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2009-10-22 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- South By Southwest (SXSW) is thrilled to announce that the legendary Smokey Robinson will deliver the keynote address at their 2010 Music Conference.

2009-08-10 14:16:29

U.S. officials announced Monday at the 65th birthday of Smokey Bear in Washington that the anti-forest fire icon is going bilingual with a new book. The U.S.

2009-06-30 08:56:00

Smokey Bear stars in new CG-animated PSAs and appears on Facebook, MySpace and YouTube in time for July 4th WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council joined today with the U.S.

2009-06-02 15:40:57

A Florida couple said their pet dog Smokey is 23-years-old, two years older than the dog that was previously thought to hold the title of world's oldest dog. Joe Slatton, 78, and his wife Mary, 76, of St.

2009-05-10 10:40:37

Motown singer Smokey Robinson told graduates at Boston's Berklee College of Music to remain humble as they forge music industry careers. Speaking to the contemporary music school's graduating class of 876 students Saturday, the Just to See Her singer said the graduates could view themselves as blessed but warned them to never lose their humility, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. Never, ever get full of yourself.

2008-12-31 20:22:27

A Florida fire chief said a 6-foot-tall wooden Smokey Bear cut-out was stolen from outside of his fire station. Fire Chief Michael Carver of the Hortense Volunteer Fire Department said the handcrafted Smokey Bear was stolen Friday night from where it had been bolted to a wildfire danger sign outside of the station, the Jacksonville (Fla.) Times-Union reported Wednesday. Smokey the Bear is missing.

2008-09-26 03:00:23

By Wendy Leung RANCHO CUCAMONGA - More and more homeowners are going through foreclosures. Bankers on Wall Street are in tears. But don't tell the performers of the Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre program they're supposed to be sad.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.