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2014-05-14 23:12:50

Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Dr. Glasper addressed graduates at NAU’s annual spring commencement ceremony in Flagstaff on...

2013-07-15 23:23:50

Maricopa County Library District, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to announce the availability of OneClickdigital, an online service that allows customers to download a wide range of audiobooks. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Maricopa County Library District (Phoenix, AZ), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows customers to download a wide range of...

2011-12-08 11:00:00

Dr. Sherri Ondrus has joined the Maricopa Community Colleges as Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Strategy, Research, and Effectiveness, the District announced today. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Dr. Sherri Ondrus has joined the Maricopa Community Colleges as Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Strategy, Research, and Effectiveness, the District announced today. Dr. Ondrus comes to Arizona from a position at The City University of New York (CUNY), a 23-institution...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The $350 million Talking Stick Resort, which opened last spring, has been awarded the coveted Platinum Choice Award by Smart Meetings Magazine for its exceptional service and amenities. Award winners are selected by the publication's readers who are comprised of professional meeting planners from the western United States, Canada and Mexico. According to Marin Bright, founder and publisher, Smart Meetings...

2010-02-08 13:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- TLC's POLICE WOMEN are headed west! Returning for a second season, the popular series moves to Phoenix, Arizona, to showcase the nonstop action in one of America's largest counties -- all seen through the eyes of the POLICE WOMEN OF MARICOPA COUNTY. Premiering Thursday, February 25 at 9 PM ET/PT, this ten-part series follows four female deputies at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). The show is a gritty, no-holds-barred glimpse into the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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