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2012-06-08 23:01:46

A week of celebration in Nashville featured milestones in conservation, leadership giving, partnership and public policy for Ducks Unlimited Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 By virtually any standard, last week´s landmark celebration at Ducks Unlimited´s 75th Anniversary National Convention in Nashville, Tenn., was a rousing success. Among the convention highlights were a special meeting with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, redoubling partnership efforts with The Pew...

Obama Administration Announces Offshore Drilling Plan
2011-11-10 06:36:44

As part of a five year proposal unveiled Wednesday, the White House announced plans to open new areas in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska for offshore oil drilling, but will continue to prohibit development on the East and West Coasts, according to John M. Broder of the New York Times. Broder said that the Obama administration's proposals, which will cover the five-year period from 2012 through 2017, "disappointed environmentalists but fell far short of what the oil industry and its...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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