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2009-12-04 11:24:00

Program approved as equivalent to NACE and FROSIO inspector programs PITTSBURGH, Dec.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Susan Meeker, Orland Press Register, Calif. Aug. 6--Since dry lightning sparked dozens of fires in the North State more than a month ago, land managers for the Mendocino National Forest have been actively seeking a way to balance firefighting policy with safety.

2008-08-04 15:00:26

By Jan Norman, The Orange County Register, Calif. Aug. 2--The used computer business has been good to John Ford. The one-time IBM executive started Insight Investments in Orange in 1987 to buy and sell used IBM mainframes.

2008-08-01 06:00:22

By Rick Longley, Orland Press Register, Calif. Aug. 1--Her office is filled with boxes as she packs up 17 years of memories from working for the Mendocino National Forest. Today is Public Affairs Officer Phebe Brown's last day since she is retiring from the U.S. government.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Andy Hogue, Gainesville Daily Register, Texas Jul. 31--Even though storm fronts dumped an inch or so of rain on much of Cooke County Wednesday morning and afternoon, outdoor burning is still a dangerous prospect, county officials said.

2008-07-25 00:00:41

By Delania Trigg, Gainesville Daily Register, Texas Jul. 24--Batteries sold separately. Some assembly required. These terms are usually associated with children's battery-powered toys.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Andy Hogue, Gainesville Daily Register, Texas Jul. 24--DALLAS -- A pachyderm in the public eye in Dallas could possibly be joining the elephant Gainesville never forgot -- that is, if animal rights advocates have their way.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Gainesville Daily Register, Texas Jul. 24--The Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville is participating in a week of thank-yous to its staff. National Zoo Keeper Appreciation Week began Sunday -- the second year of the recognition week.

2008-07-22 21:00:31

By Andy Hogue, Gainesville Daily Register, Texas Jul. 22--A team of machinists shaved some time off of a local charity's fund raising campaign.

2008-07-16 12:00:51

By Rick Longley, Orland Press Register, Calif. Jul. 16--Three Orland area dairies are facing proposed fines for alleged off-property wastewater discharge violations in February.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.