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2011-02-23 00:00:42

Multimedia News Company Expanding Its Local Search Initiatives Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2011 MaineToday Media, publisher of The Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel and The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram "“ Maine's leading newspaper, today announced that it is expanding its local search Internet initiatives through an agreement with ImmersiFind, Inc. "We are adding a new local search application to our family of websites so that our readers and subscribers can have...

2008-09-09 09:00:21

WildPackets, Inc. (www.wildpackets.com), a leading provider of network and application analysis solutions, today announced that the Seattle Times Company, owner of the largest daily newspaper and Web site in Washington state, has deployed WildPackets(R) OmniPeek(TM) to monitor and troubleshoot the company's network infrastructure across multiple business units, including editorial, production, advertising, printing, circulation and online divisions. "The paper is a myriad of different...

2008-07-25 15:00:58

By Matthew Stone, Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine Jul. 23--AUGUSTA -- Two years after the state changed its scoring method for the Maine Educational Assessment tests, students appear to be making progress in math and reading. But some writing scores have worsened and science scores have remained largely unchanged since 2006. Touting students' progress on math and reading scores, the state Department of Education on Tuesday released the latest batch of MEA results for students in...

2008-06-20 12:00:09

By Matthew Stone, Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine Jun. 18--A national organization charged with promoting science education and science teachers has named two Mainers to top leadership positions. Page Keeley, a Jefferson resident, recently began her term as president of the National Science Teachers Association after being elected to the top post of the 57,000-member organization. Brunswick resident Francis Eberle will soon move to the Washington, D.C., area to become the...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'