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2014-04-23 12:21:03

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three up-and-coming leaders in various fields of law enforcement have been selected by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) as the "Rising Shields of Law Enforcement"( )for their leadership in advancing the field. Sgt. Scott Eisenmenger (Buffalo Grove Police Department), Corrections Officer Dante Brown (Lake County Sheriff's Office) and Master Sergeant Margaret McGreal (Illinois State Police, District Chicago) were...

2014-03-07 12:21:34

Colorado trooper featured on NYC jumbotron TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- State troopers personify safety and protection. And that is just the message that the photo of Colorado state trooper Ramiro Contreras and his newborn baby conveys. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140307/MN78719) When the American Association of State Troopers, Inc., was offered a remarkable deal from Neutron Media and CBS to place its message in the heart of New York...

2011-03-30 07:45:00

PHOENIX, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not unusual for a business owner to support a charity, especially during the holidays. What is unusual is for a business owner to provide that support "silently" and without fanfare. Dr. Eric Kerbs, DDS, surprised the Marine Corps and the Toys for Tots program. He had collected money during the holidays for the program and now wanted to give a check for $5,000 to the Marines. He didn't know who to call so he asked a friend and Marine (there are...

2008-09-26 21:00:25

Here is a list of assistant superintendents to contact when you have a problem or question concerning your school. Contact the assistant superintendent assigned to the school. * All high schools: Mark Milam, 347-7483 or 347-7484. * All middle schools: Melanie Vickers, 348-7787. * All elementary schools: Jane Roberts, 348-1345, and Barbara Redman, 720-5819. Once those routes have been exhausted, call Deputy Superintendent Joe Godish at 348-7731 or Superintendent Ron Duerring at...

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By Allen Essex, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas Aug. 6--BROWNSVILLE -- Cameron County officials are crunching numbers to fit huge cost increases into the 2008-2009 budget, with the aim of not increasing property taxes. Budget Officer Xavier Villarreal told County Judge Carlos Cascos and commissioners Tuesday that he is calculating about $2.5 million in budget increases, including $425,000 to $500,000 for gasoline, $485,000 in cost increases for indigent health care, $1.1 million...

2008-06-24 09:02:46

By Paul Stone, Palestine Herald-Press, Texas Jun. 24--PALESTINE -- Everyone in attendance at Monday's meeting of the Anderson County commissioners' court agreed that the county has an unsightly trash problem. Finding solutions and remedies, however, might be the difficult part. The state district judges sitting in Anderson County routinely assign trash pickup to the county's probationers as part of their community service requirement. On Monday, however, 369th State District Judge...

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2005-06-23 09:25:00

SEOUL -- A South Korean conscript accused of killing eight soldiers near the border with North Korea was so engrossed in online war games he could not distinguish between fantasy and reality, the Defense Ministry said on Thursday. In a detailed report on Sunday's incident in which a soldier tossed a grenade among barrack comrades and then opened fire, the ministry said the private -- officially identified only as "Kim" -- had planned the crime for at least a week because of bullying. "He...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.