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2010-09-14 06:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet electronics retailer, OneCall (www.onecall.com) has partnered with Advertising and Brand Design firm, Magner Sanborn (www.magnersanborn.com), to create "The Headphone Shop," an interactive online store within onecall.com that features an ever growing selection of more than 235 different styles of headphones. The shop features traditional headphones, DJ headphones, headphones for mobile phones, noise canceling and wireless headphones, and...

2010-08-19 06:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Acsys, Inc., a leader in cost effective and energy efficient building systems, announced today that it has acquired the Koreteck brand from its largest technology licensee (Koreteck, Inc.). During the past seven years, Koreteck has utilized the Acsys technology in over 450 commercial buildings from Alaska to the Caribbean, with building end uses ranging from Hospitals to Schools, Retail and Religious Facilities. Acsys, Inc., the inventor and...

2010-08-13 13:23:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CXT, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded a contract by City of Calgary Light Rail Transit (LRT) to supply 14,500 CXT Concrete Ties and fastening systems for use in the construction of line extensions to expand the system to the Northwest and Northeast of Calgary, Alberta. CXT Concrete Ties began shipping for this project in June from L.B. Foster's Spokane, WA facility and will...

2010-06-03 06:56:00

SPOKANE, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, officially kicks off the summer travel season with programs to six continents around the world. Students from across the country will head abroad on unique educational and experiential travel centered on unique access to people, places and cultural activities. For nearly 50 years, the company has been traveling students across the globe, and takes pride in...

2010-05-14 07:50:00

SPOKANE, Wash., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As people continue to struggle to put food on their tables in this sluggish economy, Hirai Farms, Annie's Fun and Sodexo teamed up on May 6th to make a large donation of potatoes to Second Harvest to provide food for those in need. In particular, Hirai Farms, Annie's Fun and Sodexo donated 40,000 pounds of fresh potatoes to Second Harvest in Spokane that will be distributed to its network of food banks in the Greater Spokane area and across eastern...

2010-04-27 08:00:00

Sellers to capitalize on an opportunity to turn their assets into cash closer to home SPOKANE, WA, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is conducting its first public unreserved equipment auction in Spokane, WA in nearly 20 years. The multi-million dollar auction, to be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at a temporary site located at 8600 W Geiger Blvd., will feature close to 500 trucks and equipment items....

2010-04-07 06:57:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this summer with a new travel program called "Leadership Summit: Remembering Hurricane Katrina," which actively engages participants in community service projects throughout New Orleans and sheds light on the region's rebuilding efforts. In addition to the travel program, the company has launched an online...

2010-02-11 16:05:00

SPOKANE, Wash, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in Spokane and throughout the U.S., today announced that Washington Trust Bank has selected the company to provide IP VPN services to connect the bank's 41 branches and offices in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Utah with its technology support centers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "It's...

2010-02-08 07:15:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan Murphy Media today announced that it will launch a network of hyperlocal neighborhood web sites in the Madison, WI and Spokane, WA markets, increasing local content offerings and expanding advertising opportunities for local businesses. The new sites provide a way for Morgan Murphy's television stations NEWS3 - WISC-TV, Madison and KXLY4, Spokane to better serve local communities by combining the stations' valuable content with community...

2010-01-28 11:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avista issued the challenge for its Every Little Bit Video contest and high school students from throughout the company's three-state service area stepped up. The result was 138 student-created short videos that inform and inspire others to take part in saving energy and conserving resources. "Cleaner, Greener, Healthier" from Mead High School (Spokane, Wash.) students Rachael Becker, Shelby Foo and Isabel Apperson was selected as the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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