Leap Day Newswire

Leap Day Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Leap Day.

Results 1 - 20 of 593 in Leap Day

  1. Russian Economy: Renewed Signs Of PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Seeking Alpha

    ... "the economy ministry estimates GDP declined slightly less than 2% y-o-y in 1Q16. Adjusting for the February 29 'leap day,' the fall was closer to 2.5%." Meanwhile, domestic demand remained under pressure. Seasonally-adjusted volume of retail sales ...

    Comment?

  2. the Guide Interview: Laughter is the best medicine for Jenny EclairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... ting she's still very ambitious - and there may be a wedding on the cards soon, as she sort of proposed to Geoff on leap day, February 29. "I shouted down the landing, 'Do you want to marry me?' and he

    Comment?

  3. Leap year proposal couple due to be wed on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 14 | Bicester Advertiser

    UP couple who got engaged on Leap Day via a proposal on the Oxford Mail website have now set a date for a romantic winter wedding. Sarah Drew, 36, proposed to boyfriend of 12 years Adam Brooks by setting up a very prominent advert on the Oxford Mail's home page seen by thousands on February 29. She was overjoyed when he said yes, and the pair have now organised to get hitched on New Year's Eve this year.

    Comment?

  4. Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers free GED practice test dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Walker County Messenger

    ... On Monday, Feb. 29, any student or potential student may take any of the GED practice tests free of charge. "Free Leap Day 2016" will allow anyone who wants to earn their GED credential the chance to learn if they are ready to pass the test. It will ...

    Comment?

  5. Potential ProphecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Big Cat Country

    According to legend, Leap Day is a day that brings about deeper truths than could e'er be told on any day that comes once a year. Some truths can only be shared once every four sun-cycles.

    Comment?

  6. the Guide Interview: Laughter is the best medicine for Jenny EclairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Bridportnews.co.uk

    ... ting she's still very ambitious - and there may be a wedding on the cards soon, as she sort of proposed to Geoff on leap day, February 29. "I shouted down the landing, 'Do you want to marry me?' and he

    Comment?

  7. U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review of California Supreme Court Decision ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 14 | JD Supra

    February 29, 2016 was a notable leap year day for the United States Supreme Court. To the surprise of most in the courtroom that day, Justice Clarence Thomas asked his first question from the bench in more than 10 years.

    Comment?

  8. The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards is taking entriesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Mikemcguff blog

    Attention all Texas journalists and PR professionals! The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards contest will accept entries from Leap Day to April Fools' Day! Every year the Houston Press Club honors the best in Texas media and 2016 could be your year. We are looking for the best of the best, so here is your chance to show off.

    Comment?

  9. Public chooses Oceanna as name for Feiro Marine Life Center's new octopusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a name was Leptus, Williams said. The name would have commemorated the octopus' arrival at the center on Feb. 29 - Leap Day. "That was not very popular for a long time, and all of a sudden it jumped out of nowhere and I was thinking for a while that ...

    Comment?

  10. 14 heart-melting moments from Adelea s '25' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... "That was one of the most beautiful things I've ever witnessed at one of my shows," Adele said. In Ireland, it's a Leap Day tradition for women to propose to men on February 29. Adele happened to be performing at Belfast's SSE Arena on the special ...

    Comment?

  11. Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers free GED practice test dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    ... On Monday, Feb. 29, any student or potential student may take any of the GED practice tests free of charge. "Free Leap Day 2016" will allow anyone who wants to earn their GED credential the chance to learn if they are ready to pass the test. It will ...

    Comment?

  12. Travelin' Westman -- 'A night you'll never forget'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    ... and a defibrillator. (Charles Tweed/Brandon Sun) Henry, who is indelibly linked to the day, wasn't born on the leap day. Nor was he married or had a child on the day. Instead, it was four years ago on Feb. 29 that the then 45-year-old died. "That ...

    Comment?

  13. Happy Leap Year DayRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | My Adventures in the US of A

    Go on over and check out what we did for Leap Day!

    Comment?

  14. LEAP Day 2016 RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | CentreSource

    On February 29th, the Centresource team was honored to participate in the first LEAP Day Event , organized by our friends at the Nashville Technology Council . It was a celebration of the one year anniversary of the LEAP grant , which stands for Labor Education Agreement Program.

    Comment?

  15. The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards is taking entriesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Mikemcguff blog

    Attention all Texas journalists and PR professionals! The Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards contest will accept entries from Leap Day to April Fools' Day! Every year the Houston Press Club honors the best in Texas media and 2016 could be your year. We are looking for the best of the best, so here is your chance to show off.

    Comment?

  16. Chuck Jaffe: How Leap Day can tell you whether to dump your mutual fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... at a reasonable price, and hoping for performance that beats an average and/or a market index over time. With Leap Day this Monday, investors have a unique way to review their leap of faith into mutual funds, namely by looking at how the fund did ...

    Comment?

  17. This Encino principal saved a cafeteria worker's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | Los Angeles Times

    Principal Movses Tarakhchyan saved cafeteria worker Elizabeth Vallejo on Leap Day after she suffered a heart attack at Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter school. Principal Movses Tarakhchyan saved cafeteria worker Elizabeth Vallejo on Leap Day after she suffered a heart attack at Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter school.

    Comment?

  18. Leap year traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... of nuns, struck a deal with St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. They agreed women could propose to men on leap day . This agreement evolved into Bachelor's Day . On this special day women could initiate dances, ask men out on dates, and even ...

    Comment?

  19. Harrisburg flag presentation honors 4th anniversary of tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KFVS12

    A handful of people showed up to watch U.S. congressman John Shimkus present a special flag to the City of Harrisburg on Tuesday, March 29. The flag presented to the city was flown at the U.S. Capitol Building on Feb 29, the 4th anniversary of the deadly Leap Day tornado that killed eight people and destroyed several structures in the town. "This is just a continuing statement that these lives that were lost will never be forgotten," Fowler said.

    Comment?

  20. "Leap Day" babies born at Kaiser Permanente Santa ClaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... around the Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara room in the Mother-Baby unit. "I really didn't expect him to be born on Leap Day," murmured Rosa Perez, Bryce's mom, still weary after a labor that lasted almost 24 hours. "Bryce was born 24 minutes after ...

    Comment?