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2011-01-25 08:00:00

Farmers Insurance Open and PGA TOUR Host the Event TORREY PINES, LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan.

2011-01-18 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six-year-old Lauren Fleming of Marvin, N.C., who spent the first 5 months of life struggling to survive in a hospital newborn intensive care unit (NICU), today was named the March of Dimes 2011 National Ambassador.

2011-01-12 12:45:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for an affordable Valentine's escape? The first three months of the year are the best time of year for travel discounts and deals in Asheville and the North Carolina mountains.

2011-01-06 15:53:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of Chicago's best-known professional athletes will take center stage to receive honors at the 23rd Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning to benefit the March of Dimes.

2011-01-04 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If updating your wardrobe isn't one of your New Year's resolutions, it should be.

2010-12-22 09:14:00

EUREKA, Utah, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Consolidated Mining Co. (Pink Sheets: CFCM) has arranged a non-brokered private placement for up to eight hundred thousand shares of the company at a price of 25 cents per share for total cash proceeds of up to two hundred thousand.

2010-11-17 07:30:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A weird, wide-eyed wonder has earned top prize in the 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®, the world's foremost forum for showcasing microscope photos and movies of life science subjects. Dr.

2010-11-11 12:49:00

Award presented at annual gala chaired by Morgan Freeman and sponsored by Bank of America WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Archives presented its seventh annual Records of Achievement Award to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

2010-10-31 23:01:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half a million babies are born too soon each year and thousands don't live to celebrate their first birthday as a result.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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