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2011-03-28 07:01:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced the commencement of operations to bring its Osprey offshore oil platform, located in the Cook Inlet of Alaska, out of lighthouse mode. Miller's wholly owned subsidiary, Cook Inlet Energy, LLC, ("CIE" or "Cook Inlet Energy") led by CEO David Hall, has completed its planning and received the necessary...

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2011-02-01 11:44:30

According to findings released by an expert in Arctic paleontology, fossilized tracks from two newly discovered prehistoric birds have been found in Alaska's Denali National Park.

2010-11-01 12:36:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc.

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2010-04-28 13:28:24

New research indicates that one of the largest fresh-water floods in Earth's history happened about 17,000 years ago and inundated a large area of Alaska.

2009-11-23 13:26:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Line of Alaska has debuted its 2010 Alaska and the Yukon brochure and is now taking reservations for all 2010 tours - with a special offer of $500 off per couple when a six-day or longer tour is booked by Dec.

2009-11-16 07:15:00

WASILLA, Alaska, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelong learning advocate and longtime resident of Wasilla, Alaska, Charles D. Hayes wants the world to know that not all Wasilla residents are Sarah Palin fans.

2009-09-03 16:45:24

Officials with the Alaska State Fair said a giant green cabbage weighed at the event set a Guinness World Record at 125.9 pounds. Dean Phipps, marketing director for the fair, said Wasilla resident Steve Hubacek's cabbage, which sports 5-foot leaves and measures about 21 inches across its head, beat the previous cabbage weight record of 124 pounds, set in Wales in 1989, the Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. I was there when they put it on the scale, Phipps said.

2009-08-14 16:59:12

Workers at an Alaska auto salvage company said a well-placed tire saved the lives of two kittens inside a truck that was crushed and loaded onto another truck. Gary Jacobsen, owner of Alaska Car Crushing just west of Wasilla, said the kittens apparently were living in a nest of shredded paper made by their mother under the seat of a 1970s-era GMC crew cab pickup that was put through the car crusher Aug.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.