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2014-05-21 16:20:47

Protest Rally Scheduled Thursday at Uber Boston Headquarters for 2:00 pm BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Boston Taxi Drivers Association (BTDA), an affiliate of the United Steelworkers (USW) representing 1,400 cab drivers is calling on the Mayor of Boston and the Police Commissioner to order all Uber-X and Uber-XL for-hire transportation vehicles off the streets of Boston until the city can regulate and license all Uber drivers and cars....

2014-04-28 23:13:03

The Boston Police Department recently utilized the ISS 24/7 Text Communication solution for the 118th Boston Marathon. The implementation of the Text Communication software afforded runners and patrons the ability to report suspicious activity during the race. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Boston Police Department recently utilized the ISS 24/7 Text Communication solution for the 118th Boston Marathon. This was the first running of the race since the bombing last year that...

2013-08-15 23:03:07

WiredBlue, Cambridge Police, and Microsoft Host Inaugural Police Innovation Conference Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Most law enforcement officers deal with technology every day, but with huge technological leaps being made in various facets of the field, it’s hard for anyone to keep up. Today, law enforcement encounters everything from three-dimensional printing to the ever-changing face of social media – and there are no signs of slowing down. The Police...

2013-05-05 23:02:28

Boston Police Deputy Superintendent and CTO will speak about social media techniques used to respond to the Boston Marathon attack and during the investigation to help apprehend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 InTTENSITY Corporation will be hosting its second annual Federal Social Media Summit at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on May 22, 2013. This year´s summit will focus on federal agency use of social media and citizen privacy, law enforcement...

2010-10-25 07:17:00

BOSTON and ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Police Department (BPD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Integrated Law and Justice Agency for Orange County (ILJAOC), a Joint Powers Authority comprised of all member agencies of the Criminal Justice System in Orange County, Calif., to share law enforcement information and criminal data between the two jurisdictions. BPD and ILJAOC use i2's COPLINK, the most widely deployed tactical lead generation...

2009-09-29 07:15:00

Urges Freshman College Students to Use Only Licensed Cabs BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As this year's freshman class arrives on Boston's many college campuses, administrators and faculty are urged to include as part of their school's orientation a set of precautions for students to follow when requiring taxi service. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The United Steelworkers/Boston Taxi Drivers Association (USW/BTDA) has issued an alert...


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  • 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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