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2010-12-16 10:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Salina, Kan., which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site...

2010-02-10 14:50:00

SALINA, Utah, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Jacob Hatch, an employee of Arch subsidiary Canyon Fuel Company, has earned the 2009 J.W. Woomer Award as Young Engineer of the Year by the Society of Mining Engineers. Hatch is an electrical engineer with Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco Mine near Salina, Utah. He played an important role in improving the underground mine monitoring system, as well as working on improving the overall mine power...

2009-08-11 13:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of the Onondaga County towns of DeWitt and Salina are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television service, thanks to newly approved agreements authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service, delivered over the most advanced fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes. The franchise agreements were approved by the towns' boards Monday night (Aug 10). The approvals bring to 158 the total number of New York...

2008-07-15 15:00:40

By Karen Mikols, The Salina Journal, Kan. Jul. 15--If Salina city commissioners go along with a proposed $784,508 tax increase, that money won't go to help fund city operations. Instead, City Manager Jason Gage told commissioners at a Monday study session, "It's to help fund fixed-route transit, the five-year capital improvement plan and to offset the machinery exemption (commercial and industrial machinery in 2006 were exempted from state and local property taxes)." An estimated...

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2005-03-03 14:00:00

SALINA, Kan. (AP) -- First by balloon, now by plane, Steve Fossett is once again a 'round-the-world record holder. The millionaire adventurer on Thursday became the first person to fly around the world alone without stopping or refueling, touching down in central Kansas after a 67-hour, 23,000-mile journey that appeared endangered at times by a troubled fuel system. Fossett, who failed five times before successfully circumnavigating the globe solo in a balloon, needed just one try to make...


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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