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2011-03-02 13:49:00

HOUSTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With energy-related issues increasingly in the headlines not only in the U.S. Gulf Coastal area but worldwide, CBS affiliate KHOU-TV is now bringing Platts Energy Week, the weekly independent all-energy news and talk television program, to the greater Houston metropolitan area. The program's syndication to Houston was marked at a reception Tuesday night at the Petroleum Club of Houston attended by more than 150 energy executives and media. "We are...

2011-01-18 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts Energy Week, the independent weekly all-energy news and talk television program, just released its first iPhone video and news features application facilitating easy program viewing and interaction through iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Access to the app is cost free and requires a simple download. "Not only does the iPhone application provide another means of watching Platts Energy Week for folks on the go, it allows Apple-product users the...

2010-12-13 11:03:00

Gives low odds of dramatically lower crude prices; no plans to leave Washington WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Platts -- As the Obama administration faces increasing opposition from a soon-to-be Republican-controlled House and a more GOP-heavy Senate, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Sunday that the administration would have to find "common ground" with the rival party on energy issues. Chu made his comments in an exclusive interview with Platts Energy Week...

2010-10-20 08:00:00

Ed Bradley, Eugene Robinson amongst honorees WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will induct five legendary journalists into its Hall of Fame, the organization's highest honor; and present the Ida B. Wells Award, the annual honor highlighting the achievement of a media executive who has demonstrated a commitment to diversifying the nation's newsrooms and improving the coverage of people and communities of color. The...

2010-03-29 08:51:00

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Platts -- Time will be the enemy of any attempt to pass climate legislation in the U.S. Congress this year, according to the former chairman of the Senate Energy Committee who appeared on Sunday's Platts Energy Week, a new weekly half-hour television program for discussion and debate on U.S. energy policy. The program premiered here yesterday at 8:00 a.m. ET on W*USA Television and online at www.plattsenergyweektv.com. J. Bennett...

2010-03-25 13:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, the world's leading source of information and intelligence on energy and related commodities and a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), and W*USA-TV, the Washington, D.C., CBS affiliate and flagship television station of Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI), announced today that their new weekly TV program, "Platts Energy Week," concentrating on U.S. energy policy issues, will debut on Sunday, March 28. "We are excited about bringing our 100...

2009-10-27 07:45:00

Bruce Johnson of WUSA to Headline March 18 Event Marking Platinum Anniversary SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 18, 2010, Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) will celebrate its 20th year of providing affordable housing in Montgomery County with MHP Is Going Platinum. The event will celebrate MHP's contributions to preserving and expanding quality affordable housing in addition to its work within the community to improve the quality of life for...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'