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2008-08-03 15:00:17

By JACK SPENCER; NICK LORIS What does uranium have in common with Arctic oil, off-shore natural gas, coastal wind and cellulosic ethanol? They're all sources of energy that government bureaucrats have declared off- limits - needlessly. Just last month, Rep.

2006-06-14 17:35:00

Officials are looking to capture some of Lake Tahoe's biggest polluters: Canada geese.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.