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2011-03-17 16:57:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We cannot believe the overwhelming amount of donations that have come through. We are delighted to announce that together, we raised more than $50,000 for the American Red Cross "Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami" Disaster Relief Fund in less than 72 hours. Over 270 donations came from you, matched by PSP, Inc.'s $20,000. On behalf of all of us at PSP, Inc. and those in Japan, we thank you for your contributions and sincerely appreciate...

2011-03-17 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial, the online source for people to find handpicked experiences at a great value, today announced a US Daily Deal benefiting the American Red Cross. When a LivingSocial member makes a $5 donation, LivingSocial will match that donation up to $1 million. "This support from LivingSocial and its members is critically important as we work to provide help and hope to survivors of the Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami," said Michael J....

2011-03-17 07:10:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the hours of uncertainty that preceded tsunami waves hitting the shores of Maui County, Hawaii last week, county information officers and civil defense officials reached out to the government website experts at CivicPlus to help them keep the latest emergency preparedness information flowing on the county's website, http://www.mauicounty.gov. While county officials scrambled to prepare for the worst, thousands of miles away in land-locked...

2011-03-16 20:58:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Town Sports International (TSI), operators of New York, Boston, Washington and Philadelphia Sports Clubs, today announced a new fundraising initiative in conjunction with the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan. As leaders in health and wellness, TSI will encourage and incentivize new members to improve their lives through exercise while helping victims of the devastating earth quake and tsunami in Japan. Beginning Thursday,...

2011-03-16 13:00:00

SINGAPORE and KYOTO, Japan, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's devastating 11 March earthquake and tsunami have hit its struggling economy and ineffective government at what was an already uncertain time for the country. The earthquake, measuring up to 9.0 on the Richter scale, and subsequent tsunami have devastated a wide area of northeast Japan, killing more than 10,000 people and washing away whole communities and infrastructure. The biggest quake in Japan's recorded history has...

2011-03-16 11:23:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First of all, we truly thank those who made the donations to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief fund as a part of our matching fund raising campaign. We cannot believe the overwhelming amount of donations that have come through in just the past 48 hours. We are delighted to announce that we have hit our goal of $10,000 in donations. In turn, we have decided to add an additional $10,000 towards our efforts to raise...

2011-03-16 09:04:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced that in response to the magnitude 8.9 earthquake and massive tsunami tragedy that recently struck Japan, the Company will donate 15% of all online sales of MedeFile memberships - processed through its web site (www.medefile.com) from today through April 15, 2011 - to the American Red Cross for the Japan...

2011-03-16 07:55:00

LONDON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The quake and tsunami have wrought havoc in Japan but the world's third largest economy has large reserves of strength to draw on. In the latest Global Forecast programme from the Economist Intelligence Unit, editorial director Robin Bew adds that the cost of rebuilding stricken towns can be borne by the country in spite of is perilous public finances. "I think it is important to recognise that while geographically the part of Japan that...

2011-03-16 07:20:00

TUCSON, Ariz., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami and the 2004 Indonesian earthquake and tsunami have shocked the world. Dr. Jeffrey Goodman, an archeologist and geologist who has spent years researching the Bible's stories of catastrophe, says that tsunamis that dwarf those of Japan and Indonesia are written about in the Bible. In his new book "THE COMETS OF GOD" Goodman says the Bible tells of a mega-tsunami that occurred in the past and a...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq: RFMD), Broadcom (Nasdaq: BRCM), Netlist (Nasdaq: NLST), Cree (Nasdaq: CREE), and DragonWave (Nasdaq: DRWI). Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams has leveraged a decades-long career as a semiconductor industry insider to deliver in-depth insights...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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