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2012-07-23 23:02:10

Grand Valley State University will host the inaugural conference of The International Big History Association, August 2-5.

2012-05-21 23:01:13

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend celebrations, residents of the Kentwood community near Grand Rapids are invited to the grand opening of Jake’s Fireworks with a ribbon cutting ceremony


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.