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2009-01-15 13:26:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With the debut of a fresh and vibrant outdoor experience and all-inclusive rates that are easy on the wallet in today's economy, Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino spearheads the resurgence of Cable Beach. Wyndham Nassau Resort offers guests an all-inclusive option, with rates starting at $189/per night, per person and presents an exciting and pulsating atmosphere around the clock. The all-inclusive package includes accommodations,...

2009-01-15 10:15:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. and NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARGE Anywhere(R), a leading provider of wireless PCI PA DSS compliant Point-of-Sale (POS) solutions and electronic payment services, is proud to announce its deployment of wireless payment terminals with Tripoint Communications, the premier provider of POS services, vertical payment solutions, and airtime in the Bahamas and The Turks & Caicos Islands. Several months ago Tripoint and CHARGE Anywhere joined forces to...

2009-01-05 07:00:00

- Flights on sale now from the Northeast to sunny, warm-weather destinations including Florida, California and the Caribbean - - Bogota, Colombia available for as little as $99 (a) from Orlando or $159 (a) from Boston, Buffalo or New York/JFK - NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To celebrate 2009, value airline JetBlue Airways today announced a New Year's More for Less Sale, with fares to more than 40 destinations in the Northeast, Florida, California and the Caribbean on sale...

2008-10-30 09:00:21

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, the longer vacationers stay in paradise, the more they save. Now through Nov. 30, when guests book an air-inclusive vacation package to The Islands Of The Bahamas they receive a $250 rebate with a three to six consecutive night stay. Or better yet, sun-seekers staying seven consecutive nights or longer receive a $500 rebate. The turquoise waters and white sandy beaches of The Bahamas are just a short flight from the U.S. and serve as the...

2008-09-28 15:00:21

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK When Seaman Daniel Miles first flew into Galveston, Texas, from his ship a week ago, he didn't see the damage from Hurricane Ike that was depicted in news reports. "Up top, everything looked OK," he said Saturday, upon returning to Norfolk Naval Station. "Once we got down on the ground, we saw the water damage." Miles, and more than 1,000 sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk- based amphibious assault ship Nassau, soon...

2008-09-19 09:00:20

By MATTHEW JONES By Matthew Jones The Virginian-Pilot GALVESTON, Texas The landing craft approached the shore, looking for a place to wedge itself into the sand. "Brace for the beach," yelled Chief Warrant Officer Tim Baker. The craft shuddered, then the boat's front gate descended. Baker's amphibious cargo hauler eased into the surf and onto the shore. To the right stood a restaurant that had been stripped to nothing more than its frame. To the left stood three rows of...

2008-09-16 18:00:17

Back to the airport battle The four-year-long legal battle between McGill Aviation and Fernandina Beach may end soon as an arbitrator is giving them one last shot to come to an agreement before he settles the dispute for them, City Attorney Tammi Bach said Tuesday. McGill Aviation, which runs the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, alleged in 2004 that the city took portions of the land it leases from the city without adjusting its rent. McGill claimed its lease with the city requires...

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By David J. Lopez, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 26--Back in the water! Nassau County reopened 21 beaches to bathers Friday after closing them following heavy rains on Thursday, and Suffolk County lifted its advisory against bathing at more than 60 beaches. Health officials said they had taken the measures as a precaution because "storm-water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacteria levels." Seventeen Nassau beaches on the North Shore and four South Shore beaches were...

2008-07-23 03:00:35

By Reich, A Blackmore, C; Hopkins, R; Lazensky, R; Geib, K; Ngo- Seidel, E A "red tide" is a harmful algal bloom that occurs when toxic, microscopic algae in seawater proliferate to a higher-thannormal concentration (i.e., bloom), often discoloring the water red, brown, green, or yellow. Red tides can kill fish, birds, and marine mammals and cause illness in humans (1). Florida red tide is caused by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis, which produces toxins called brevetoxins and is most...

2008-07-10 18:00:23

By WENDI ZONGKER CALLAHAN - A portion of the third and largest state forest in Nassau County opened Tuesday, offering people another place to hike, fish and ride horses. Visitors can now access 5,000 acres of the 13,000-acre Four Creeks State Forest through the north entrance off Florida A1A, 4 miles east of Callahan and 5 miles west of Interstate 95. Entrance is free, forester Jennifer Hart said. A south entrance is expected to open in the next week or two, providing access to the...


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2008-07-14 18:58:33

The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus), is one of the large number of Perciform fish in the family Serranidae that are commonly referred to as groupers. It is the most important of the groupers for commercial fishery in the West Indies but has been endangered by overfishing. The Nassau grouper lives in the sea, preferring to be near reefs. it is one of the largest fish to be found around coral reefs. It can be found anywhere from the shoreline to nearly 330 feet depth. It is a fish of...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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