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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.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

PHOTOS: » Sunk boat is raised, towed Divers with the Ventura company Channel Watch Marine, also known as Vessel Assist, helped tow the 43-foot Golden Seagull to King Harbor Marine Center on Monday after raising the boat from 50 feet of water off Redondo Beach.

2008-09-10 03:00:11

By Kelly Puente LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Fire Department has sent a swift water rescue team of seven firefighters and seven lifeguards to Baton Rouge, one of the Louisiana cities hardest hit by Hurricane Gustav.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.