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2014-03-18 12:27:08

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY received the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award yesterday afternoon at the Newspaper Association of America (NAA)'s mediaXchange conference. Every year the award is presented to one newspaper that shows exceptional support and leadership in disseminating Ad Council public service messages. The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization, is the largest producer of public service advertising (PSAs) in the United States. Through...

2014-03-17 12:26:04

Platinum selling devotional brand a staple on bestseller lists NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning devotional that has inspired a generation recently reached a milestone: the Jesus Calling® brand has sold over 10 million units. "Jesus Calling," first released in 2004, is currently ranked No. 3 on the "Wall Street Journal" Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list. This is the tenth consecutive week the devotional has held a top five ranking on the list, at...

2014-03-07 08:24:41

--Combined Database, Housed on USATodayHSS.com, Is Among Largest In U.S.-- MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sports Media Group announced today a partnership between Schedule Star LLC and AllPlayers.com Inc., bringing together two of the nation's leaders in high school sports information to create one of the largest athlete databases in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121009/DC89310LOGO The partnership, data from which will live on...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

Ancient Chinese Mummies Carry Evidence Of Oldest Known Cheese
2014-02-27 09:29:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some cheeses are best when they are aged for five or ten years, but any cheese that you eat today would be considered under-ripe if you base it against a cheese recently discovered in China. Researchers from Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) have found what is being called the world’s oldest cheese after discovering yellowish clumps on the necks and chests of Chinese mummies dating...

2014-02-26 23:00:32

A&A Packaging comments on Colorado's success in the first quarter of marijuana sales and how they benefited by being prepared for high demand in dispensary supplies. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Colorado's new recreational marijuana legislation is only one month old but its first month implementation saw Colorado collect over $1 Million in sales taxes according to USA Today and NBC News. This is even more significant since a limited number of stores were able to...

2014-02-19 12:26:38

Leading Direct Seller Inks First-Ever Naming Rights for Amway Coaches Poll, Newly Created Amway Fan Poll and Presenting Sponsorship of The Symbol of Supremacy in College Football(TM), the AFCA Coaches' Trophy ADA, Mich., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following one of the most exciting college football seasons in recent years, leading direct seller Amway today announced that it has partnered with the USA TODAY Sports Media Group (USATSMG) and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) in...

2014-02-17 12:23:14

Fan Voting for Seventh Installment of "Best Of" Series Begins February 17 at usatodayhss.com MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY High School Sports - the nation's top resource for high school sports news and information - today began the search for America's best high school girls basketball coach, representing USA TODAY HSS' seventh installment of its wildly popular "Best of" contest series. Fans will vote on the winner from a pool of 255 active girls basketball...

2014-02-11 23:21:52

Online service that matches consumers with travel specialists - Tripology - is launching a revamped website featuring cleaner and simpler navigation, improved user experience, and mobile accessibility as part of planned enhancements for consumers and travel agents since its acquisition by USA TODAY Travel Media Group. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Leading travel referral service Tripology, a division of USA TODAY Travel Media Group, today announced the unveiling of its...

2014-02-10 16:28:27

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye on what's new and trending in the categories of Pop Culture and Pet, Brandy Tanner and Mary Olson are the founders of A Crowded Coop (www.crowdedcoop.com) whose products have caught the attention of everyone from Parade Magazine, USA Today and VH1's Buzz of late. At Toy Fair 2014 A Crowded Coop (Booth 4855) will preview items that will leave the cartoon-lover, Trekkie, Halo collector and gamer all thrilled. At the Show 'The Coop'...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.