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2010-07-16 15:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the acquisition of a medical office building located in Stockbridge, Georgia for approximately $8,140,000. Overlook at Eagle's Landing is a 100% occupied medical office building that is located in the southern suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia in Henry County, the eleventh fastest growing county in the United States in 2009. The medical...

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Gregory, Traci VERONA - Including Gov. David Paterson and National Grid, more than a few groups have filed lawsuits to block the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) from placing nearly 13,004 acres of Oneida Indian Nation-owned land into federal trust. On May 20, the DOI announced its decision to place the land into federal trust, a move that would eliminate state and local taxes on and regulation of that land. Information about the DOI's decision is online at...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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