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2008-07-06 15:00:14

By Allison Brophy Champion, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Jul. 6--It looks like the town's ongoing filter-replacement project at the water treatment plant is going to cost a bit more than expected, perhaps as much as $50,000 more. That's because when contractors removed the first of four filters, which haven't been rehabilitated since the plant opened 13 years ago, they discovered sand and other damage to the supporting structure. Removal of the sand and replacement of the grout in the...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'