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2014-01-02 08:20:38

Michigan Moves off High Outbound List after 16 Years with Moving Deficit ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four straight years as runner-up, Oregon has finally made it to the winner's circle, and Michigan can finally breathe a sigh of relief. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/CG39356-INFO) Those are the key findings from United Van Lines' 37(th) Annual Migration Study, which tracks the states the company's customers move to and from during the course of the year....

2011-11-07 16:00:00

Atlasâ finest performing agents earn this award for their total commitment to quality. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Atlas Van Lines presented 50 of its moving agents with the 2011 Milton M. Hill Quality Award last week at its annual convention in Marco Island, Fla. One of the moving industryâs most distinguished performance awards, it was established in honor of the late Milton M. Hill of Alexanderâs Mobility Services, an agent of Atlas Van...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Memory walks to help end Alzheimer's are held around the country year round. American Van Lines supports Alzheimer's research by participating in this event and pledging long-term support. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 American Van Lines is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer's research and prevention. An American Van Lines moving truck will be themed in the Alzheimer's Association's logo and colors...

2011-01-03 15:29:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outbound traffic from the Great Lakes region continued to lead the nation in 2010 with four states capturing high-outbound rankings. Western states that had traditionally experienced high-inbound traffic, most notably Nevada, saw their traffic level off. The findings are among the results of United Van Lines' 34th annual "migration" study, which tracks where its customers move from and the most popular destinations over the past 12 months. The...

2010-11-15 11:13:00

ROMULUS, Mich., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Morse Moving & Storage, a full-service relocation company based in Romulus, Mich., announced today that it has received several prestigious industry awards for customer service. The awards were presented last month by Allied Van Lines during its annual convention in San Antonio that was attended by more than 600 representatives from throughout the world. In a competition among fellow Allied Van Lines agents worldwide, Morse Moving &...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'