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2011-07-14 07:02:00

PHOENIX, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a forecast calling for triple digits across the valley, the winter holiday season feels far away. But Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney Nick Alcock thinks it is a perfect time to dust off his Santa Cap. On Thursday, July 14 at 11:00am, Alcock will be at the Phoenix Children's Crisis Nursery donating bicycles, sports equipment, and toys. "These kids need attention year round," states attorney Alcock. "I think it is important to give these...

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2005-07-03 11:02:42

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) -- American adventurers Steve Fossett and Mark Rebholz took off Saturday in an attempt to retrace a record-setting flight across the Atlantic made 86 years earlier. Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo trans-Atlantic flight in 1927, traveling nonstop from the United States to France. But eight years before that, the team of John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown became the first ever to fly the ocean in a flight from Newfoundland to Ireland. Millionaire...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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