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2013-07-01 23:01:18

Local Los Angeles clothing company releases 4th of July themed tank tops just in time for your barbeque. All Venley products are made locally in the LA area. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 As summer comes and the 4th of July approaches, nobody wants to get stuck wearing yester-years clothes to the big barbeque! Venley released their new 4th of July themed tank tops just in time to grab one before the big day. Locally produced Venley tank tops are the perfect way to stay in style...

2009-05-10 14:08:18

Argentina's Daniel Vanscik used a 6-under-par 65 Sunday to record an impressive six-stroke victory at the Italian Open golf tournament in Torino, Italy. His 72-hole total, 17-under 265, gave him his second win on the European Tour. The other was by seven at the 2007 Madeira Islands Open in Madeira, Portugal. My putting was fantastic, Vanscik said. I played more aggressive. I haven't played really well the last few months, but I changed many things in my swing. Now my goal is to get into a...

2008-08-22 12:00:46

Finnish power engineering company Wartsila will supply a 54.5MW power plant for installation in Madeira, Portugal. The order was placed by Empreasa de Electricidade de Madeira, a publicly owned energy company that generates and sells electricity throughout the island of Madeira. The Vitoria III project, which is an extension of the existing Vitoria thermal power plant, will supply electricity to the Madeira grid. Of the island's 240MW total installed capacity, 183MW is claimed to be...

2006-03-24 09:50:04

By Norman Dabell SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira (Reuters) - Britain's Paul Lawrie recovered from a tough break in the second round of the Madeira Island Open on Friday to share the early lead. Lawrie's ball was plugged in a bunker on his eighth hole, costing him a double-bogey, but the 1999 British Open champion recovered to shoot a three-under-par 69 to move to 137. He shares a one-shot lead with his playing partner and fellow-Briton Bradley Dredge, and Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts. "The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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