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2013-10-30 23:29:32

Just before the start of the annual “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority unveiled an opportunity for visitors to see Flick, a character from the classic Christmas movie “A Christmas Story,” get his tongue stuck to a flag pole in front of the Indiana Welcome Center. Hammond, Indiana (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Just before the start of the annual “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, the South Shore Convention and Visitors...

2010-04-26 11:47:00

More than 230 Will Attend CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Calumet Summit 2010 Committee: WHAT: More than 230 researchers, educators, public officials, and other stakeholders will participate in an unprecedented bi-state effort to re-think the ecological future of the Calumet Region, one of the world's most diverse landscapes. WHEN: April 27 & 28, 2010 8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. WHERE: The Calumet Conference Center Purdue University...

2009-03-06 14:21:00

TEMECULA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX), today announced that the Northern Indiana region of the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Inc. (SSFHS) has adopted the Safety-Sponge System, the first institution in the state of Indiana. The Northern Indiana region of the SSFHS includes Saint Margaret Mercy, Hammond and Dryer; Saint Anthony Medical Center, Crown Point; Saint Anthony Memorial, Michigan City and Franciscan...

2008-07-10 18:00:46

By Susan Erler, The Times, Munster, Ind. Jul. 10--Four area hospitals have joined an exchange system for delivering lab reports and other information online, bypassing traditional mail or courier delivery. The Sisters of St. Francis-affiliated St. Anthony hospitals in Crown Point and Michigan City and St. Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers in Hammond and Dyer this month became part of the Indiana Health Information Exchange. The central-Indiana based nonprofit corporation's...

2008-07-09 09:01:01

The Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) today announced that Saint Anthony Medical Center, Saint Anthony Memorial and Saint Margaret Mercy are now using its results delivery / clinical messaging service, called the DOCS4DOCS(R) service. These hospitals serve patients in northwest Indiana and make up the Northern Indiana Region of the Sisters of Saint Francis Health Services, Inc. (SSFHS) health system, a charter member of IHIE. Saint Anthony Memorial is located in Michigan...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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