‘Price Is Right’ Celebrates 50 Years; Most Popular Dog Names | This Week on PR Newswire
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CBS Invites America to ‘Come on Down’ – The Iconic CBS Original Game Show The Price Is Right Celebrates 50 Years of Fun with a 50-Stop Nationwide ‘Come on Down Tour’
To celebrate 50 golden years as the most iconic and joyful game show on television, CBS Original The Price Is Right is hitting the road. The epic coast-to-coast tour will make 50 stops across the country, giving America the opportunity to play games, score prizes, and enter for a chance to win a grand prize of $50,000, while supporting local businesses along the way.
Sorry, Champ, Fido and Bear, your classic names are nowhere to be found on Camp Bow Wow’s list of 2022’s Top 10 Dog Names, just released in honor of National Puppy Day on March 23. The top names are based on Camp Bow Wow’s database of nearly 400,000 campers across the U.S. and Canada.
“Your dog’s name will be used for training purposes, so it’s important to choose carefully,” said Animal Health and Behavioral Expert Erin Askeland. “Short, two-syllable names are helpful for getting your dog’s attention, while names that sound like commonly used words or cues could confuse your pup. For example, ‘Shay’ is cute, but it may sound like ‘stay’ to a dog.”
Despite rising gas prices and inflation, U.S. road trips have risen above pre-pandemic levels, according to Arrivalist, the leading location intelligence platform in the travel industry. As spring break travel nears, for the first time in its 2-year history, the 28-day rolling average of Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index peaked above 2019 levels.
“In spite of everything going on the world, the increase in road trips and overnight stays indicate the pent-up demand for travel,” said Arrivalist founder and CEO Cree Lawson. “This is a bellwether for hotels and vacation rentals.”
The Princeton Review’s 2022 College Hopes & Worries Survey Reports on 14,100 College Applicants’ & Parents of Applicants’ ‘Dream’ Schools, Admission Concerns, College Perspectives, and More
It’s nail-biting season for high school seniors and their parents. Replies from colleges about applications for admission and financial aid are landing now through April. By some estimates, more than 10 million applications were submitted for fall 2022 admission. According to a February report by the organization Common App, applications since 2019–20 are up for almost every type of college.
Hope springs eternal. So do worries, according to findings of The Princeton Review® 2022 College Hopes & Worries Survey released on March 16. The survey, which the education services company has conducted online annually since 2003, polled 14,148 people from January 26 to March 4. Of those, 73% (10,398) were college applicants and 27% (3,750) were parents of applicants. Respondents hailed from all 50 states and DC as well as several countries abroad.
Global Hiring Maintains Momentum for Q2: Employers in Tech, Finance and Manufacturing Report Most Optimistic Plans
Strong hiring optimism continues into the second quarter of 2022, according to the Q2 ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey of 41,000 employers published today (March 22). Employers in 36 of 40 countries report stronger hiring intentions than this time last year with the greatest demand in IT, finance and manufacturing. Demand for skilled workers remains at record highs as employers seek to attract and retain the best, diverse talent as employers embrace the post-pandemic era.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.