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2014-07-16 12:22:53

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence called today for a moratorium on oil and gas development they say could endanger the region and infringe on their rights. Chiefs representing the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, whose communities straddle the borders of Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to call on the federal and provincial...

2014-06-18 12:28:32

Special Guests to Include: Bill Szymczyk (The Eagles, The Who, Joe Walsh), Al Schmitt (Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton), Elliot Scheiner (Foo Fighters, Beck, Steely Dan), and Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T. Rex, Morrissey). MASHANTUCKET, Conn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp presents a Special Edition Fantasy Camp that provides private and personal master class sessions with four of the most successful Grammy-winning producers and mixers in music history - Tony...

2014-06-12 12:26:41

Makes an Unforgettable Father's Day Gift; MASHANTUCKET, Conn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Daltrey, lead singer of one of the most iconic bands, will be rocking out with campers right before his takeoff for The WHO's 50(th) Anniversary Tour! Fantasy Camp featuring Roger Daltrey will take place on Thursday October 16 - Sunday, October 19 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117255 ) This makes the perfect Father's...

2014-04-24 08:30:42

WATERSMEET, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is the subject of a new documentary short which takes viewers on a journey to one of the most geographically-isolated areas of the United States in a compelling story of survival.Frozen Homeland, (available at MYNAFSA.org) created by award-winning...

2014-01-27 08:29:52

Hotel Development Project Reflects Strong Partnership with Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundamental Advisors, LP ("Fundamental"), a leading alternative asset manager dedicated to the special situation municipal markets, today announced that it provided senior secured loan financing for a $50 million hotel development project attached to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The new hotel, which grand opened to the public on January 18, 2014, features...

2013-12-31 16:21:49

Proposed resort casino in Revere is a $1.3 billion project REVERE, Mass., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohegan Sun today submitted its final application to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for the Commonwealth's Region 1 license - proposing a destination resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere with a total project investment of $1.3 billion. The 42-acre resort casino project would be developed by Mohegan Sun through a 99-year ground lease with Suffolk Downs. Construction...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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