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2013-08-14 23:03:33

Bullard Law is putting on their bowling shoes from now until October 10th, while 12 teams compete for prizes, bragging rights, and to support Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Bowling is older than you might think. Like, five thousand years older. With roots in Ancient Egypt and Viking culture, this ancient sport has brought communities together for centuries through friendly competition and the joy of taking out pins. And like all competitive sports throughout...

2009-11-17 11:03:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday night November 21st, 2009, The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel will be the site of a Hollywood Red Carpet, VIP fundraising Gala to support the causes of the non-profit charity organization Sudan Hope. The event will be hosted by producer / actor and member of the Sudan Hope Board of Directors, Dr. Mark Valinsky. A select guest list of VIP's from Entertainment, Business. Politics and Philanthropic backgrounds will be presented with an...

2008-10-21 18:00:14

A Facebook group of northern Norwegians unhappy about losing the Winter Olympics has ballooned into a new political party in less than two weeks. "It's clear that folks along the coast of this country believe that enough's enough," Hakon Winther, one of those who started the ball rolling, told iTromso.no. Membership in the Facebook group ballooned to 6,200 within days, inspiring leaders to call a meeting Tuesday to form a secessionist party. Winther said that the proposed Republikken...

2008-10-04 18:00:19

By Plaid Cymru Councillor Allan Pritchard THIS Labour Government never fails to amaze me in the way it treats ordinary working class people. We've had the debacle of the 10p tax abolition. Now the UK Government has said it will fight the legal action for compensation by ex-miners suffering osteoarthritis. Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks has made it clear to South Wales officials of Nacods that it will not negotiate a settlement but will fight this issue through the courts. As a...

2008-09-30 09:00:33

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia ANKARA (A.A) - 30.09.2008 - The Turkey-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) underwater potable water pipeline is about to be completed. The majority of the water pipeline carrying potable water from Anamur Dragon River in Turkey to the TRNC has been erected. Once operational, the potable water pipeline would carry 75 million cubic meters of water from Turkey to the TRNC. 15 million cubic meters out of this...

2008-09-30 06:00:33

Text of report in English by UN sponsored Radio Miraya FM website, Juba on 30 September The campaign to immunize against polio is still going on in rural areas of Central and Eastern Equatoria States. [Southern Sudan]. The delay is attributed to rain fall which has denied accessibility to the areas during the rainy season. The director of community based health care, and immunization in the GoSS Ministry of Health in Juba, Dr Anthony Lako, said that the three-day vaccination exercise,...

2008-09-20 12:00:54

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 17 September [Report by Daniel Van Oudenaren: "Surgeons Train for Trauma Cases in Juba Hospital"] Twenty-six surgeons and doctors from southern Sudan are attending a war surgery seminar that started in Juba on Sept. 17, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced from Khartoum. The three-day seminar is lead by Dr Gunter Wimhofer, an ICRC surgeon who has practiced in Democratic Republic...

2008-09-18 06:00:40

Text of report in English by UN sponsored Radio Miraya FM website, Juba on 17 September Wednesday, 17 September 2008 - The Juba Teaching Hospital has been treating so far over 500 patients who suffered various gunshots and landmine injures in southern Sudan since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement. Dr Dario Kuron Lado, Director General at the Juba Teaching Hospital confirmed to Miraya FM that the hospital is still receiving a high number of patients suffering from gunshot or...

2008-09-05 06:00:22

Text of report in English by independent, Nairobi-based, USAID- funded Sudan Radio Service on 5 September People seeking medical care at Wau [southern Sudan] Teaching Hospital are not being treated because of a lack of resources. The director of Wau Teaching Hospital, Dr Paul Atyier, told Sudan Radio Service in Wau on Wednesday that the hospital is facing shortages of qualified medical staff, medical equipment and medicine. [Atyier] Wau Teaching Hospital, like other teaching hospitals...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin