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2014-02-13 12:20:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gordon Atlantic Development Corporation has successfully brought together The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM)/Hyundai-Rotem and the St. Petersburg, Russia-based National Speed Ways, PLC to implement Europe's first urban commuter MagLev system. (KIMM)/Hyundai-Rotem successfully implemented a commuter MagLev System, the first of its kind, at South Korea's Incheon International Airport. The landmark next-generation...

2014-01-29 12:25:37

Reporters and journalism educators can receive free travel and tuition to attend one of six seminars. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure citizens benefit from the best possible reporting on critical issues, The Robert R. McCormick Foundation and The Poynter Institute for Media Studies today announced six workshops on key issues for journalists in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/MM70721LOGO) The seminars, called McCormick...

2014-01-15 20:21:37

Program to provide scholarships for journalists covering health and related topics ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter Institute, the leading educator of journalists worldwide, today announced a new scholarship program provided by AmerisourceBergen. This first-of-its kind program will be inaugurated with a $50,000 contribution from AmerisourceBergen to the Poynter Institute. This funding will create a scholarship for journalists covering healthcare,...

2014-01-10 16:23:09

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, announces its top selling travel insurance providers of 2013. WHAT IS SQUAREMOUTH:Squaremouth is a website that compares travel insurance products from every major U.S. travel insurance provider. Squaremouth provides an unbiased platform where each product sells based on coverage benefits rather than brand recognition or size of agent network. Established in...

2013-11-06 23:23:00

SportsBee Network, Inc. announces the launch of their new iOS app to help sports fans find the best bars—by location and team affiliations—to watch their games and connect with other fans. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 SportsBee Network, Inc. is thrilled to announce the launch of SportsBee, a unique mobile app designed exclusively for sports fans who are looking for the right bar, in the right place, to watch their games and show support for their favorite teams....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.