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2008-08-07 12:01:19

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot A week before a key deadline expires, a New Jersey company is the sole bidder so far for purchasing two big trash plants in Portsmouth that have been run for two decades by SPSA, the regional waste authority. The Southeastern Public Service Authority has talked about selling off some of its public assets for more than a year, as a way of reforming itself into a leaner operation, but now that prospect is becoming increasingly real....

2008-08-07 03:00:32

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 7--A week before a key deadline expires, a New Jersey company is the sole bidder so far for purchasing two big trash plants in Portsmouth that have been run for two decades by SPSA, the regional waste authority. The Southeastern Public Service Authority has talked about selling off some of its public assets for more than a year, as a way of reforming itself into a leaner operation, but now that prospect is becoming increasingly...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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