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2009-06-08 17:27:00

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder will be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile" Reception and Awards Ceremony on TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009 at 8:30 P.M. ET. The clinic's Legal Services Program will present the Joel A. Toubin Memorial Award to the Attorney General. WHO: Attorney General Eric Holder WHAT: To be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile"...

2005-08-25 09:25:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A military base review panel voted on Thursday to close the historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus in Washington, D.C., and combine its operations with the Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland. The closure of the facility, which has treated thousands of patients since the Iraq war began, will affect 5,630 jobs. Many of the jobs will move to Bethesda and a new community hospital at Fort Belvoir in northern Virginia. The plan will cost $989 million,...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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