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2008-08-02 00:00:14

By Puyallup Herald, Wash. Aug. 1--As a community, we rely on men and women with the courage and skill of East Pierce Fire and Rescue Chief Dan Packer. We trust our firefighters to come to our rescue and defy the odds; to rush into risk when the rest of us are running out.

2005-11-05 16:05:00

The bankrupt utility that supplies power and gas to New Orleans has not set a timetable for restoring service to the city's storm-ravaged eastern neighborhoods and the Lower Ninth Ward, the company's chief executive told an angry crowd of residents on Saturday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.