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2008-06-19 12:01:05

By David Wahlberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 19--Medical clinics will open this fall in two ShopKo stores in Madison, as the city joins a national trend of retail stores offering basic care to walk-in patients who have sore throats, flu symptoms or other routine ailments. The FastCare clinics, to open in mid-October at the ShopKo stores near East Towne Mall and West Towne Mall, will be run by Meriter Health Services, Meriter spokeswoman Mae Knowles said Wednesday. The clinics...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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