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2014-06-18 16:20:57

Three-year mandates for Ms. Melissa Sonberg and Ms. Deborah Robinson OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Melissa Sonberg of Montreal, and Ms. Deborah Robinson, of Toronto, to the board of directors of VIA Rail Canada, each for a three-year term. During Ms. Sonberg's 30 years as an executive, she has specialized in managing organizational change, balancing operational priorities with effective...

2005-08-09 11:53:58

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts woman who said she does not believe in doctors was charged with child neglect after her emaciated 13-year-old daughter was found at her home in diapers and suffering from a life-threatening infection. Deborah Robinson, 38, appeared in court on Monday to face charges of child endangerment and wantonly and recklessly permitting substantial body injury to a child under 14. She could spend up to 7-1/2 years in prison if convicted. Paramedics found the teen...


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  • 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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