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2008-12-19 19:47:24

Neighbors of a dog-breeding widow in Scotland learned Friday that she had been a millionaire and that she had left those millions for animal welfare. Grace Smith, 84, left an estate of more than 7 million pounds ($10.5 million), The Scotsman reported.

2008-07-05 09:00:23

By Denise Richardson, The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y. Jul. 5--ONEONTA -- The Oneonta Community Health Center opening has been delayed, but the free clinic is taking requests for appointments, organizers said. The clinic at 22 Academy St.


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'.