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2008-10-06 15:00:40

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernie Davis, a 1960s football hero who was the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy, is the subject of the new film from Universal Pictures, The Express, coming to theaters Friday, Oct. 10. Davis overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become an unstoppable running back for the Syracuse University Orangemen. But his dreams of pursuing a career in the NFL as a member of the Cleveland Browns came to an abrupt end when he was...

2008-09-23 12:00:33

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Hollywood premiere of the drama "THE EXPRESS" WHO: "THE EXPRESS" director Gary Fleder; cast members Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller, Clancy Brown, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Nelsan Ellis, Justin Martin, Linara Washington and Charles S. Dutton; producer John Davis; executive producers Derek Dauchy, Arne L. Schmidt and Ryan Kavanaugh...

2008-09-11 09:00:35

Text of report in English by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Baikonur, 10 September: The launch of the Express AM-44 and Express MD-1 communication satellites by means of a Proton-M rocket, scheduled for 2008, could be postponed until 2009, a source with the Baikonur federal space centre told Interfax on Wednesday. "This is linked to the fact that the Moscow-based Khrunichev centre has problems with the production of the Express MD-1 spacecraft. It was...

2008-08-18 09:00:24

LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hifn(TM) , the catalyst behind storage and networking innovation, today announced it has earned certified status in Microsoft's Partner Program, which recognizes Hifn's expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Certified Partner, Hifn has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven ability to meet customer needs. Microsoft Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and...

2008-07-30 21:00:30

By Karen Brady, The Express-Star, Chickasha, Okla. Jul. 30--Leslie Osborn from Tuttle took an early lead in the House District 47 race and held onto it all evening to win the Republican nomination for the House of Representatives seat soon to be vacated by Representative Susan Winchester. John Paul Jordan remained in second place all evening with Jane McNeff coming in a distant third. Osborn garnered more than 60 percent of the Republican votes to set up a Nov. 4 general election...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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