site that provides expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world's finest travel, today announced the winners of its 2014 Best of the Best hotel awards. The first ever awards include 15 "Best" categories ranging from Pampering and Romance to Pool Scene and Comeback. Each category includes a winner and...

2014-06-11 08:25:20

New Feature for TripAdvisor Mobile App and Mobile Website Now Available in U.S.; Simplifies Hotel Booking Process for Travelers NEWTON, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of its instant booking feature on its mobile app and mobile website on smartphone. The new feature allows travelers to quickly and easily make a hotel booking through TripAdvisor booking partners without leaving the TripAdvisor site...

2014-06-11 08:20:33

Family Vacation Critic breaks down family-friendly amenities of popular U.S. air carriers PENNINGTON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more people flying this summer than in the past six years (210 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. carriers from 6/1-8/31*), Family Vacation Critic, has released a family-friendly airline guide for families who are planning to fly with young children over summer break. The new airline guide breaks down family-friendly amenities by airline,...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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