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2009-03-03 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westwood One, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WWON) announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with its existing lenders to refinance all of its outstanding long term indebtedness (approximately $241 million in principal amount) in exchange for $25 million in cash, a series of new senior secured notes in an expected aggregate principal amount of $117.5 million and 25% of the pro forma equity in Westwood One. The new notes are expected...

2008-12-22 16:48:00

Nation's largest traffic incident reporting systems will integrate real-time 24/7 traffic video, offering most advanced and accurate traffic information via television, radio and the Internet NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westwood One, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WWON) today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with TrafficLand, Inc. to combine TrafficLand's 24/7 live traffic video systems - which aggregate nearly 5,000 traffic cameras - with the nation's largest and most...

2008-10-22 18:00:14

In celebration of Cisco Networking Academy's 10th Anniversary, Governor Ritter's office held a press briefing today featuring the Colorado Community College System, the Colorado Department of Education, Westwood College and others. With more than 50 Front Range high-school students in attendance, Colorado's state Chief Information Officer Mike Locatis, remarked that Colorado still requires thousands of trained I.T. professionals to fill high-tech jobs in both the public and private sectors....

2008-10-13 18:00:14

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westwood One family wishes to express its deepest sympathies to the families of the two occupants of the news helicopter that crashed outside of Houston today. The photographer on board, David Garrett, was a Metro Networks employee; the pilot, John Downhower, worked for a vendor from whom Metro Networks leases helicopters. At the time of the incident, the helicopter team was covering news for KTRK Channel 13. Sadly, there were no survivors in the crash....

2008-09-18 12:00:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westwood One announced today that the company will discuss the reengineering of Metro Networks on Thursday, September 18, 2008, during a teleconference call at 4:00 p.m. ET. The call is open to the general public. The conference call number is 800-406-5356 (reference: Westwood One Reengineering Call) and 913-981-5580 for international/toll callers. Please call five minutes in advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the presentation....

2008-06-30 21:02:24

Two days ahead of schedule, the major pipeline that carries imported water to much of Los Angeles County was returned to service early this morning after around-the-clock repairs were completed. "We sincerely appreciate the assistance of consumers throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties who took extra steps to save water at their homes and businesses since we shut down 12 miles of the Sepulveda Feeder June 21 and asked the public for its help," said Debra C. Man, Metropolitan Water...

2008-06-17 18:00:18

An urgent request for heightened water conservation in Los Angeles and Orange counties over the next two weeks is being made by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California as it begins critical repairs to a major regional water pipeline that serves as many as 12 million people. "In order to prevent what could be a severe break in our Sepulveda Feeder pipeline, we will be working 24-hours a day to install new pipe sections and are asking residents of Los Angeles and Orange...

2006-02-28 11:38:16

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - A flying penis, voluminous robes and a call to release a convicted prisoner -- British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood brought it all to Paris in a shrill show on Tuesday. In an autumn-winter collection inspired by Greek themes, 64-year-old Westwood paraded models in long, gold shimmering coats and girls showing off colorful tights under bright purple layered dresses with the word "Innocent" printed on them. "I think it is terribly important...

2006-01-19 02:15:20

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - They're throwing a wake of sorts for the Rhino Records store Saturday and Sunday. Founded in 1973, the venerable record shop officially closed its doors after the turn of the year, hard on the heels of the folding of cross-town competitor Aron's Records. But, in a final gasp of Rhino tradition, old customers will gather at the Westwood Boulevard location to paw through boxes of CDs, LPs, DVDs and videocassettes at the store's final...

2006-01-19 02:16:30

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - They're throwing a wake of sorts for the Rhino Records store Saturday and Sunday. Founded in 1973, the venerable record shop officially closed its doors after the turn of the year, hard on the heels of the folding of cross-town competitor Aron's Records. But, in a final gasp of Rhino tradition, old customers will gather at the Westwood Boulevard location to paw through boxes of CDs, LPs, DVDs and videocassettes at the store's final...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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