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2009-09-24 06:31:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Sustainable Communities and its partners joined President Bill Clinton on stage at the Clinton Global Initiative today to announce a $2.3-million commitment to boost Chinese factories' compliance with environment, health and safety (EHS) policies and achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Accompanying President Clinton on stage were Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of the GE Company, Margot Ellis, Acting...

2008-10-03 15:00:23

THOMASTON - Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum on Route 1, will be open for its annual Harvest Weekend from Saturday, Oct. 11, to Monday, Oct. 13. Full tours will be available every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum will charge its regular admission fee. The mansion is a replica of the original home of Knox, a Revolutionary War hero and Gen. George Washington's right-hand man. Knox was appointed by Washington to be the nation's first secretary of war. He commissioned the...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.