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2009-07-23 06:00:00

(OTCBB SYMBOL: CFTN) ALPINE, UT, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Clifton Mining Company (OTCBB: CFTN) has completed the buyout and consolidation of its property holdings. Clifton Mining has just consummated the buyout from Dumont Nickel of Dumont's share of the Clifton joint venture, including their part ownership in 82 claims that cover the Keiwit area, their part ownership in 10 patented mining claims that include the Cane Springs Claims and an additional 91 lode claims that have been...

2006-08-29 18:43:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Nashville Predators signed unrestricted free agent forward J.P. Dumont to a two-year contract on Tuesday after the Buffalo Sabres walked away from his arbitration award earlier this month. Dumont, 28, will earn $2 million this coming season and $2.5 million the following year. A veteran of 434 National Hockey League games, Dumont became a free agent after the Sabres exercised their walkaway rights on him after an arbitration awarded him a one-year, $2.9...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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