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2014-10-01 08:22:02

The Airline's Seasonal New York-Fort Lauderdale and Boston-Las Vegas Routes are on Sale Now; Guests Are Invited to Start Planning a 'Winter Thaw' with Deals and a 'Sun-Inspired Selfie' Competition for Chance To Win Roundtrip Flights to Winter Escape Destinations. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, today announces two new seasonal routes - daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International...

2014-09-30 23:16:29

Will Showcase 21st Century Global Go-To-Market Center Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 PhoenixMart, an Arizona based commercial real estate developer, announced today that it will host luncheons in Milwaukee and Madison to introduce American manufacturers to its massive new wholesale trade center under development just south of Phoenix, AZ. “Our 585-acre project is unique to the western hemisphere,” said Mike Harris, Executive Vice President of PhoenixMart. “This world...

2014-09-29 16:20:48

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX) recently hosted crude-by-rail incident response training for 40 first responders representing 30 communities around the CSX network at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colorado. The firefighters and police officers from Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia completed three days of training...

2014-09-29 12:21:02

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad's broad integration of sustainable business practices into daily operations. For the first time, Norfolk Southern was named to the CDP's 2014 S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. CDP cited the depth and quality of climate-change data the railroad disclosed to...

2014-09-29 08:36:16

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Think of the last trip you took. Now, I bet you can't remember every detail of what you saw, but no doubt you remember some of the amazing food you tasted. In fact, food is so special to the travel experience that in a new survey by Travelocity.ca it was revealed that 75 per cent of Canadians believe food is important an important factor when choosing a destination....

2014-09-29 08:26:10

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II--a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett as Master of Ceremonies, over 1400 guests celebrated the completion of the hospital's $60-million private...

2014-09-28 20:21:47

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Think of the last trip you took. Now, I bet you can't remember every detail of what you saw, but no doubt you remember some of the amazing food you tasted. In fact, food is so special to the travel experience that in a new survey by Travelocity.ca it was revealed that 75 per cent of Canadians believe food is important an important factor when choosing a destination....

2014-09-28 16:21:16

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II--a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett as Master of Ceremonies, over 1400 guests celebrated the completion of the hospital's $60-million private...

2014-09-26 16:20:36

CLEAR Ready to Support the TSA and the Traveling Public with Secure Identity Platform NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLEAR, a technology provider using advanced biometric identity verification to speed travelers through airport security, today announced it supports the Transportation Security Administration's plan to work with private companies to further enhance security at airports across the country. "We applaud Administrator Pistole and the TSA for understanding the...

2014-09-26 12:21:22

CN is on track to generate 2014 frac-sand revenues of C$300-million -- a year ahead of schedule CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Northern Frac Proppants II, LLC, today celebrated the opening of Northern's new state-of-the-art frac- sand production plant at Alma Center, Wis. CN now serves 13 frac-sand mines with more than 10 million tons of annual production capacity. Northern's production facility, located on CN's rehabilitated Whitehall...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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