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2009-02-10 07:00:00

LoJack SafetyNet Answers Growing Need to Help Protect Those with Cognitive Disorders such as Alzheimer's and Autism WESTWOOD, Mass., Feb.

2009-02-09 15:52:35

A helicopter rescue team said a climber who fell 370 feet on Wales' Snowdon mountain was spotted after sparking his cigarette lighter. The rescue team said the 25-year-old man, who suffered only cuts and bruises, was located from 8 miles away after team members using night vision goggles noticed the

2009-02-01 13:00:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COSPAS-SARSAT turns off satellite detection of the 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz emergency radio beacons today. In order to track the new 406 MHz generation of emergency radio beacons the US Coast Guard selected Becker Avionics' SAR MAN-PACK for ground operations.

2008-12-05 18:57:44

A Plainfield, Ill., woman says she is flying the U.S.

2008-10-04 21:00:14

KYIV. Oct 4 (Interfax) - Six miners were killed by a methane explosion in the Duvanna coalmine belonging to the Krasnodonvuhillya company in Sukhodilsk in the Luhansk region, Ukraine. Methane exploded in a blind drift 520 meters under the ground at about 0:45 a.m.

2008-09-22 06:00:30

Seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are being cared for at Northfield Retirement Community with state-of-the-art remote monitoring technology designed by Healthsense, a Mendota Heights-based aging services technology company.

2008-09-20 15:00:11

By MARCIA DUNN By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. In an unprecedented step, a space shuttle was moved to the launch pad Friday for a trip NASA hopes it will never make - a rescue mission.

2008-09-19 18:00:02

The space shuttle Endeavour was moved to a launch pad Friday as an emergency precaution, U.S. space officials said.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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