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2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Webster, Richard A Touro Infirmary went into lockdown today at 6 p.m. -- no one leaves the hospital, no one comes in -- as it prepares for Hurricane Gustav. Touro is operating with a bare bones staff of 350 employees watching over just 63 patients.

2008-06-20 15:00:25

DEXTER - SAD 46 directors approved $1,104,701.75 last week for compensation for nonunion represented employees for 2008-2009. The vote was 8-2 with Al Ross and Barbara Wakefield voting in opposition.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.