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2009-11-04 09:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) announced today that it has named Bamidele Demerson as curator and program director. Demerson will be responsible for overseeing the Museum's exhibits, artifacts and educational programming. The Museum, located in downtown Greensboro, N.C., will open Feb. 1, 2010, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. "Bamidele has an extensive leadership background in...

2009-10-06 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lady Foot Locker reaches out to women of all ages with a collection of fashionable "pink" products. Touting messages of hope and inspiration, the line supports the efforts of the American Cancer Society (ACS). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091006/NY86413) "Breast Cancer touches us all. Whether young or old, many of us have witnessed or experienced the effects of this terrible disease," said...

2009-08-20 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended August 1, 2009. Second Quarter Results The Company reported a break-even earnings performance for the second quarter ended August 1, 2009 compared with net income of $18 million, or $0.11 per share, last year. Second quarter sales decreased 15.6 percent, to $1,099 million this year compared with sales of...

2009-08-03 04:11:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The first day of school -- while you're taking your first steps on campus, and getting ready to hit the books for another year -- it's all about making an impression. That's why it's important to look your best... from head-to-toe. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/NYFNSA06 ) Lady Foot Locker has reached out to one blogger with a well-manicured finger on the pulse of "what's hot," to bring you tips on how to make your classroom debut...

2009-08-03 04:07:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When you close your eyes and think back to your first day of school, a few things will undoubtedly come to mind: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/NYFNSA02 ) Brand new, sharpened #2 pencils, un-chewed, erasers fully in tact Your notebook, binding not even cracked, first page blank, waiting to be filled with the thoughts and teachings (and doodles)... A new outfit, freshly pressed (thanks mom), brand new shoes touching the pavement for...

2009-06-02 04:20:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As we grow, we pass through life's phases with our parents nearby, ensuring we are equipped for all that may come -- we may forget they are also along for the ride. Why not use this Father's Day to tell Dad you know he's been there every step of the way by giving him the right "equipment" to make those steps a bit more comfortable. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090602/NYTUFNS1 ) Footwear experts at Foot Locker offer their advice on choosing...

2009-03-11 04:08:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 80's style has been slowly creeping into mainstream fashion, beginning with the popularity of bright and neon colors to wardrobe essentials like printed tights and liquid leggings. Footwear is not immune to this influence, and may even be the front-runner in promoting this retro-trend -- after all, who could forget the popularity of the high-top sneaker? (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090311/NYFNSN03 ) For those of us experiencing this...

2009-02-26 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer plans to report its fourth quarter and full year financial results for the period ended January 31, 2009 on Wednesday, March 4, 2009. A conference call is scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results. This conference call may be accessed live from the Investor Relations section of the Foot Locker, Inc. website at...

2009-02-02 10:54:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Tobacco Company has agreed to donate $1 million to the International Civil Rights Center and Museum to commemorate the unique role that Greensboro played in advancing the civil rights movement. The Center will be located in the original F.W. Woolworth building on downtown Greensboro's Elm Street and will honor the sit-in of February 1, 1960 that took place there, and other civil rights accomplishments. The donation is part of an...

2009-01-26 14:03:19

Home Depot Inc. said Monday it would close 48 locations and lay off 7,000 U.S. workers as a reaction to the economic environment. The retailer said the move would not impact floor-staff who deal with customers at stores that remain open. However, at its continuing locations, reductions are planned for 10 percent of its managerial staff, about 2,000 jobs, American City Business Journals reported Monday. Home Depot cut 500 jobs a year ago and closed 15 stores at the cost of 1,300 jobs last May....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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