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2010-09-30 20:35:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. announced today it will be webcasting a panel discussion being held during the company's meeting with analysts from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MDT on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The panel discussion will include presentations by business segment leaders that provide an overview of strategies, planned capital investments, and progress on key projects and growth initiatives. Those interested in listening to the live webcast and...

2008-07-29 15:00:57

By MALECIA EL-AMIN, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Looking up at the faces carved into the rock of Mount Rushmore, you probably feel respect for these giants of American history. But follow the steep and dangerous trail to the top, and that respect likely extends to the hardy men who carved the monument. Nearly 3 million people visit this shrine on the side of a mountain each year, none of them allowed to make the climb I was about to begin. I would follow in the steps of the miners who shaped...

2008-07-02 12:00:56

By Malecia El-Amin, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 2--MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. -- Looking up at the faces carved into the rock of Mount Rushmore, you probably feel respect for these giants of American history. But follow the steep and dangerous trail to the top, and that respect likely extends to the hardy men who carved the monument. Nearly 3 million people visit this shrine on the side of a mountain each year, none of them allowed to make the climb I was about to begin....

2005-08-26 21:52:19

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An independent panel reviewing closings of U.S. military bases on Friday rejected the proposed shutdown of a politically sensitive air base and reversing some cutbacks for Air National Guard units. Completing its review, the Defense Realignment and Closure Commission dealt a blow to the Pentagon by voting to keep open South Dakota's Ellsworth Air Force Base, sparing the state's new Republican senator a political defeat. But the panel approved...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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