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2014-08-26 12:25:21

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why are college and university Costs escalating so rapidly? At a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on September 10, Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and economics professor at Ohio University, will discuss the reasons college costs have continued to explode despite 50 years of ostensibly benevolent government interventions....

2014-08-25 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who was expelled from Kabul last week but whom the two presidential candidates said they would allow back into Afghanistan, will speak at a Newsmaker News Conference on Wednesday, August 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Rosenberg will discuss both his own situation and the outlook for Afghanistan. He has been covering Afghanistan since 2008, first as the South...

2014-08-04 16:25:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a city densely populated with memorials, there is one conspicuous absence - a memorial commemorating America's involvement in what was known as "the Great War" - World War One, which started 100 years ago, in the summer of 1914. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO At a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, August 12, Edwin L. Fountain of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will...

2014-05-21 12:29:51

Panel to discuss new findings on the key advantages and obstacles for women running for office WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, concise look at what it takes for women to run for office, Keys to Elected Office: The Essential Guide for Women, will be released at a National Press Club Newsmaker on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the National Press Building, Zenger Room, 529 14(th) St. NW, Washington, D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO From the...

2014-02-25 16:27:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell will address ongoing negotiations in world hot spots and the current state of politics and policy in Congress at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. in the club's Murrow Room. Mitchell served as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995, U.S. Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995, and later as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and U.S....


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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