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2014-08-13 16:25:09

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the headquarters of Southern Research Institute today, where they toured the Institute's medical research complex. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135987 Southern Research Institute's executives talked with Governor Bentley and Governor Christie about the Institute and its broad research and development in life science, engineering,...

2011-06-06 10:00:00

MCCALLA, Ala., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) CEO Wick Moorman and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley joined state and local officials and business leaders today to officially break ground on the new Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility here. The $97.5 million facility is part of the railroad's multi-state Crescent Corridor initiative to establish an efficient, high-capacity intermodal freight rail route between the Gulf Coast and the Northeast. It occupies a...

2011-04-25 14:15:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed today, April 25, as "Skilled Trades Day" in hopes of encouraging schools, teachers and parents to introduce students to opportunities in skilled trade careers. The proclamation is in keeping with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's commitment to lowering the rate of unemployment and achieving economic growth for the state. Governor Bentley's proclamation recognizes the importance of designating an...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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