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2014-04-09 12:28:51

New hyper-local features include projected drive times, customizable street labeling, AccuWeather MinuteCast(TM), and Traffic Cam integration to help viewers. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- The enhanced and expanded StoryTeller INRIX Traffic App now offers newsrooms a wider range of groundbreaking travel features, in addition to up-to-the-minute traffic conditions for every highway, interstate, and local road across North...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC), a broadcast industry organization dedicated to accelerating over-the-air Mobile Digital Television, announced today that it is teaming with Harris Interactive (Nasdaq: HPOL), a leading global market research firm, and Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), a leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the entertainment and advertising industries, to work in tandem to study consumer usage habits during...

2006-05-25 21:53:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun looking into whether some television stations violated rules requiring them to identify the source of video news releases they use, an agency official said on Thursday. The FCC is looking into allegations that sponsorship identification rules were not followed and will take action if there were any violations, an FCC official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The official declined to elaborate. The...

2006-02-22 21:09:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. communications regulators plan to issue decisions soon in about 40 cases involving complaints against broadcasters for violating federal decency limits, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a proposal to rule that the word "s***" is profane and violates decency limits in certain contexts, the source said, declining further identification. The agency has already declared the word "f***"...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'