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2009-02-09 09:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet and Southwest Airlines today launched a new marketing partnership where Southwest will serve as the exclusive domestic airline of the Sweet Caribbean Cruise, (November 8-15, 2009), offering discount airfare to Sweet guests and participating in co-marketing opportunities online and at select gay and lesbian events throughout 2009. Southwest Airlines currently serves 64 markets in the continental United States. The airline seeks to expand its...

2009-01-05 15:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- While a Crystal Cruises vacation is inherently loaded with inclusive value, the luxury line is sweetening the cruise savings for 2009 and beyond. From getting there to being there, Crystal's significant savings promotions range from upgraded and complimentary air travel to family incentives, extended land programs and dollars off. "This is the broadest scope of savings opportunities we've ever offered," says Bill Smith, senior vice president, sales and...

2008-09-12 15:00:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "All Hail! Madonna still reigns supreme as pop queen." -- Evening Standard, Friday, September 12, 2008 The Material Girl does it again! With a sell-out crowd of over 74,000 fans and a gross of over 12 million USD, Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour easily surpassed all previous grosses at both the old and the new Wembley Stadiums. This record breaking performance adds another first following last week's confirmation that Madonna's Zurich...

2008-09-02 15:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Madonna kicked off her Sticky & Sweet World tour August 23rd in Cardiff to unanimous acclaim and just played to 72,000 in Zurich, the largest audience ever for a concert in Switzerland. This mashed up, rock tinged dance-athon features familiar hits and new favourites including "4 Minutes,""Candy Shop" and "Give It 2 Me" from her sensational 'Hard Candy' album that debuted at number 1 in 32 countries. (Logo:...

2008-07-14 12:00:20

By Mechele Cooper, Morning Sentinel, Waterville, Maine Jul. 13--HALLOWELL -- Sherman Kostick huffed his way through a half-hour on the exercise bike at Age Right Fitness. The 77-year-old said he had recently joined the new gym for people age 40 and older to build up his endurance. He works out for an hour and a half, he said, six days a week. "I have multiple health problems ... two knee operations, a hip operation, bypass surgery, a pacemaker and defibrillator to get my heart...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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