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2012-09-18 22:56:39

Wake Forest Baptist continues taser safety research Adolescents who are tasered by law enforcement officers do not appear to be at higher risk for serious injury than adults, according to new a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers. This latest research from Wake Forest Baptist is the first to specifically investigate Taser use on adolescents. Lead author Alison R. Gardner, M.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist, found no major...

2011-05-13 19:55:00

Attorney General Eric Holder leads the lighting of candles and reading of the officers' names; 152 officers were killed in the line of duty in 2010, a 25% increase over 2009 WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The names of 316 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty -- 152 of them in 2010 -- were formally dedicated on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Friday evening in Washington, DC. (Logo:...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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