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2011-07-15 10:00:00

BOOTHBAY, Maine, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens asked everyone to wear green to the grand opening of Maine's greenest public building, the Bosarge Family Education Center. Festivities on Friday, July 15, included free admission to the Center and activities for all ages. Tours and programs continue all weekend. The Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) structure is expected to generate as much or more energy than it consumes, achieving...

2009-09-17 06:07:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "When are you opening?" -- the question that has been asked every day since the gates closed last year for the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo renovation project. It's official -- Happy Hollow Park & Zoo will "Open for New Memories" on March 20, 2010. And it will open as the first LEED certified Zoo and Amusement Park in the country. The Project: Happy Hollow Park & Zoo closed its gates after 46 years on July 9, 2008, for a $70...

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2009-06-11 10:00:14

The executive director of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center said he was shocked and saddened by Wednesday's museum shooting in Washington. An elderly suspected white supremacist opened fire in the foyer of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, blocks from the Washington Monument, killing a security guard. The 88-year-old alleged gunman was critically injured after an exchange of gunfire with guards. The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is shocked and...

2009-06-10 16:19:00

SKOKIE, Ill., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic shooting earlier today at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of the security guard killed in this senseless attack. The constant safety of Museum patrons is always the top priority of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. To ensure the safety of all our visitors, the...

2009-03-24 12:48:00

Former U.S. President to join Governor Quinn and thousands of guests as local Holocaust survivors Witness their Dream Revealed for the first time SKOKIE, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center leadership today announced that President Bill Clinton will be the featured speaker at the institution's highly anticipated Public Grand Opening on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Skokie, Illinois. President Clinton will join Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, foreign...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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