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2011-05-12 11:03:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carr Workplaces, the nation's leading provider of premier workspace solutions, announced today the grand opening of its newest business center located just steps from the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Located at 300 New Jersey Ave., Carr Workplaces will occupy the entire ninth floor of the landmark building encompassing 26,132 square feet with 85 offices, three conference rooms, a video conferencing studio and an inviting community cafe featuring...

2011-04-07 15:40:00

Newseum Offers "Buy One, Get One Free" Coupon This Weekend WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Newseum will be open this weekend, whether or not the federal government shuts down. The Newseum does not accept government funding and will be unaffected by a shutdown, which would close the Smithsonian Institution museums and national parks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO ) To celebrate the Newseum's third birthday on April 11, visitors...

2010-10-27 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Information for Rally Attendees: The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear is free and open to the general public. Public Entrances: The primary public entrance will be on 7th Street NW between Constitution and Independence Avenues. Those attending the event are encouraged to use public transportation and arrive early. Street Closures: From 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 certain streets near the National Mall will be closed to...

2010-02-22 14:27:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower's frustrations over inadequate intelligence about the Soviet nuclear threat during the 1950s led him to order a major increase in risky spying missions, with the use of overflights and satellite photos, according to a new article. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080925/DC35252LOGO) The article, "Ike and His Spies in the Sky," appears in the Winter issue of Prologue, the quarterly publication of...

2008-12-03 14:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of TYLENOL(r) Warming Liquids have embarked on a multi-city tour offering passengers access to free taxi rides so they can warm up. Already a success in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, passengers in Washington, D.C. can now receive complimentary transportation within the city limits. *Passengers will be taken to any location within the city limits of the District of Columbia, with a maximum value of $25 per ride. TYLENOL(R)...

2008-06-16 09:00:43

Because primary season lasted five months instead of five weeks, I spent many nights in front of the TV watching voting results trickle in. That's how I got to know Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow, the number-cruncher and the pundit who were hired not long ago to beef up MSNBC's election coverage. Have they ever. Todd's endlessly interesting breakdowns of delegate math recently got him named "MVP of the primary season" by the Huffington Post. The Washington Post 's media critic called him...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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