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2009-05-22 14:07:43

Some Florida residents say they choose to take in a drive-in movie theater experience because of the openness. Miami resident Jerry Durden said drive-in theaters, where the numbers have increased amid the struggling U.S. economy, offer a nice alternative to normal film theaters for parents, The Miami Herald reported Friday. It's easier to bring kids to the drive-in, said Durden, who has a 5-year-old son and his 1-year-old daughter. Instead of them screaming in the movie theater. Allie...

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Emily Stranger, The Brunswick News, Ga. Aug. 5--A 24-year-old man en route to Tallahassee, Fla., drowned Sunday in what police describe as a murky lake at a hostel in southern Glynn County. According to the Glynn County police report, Marquis Dominic Manuel went swimming at 4:40 p.m. in a lake on the grounds of The Hostel in the Forest at 3901 U.S. 82. He was swimming toward a dock in the middle of the lake when he went under, said Glynn County Coroner Jimmy Durden. Witnesses...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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