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2012-10-07 23:01:04

Health investigation company, Health Research News announced a new free report on healthy weight loss solutions, after singer and ℠Sparkle´ Actress opened up about her dramatic 50 pound weight loss. Ft. Worth, TX. (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 After actress and singer Jordin Sparks opened up about her 50 pound weight loss for her role in the Whitney Houston film ℠Sparkle´, Health Research News announced a new free report promotion aimed at helping people inspired by Sparks...

Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

2011-08-08 09:05:00

RENO, Nev., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Evans, of Sparks, was named the best professional truck driver in Nevada after winning the Twin Trucks competition and receiving the highest overall score in the nine competing categories at the 2011 Nevada Truck Driving Championships. The annual event is sponsored by Nevada Motor Transport Association, Inc. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) Evans, who drives for UPS Freight, now qualifies to compete in the...

2011-06-15 10:25:00

ATLANTA, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading environmental news and information site Mother Nature Network has teamed with brewer MillerCoors to create "Water Works: Expert Advice on Water Stewardship Success," a portal designed to share ideas and further the conversation about how businesses use water. "When people think about water stewardship, they often don't think about the role business plays," said Travis Bright, MNN director of sponsor relations. "Protecting water resources is...

2010-09-30 11:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting-season purchases of Miller High Life and Miller High Life Light throughout Wisconsin will benefit Whitetails Unlimited, a Door County-based national conservation group dedicated to preserving the American tradition of hunting. MillerCoors and its distributors are teaming up to donate $0.50 for each 30-pack sold at retail during October and November, as well as an additional $0.05 for every bottle, can or glass sold in restaurants, bars and...

2009-10-05 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its first year as the official beer sponsor of the 2009 Denver Marathon, and add a little fun and excitement for runners, MGD 64 today announced it will award free MGD 64 for one year to every male and female 64th place finisher* in each of the thirteen age categories. "MGD 64 is the perfect beer for social and active beer drinkers with on-the-go lifestyles. Celebrating the 64th place finishers is a great way to reward runners who are...

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2009-09-25 15:59:20

U.S. pop singer Jordin Sparks will be seen sporting a milk mustache and urging teens to drink milk in the latest got milk? campaign, organizers said. The American Idol winner and recording artist and the U.S. milk processors industry campaign have partnered with the VH1 Save the Music Foundation to create the Drink Milk for a Change program. I know that I am in charge of what I eat and drink, and my choices affect how I look and feel, Sparks said in a statement. I skip the sugary beverages...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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