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2012-09-27 23:04:07

Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. has been chosen to receive its second consecutive Talk of the Town Award for 2012 along with the 2012 Best of Sturgeon Bay Award in the Chiropractors category. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP of Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. has been honored by Celebration Media, U.S. as one of its 2012 Talk of the Town Award Recipients in the category of top Chiropractic Offices...

2012-05-10 09:36:51

A worldwide survey finds that all continents save Antarctica have regions where obstruction of rivers is a threat Dams are believed to be one of the biggest threats to freshwater organisms worldwide: They disrupt normal patterns of water and sediment flow, impede migration, and alter the character of spawning and feeding grounds. A shortage of data has until now prevented a thorough global assessment of the threat dams pose to fish species, but a study described in the June issue of...

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Aug. 1--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L. Sturgeon, former public works director for the city of Lake Ozark, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to one count of failing to report the discharge of pollutants into a lake, U.S. attorney's office spokesman Don Ledford said in a press release. As public works director, Sturgeon, 52, of...

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 31--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L. Sturgeon, former public works director for the city of Lake Ozark, pleaded guilty today in federal court to one count of failing to report the discharge of pollutants into a lake, U.S. attorney's office spokesman Don Ledford said in a press release. As public works director, Sturgeon, 52, of...

2008-07-14 06:00:38

By LYNDSAY MOSS HEALTH secretary Nicola Sturgeon was last night accused of complacency after it emerged that the Clostridium difficile bug was a factor in the deaths of 24 patients in one of Scotland's smallest health board areas over a 12-month period. Figures for NHS Ayrshire and Arran show there were 24 deaths where C diff was recorded as either the primary or contributory cause between April 2007 and March this year. In total, there were 658 cases of the bug in the health board area...

2008-06-20 12:00:46

By ROBBIE DINWOODIE CHIEF SCOTTISH POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT AN independent review is to be held into a fatal outbreak of Clostridium difficile at a hospital, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday. A total of 54 people have been treated for the bug at the Vale of Leven Hospital in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, in the six months between December and June. And 23 of those patients have died, with the infection directly responsible for eight of those deaths. Ms Sturgeon...

2008-06-16 12:00:00

China has set up a conservation and research center for rare fish in the Yangtze River. The center, covering 1.3 hectares in Jiangyin City in the eastern province of Jiangsu, was established last week by the Chinese Academy of Fishery Science and a Jiangyin fish breeding company. The 15-million-yuan (2.1 million U.S. dollars) project will focus on ecology, fish physiology, hydro-chemistry and plankton life. The population of rare fish in the Yangtze River has dropped sharply because of the...

2007-12-03 09:00:00

Dome's likely casualties: Seafood, rare species A plan to use the Pascagoula River or Leaf River to hollow out the Richton salt dome has been denounced by local officials, conservationists, scientists and recreational users as a potential environmental and economic catastrophe based on faulty science. The Department of Energy plan calls for drawing 50 million gallons of fresh water each day for five years to dissolve salt in the underground cavern near Hattiesburg. One hundred sixty million...

2006-08-11 05:58:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Caviar lovers may benefit from a five-nation deal entering into force from Saturday meant to clean up the badly polluted Caspian Sea. The Caspian Convention -- grouping Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan -- is the first legally binding document on any subject adopted by the five shoreline states with widely differing political systems. The accord mirrors existing deals for the Mediterranean or Baltic...

2006-01-05 12:50:00

By Darren Ennis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is to introduce new laws to combat the illegal trade in caviar in the coming months, the European Commission said on Thursday. The announcement comes after Tuesday's decision by the United Nations to block caviar exports until producer countries around the Caspian and Black Seas give better information on stock levels and illegal sales of the highly prized delicacy. The decision was taken by the U.N. Convention on International Trade in...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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