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2010-02-03 08:48:00

Carol Browner, Chairmen Ed Markey and Bart Gordon, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Denver Mayor Hickenlooper on Getting Cities to Go Green WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by U.S. News & World Report: EVENT TOPIC: "Going Green: America's Cities and the Role of Government" DESCRIPTION: U.S. News & World Report's National Issues Briefing, "Going Green: America's Cities and the Role of Government," will evaluate the current relationship...

2009-11-05 15:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 6, Dan Stein, the President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) will join Representatives Joe Wilson, Nathan Deal, Dean Heller, Sam Johnson, and Marsha Blackburn to discuss the weak verification measures in the House health care reform bill. According to analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) the number of illegal immigrants who would eligible to receive government subsidized...

2009-04-16 15:51:00

Congressional Members Address Negative Impacts of the Program on Patients & Businesses Nationwide in Letter to the White House & Department of Health and Human Services WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent yesterday, a bipartisan group of 84 members of Congress urged the White House Office of Health Reform, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to review and rescind the controversial...


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  • 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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