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Entertainment News Archive - December 13, 2006

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today issued a permit to Amfire Mining Co. to open a new underground coal mine in Cresson Township, Cambria County.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'