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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...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), MillerCoors launched today its 2009 Lideres program, which celebrates and fosters leadership in the Hispanic community. Each year, the program recognizes stand out Hispanic leaders, as well as the important work and contributions they are making in their communities. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/millercoors/40054/ (Photo:...

2009-09-16 17:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you often wondered what goes on in the NASCAR garages during the downtime over the course of a race weekend? Were you ever curious to know what Kurt Busch and his team do between returning home from a race and packing up for the next one? Well, prepare to have those questions answered. Beginning tonight - in advance of Sunday's Loudon race, the first in the 10-week NASCAR Sprint Series Chase for the Cup playoff - the Miller Lite Blue Deuce will be...

2009-09-14 14:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its first year as the official beer sponsor of the 2009 ING Philadelphia Distance Run, and add a little fun and excitement for runners, MGD 64 today announced it will award an exclusive prize pack to the 64th place finisher in each age category. MGD 64 prize packs will be awarded to the male and female 64th place finishers* in each of the thirteen age categories. Each winner will receive a gift basket full of fun items including branded...

2009-06-01 15:07:00

SPARKS, Okla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation will convene at the Sparks America Campground on June 18-28 to participate in a premier summer motorcycling event, Bike Week Oklahoma and Rumble at the Rally. "Each year, this event attracts the largest gathering of motorcyclists in the State of Oklahoma. We have had riders from as far away as Connecticut travel to our Bike Week event. Even with the economy what it is, we expect 12,000 to 15,000 visitors to...

2009-04-23 14:14:00

Consumers find great way to preserve environment, avoid e-waste disposal fee and even make money in poor economy SPARKS, Nev., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrest Johnson of Houston had an old broken computer and tried to sell it for some extra cash. He had no luck with selling it locally and then turned to www.cashforlaptops.com. One week later, he had a check in hand for $175. When he contacted Cash for Laptops for a quote, he was skeptical because he didn't expect so much money for an old...

2008-12-18 16:00:00

California Attorney General Brown, San Francisco City Attorney Herrera, and 12 other State Attorneys General reach agreement with MillerCoors Brewing Company to reformulate Sparks and discontinue misleading marketing claims SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for public health and safety, 13 State Attorneys General, the City Attorney of San Francisco, and MillerCoors Brewing Company announced today that the company will be reformulating its Sparks...

2008-11-03 18:00:17

MillerCoors recently was recognized by the Department of Energy (DOE) for implementing energy-saving initiatives to reduce electricity and natural gas usage at its Golden, Colo. and Shenandoah, Va. breweries. Both breweries received the DOE Energy Saver Award. According to Dennis Puffer, chief operations and supply chain officer for MillerCoors, the DOE annually presents awards to individual plants and companies for actively pursuing energy-saving opportunities identified through a Save...

2008-09-18 09:00:32

NEW YORK | Gold prices exploded Wednesday - posting the biggest one-day gain ever in dollar terms - as fears of more credit-market turmoil unnerved investors and triggered a flood of safe-haven buying. Gold for December delivery rose as much as $90.40, or 11.6 percent, to $870.90 an ounce in after-hours trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange after jumping $70 to settle at $850.50 in the regular session. That was the biggest one-day price jump ever; gold's previous single-day record was...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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