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2014-06-19 23:03:36

Specialist stone-working equipment manufacturer Poseidon Industries is leading the way when it comes to innovation and quality. The company, which is known for producing the market-leading Odeon bridge saw, was proud to be part of the $37 billion manufacturing sector output recorded for Florida for 2012. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The American manufacturing industry plays an important role in the nation’s economy, with individual states contributing their expertise to the...

2004-11-26 15:00:04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Sarah Mason's home, which she bought with tips from cleaning other houses, started leaking during Hurricane Frances. Then came Hurricane Jeanne. Mason lost about everything, and she had no insurance. The four hurricanes that slammed Florida this year forced 252,000 residents to ask for federal help because their homes were damaged or destroyed. The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to provide temporary homes for at least 10,000 families - the equivalent of...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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