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2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Marcus, Samantha City officials and even some members of the public made their pitch Tuesday that their projects should take priority in the 2009- 13 capital improvement budget. The budget maps out about $209 million in potential spending, though the city is limited to borrowing the amount of debt it retires each year - about $6.5 million annually. Toni Asher, executive director of the Pump House Regional Arts Center, said the building's 30-year-old roof is in poor shape, with two...


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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.'