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2014-08-19 23:03:54

Oakhurst Woodcarvers' Rendezvous is raffling a one-of-a-kind wood quilt made of 16 eight-inch by six-inch squares depicting an aspect of Yosemite National Park. Subjects include the Wawona covered bridge, Mariposa Grove’s Giant Sequoias, and Yosemite Valley’s iconic Half Dome and waterfalls. Oakhurst, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 There are those who believe that woodcarving is becoming a lost art. Others are determined to prevent that thought from becoming reality. Larry...

2013-10-02 23:32:53

Three new inductees into the Scottsdale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at a Hall of Fame Awards reception Saturday, Oct. 12 as part of the College's 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Three new inductees into the Scottsdale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at a Hall of Fame Awards reception Saturday, Oct. 12 as part of the College's 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities. SCC has selected two...

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2009-07-22 09:01:14

Frank McCourt's ashes are to be scattered over a river in Limerick, Ireland, where the late author spent much of his childhood. The New York-born teacher, who died of cancer Sunday, chronicled his years living in poverty in the Irish town in his best-selling memoir Angela's Ashes. Scatter my ashes on the Shannon, IrishCentral.com quoted McCourt as telling friends on his deathbed. Smith magazine founder Larry Smith told the New York Post he plans to publish McCourt posthumously in It All...

2008-10-02 09:00:04

By LARRY SMITH By Larry Smith The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. An industrial chemical blamed for sickening thousands of infants in China was found in candy in four Connecticut stores this week, a state official said Wednesday. Days after contaminated White Rabbit Creamy Candy was found in California, Connecticut Consumer Protection Commissioner Jerry Farrell Jr. said tests found melamine in bags of the candy sold at two New Haven stores, a West Hartford market and an East...

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2005-06-04 10:48:04

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Arctic lakes are shrinking, and melting permafrost brought on by higher temperatures may be the reason, according to a research paper. California, Alaska and New York researchers compared satellite images spanning 30 years of more than 10,000 large lakes over 200,000 square miles in Siberia. They concluded that lakes where permafrost remains frozen are growing. But where permafrost has thinned or completely melted, lakes are shrinking or disappearing, a change that...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.