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2009-02-13 17:46:00

DALLAS, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: KRO) announced today that that its board of directors suspended Kronos Worldwide's regular quarterly dividend of twenty five cents($0.25) per share on its common stock. Steven L. Watson, vice chairman of the board of Kronos, said, "The regular quarterly dividend was suspended after considering the challenges and opportunities that exist in the TiO2 pigment industry. Due to the current economic and financial conditions,...

2009-02-12 13:50:00

BELMONT, Mass., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kronos Advanced Technologies, Inc. ("Kronos"), (OTC Bulletin Board: KNOS) announced today that, following extensive discussions with its secured lenders regarding the outstanding obligations under the AirWorks and Hilltop promissory notes, Kronos is in the process of transferring control of its assets to AirWorks and Hilltop in accordance with peaceful possession procedures. In addition, in light of Kronos' financial condition and the ongoing peaceful...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Pisces (fish) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible from both Hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 01h; Declination: +15; Source: Ancient, Middle East and eastern Mediterranean, also Greek and Roman mythology. The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns...

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Draco (dragon or serpent) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 17h; Declination: +65; Source: Creation and dragon myths from Greek, Roman, eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian and Norse cultures Two circumstances lie behind the multitude of myths associated with Draco. First, due to the precession of the Earth, Draco's star Thuban was the pole star approximately 4000 years ago. It would have seemed to ancient sky watchers that the Earth...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.