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2011-05-25 07:59:00

MIAMI, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida's major metropolitan regions received more than $1 billion in stimulus funding for transportation projects over the past two years as the federal money poured into the state.

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2010-01-01 12:35:07

To those of you who are tweeting, sexting, or just chillaxin this holiday weekend, get ready: Fifteen popular overused and misused words and phrases are being targeted by a US university’s annual list of terms that deserve to be banned.

2009-06-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), has launched Stimulus Edge, a market intelligence product aimed at helping the construction industry's smaller manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers win their share of government stimulus project dollars. Stimulus Edge provides access to projects that are being financed under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) or that have been identified as "shovel ready" and...

2009-01-06 14:41:00

AWWA: Shovel-Ready Projects Would Stimulate Economy DENVER, Jan.

2008-12-24 07:40:35

A debate is brewing in Washington over how green the next economic stimulus package should be, with some saying traditional jobs are more important. Work on the nation's roads and bridges that President-elect Barack Obama calls shovel-ready projects, would create more union jobs and a quicker boost to the economy than money spent on solar and wind power projects, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. If we're going to call it a stimulus package, it has to be stimulating and has to be...


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.