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2009-03-05 07:16:00

MAULDIN, S.C., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- City agencies in Chicago, New York and Miami have a head start in the race to put billions of federal stimulus dollars to work repairing, renovating and maintaining America's roads, bridges and public buildings.

2006-08-30 03:25:52

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) on Wednesday named the country's capital Tokyo as its candidate to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. The International Olympic Committee will accept bids from 2008 with a final decision on who will host the 2016 Games to be made in 2009.

2006-04-24 07:43:49

TOKYO (Reuters) - The southern Japanese city of Fukuoka formally joined the country's capital Tokyo on Monday in the race to host the 2016 Olympics.

2006-03-08 06:52:22

By Isabel Reynolds TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo formally joined the race to host the Olympics for a second time on Wednesday after the city's metropolitan assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution to bid for the 2016 Games.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.