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2015-02-10 16:23:40

Recent National Labor Relations Board Actions Could Jeopardize Local Businesses across the Country WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-05 12:23:07

National low-income coalition says energy assistance is dangerously underfunded WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-04 12:28:00

Congress should reverse cuts to humanitarian assistance and support increases in development funding WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-02 23:00:55

First official annual conference of National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home transformation process to be held in San Francisco, Fall 2015 MALVERN,

2015-02-02 23:00:46

The Pentagon’s FY 2016 budget proposes for a third year in a row to cap military pay below the employment cost index; a 1.3 percent pay-raise, versus the 2.3 percent pay raise as directed by


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'.