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2013-11-07 23:04:01

Vanguard Emergency Management, a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has been awarded a contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for housing inspection services, valued at a maximum of $163 million per awardee. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Vanguard Emergency Management (Vanguard), a joint venture of The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger), Atkins Global and Tidal Basin Government Consulting, has...

2013-10-14 23:01:38

Louis Berger will provide three FEMA regions’ life-saving and life-sustaining public facilities in the northeastern United States with round-the-clock power during federally declared emergencies. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million contract over a five-year period to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District in their mission to support the Federal Emergency...

2013-10-08 23:29:50

Five hundred seats have been set aside for those directly affected by devastating floods. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Best-selling mantra singers Deva Premal & Miten are reaching out to people who have been severely affected by the recent flooding along the Colorado Front Range. Five hundred tickets for their MantraFest concert at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium are being offered at no charge to those whose homes or businesses have been directly affected by last month’s...

2013-09-17 23:29:08

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides tips for creating emergency preparedness plans. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Life can change on a dime by either moving in a more positive, joyful direction or through an emergency that causes trauma or even tragedy. While you can take steps to help prevent some negative situations such as burglary or fire from occurring in your home, some events are unavoidable. Fortunately, you can reduce the risk of injuries, property...


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sough
  • 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.'
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