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2011-08-12 09:24:00

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Kent County Big Brothers Big Sisters enjoyed a West Michigan Whitecaps ballgame on August 11 as guests of MISS DIG and local utility companies Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, SEMCO and Wolverine Pipe Line Company.

2010-09-14 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz about the Participant Media film, "Waiting for Superman," to be released this fall, is energizing parents, educators, child advocates, policy makers and others to take action to improve the odds that children will succeed in our nation's schools.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.