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2009-04-02 09:15:08

An investigation is under way into how the unfinished movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine was leaked online, the movie's distributor says. The FBI and the Motion Picture Association of America are investigating the leak, which led to thousands of people seeing a version of the Hugh Jackman flick on the Internet Tuesday, a month before it is to hit theaters, The New York Times reported. The Times quoted 20th Century Fox, the movie's distributor, as saying it doesn't know how the leak occurred. The...

2009-03-23 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. ("Wolverine Tube") announced today that its previously announced exchange offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer"), originally announced on February 25, 2009, relating to its 10-1/2% Senior Notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 978093AE2) (the "Existing Notes") is being amended to permit all holders of Existing Notes to participate. Wolverine Tube is making the Offer in reliance upon the exemption from registration provided by Section...

2009-03-13 12:28:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide (NYSE: WWW) today announced the appointment of James D. Zwiers to the position of President, Outdoor Group. The Company's Outdoor Group consists of the Merrell, Chaco and Patagonia Footwear brands. Since joining the company in 1998, Mr. Zwiers has had broad experience in brand and business strategy and retail, domestic and international wholesale, licensing, acquisitions and portfolio development. He most recently...

2009-02-14 12:39:15

A trailer for the upcoming U.S. movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine will be broadcast on the Fox network in three parts, 20th Century Fox says. The studio giant said it has plans to air a Wolverine trailer in three 60-second spots starting this weekend on the TV network of its sister company, the Fox Broadcasting Corp., People.com reported Thursday. The three-part trailer will appear on the network on three consecutive nights beginning Sunday when the first portion appears during Family Guy. The...

2009-01-22 10:21:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) announced today the acquisition of Chaco, a performance outdoor footwear brand based in Colorado with a unique heritage and strong consumer following. The acquisition also includes ULU, a premium brand of distinctive and fashionable performance winter boots. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Chaco was launched in 1989 to meet the needs of the whitewater enthusiast. The brand quickly...

2009-01-08 07:00:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) announced today the acquisition of the Cushe (pronounced "cushy") footwear brand, a move that will drive new global opportunities and leverage the strength of Wolverine's proven business model and operating infrastructure. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cushe is an exciting brand that is early in its lifecycle, having launched its initial collection in 2005 in the United Kingdom....

2009-01-06 07:30:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) CFO and Senior Vice President Donald T. Grimes will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 7th Annual Consumer Conference at the Westin New York at Times Square on January 13, 2009. This presentation, which will include information on Wolverine's operations and business outlook, is scheduled to run from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. Eastern, and will be available via live webcast at the Company's...

2009-01-05 11:37:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicktoons Network, the fastest growing kids' network, introduces Wolverine and the X-Men, the new action-packed animated series based on Marvel's ever popular Super Heroes. Produced by Marvel Animation, the new 26-episode, half-hour series follows Wolverine as he reunites the X-Men in an attempt to save the world. The adventure begins with two back-to-back episodes Friday, Jan. 23, from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. (ET). The new series builds on Marvel's rich...

2008-12-24 04:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Men and women agree that "Transformers 2"'s Megan Fox will be the sexiest female film star of 2009, according to a recent moviegoer survey by Fandango, the nation's leading movie ticketing destination. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) But when it comes to ranking next year's other stars and upcoming flicks, men and women picked different choices for the Fandango Hot List. Ten percent of female respondents...

2008-12-15 09:15:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher E. Hufnagel to the position of President, Retail. Hufnagel will report to James D. Zwiers, Senior Vice President of Wolverine, and will be responsible for all direct-to-consumer operations for the Company, including e-commerce. Hufnagel, age 36, was most recently the Vice President of Retail for Under Armour, a leading performance sports...


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2007-08-10 16:41:52

The Wolverine (Gulo gulo) is the largest land-dwelling species of the weasel family Mustelidae. It is also known as the Glutton or Carcajou. The wolverine lives primarily in isolated areas in the northern hemisphere. These areas include Alaska, northern Canada, Siberia and Scandinavia. They are also native to Russia and the Baltic countries. Until the mid 1800's they were found as far south as northern California. Some still remain in the Rocky Mountains and northern Cascades in the United...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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