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2009-09-01 15:27:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The SunChips brand, PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division's popular line of multigrain snacks, today announced it will work with Kroger to help raise $1 million to help revitalize Galveston, Texas, which was devastated by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

2009-07-07 13:29:22

U.S. scientists are studying Hurricane Ike's effect on Galveston, Texas, water pollution levels to determine whether fish-consumption rules are still needed. University of Houston researchers said their findings might offer important information about the effects of last September's storm.

2009-05-22 12:15:00

By uploading digital photos of precious valuables and documents, as recommended by insurance agents, homeowners can gain peace of mind by storing home inventory images securely online.

2009-05-14 10:34:00

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(R) Foundation, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Greater Houston Development Inc.

2009-05-12 21:40:17

Doctors in the Houston area say the power outage that followed Hurricane Ike last year seems to have led to a miniature baby boom. Dr.

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2009-04-10 07:15:00

Faced with decreasing donations and increasing operating costs, the charity wing of the Shriners organization is being forced to consider closing almost a fourth of their of their children’s hospitals across North America.

2009-03-10 06:00:00

New park boasts experiences and technology never encountered in the Midwest KANSAS CITY, Kan., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Be the first to make history and dive in to a thrilling new collection of water fun when the Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan., opens for its inaugural season this summer.

2009-02-17 06:00:00

New and improved waterpark opens Indoor area Saturday, March 14 and joins other Galveston Island attractions and hotels in welcoming spring break visitors GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas, Feb.

2009-01-21 19:42:23

A contractor in Galveston County, Texas, said he discovered a box full of valuables while clearing hurricane debris from a state park. Michael Pate, 43, said he was working Jan. 7 at Galveston Island State Park when he discovered a green steel U.S.

2009-01-05 07:25:00

GALVESTON, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Ike devastated the Texas coast on September 5, 2008, and thousands of residents from Galveston and surrounding cities are still without shelter.


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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.
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