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2008-12-18 18:48:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It might have been a serious impediment to completing this year's football season but Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, working closely with State Senator Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), was able to provide an assist to the Roosevelt Roughriders. Farmers will present a check for $11,500 to Roosevelt High School varsity football coach and administrators to replace the team's football uniforms which were stolen early in the season. (Logo:...

2005-09-08 23:05:57

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California's legislature approved a bill on Thursday to let illegal immigrants get driver's licenses, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office said he would veto the measure. Schwarzenegger's opposition came a day after the Republican governor, who is fighting sagging poll ratings and Democratic accusations he is too conservative, signaled he would veto a bill to allow gay marriage that was passed by the Democrat-controlled legislature. The...

2005-09-08 19:18:00

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California's legislature approved a bill on Thursday that would allow illegal immigrants to get state driver's licenses, sending Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger a politically charged measure similar to one he vetoed a year earlier. The state Senate voted 21-15 for the bill, which would allow California to issue driver's licenses with a distinct design and color for illegal immigrants. The licenses could not be used to open up bank accounts or for...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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