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New Tip From Mafia Informant Leads FBI To Jimmy Hoffa Hunt
2013-06-18 07:32:47

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, FBI investigators began searching a Michigan field for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa after a tip from 85-year-old Tony Zerilli, the son of former Detroit mob boss Joseph Zerilli, led them to the scene of the apparent crime. Zerilli alerted investigators in January that the former Teamsters boss, 62 at the time of his disappearance, was bound, gagged and struck over the head with a shovel before being buried alive on the...

2013-06-17 12:10:35

Blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to believe that George Zimmerman would have been arrested immediately had he shot a white person, according to a newly published study. Blacks are more likely than both Hispanics and whites to believe race was a factor in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager. And blacks also are more likely than whites to follow the court case closely. Hispanics are less likely than all groups to follow the case closely. These are among the...


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sough
  • 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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