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2010-12-03 19:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2010 - KIRN 670AM RADIOIRAN has been serving the Iranian-American/Persian population of Los Angeles for more than a decade. During the past year, John Paley, VP and General Manager of KIRN, organized a series of interactive informational broadcasts about breast and esophageal cancer. Teams of medical experts in these fields thoroughly reviewed signs, treatment, myths and realities about this implacable disease. Listener phone and e-mail response to these programs was...

2008-12-16 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2003 MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Iranian Studies Group Research Team) research estimated; the population of the US Iranian/Americans in the southern California, from San Diego up to Santa Barbara to be at 600,000. Currently in 2008, this number has approximately increased to over 1,000,000. According to the latest 2005-2007 American Community Survey (ACS), U.S. Census Bureau, although considering the Iranian/American population...


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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