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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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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