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2014-01-30 23:32:28

The Edinburg Drug Rehab and Detox Helpline provides support to teen addicts as well as information on how they can become sober. Edinburg, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Unfortunately, many teenagers in Edinburg, TX who experiment with drugs and alcohol end up becoming addicted to these very dangerous substances. When teens begin to become dependent on illegal drugs, alcohol, or prescription medications, it is time for them to seek help for substance abuse before it is too late. The new...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

A unique application development Web site, FreeAndroidAppMaker.com, is making it easy and cost-effective for people to create their own applications for Google's Android phones and tablets. The site offers review, building, and submission of apps to the App Store all free of charge. Users simply have to supply the content and the Web site does all the work. Edinburg, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2011 Just in time for this month's debut of Google's new online App Store, an application development...

2010-08-16 14:51:00

EDINBURG, Texas, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA) has launched a start-up company that may revolutionize manufacturing. FibeRio Technology Corporation is perfecting a new technology called ForceSpinning (TM) to create the microscopic nanofibers used to produce everything from traditional textiles and personal care products to medical supplies and aerospace materials, with potential applications ranging from tissue engineering to drug delivery. How are...

2010-07-22 12:35:00

EDINBURG, Texas, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to offering global manufacturing companies one of the most competitive locations in the world, Rio South Texas has some of the best secondary and higher education institutions in America. These public schools are nationally recognized for everything from challenging high school students with college-level courses to offering the best graduate programs in a number of disciplines. Best High Schools in America Newsweek recently released...

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 3--For the first time since the early 1900s, a pair of sandhill cranes has been documented as successfully breeding in northeastern North Dakota. The discovery first made news among birding enthusiasts in mid-July, when an observer reported seeing the cranes with a juvenile near Edinburg, N.D. Grand Forks birding expert Dave Lambeth photographed the parents and young crane Wednesday using a digital camera mounted on a spotting scope, a...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'