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2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual "Together We Can Read" program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of Richland One School Board of Commissioners, U.S. Senate candidate Rick Wade, and Richland County solicitor Dan Johnson were...

2014-02-07 20:21:01

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Columbia hosted a community Go Red Day event today, Friday, Feb. 7 to recognize the American Heart Association's American Heart Month and Go Red For Women Movement. The city officially proclaimed the day as Go Red Day in the City of Columbia and a proclamation was presented to local representatives of the American Heart Association. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/PH61566-a)(Photo:...

2010-12-03 15:03:00

Deborah Denard Delgado Recognized for Achievements in Local Government DENVER, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hattiesburg, Miss., Councilwoman Deborah Denard Delgado is the recipient of the 2010 Annual Leadership Award, presented by Women in Municipal Government (WIMG), a constituency group of the National League of Cities (NLC). Delgado was honored today for her outstanding achievements as a local elected official and for her support of women at the local government level....

2010-04-29 14:02:00

Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller and other leaders attend to highlight economic impact of employment opportunities in long-term care and dedicate state-of-the-art Simulation Lab PHILADELPHIA, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NewCourtland, a leading non-profit provider of community services, affordable housing, nursing homes, education and workforce development in support of the needs of low-income seniors in Philadelphia, is filling a critical need in the community with the opening of the...

2008-07-08 18:00:17

By David A. Mann, The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind. Jul. 8--With worries that construction season may slip away before bonds are sold, the Jeffersonville City Council approved a motion that will allow tax-increment-financing district, or TIF, dollars to be used in order to start construction on Veterans Parkway. The Veterans Parkway project seeks to widen the road, install signals and lighting and construct a crossroad near the proposed Jeffersonville Town Center...

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  • 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.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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