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2010-06-21 17:36:00

LAKEWOOD, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing its exemplary financial disclosure and accounting practices, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its June 30, 2009 comprehensive annual financial report for a sixth consecutive year. WRD is one of 20 water agencies in Southern...

2010-03-19 18:52:00

Since 2004, the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers Recognizes the District's Best Budgeting & Management Practices LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has been awarded the prestigious California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) Meritorious Award for Excellence in operating budgeting for its 2009/2010 budget presentation and process. Since 2004, the District has been recognized by...


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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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