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Education News Archive - January 01, 2007

By Christine Braden, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Dec. 30--The year 2006 was a roller-coaster ride for Florida Keys Community College.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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