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2009-05-11 21:43:56

A new National Health Service hospital in Wales not being used because the floors are too hot to walk on, officials said. Britain's Daily Mail reported Monday that the under-floor heating at the hospital has made the new 108-bed Rhondda Valley Hospital in South Wales unusable.

2009-02-04 15:12:02

A German man won New York's annual Empire State Building Run-Up for the fourth consecutive year by beating more than 300 competitors to the top of 1,576 stairs. Thomas Dold won his fourth top prize in the men's field during Tuesday's race from the lobby of the Manhattan skyscraper to its 86th floor observation deck by completing the feat in a personal best time of 10 minutes, 7 seconds, WPIX-TV, New York, reported Wednesday. Australian Suzy Walsham overcame an initial stumble on the ground...

2009-02-02 07:33:00

SANFORD, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- High Rise Escape Systems, Inc. announced today that the United States Army in Iraq has awarded a contract for their portable evacuation devices. This is their first order through their new GSA Schedule.

2009-01-25 14:54:27

New York police allege an inebriated 24-year-old commodities trader started a fire when he got stuck in an elevator on the 40th floor of 7 World Trade Center. Ryan Brinkerhoff was charged Saturday with four counts of arson, the New York Post reported Sunday. Brinkerhoff, who works on the 34th floor

2008-10-14 03:00:32

Katrina Storey Dixon, 52, entered into rest Saturday, October 11, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, October 15, 2008 in the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with Minister Timothy Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

2008-09-10 03:00:22

By Rindfleisch, Terry Gundersen Lutheran's new underground patient parking and lobby addition will open Monday. The $10 million structure was dedicated Friday with an afternoon ceremony.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Pablo Lopez, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--Hundreds of families would be affected under a proposal to shift student attendance boundaries at four overcrowded southeast Fresno elementary schools.

2008-07-25 00:00:45

By GAVIN LESNICK, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7449 or lesnickg@courierpress.com An Evansville man was hospitalized with minor injuries after his residence caught fire on Tuesday night. The blaze, which sparked just after 9 p.m. at 762 E.

2008-07-18 00:00:20

MUMBAI: Several highrises in the city are violating fire safety norms blatantly. Even the development control (DC) rules, framed by the state government to streamline the construction of highrises, are relaxed by the BMC to such an extent that fire safety norms are often overlooked.

2006-05-26 14:51:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A mammoth U.S. House of Representatives office building reopened on Friday after a floor-by-floor search by police investigating a report of possible gunshots. The Rayburn building was sealed because of the reported sound of gunfire in its garage.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).