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2009-09-10 05:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) and Harpo Radio today announced the new programming launch, beginning September 14, for Oprah Radio, Oprah Winfrey's exclusive 24/7 SIRIUS XM channel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) Winfrey and Gayle King will host the season's debut broadcast of the channel's O Magazine Show live from SIRIUS XM's New York City headquarters on September 18 at 2:00 pm ET. For the first time,...

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2009-06-18 21:21:10

Talk-show host Oprah Winfrey is showing her support for a 7-year-old Plainfield, Ill., girl who is raising money for childhood cancer research. As of Wednesday, Hannah Durante had collected more than $2,900 for A Walk in the Park, a fundraising event held by Six Flags and Cure Kids Cancer, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Thursday. In addition to sending e-mails to friends and family seeking sponsorship, Hannah and her mother Amy also reportedly reached out to Winfrey, her publicist and other...

2009-04-11 20:05:48

U.S. entertainment industry powerhouse Oprah Winfrey says she's made some missteps with her all-girls school in South Africa yet is still hopeful for it. The Cape Argus reported in its weekend edition that Winfrey told the Capetown newspaper in an exclusive interview Friday she erred in how she set up the private Johannesburg school. I have made several mistakes, and one of them was being over-protective of the girls, which has led to an impression that the school is isolating them from...

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2009-03-17 17:00:45

Ivan, one of two 8-week-old puppies Oprah Winfrey adopted from PAWS Chicago this month has died, a spokeswoman for Winfrey's Harpo Productions said. The representative told the Chicago Tribune that Ivan, a blond-colored cocker spaniel who appeared on the March 6 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show, died from the parvo virus late last week. Ivan was a littermate of Sadie, another cocker puppy Winfrey recently adopted and introduced to the audience on a live program. The Tribune noted that...

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2009-03-17 16:05:00

The second 8-week-old puppy Oprah Winfrey adopted from PAWS Chicago this month has died, a spokeswoman for Winfrey's Harpo Productions said. The representative told the Chicago Tribune that Ivan, a blond-colored cocker spaniel who appeared on the March 6 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show, died from the parvo virus late last week. Ivan was a littermate of Sadie, another cocker puppy Winfrey recently adopted. The Tribune noted that Winfrey has been a longtime supporter of PAWS, highlighting the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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