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2011-06-30 09:00:00

PINE RIDGE, S.D., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe, Department of Public Safety (OST-DPS) today announced that designs for a new free-standing justice center in Pine Ridge, South Dakota are nearly 50 percent complete. Marking the first major construction project approved by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in nearly a decade, the facility will house the tribe's judicial system under one roof incorporating the unique needs of Indian Country legal systems....


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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