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2014-04-24 16:27:56

14 FOUNDER-LEVEL DONORS ANNOUNCED PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $1.5 million from The Church

2010-10-28 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received additional orders for small-caliber ammunition under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center.

2009-10-09 09:04:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, letters written by Bess Truman to her sweetheart, Harry S. Truman, are revealed by their oldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, in an article in Prologue Magazine, the quarterly magazine of the National Archives.

2009-05-06 14:24:00

New issue also features Harry S.

2008-07-16 21:00:26

By Brian Burnes, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 16--Independence is poised to be powered in part by Kansas wind. The city is negotiating with a Lenexa firm, TradeWind Energy, to buy electricity generated at the firm's Smoky Hills wind turbine project, about 25 miles west of Salina.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.