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2011-03-07 10:57:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said that the first heat of steel was melted on March 4, 2011 in the company's new 175-ton capacity electric arc furnace (EAF) at its Butler, Pennsylvania Works. Also, a new ladle metallurgy furnace (LMF) at the Butler plant has begun processing molten steel. Addition of the new EAF and LMF to the Butler melt shop is part of a modernization of the company's specialty steel operations during the past several years...

2008-07-10 15:00:30

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Roughly 50 projects have been awarded $18 million in funding from the Land for Maine's Future program to conserve forests, farms and working waterfronts throughout the state. The Land for Maine's Future program, or LMF, uses voter-approved bonds to help groups or individuals protect land from development while ensuring public access to the property. Recipients of LMF money are required to match the funding. On Tuesday, LMF's board allocated $15 million...

2008-07-10 09:00:41

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 10--Roughly 50 projects have been awarded $18 million in funding from the Land for Maine's Future program to conserve forests, farms and working waterfronts throughout the state. The Land for Maine's Future program, or LMF, uses voter-approved bonds to help groups or individuals protect land from development while ensuring public access to the property. Recipients of LMF money are required to match the funding. On Tuesday, LMF's board...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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