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2014-02-20 16:23:09

** Commercial free Debate available to TV stations throughout Illinois via satellite** CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: ABC 7 Chicago, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Illinois and Univision Chicago, will broadcast... WHAT: An hour- long, commercial free debate with Republican...

2011-07-31 13:47:00

NEW YORK, July 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merlin Media, a new multiplatform, multimedia company, today launched FM News 101.1 as Chicago's only 24-hour all-news station. Whenever listeners tune in to Chicago's FM News 101.1 they will experience credible news, jargon-free traffic reports, and accurate weather. Listeners will engage with information from leading experts on subjects such as health, family, career, money, entertainment, beauty and more. The station's terrific content will be...

2011-07-11 23:08:00

WLS-TV Chicago Invest in First Response Video Solution to Transmit Across 4G/3G/WiFi/ Ethernet WATERLOO, ON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today Dejero Labs Inc. announced that ABC Owned station WLS-TV in Chicago has purchased multiple Dejero LIVE Platform systems with mobile 4G wireless capability that transmit live SD/HD video and transfer files remotely. The award-winning Dejero LIVE Platform is the mobile video transmission solution with the ability to broadcast live video across...

2011-03-21 13:33:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oprah Winfrey, whose meteoric rise from Chicago talk show host to one of Illinois' most renowned broadcasters, will be inducted into the Illinois Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. Winfrey will enter the Illinois Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame as its sole inductee at luncheon ceremonies on May 3rd. ABC 7 Anchor/Reporter Cheryl Burton will serve as the emcee of the luncheon. "Oprah is the epitome of broadcasting excellence,"...

2011-02-17 12:18:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC 7 Chicago, the city's top-rated television station, has named ABC 7 Sports/Anchor reporter Ryan Chiaverini and WGN-TV morning co-anchor and traffic reporter Valerie Warner to co-host its new, local morning show, it was announced today by Emily Barr, President and General Manager, ABC 7 Chicago. The hour-long talk and entertainment program is scheduled to debut on ABC 7 in late May, 2011, after the Oprah Show wraps its final season. In addition...

2010-03-30 13:37:00

Broadcasting Trailblazer Joins Urban League's Emmy Award-winning business and lifestyle program Second season premiers April 11 on FOX Chicago and My50 Chicago CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- nextTV: Change You Can See, the Chicago Urban League's Emmy award-winning business and lifestyle television series, launches its second season on April 11, 2010 with new host Diann Burns. The new season of the fast-paced, reality-style program that showcases the economic empowerment work...

2009-12-17 12:04:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with a longstanding commitment of bringing critical issues to Illinois voters via candidate debates, ABC 7 will partner with the League of Women Voters and the Better Government Association to present six political debates in January 2010 prior to the February 2nd primary election. Members of the ABC 7 News Team -- Kathy Brock, Cheryl Burton, Alan Krashesky, Ron Magers and Charles Thomas - -will serve as moderators of VOTE 2010: THE CANDIDATES...

2009-08-03 10:38:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran broadcaster Harry Porterfield is returning to CBS 2 Chicago where he began his television news career in 1964. Porterfield will reintroduce himself to CBS 2 viewers when he appears on today's 11:00 AM newscast. And, beginning Monday, August 10, he will co-anchor CBS 2 News at 11:00 AM and serve as a news reporter for station broadcasts. Described as a gentleman-journalist by his peers, Porterfield has earned the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Television's most popular and respected movie review program, "At the Movies," will debut its 23rd season in national syndication the weekend of September 6, 2008. As previously announced, Ben Lyons and Ben Mankiewicz will co-host the next generation of the series, and the show will also be adding several new segments. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/LATH012-a...


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