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2010-04-21 05:50:00

A Denver, Colorado man lost more than a popular new gadget as he walked out of a store last week, when he lost part of his pinky finger as a thief lunged for his bag carrying the new iPad he had just bought.

2009-05-12 12:15:00

Zalul's campaign aims to restore the Jordan River to its pure state, cleaning & preserving the historic site visited by Christians from around the world RAMAT-GAN, Israel, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zalul, a leading Israeli Non-Governmental Organization devoted to protecting Israel's seas and rivers, has undertaken the mission of saving the Jordan River, a historic Christian waterway now contaminated by modern-day pollutants.

2008-12-02 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Johnson Matthey Inc. (JMI), a Pennsylvania corporation, was sentenced today to a $3 million criminal fine for a felony violation of the Clean Water Act by Judge Dee Benson of the U.S.

2008-09-21 12:00:17

The trail that runs alongside the Jordan River Parkway will be closed at 7500 South Thursday and Friday for construction of the Jordan River TRAX bridge. The trail is expected to reopen with a temporary detour, which will be in effect through August 2009, according to the Utah Transit Authority.

2008-09-10 09:00:23

By Rebecca Palmer Deseret News Envision Utah will hold an open house tonight giving the public a chance to comment on its long-term vision for the Jordan River corridor.

2008-09-05 09:00:27

Jordan, Syria discuss fair share of water resources in Yarmouk river AMMAN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Water-thirst Jordan is discussing with Syria on fair share of water resources in the Yarmouk River, local daily The Jordan Times reported on Thursday.

2008-07-13 12:00:26

By Amy Choate-Nielsen Deseret News It's possible that some day, when Salt Lake County's population has doubled, the Jordan River will be a preserved riparian corridor, with 200-foot setbacks and more trails than sports fields along its banks.

2008-06-25 06:00:00

By Nate Carlisle, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 25--The Jordan River Parkway is a taste of nature in everyday life. To Salt Lake City police, the parkway also is habitat for the homeless, drug users and nuisance problems.

2008-06-22 12:00:16

A local outdoor outfitter is donating $4,000 to an environmental cause -- and their customers get to decide who gets the money. Patagonia, 2292 S. Highland Drive, invites its customers to participate in its "Our Voice Your Choice" campaign to vote on their favorite environmental cause.

2006-06-08 07:10:00

These days, a cart takes visitors from Israel's Ein Gedi resort to the edge of the Dead Sea.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.