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2010-03-02 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Donna Christensen M.D. (D-VI), the only female physician in the U.S. House of Representatives, is honored tonight with the American Medical Association's (AMA) top government service award for an elected official. She will be presented with the award by chief medical editor for NBC News, Nancy Snyderman, M.D., at an awards dinner tonight in Washington, D.C. as part of the AMA's National Advocacy Conference. "As both a...

2008-06-25 15:02:34

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virgin Islands Institute of Development, the only think tank on USVI issues in North America, will hosts its 2008 Virgin Islands Leadership Summit in D.C. from June 26-27. "The primary impetus is to bring together USVI stakeholders in the diaspora to weigh in on the Institute's five cornerstone policy areas -- economic development, education & youth, governance, health, and science & technology," said co-organizer Elizabeth Stanley....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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