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2014-06-03 23:01:03

Prestigious National Award Recognizes Rogers As a Groundbreaking Leader and Innovator for Her Work in Finance and Technology Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Shannon Rogers, President & General Counsel for Global Relay, was presented with the 2014 Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner for 2014. This award recognizes her entrepreneurial work in technology and contributions to Global...

2013-04-29 23:04:35

One of Swindon´s top photographers is now looking for new clients within the hotel industry. Swindon, Wiltshire (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Toby Carter Photography (http://tobycarter.com), a company that provides professional photographic services for architects, interior designers, contractors and associated businesses, announced today that it is offering a 20 percent discount to hotels and boutique guest houses. “Although I have a very good reputation for providing outstanding...

2011-01-14 11:42:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness® is pleased to announce the opening of its newest sports club, a 39,300 square foot facility in Kennesaw located at 1185 Ernest Barrett Parkway NW. The club, a former Circuit City, is conveniently located near Cobb Parkway at Ernest Barrett Parkway. A grand opening party is scheduled for February 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100819/LA52539LOGO) "The opening of this club at Barrett and Cobb...

2010-03-03 15:17:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P. Day Realty Corp. (http://www.jpday.com), a leader in the real estate services industry involved in commercial leasing, property management, real estate analysis and investment sales, has retained Rubenstein Public Relations (http://www.rubensteinpr.com) to position its New York Accessories Exchange building at 366 Fifth Avenue as one of the city's most striking and significant fashion trade buildings. Richard Rubenstein, president of Rubenstein...

2010-02-22 10:10:00

Why are there so few black coaches in big-time college football? New research from North Carolina State University shows that it really does come down to who you know, and how well you know them. But the findings go against conventional wisdom, showing that black assistant coaches may be better served by making connections with a diverse group of acquaintances rather than forming a close-knit  circle of friends. "African-American coaches have a more difficult time advancing in their...

2008-12-03 22:34:19

James Johnson missed only two of his 10 field goal attempts Wednesday, powering No. 17 Wake Forest to an 83-58 crushing of Indiana. Johnson also hit all three of his shots from three-point range as he totaled 21 points to help keep Wake Forest unbeaten in seven games. The Demon Deacons returned home from a trip to California, where they won the 76 Classic tournament with victories over California State-Fullerton, Texas-El Paso and Baylor. L.D. Williams added 16 points and Al-Farouq Aminu had...

2008-11-21 23:27:37

Bobby Maze made five of Tennessee's seven free throws over the final 2:30 Friday, allowing the No. 13 Volunteers to hold off Middle Tennessee State 86-76. The Vols agreed to play a road game against one of their in-state challengers, and they had a fight on their hands throughout the contest. Tennessee led by four at halftime and maintained a lead of at least 10 points for most of the second period. The Blue Raiders were able to close to within six in the final minutes, but Tennessee (3-0)...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By Sally Hogarty IT IS THE best of times, it is the worst of times ... for local theater. In the "best" category, Concord playwright Kathryn McCarty opens her riveting story about the "home front soldiers," those women and men who worked in the shipyards while loved ones fought overseas during WWII. "Rivets" fittingly performs Oct. 9-26 onboard the SS Red Oak Victory in Richmond, the last surviving Victory Ship built and launched in the Kaiser Richmond Shipyard. "The musical tells the...

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.'