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2008-07-21 03:00:43

By Whitson, Jennifer Last fall, the owners of Carmel-based Estridge Development Co. gave $9 million to set up the Estridge Family Foundations, administered by the Legacy Fund of Hamilton County. The initial donation was financed with some of the proceeds of the sale of the family's stake in the Indiana Downs horse track in Shelbyville. Already active in the community and established philanthropists, the family wanted to set up a fund to teach the next generation about giving, said Paul...

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Holli L. Estridge, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jul. 12--Texas A&M University researchers are spearheading development of a water desalination process as part of a $400,000 project with Qatar Science & Technology Park. Desalination is the removal of dissolved salt and other minerals from ocean or brackish water. "Salty brine is the byproduct of conventional desalination processes, but the new process would use lime and aluminum to yield solid waste that could be easily disposed,"...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'