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2011-08-16 09:06:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Development Group, Inc. (Pinksheets: TDGI), the parent company of entertainment distributor Hannover House, utilized cash flow, outside financing and a major SeaWorld sponsorship venture to reduce its short-term debts by $680,031 and increase shareholder equity by $1,690,967 during the three month period ending June 30, 2011. Revenues in the quarter for the Company were modest at $348,703, but excluded receivables from 20th Century Fox Home...

2011-08-03 14:18:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter Park Construction (WPC), one of nation's most respected general contractors, has recently completed a multi-million dollar expansion to the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® amenity area. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110803/FL46331 ) Initial renovation by WPC (www.wpc.com) included the demolition of an outdated kiddie pool, tennis courts, a playground and volleyball court. These were replaced by...

2011-08-01 11:12:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ride the world's tallest floorless dive coaster, meet an astronaut and "fly" a NASA airplane during NASA Days at Busch Gardens this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) For the fourth year in a row Busch Gardens Williamsburg and NASA Langley Research Center are collaborating to engage the public in the excitement of science and space exploration. Former astronaut Susan...

2011-07-29 09:44:00

LONDON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Holidays are the UK's leading tour operator to Florida and with 25 years experience you can rely on us to package up your perfect Orlando experience; the problem may be fitting everything in! A bit of prior planning goes a long way, so get some kind of rough itinerary together (after all, the anticipation is all part of the excitement!). But there's a lot more to Orlando holidays than theme parks. The region is a top destination for...

2011-07-28 08:08:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of entertainment and cultural destinations, is pleased to announce that its Cheetah Hunt project has opened as the newest mega-attraction at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/CG42814) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/CG15121LOGO-b) Florida's first triple-launch coaster, the Cheetah Hunt uses state-of-the-art technology to...

2011-07-25 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea World is responsible for the death of thousands of dolphins and whales, so states former Sea World biologist Dr. John Hall. That is the thread of the first comprehensive documentary film to explore the sordid history of the captive whale and dolphin display industry. A Fall From Freedom, an 82-minute film produced by San Francisco-based EarthViews Productions, includes interviews with scientists, marine mammal biologists, former trainers,...

2011-07-22 16:00:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannover House has set November 15 as the DVD, Blu-ray, Digital Copy and Video-On-Demand release date for the acclaimed nature documentary, "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" from SeaWorld Pictures. The award winning film by director Nick Stringer ("National Geographic Explorer") is currently in theatrical release in major markets across America, with theatrical markets booked through Labor Day Weekend. The home video release date of November 15 will...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'