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2008-09-29 09:00:28

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reviewing a weekend lake rescue effort in Alberta that led to a 5-year-old girl drowning under a rescue boat. A 911 call was received around 5:30 p.m. Saturday from a family in distress on a boat on a lake about 90 miles southeast of Calgary, the Globe and Mail reported Monday. The RCMP, along with a provincial fish and wildlife officer and a community peace officer, responded and were met with high winds and 4-foot waves, RCMP Constable Francine...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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