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2010-04-13 07:20:00

WINS $5,000 first prize; Solar Sheds, second prize; EcoCentric Resources TOPIA, third prize. SALEM, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Center at Salem State College today announced the winners of the Sixth Annual North of Boston Business Plan Competition.

2008-08-06 12:00:33

By Ethan Forman, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 6--DANVERS -- "The Rocky Horror Show" meets the former Danvers State Hospital this week in DYT Productions' adaptation of the sexually charged, cross-dressing musical smash from the 1970s.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Amanda McGregor, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--SALEM -- With money expected from a state energy bill, the schools would rehire some first-grade teachers, school librarians and other positions cut from next year's school budget. Superintendent William Cameron Jr.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Julie Manganis, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--BEVERLY -- Two men are being held without bail on charges that they robbed two other men of $7 in cash, a cellphone and an empty wallet early yesterday morning in downtown Beverly.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Mike Stucka, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 5--BEVERLY -- After 25 years as a professional organizer, Nancy Black doesn't hear, "You're a what?" nearly as often as she used to.

2008-08-01 12:01:08

By Matthew K. Roy, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Aug. 1--PEABODY -- It takes more than money to combat the city's underage drinking and substance abuse problems, it takes cooperation, according to Mayor Michael Bonfanti.

2008-07-31 12:00:39

By Mike Stucka, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul.

2008-07-30 12:01:07

By Cate Lecuyer, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 30--BEVERLY -- McKeown Elementary School, closed by a budget crunch, lives on in an exhibit that opened last weekend at the Beverly Historical Society.

2008-07-30 12:01:01

By Edward Mason, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 30--BOSTON -- A plan to boost the pensions of Essex County retirees could cost cash-strapped cities and towns tens of thousands of dollars a year.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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