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2011-03-19 00:00:29

Ten States Down, Derek Brown Prepares for the Publix Georgia Marathon in March Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Derek Brown is set to win again as he takes on the Publix Georgia Marathon, his 13th marathon so far on behalf of his 19 year-old brother, Austin who lives with Neurofibromatosis (NF). Austin, who was diagnosed at age three is Derek's motivation to continue competing until he has finished a marathon in all 50 states. So far, he has completed thirteen marathons in eleven states....

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2008-04-11 09:45:00

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)'s attempt to take over Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) has become so tortured it may help Internet search and advertising leader Google Inc. (GOOG) grow stronger, undermining Microsoft's main reason for pursing the deal in the first place. "We find this to be a very advantageous situation for Google," Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Derek Brown said Thursday. "The longer this gets dragged out, the better for Google." Yahoo signaled it is bracing for a protracted battle late Wednesday when...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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