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2013-05-31 23:27:02

Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Jackson, MI (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Jackson on June 19th. Meeting Details: Wednesday, June 19th 6:30pm — 8:00pm Location: Allegiance Health Center Dining Room 1 — 2nd Floor (Next to the Cafeteria) 205 Northeast Avenue Jackson, MI These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and...

2013-02-21 23:00:59

Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Jackson, MI (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Jackson on March 13th. Meeting Details: Wednesday, March 13th 6:30pm — 8:00pm Location: Allegiance Health Center Dining Room 1 — 2nd Floor (Next to the Cafeteria) 205 Northeast Avenue Jackson, MI These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus...

2011-08-10 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday's historic Wisconsin recall elections showed just how vulnerable Republicans are in the November 2012 elections - and how vulnerable Gov. Walker is to a recall election himself. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) Consider some of the significant Republican advantage in these recalls, and how rare recall elections are overall: Never in the history of Wisconsin -- or the nation -- has a recall effort of...

2011-08-02 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus issued the following statement today following the passage of the debt limit deal: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) "While not perfect, this law is a welcome sign that Washington is beginning to move in the right direction to get spending under control and our economy back on track. Obama was dragged kicking and screaming to the negotiating table as...

2011-01-06 06:55:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 112th Congress convened this week and the first order of business by the Republican majority in the House of Representatives was, incredibly, to cut jobs and funding to highway and transit programs. Specifically, House Republicans changed a number of longstanding rules, including one that historically ensured that money raised solely for highway and transit projects through the federal gas tax be spent on those projects. The new...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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