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Google To Launch Free Wi-Fi In NYC’s Chelsea Neighborhood
2013-01-09 05:01:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google announced on Tuesday that it would begin offering free public Wi-Fi service to people in the western portion of New York City´s Chelsea neighborhood, where the company has its local headquarters. The 13-block coverage zone includes areas between Gansevoort Street and West 19th Street, from 8th Avenue to 10th Avenue. Google CIO Ben Fried made the announcement in Manhattan, alongside New York City Mayor Michael...

2012-12-23 05:02:47

Relationship expert Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says a rush of horrifying events has brought the need for smarter gun control front and center. Dr. Bonnie believes we can reduce gun violence by including family members in the background screening process and addressing mental illness, degenerative brain disease, seasonal stress, and gun control loopholes. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 As the nation and the world mourn the senseless tragedy of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre,...

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2012-09-13 18:10:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Say goodbye to that super-duper, mega-sized soda, New Yorkers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban the super-sized soft drinks has been approved. New York City's Board of Health approved the mayor's proposal to ban large, sugary beverages that are sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts. "NYC's new sugary drink policy is the single biggest step any gov't has taken to curb #obesity,"...


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sough
  • 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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