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2010-09-01 16:03:00

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com announced today it has launched a collection of more than 1,700 recorded oral histories from immigrants who arrived in the United States through Ellis Island. This is the first time this collection of poignant recordings has been available online.

2010-04-01 14:17:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To highlight the importance of chemistry in everyday life, as well as to the overall health of our regional economy, Liberty Science Center is once again a sponsoring partner of the essential2life 5K race.

2009-10-13 07:00:00

Exhibit "Forgotten Gateway" to Highlight the Galveston History as a Port of Entry and Immigrants Who Shaped the American History GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens is looking for area residents with ties to the immigrants who came to the U.S. through Galveston.

2009-04-29 10:05:00

Will Be Featured Exhibit at Ellis Island ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. today announced the official launch of its new American Flag of Faces(TM) website at www.FlagOfFaces.org.

2009-03-24 07:02:00

Artgig Studio (http://www.artgig.com/), a full-service interactive agency located in Westchester, NY, in partnership with Manhattan-based experiential design firm ESI Design (http://www.esidesign.com/), announces the re-launch of peoplingofamerica.org (http://www.peoplingofamerica.org/) for the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Planned to open in 2011, the Peopling of America Center is an extension of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum whose...

2008-09-10 09:00:41

WORCESTER, MA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE) today announced the Government Services Administration, the lead purchasing arm of the U.S.

2008-07-08 15:00:00

By HUGH R.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.