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2013-06-11 23:27:31

21 Million Americans Will Soon Have Access to Affordable, Easy-to-Use Cell Phones and Service. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Emporia--world market leader in the manufacture and sale of mobile phones for seniors and the visually impaired--announces it is teaming up with Odin Mobile to offer the nation´s first mobile service specifically engineered for the visually impaired. The service starts in July, operating on the T-Mobile network. Customers will find plans and phones for...

2008-06-11 09:00:59

Electricity utility Westar Energy will inaugurate its new 610MW natural gas-fired combustion turbine peaking power plant, the Emporia Energy Center, in the Lyon County of Kansas, US. Phase-1 of the energy center is already generating energy to meet customer needs and is expected to be complete later in June 2008. Phase-2 is scheduled to be in operation before summer 2009. The peaking power plant is intended to operate during Westar Energy's highest customer demand conditions, primarily on...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).