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General News Archive - October 26, 2008

Scales used to weigh travelers' luggage at South Florida airports are frequently inaccurate, records show.

The Anchorage Daily News endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama Sunday over the Republican ticket with Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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