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2008-12-05 11:19:00

CANANDAIGUA ACADEMY WILL NOT SLAUGHTER CHICKENS! New York State Education Department Denies Application to 'Terminate Life.' MACHIPONGO, Va., Dec.

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2005-07-27 05:45:00

On July 30, 1965, Lyndon Johnson was still savoring his landslide election as president, and he drew upon that broad support to sign an ambitious public health-care plan called Medicare into law. Now, 40 years later, most experts -- and Medicare beneficiaries -- agree the program has succeeded in meeting its goals.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.