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2014-07-22 12:27:37

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the gates to "Halloween Horror Nights" open, so too does the annual Purge begin at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort with the debut of a terrifying new scarezone, "The Purge: Anarchy," inspired by Universal Pictures' new thriller, which scored the highest opening for a horror film this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129135 "The Purge: Anarchy" scarezone will greet...

2014-07-14 16:23:04

Deals From More Than 150 Theme Parks, Attractions, Restaurants and Hotels ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of blockbuster openings and major expansions across the destination, Visit Orlando is offering 30 days of savings up to 50 percent off during Magical Deal Month this September. An aggregator for Orlando's top deals, VisitOrlando.com/September is a one-stop shop for visitors to find a collection of more than 150 theme park offers, discounted hotel...

2014-07-14 12:25:34

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From cult horror film to breakthrough television series on El Rey Network, "From Dusk Till Dawn" will add terrifying maze to its credits when filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's acclaimed supernatural show debuts as a menacing new "Halloween Horror Nights" experience at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, beginning Friday, September 19. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126066 This...

2014-07-08 16:23:27

The Most Spectacularly-Themed, Highly-Anticipated Theme Park Experience of the Year Rolls Out the Red Carpet to Officially Welcome its First Guests ORLANDO, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the day millions of people around the world have been waiting for... This morning, Universal Orlando Resort officially opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Confetti, fireworks and a red carpet lined with dozens of cheering Diagon Alley...

2014-06-27 12:24:02

"Music Spotlight Series" Headlines CityWalk Weekends, Along with Dance Parties, Eclectic Community Performances, Gospel Singers and "Descarga en CityWalk" UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal CityWalk is Southern California's ultimate summer destination for free, live entertainment as the "5 Towers" stage heats up with an array of musical performances and dance nights every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, beginning Thursday, July 10 and continuing through...

2014-06-16 16:23:02

Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza Grand Opening Headlined by Music Legend Nile Rodgers ORLANDO, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - celebrated the highly anticipated Grand Opening of its first European property, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, in Spain on June 13, 2014. Hard Rock inaugurated the contemporary property with an unrivaled celebration featuring the brand's signature Guitar Smash and performance by...

2014-06-09 12:27:13

Back by popular demand: all-new, original mazes inspired by Season 4 of the Emmy-Award Winning series ORLANDO, Fla. and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After rave reviews from fans on both coasts, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood are bringing back AMC's "The Walking Dead" to Halloween Horror Nights for an unprecedented third consecutive year. Horror-hungry fans will experience all-new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 4 of the...

2014-06-04 08:21:52

WARREN, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Truckload Services, Inc. ("Universal") (NASDAQ: UACL) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Wolfe notified Universal of his intention to retire upon expiration of his employment contract with Universal at the end of this year. Universal also announced that its Board of Directors has approved the hiring of Jeff Rogers, former President of YRC Freight, to the position of Executive Vice President until the end of 2014,...

2014-04-11 16:21:11

New Attractions Inspired by Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Blockbuster Franchise Let Guests Embrace Their Inner Minion UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem," an original 3D Ultra-HD adventure, and "Super Silly Fun Land," an immersive carnival setting - both based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster "Despicable Me" franchise - celebrated their dynamic grand opening today at...

2014-04-09 12:25:43

Project Represents Biggest Five-Year Line-Up of New Attractions in Universal Studios Hollywood History, Solidifying Theme Park's Long-Term Commitment to Tourism and Economic Vitality in Los Angeles UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming its position as the #1 tourist destination in Los Angeles with one of the most progressive and exciting theme park experiences anywhere, Universal Studios Hollywood(SM), is making an unprecedented five-year investment in...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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