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2010-12-01 11:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced and aspiring travel bloggers can write to win a USD$54,000 expedition to the North Pole from Quark Expeditions. The prize is a trip for two aboard the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world. Airfare from the winner's nearest international gateway, as well a charter flight from Helsinki, Finland, to Murmansk, Russia is also included. The competition opens at noon, eastern time,...

2009-07-16 03:07:00

MOSCOW, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- United Industrial Corporation (OPK) shipyards have delivered a diesel electric line icebreaker "St. Petersburg" to Rosmorport (Russian Maritime Port). A solemn ceremony of the signing of the takeover certificate and making the colors of the Russian Federation on the icebreaker was held at the Baltiysky Zavod plant, a part of OPK. The participants of this ceremony were Vladimir Putin, Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation, Igor Levitin, Russian...


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'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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