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2013-09-20 23:01:16

A former member of Congress and a Rhodes Scholar, Heather Wilson is the first female president in the 128-year history of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. RAPID

2008-07-29 09:00:00

By Barbara Barrett and Ryan Teague Beckwith, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 29--U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole will be a no-show at her party's big bash in St. Paul, Minn. Dole spokeswoman Katie Hallaway confirmed Monday that Dole won't be at the Republican National Convention in September.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.