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2011-04-04 06:00:00

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received a compensation package worth $31.1 million in 2010, which is up 14 percent from a year before as the company worked to complete a deal to become the majority owner of NBC Universal. The majority of the increase formed from a performance-based cash bonus of $10.9 million, which is up from $8.2 million a year earlier. Comcast's board used a formula based on the company's cash flow and revenue and a subjective factor to determine Roberts' bonus should have...

2010-10-15 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only cable network dedicated to covering matters of concern for Boomers, retired and mature Americans and advocating on behalf of seniors, is launching Prime Votes, a series of programs designed specifically to address the issues of fundamental importance in the upcoming election. This November, choices will be made that will directly impact older adults. The outcomes will have long-term repercussions. As part of its...

2010-09-28 17:51:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Life Media's new Sustainable Brands Seminar Series provides brand and marketing professionals, designers, managers, executives and strategists with a comprehensive study course on sustainability theory along with practical application. In one of the 5 full day sessions, participants will learn how to "Design Communications that Resonate" from best selling author, psychologist and consultant, John Marshall Roberts. He will provide a...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

The Laker Girls to sign autographs and take photos at the Good Energy Festival! PLAYA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plan for an exciting day on October 9, 2010 at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica when companies that make a positive difference come together at the Good Energy Festival. The festival is FREE so bring the entire family to see companies who have made it their business to do something good for our world. The Laker Girls will be on hand to...

2010-08-26 12:27:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In the newest special in Military Channel's Coming Home initiative, original "horse whisperer" and American renaissance cowboy Monty Roberts works with three veterans of the Iraq war, each of whom suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The result is nothing short of magic. Through an innovative yet experimental approach to coping with PTSD, Roberts shares his lifetime of experience and insight in non-violent training as he gently...

2010-08-24 15:48:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls, the shoe charity dedicated to giving shoes to people in need, was featured prominently on the August 24th edition of ABC's "Good Morning America." In the segment, Robin Roberts follows Soles4Souls CEO Wayne Elsey as he distributes shoes at an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti. After the January 8.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated much of the Western Hemisphere's poorest country, Soles4Souls offered sustained relief through...

2010-05-05 10:47:00

MIAMI, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Founder of GameStreamer, Inc., Timothy M. Roberts, resigned as CEO and Director while Terrance F. Taylor resigned as CFO/Controller and Treasurer at GameStreamer to start a next-generation digital distribution service. Roberts and Taylor submitted their resignations from GameStreamer to form a core management team for a B2B digital distribution platform that will serve domestic and international markets. "We have an exciting opportunity to start a...

2010-01-25 10:33:00

Thursday, February 11, 2010 NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2010, the Temple of Understanding will host an evening with Terrence Roberts, one of the "Little Rock Nine," the group of African-American students that desegregated Little Rock High School. Dr. Roberts will discuss his experiences and observations of America's moral and social evolution since the years of turbulence that swept the country in the late 1950's. Held in celebration of Black History...

2009-11-18 17:58:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Dave Roberts told his television family that he's ready to watch TV, rather than be on it. After 56 years in the business, and 31 memorable years at WPVI, the legendary broadcaster will retire in December. Roberts will co-host his final 6abc IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1 week, and his final Action News AccuWeather forecast on December 11th. "This is a bittersweet day for the Channel 6 family, and the Delaware Valley," remarked...

2009-10-05 09:25:04

Sunday's matinee performance of the Broadway production of The Royal Family was halted when actor Tony Roberts fell ill, show representatives said. Theatergoers told the New York Post Roberts, 69, began speaking incoherently shortly after making his entrance in the stage comedy, prompting some to speculate he had suffered a stroke. He looked fine and moved around fine, but he was speaking nothing but gibberish for about a minute, audience member Roger Lorente told the Post. It was very...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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