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Galileo To Spearhead Extension Of Worldwide Search And Rescue Service
2012-03-07 04:34:18

The global reach of Europe’s Galileo navigation system is being harnessed to pinpoint distress calls for rapid search and rescue. A major expansion of the humanitarian system will be tested over the next two years to make it even more effective.

2011-11-25 08:00:00

Why continue to confine our seniors in facilities when we can safely allow them to walk or ride the facility campus? With Wandertrack, we can have "Free Range" seniors in assisted living

2011-11-09 18:30:00

Seventy firefighters from around the state come together for invaluable auto extrication training, led by Holmatro-FS3.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.