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2011-02-08 09:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R&J Public Relations, LLC, a leading brand-building public relations agency based in Bridgewater, N.J., announces the promotion of Angeline Boyer to Account Executive. Boyer joined the agency in August 2009 as Account Coordinator. In her new position, she will play an integral role in the development and execution of strategic public relations programs designed to meet the wide-ranging goals of R&J's growing client base. "Angeline...

2011-02-02 14:56:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the new series, Videos for Lovers: Behind the Bedroom Door, 15 couples in search of the ultimate connection push the boundaries of self-exploration to points unknown by not only talking about but revealing their sex lives before the cameras and the world. Founder/Creator, Loren Kapelow aims to empower viewers to explore, imploring them to walk through fear and conversation with their own partners and discover what's missing in the bedroom....

2011-02-01 16:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll released today finds 70 percent of Texas voters support prohibiting smoking in indoor work and public places, including restaurants and bars. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/DA40513) The poll, released by the Smoke-Free Texas Coalition and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, found support for smoke-free indoor work and public places cuts across party lines, including 67 percent of Republicans, 69...

2011-01-25 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever ventured out of the house, gone to a business meeting or traveled by air when you thought you might have the flu? If you answered yes, you are among a majority of Americans who fessed up in a recent survey to being "that guy" who goes about his or her day despite experiencing the sudden onset of fever, aches and chills - commonly recognized symptoms of the flu. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2011-01-11 07:27:00

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tail-wagging fun takes over at Michigan's largest dog show, The Michigan Winter Dog Classic, Jan. 20-23, at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi. The event is hosted by the Livonia Kennel Club and the Oakland County Kennel Club. More than 6,000 dogs representing 167 breeds will compete at the four-day dog show which includes an all-new beginner Puppy Special Attraction on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 9 am. The new event encourages puppies 4 to 6 months...

2011-01-10 11:06:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-one star entertainers are scheduled to perform at the 2011 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 10 a.m., at www.rodeohouston.com, all Ticketmaster locations (excluding the Reliant Park Box office until Monday, Jan. 17) and by phone at 1.800.726.1313. Star Entertainment The 21 different star entertainers scheduled to perform at the 2011 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo represent a wide...

2010-11-22 15:06:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the US elections are over, the newest issue of The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy highlights "Policy Solutions for America" with hard-hitting essays on policy topics important to American families and newly election politicians. This last issue includes Bryce J. Christensen's look at the missing piece (the health effects of marriage) of the current health-care crisis, Elaine Donnelly's exposure of the...

2010-11-18 11:18:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet and social networking have opened doors to connecting people in ways never before imagined. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/ACALOGO) Social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn can be venues for locating individuals not found through phone directories and other resources. "Debt collectors can use these tools to try to locate consumers who owe debts, but they cannot...

2010-11-15 09:11:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd Tomlinson, Solutions Architect at ServerLogic, has just launched his 3rd in a series of technical books that focus on the increasingly popular Drupal web content management software, and it has already reached 29th in Amazon's list of most popular books on Internet tools. Pro Drupal 7 Development, 3rd Edition (Apress Publishing) updates the most popular development reference for the newest major release of Drupal. With several new and...

2010-11-07 18:43:00

DALLAS, Nov. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* is pleased to have reached an agreement with Scripps Networks. HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and GAC are now back on AT&T U-verse® TV. We're very satisfied that this is a fair deal that benefits our U-verse customers. The terms and costs of the deal recognize our growing subscriber base and give us the tools and content rights to compete with all other providers. We are very grateful to our...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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