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2010-02-03 16:09:00

ROCHESTER, Wash., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chehalis Confederated Tribes will host a special benefit concert at Lucky Eagle Casino February 27, in memory of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in recent months. The fundraising effort, which will feature popular country music act Telluride, will provide support for Washington State's Behind the Badge Foundation, an organization that focuses on helping officers and their families following catastrophic injuries and deaths...

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2005-04-02 00:30:00

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) -- After bringing in a parade of males and watching for years as nature never took its course, scientists at Mystic Aquarium have performed what is believed to be the first artificial insemination of a beluga whale. Aquarium scientists, with help from their peers at Sea World, artificially inseminated Kela, a 24-year-old beluga, on Thursday morning. After giving the whale hormones to induce the release of an egg into the reproductive tract, workers used a crane to lift...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • 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 'karpos', fruit.
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