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2009-05-05 05:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tampa Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research, Inc. (LEITR) today announced plans to open a new 12,000-square-foot facility in Tampa, Florida.

2008-06-18 12:00:58

High schools are good blood-collection sites, and they can be better if North Carolina drops the minimum age for donors from 17 to 16. State Rep. Dale Folwell, R-Forsyth, plans to introduce legislation to allow that.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.