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2009-08-20 08:00:00

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2009-03-05 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When Vice President Joe Biden brought his first Town Hall Meeting of the "Taskforce for the Middle Class and Working Families Green Meeting" to Philadelphia on February 27, our own Bruce Murray was there.

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2009-02-11 14:20:31

Nearly 50 human skeletons have been found in a mass grave discovered in Mexico City, which archeologists believe may offer clues about the 16th century Spanish conquest.

2008-08-04 09:00:55

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB:AZGS) announced today that it has just received third-party preliminary reserve reports on the first two wells in its 2007A Partnership, which was formed under the Aztec 2007 Oil & Gas Drilling Program.

2008-07-18 18:00:33

By Krystal J. Carman, Claremore Daily Progress, Okla. Jul. 18--Chelsea town officials approved a building permit Thursday for Aztec Galvanizing which plans to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building earlier this year.

2008-07-04 13:08:51

A cave buried beneath a Mexican pyramid has recently been re-opened by archeologists. The cavern, which has been sealed since its discovery in the 1970s, may hold clues to the mysterious collapse of one of ancient civilization’s largest cities.

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2008-04-29 11:30:00

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Florida State University have confirmed evidence of domesticated sunflower in Mexico — 4,000 years before what had been previously believed.

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2008-04-04 00:00:00

Researchers say the ancient Aztecs maintained an arithmetic system that was far more complex than previously understood—using written symbols such as hearts, arrows and hands as alternatives to using fractions.

2008-04-03 16:54:49

Long known for their cool circular calendars and practice of human sacrifice, Aztecs were also math whizzes. Aztecs used hand, heart and arrow symbols to represent fractional distances when calculating areas of land, scientists have discovered.

2007-03-31 12:44:29

Archaeologists in Mexico City announced plans Friday to hold tours of inaccessible buried ruins via glass-covered shafts looking down on the sites.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.