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2014-04-24 12:35:00

BEIJING, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video processing IC and surveillance solution provider, today

2008-09-26 21:00:17

Today Memphis Bar Association seminar: Noon-1 p.m., 80 Monroe, No. 220. Topic: "What's Happiness Got to Do With It?" One-hour dual credit CLE seminar. Speaker: David N. Shearon, executive director, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.

2008-09-05 09:00:37

HILLSBOROUGH PRIDE will sponsor the second annual Sports Car Club of America Road Rally Sept. 20 throughout town. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, driving school and instruction from noon to 1 p.m., and the event at 1 p.m. at Village Discount Center, 492 W. Main St.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.