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2014-10-14 12:27:24

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) has named Deedie Rose as Chair of its Board of Directors, and has appointed Betsy Hannaford to its Board. Both women have long-standing experience with both local and national boards and a personal passion for PRI's work that will be valuable as PRI fulfills its mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130613/DC31772LOGO Ms. Rose is a civic leader, arts patron, collector and volunteer based...

2014-09-22 12:26:42

Support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund the project MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) today announces Across Women's Lives, an ambitious 18-month long, multi-platform journalism and engagement initiative. The effort will reach over 65 million public radio users, millennials and women and will reveal, through in-depth reporting and engagement efforts, the strong connection between the empowerment of women and...

2014-08-11 16:28:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Dr. Unni Krishnan, Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response, Plan International: The current Ebola outbreak, the most severe and complex in history, is now making its impact felt worldwide. The deadly disease has killed more than 960 people so far in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. Seven additional West African countries (Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, and...

2014-06-05 23:15:16

LPW and The Waiting Room Magazine align its goals with HealthCorps in supporting the nation's youth and spreading health awareness. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Leading Physicians of the World (LPW ) and The Waiting Room Magazine (TWRM) attended the HealthCorps 8th Annual Gala. HealthCorps is an organization founded by renowned heart surgeon and Daytime Emmy Award winning television host Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa to combat childhood obesity. HealthCorps has created a...

2014-05-22 12:27:18

A platform to showcase talents and the things they find surprising and universal MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® (PRI) today announced SoundWorks from PRI, a collection of podcasts from unique voices focused on the issues that shape both daily life and international trends. SoundWorks continues PRI's history of identifying unmet content needs and voices with distinct points of view, and creates a space for the insights of those with unexpected...

2014-05-13 23:14:00

Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers health and nutrition benefits of some kinds of fruits and vegetables. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables to Eat and Juice in the World, a new report created by Tran Vu on the site Vkool.com, shows health and nutrition benefits of fruits and vegetables, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. At the beginning of this report, people...

2014-05-12 16:26:44

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) announces the appointment of Lynn Bay Dayton to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dayton, an entrepreneur who deeply values community and all efforts in education, is the owner of Dayton Home, a Boston-based luxury boutique specializing in custom furniture and interior design. She is also a trained chef and an active board member for the WGBH Educational Foundation and the MSPCA-Angell....

2014-04-21 16:23:37

In Addition, AXS TV Presents a 90-Minute Live Tribute Band Special April 30 at 1aE/10pP Featuring Beatles Tribute Band "Britain's Finest" LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV, the premier destination for live music events, brings back its hit live concert series THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS for a fourth season premiering in the fall. Hosted and produced by AXS TV's Katie Daryl, the weekly show features highly talented bands playing hour-long concert tributes to iconic...

2014-04-17 23:01:55

Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. An informative companion meant for easy reading, it is the magazine’s objective to educate patients on their own healthcare...

2014-04-16 23:01:25

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days. The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through April 20, 2014. Guests who have...


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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