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2011-09-26 18:30:00

With the increasing success of European Wax Center as a national franchise, Philadelphia area developers and European Wax Center owners anticipate opening 35 to 40 new locations within the next three years. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 European Wax Center Horsham celebrates its one year anniversary this September. European Wax Center Horsham, which has been in the top 10% nationally of all European Wax Center locations has been providing sought after waxing services such as...

2010-05-10 11:01:00

AMARILLO, Texas, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, May 17, 2010. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends...

2009-07-29 15:10:50

An industrial town was negligent in cleaning up an abandoned steelworks site and may have contributed to birth defects, Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday. Eighteen claimants ages 9 to 22 sued the Corby Borough Council, claiming their pregnant mothers were exposed to an atmospheric soup of toxic materials when Corby, in south-central England, dismantled a former British Steel plant and cleaned up the contaminated 680 acres from 1985 to 1999. The huge steel plant, one of Western Europe's...

2008-09-28 00:00:29

A Question that comes to my mind is when and why was the pathology laboratory service at Lincoln County Hospital put out to contract in the first place and not kept in house? The general public and I know to our cost that when some services are privatised that profits come first before patients. The managers responsible for this decision should be sacked for putting patients at risk at the county hospital. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in his speech at the Labour Party conference in...

2008-09-17 00:00:28

A Free health 'MoT' is being given away by for people wanting a check-up. Tests for the heart and blood pressure will be on offer at Scunthorpe's Pittwood House on Thursday at a hospital health check bonanza. Nurses will be available to give people the once-over with the likes of blood pressure checks, and a diabetic team and a nutritionalist will be on hand with advice. Being staged by North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospital Trust, the event will be a chance to learn more about health...

2008-09-07 00:00:08

Ram-raiders snatched a haul of laptop computers from a store on Scunthorpe High Street. A vehicle was repeatedly driven into the front of Cram Computers Ltd by electronics thieves who grabbed a number of the computers. It is thought the break-in, which took place in the middle of the High Street, overnight between September 4 and 5, could have been caught on CCTV and been witnessed by members of the public. Manager Amos Fenton said: "We are still open for business, despite what's...

2008-07-29 18:00:51

THE pitter patter of two sets of little feet can be heard at the home of Kieran and Joanna Harris. The proud new parents celebrated the arrival of twin girls, Poppy Jo and Rosie Dawn, on June 3, at Wansbeck General Hospital. The twins are the couple's first children and they were overjoyed to welcome young Poppy into the world at 3.03pm, swiftly followed by her slightly younger sister at 3.04pm. The eight-week-old pair are now fighting fit, although it was a quite different story for...

2008-07-25 18:00:33

FIRE crews have been making waves as they use vital new equipment for floods and water rescues. Tamworth firefighters are busy at the West Midlands Water Ski Centre, getting to grips with a new powerboat. The craft is for use at flooding and water rescue incidents and is two acquired the Staffordshire Fire Service. The ski centre is allowing crews to use the lake during its off- peak periods, free. Site owner Simon James said: "We're happy to support the firefighters in their...

2008-07-01 03:00:38

FEARS have been raised about the future of NHS services in a village near Nuneaton if a second chemists is allowed to open. A planning application has been made to have a chemist shop in New Arley. Opponents say it could affect the future of the staff employed in the pharmacy at the doctors' surgery in New Arley. Eddie Smith, chairman of the patients' forum, who lives in Ansley said: "We have a good surgery and pharmacy and we don't want to have to close the pharmacy. "I have heard...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'