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2008-09-10 21:00:21

By Holly Hewitt The Fredonia School Board learned Tuesday that the recent court- approved tax assessment reductions of two apartment complexes in the village limits will cost the district about $100,000. Earlier, the Fredonia Village Board learned it will have to figure out how to squeeze $90,000 from its budget or borrow the money. John Forbes, school district business administrator, said there is a tax reserve in the budget that will make it possible to assume this debt without any...

2006-08-12 12:38:38

By Patrick Vignal GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva completed her set of pole vault titles by winning gold at the European championships on Saturday. The Olympic and world champion cleared 4.80 meters at her second attempt in dreadful conditions with strong wind and occasional rain to claim the only major title missing from her collection. The pony-tailed 24-year-old then attempted to break the world record of 5.01 meters she set by winning the world title...

2006-08-11 21:02:20

By Oliver Grassman GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Pole vault supremo Yelena Isinbayeva will be the overwhelming favorite in Saturday's final at the European championships as she bids for the only title missing from her collection. The world record holder from Russia is already the Olympic, world outdoor and indoor and European indoor champion but the European outdoor title has eluded her so far. At the previous championships in Munich four years ago she won the silver behind...

2005-11-17 15:06:22

By Gennady Fyodorov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Olympic pole vault champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has split with her coach of eight years Yevgeny Trofimov, Russia's athletics chief said on Thursday. "Yevgeny Trofimov will no longer coach Isinbayeva," Russia's national team chief coach Valery Kulichenko told Reuters. "From now on she will be trained at the Sergei Bubka club in Donetsk." Isinbayeva's decision to part from Trofimov came as a shock after her success in the...

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  • 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.