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2011-03-24 10:53:00

Anooraq maintains production levels through challenging quarter, returns mine to operating profit VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ) (NYSE: ANO) (JSE: ARQ) announces production from the Bokoni Platinum Mines ("Bokoni") and its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2010.

2011-01-28 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to a proposal by Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota to freeze VA health-care spending and cut veterans disability payments to help reduce federal spending, American Legion national commander Jimmie L.

2010-12-15 15:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement in conjunction with dedication ceremonies today at Philadelphia's Independence Mall for the President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation.

2010-09-14 12:03:00

New Hires Span Multiple Disciplines WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-13 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the United States Mint and the National Park Service Tuesday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), for the official launch of the Grand Canyon National Park commemorative quarter-dollar.

2010-09-02 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College and its Allan P. Kirby, Jr.

2010-08-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2010-07-29 15:18:00

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Director Ed Moy, joined by National Park Service officials, today introduced to the Nation the new quarter honoring Yosemite National Park in California.

2010-05-21 09:40:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, one of the fastest-growing integrated communications firms in the U.S., today announced new website launches and new interactive web design client wins. The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) hosts the largest and most dynamic HR conference in the world and asked Qorvis to create a website for the SHRM Annual Conference that would help them achieve their conference registration goals.


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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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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'.