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2010-04-15 09:02:00

Detroit Public Library to Host Archer Exhibition and Opening Reception DETROIT, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis W. Archer, former Detroit mayor and Michigan Supreme Court Justice, will join the Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation on April 29 to celebrate the opening of the new Dennis W. Archer Collection at the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library. Archer served two four-year terms as mayor of the city of Detroit (1994-2001), and was president of the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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