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2011-05-16 12:25:00

CHICAGO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting Thursday, more Verizon Wireless customers across Northwest Indiana and the greater Chicago area will be able to surf the web, download files and share music and photos up to 10 times faster than before with Verizon Wireless' 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The expanded network coverage launches on May 19 and will be available to more customers north to the Illinois-Wisconsin state line, as well as customers east to Portage, Ind., south to...

2009-11-18 08:00:00

NORTH AURORA, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Few teachers can motivate students like Wendy Skonie.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.