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2012-02-17 00:33:52

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2011-06-14 15:58:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public television needs to reinvent itself around the mission of journalism. That's the message David Fanning, executive producer of "FRONTLINE," had for the nearly 100 people who attended Quinnipiac University's 18th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award luncheon Tuesday at the Metropolitan Club.

2011-04-29 08:30:00

Leading Worldwide Health and Wellness Expert and U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin Will Speak at 205th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement May 28 Samuel F. Heffner, Retired Rensselaer Board of Trustees Member and Chairman, and G.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.