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2014-07-30 12:20:58

Organization will sponsor No. 95 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leavine Family Racing has announced a multi-race partnership this season with Thrivent Financial for the No. 95 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team and driver Michael McDowell. Thrivent is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130933 The...

2009-08-10 10:30:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving announces the first place winner of its Championship Race Series will receive a prize package valued at more than $35,000 that includes a test day in a Pro Formula Mazda prepared by World Speed Motorsports; a double header race weekend in the Molecule Formula Mazda Challenge Series; a test day in the Daytona Prototype Sports Car, the top class of car in the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series; and...

2005-07-27 07:57:36

By Jodie Ginsberg DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is expected to issue a statement on its future by the end of this week, after a series of steps believed to set the scene for the Northern Irish guerrillas to give up their arms. "I do genuinely believe that we are within days of seeing an enormous change in the situation," Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern said on Wednesday. Contacts intensified between Sinn Fein -- the IRA's political ally -- and the British and Irish...

2005-07-26 10:08:01

By Kevin Smith DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Justice Minister Michael McDowell warned the Irish Republican Army on Tuesday that it had to put all of its illegal arsenal of weapons beyond use if there was to be a political breakthrough in Northern Ireland. As speculation mounted that a statement from the guerrilla group concerning its future was imminent, McDowell said there could be no partial disarmament. "There is no position whatsoever between being armed and being unarmed for the IRA," he...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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