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2014-09-10 16:23:10

WCPO Insiders get locally connected and globally informed with a free digital subscription to The Washington Post CINCINNATI, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WCPO, the Cincinnati ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and the first television station in the country to develop a subscription-based digital news site, is now offering its subscribers free access to The Washington Post. Subscribers to www.wcpo.com - called WCPO Insiders - already enjoy exclusive stories and in-depth...

2014-08-19 08:35:08

Survey says one-third of Americans show interest in becoming teachers DAVENPORT, Iowa, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, announces the launch of Virtual Advisor, an online tool to help college graduates chart the best path to convert their experience and degree into career opportunities in teaching or other aspects of the education field. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-07-18 12:23:35

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martin Baron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning executive editor of The Washington Post, will be the keynote speaker at the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on Nov. 10. The dinner features CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, who returns as master of ceremonies for the third year. Three outstanding women journalists, including Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes," will be honored at the event. President of the John S. and James L. Knight...

2014-07-10 23:02:22

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to the use of a power morcellator in gynecological surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) against the manufacturers of power morcellators continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a panel of advisors to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is...

2014-07-10 23:00:42

Federal regulators have warned that power morcellators should not be used during minimally invasive gynecological procedures, such as hysterectomy or myomectomy, due to the potential for these tools to spread deadly, “occult” cancer. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that a couple has brought a lawsuit over allegations that the woman’s...

2014-07-02 08:31:39

Award honors local software development company for its outstanding workplace environment FAIRFAX, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative software products, has been named to The Washington Post's Top Workplaces list for 2014. The list recognizes private, public, and non-profit companies or government agencies in the greater Washington area that foster excellent workplace environments. More than 2,000 employers across the region were...

2014-06-27 23:06:52

Maryland-based leading event software solution company - a2z, Inc. - has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 a2z, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research...

microsoft outlook outage
2014-06-25 07:50:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the Internet goes out it can leave people feeling a bit disconnected and even frustrated, but this week an outage of Microsoft Exchange Online brought down business users as well, making it difficult and even impossible for many to do any work. That likely isn't good for Microsoft's business. The Washington Post's Hayley Tsukayama and Danielle Paquette suggested "It was like the 1980s again in offices… workers (had) no choice...

2014-06-23 23:03:45

Companies Ranked Based on Employee Feedback Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., a provider of intuitive, powerful and practical 2D/3D and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solutions, has been selected as one of “The Washington Post Top Workplaces” in the Greater Washington area for 2014, a distinction awarded to only 150 companies each year. The Top Workplaces are determined based on employee surveys analyzed by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a...

2014-06-23 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post has named the American Chemistry Council (ACC) one of its 2014 Top Workplaces. The award was presented to ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley at a reception on June 19, 2014 at Washington Post headquarters. The 2014 Top Workplaces were determined based solely on employee feedback through a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm specializing in organizational health and employee engagement. "Being named...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'