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2010-09-29 09:29:00

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you looking for an experience that is out of this world? Planning a mission to Mars and gaining college credit are just two perks high school juniors in Virginia can experience through The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The program, in its fourth year at NASA Langley...

2010-04-12 12:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality in the skies above Hampton Roads will be monitored daily under a new partnership between NASA's Langley Research Center and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The agreement relocates the state agency's air-quality measurement operation to Langley following closure of the Hampton organization where it had been located, the Virginia School for...

2010-02-08 17:28:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could a major electromagnetic pulse or EMP be a global perfect storm for our electrical distribution system, communications, and the new technology society? (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Wednesday, Feb. 10, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, William Forstchen, author of the New York Times best seller "One Second After" will discuss the thesis of his book in his lecture "EMP, and the Potential...

2008-07-31 09:00:47

By Ramon Coronado, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--After more than four years of fighting government agencies and his neighbors, Don Langley has been defeated -- and the Carmichael Creek Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance has prevailed. "I've lost," he said. "I'm not bitter. It's part of life." Langley's long-standing battle ended earlier this month when Sacramento County supervisors accepted a drastically slashed version of plans to subdivide his three acres of property. From...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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