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2011-01-21 10:10:00

The “World” project — an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map — is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate.

2009-07-06 09:46:22

A Scottish man has broken the world's record for running while on fire, witnesses said. Keith Malcolm, a nurse from Aberdeen, Scotland, set himself ablaze and ran 259 feet, beating the old record of 227 feet, Sunday at the Alton & North East Hampshire Agricultural Show, in Alton, England, The Daily Telegraph reported. The stunt was aimed at raising money for cancer research.

2009-06-04 06:27:00

LONDON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Demotix, the award-winning user-generated newswire, has signed an exclusive deal with the Telegraph website for its Widget. The Telegraph, with the UK's biggest broadsheet web audience and over 23 million unique viewers in April 09, is carrying the Demotix Widget on its World News page.

2009-05-22 22:47:25

A New Hampshire police officer looking at a surveillance camera's record of a bank robbery thought he saw a familiar face under a layer of surgical tape. Steven Colantonio, 49, of Nashua was arrested early Thursday and could face federal charges, The Nashua Telegraph reported. St.

2009-03-06 21:42:45

The British girl group The Mentalists, used iPhones instead of musical instruments to perform a cover version of the song Kids, The Telegraph said. The unsigned artists downloaded music software from the iTunes application store onto their iPhones and iPod touches, and then used the devices to simulate

2008-08-07 12:01:12

Text of report headlined "UCIL mining boost for nuclear fuel" by Indian newspaper The Telegraph on 7 August [by Ankush Singh] Jamshedpur [in Jharkhand State, eastern India], 6 August: The East Singhbhum district administration has finally okayed a long- delayed mining lease for the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) opening up over 1,500 acres of virgin territory for the PSU [public sector undertaking] on the threshold of expanding its operations.

2008-08-06 09:00:45

By Dennis Grubaugh, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 6--ALTON -- Teamster members of four local concrete supply operations have a new three-year labor agreement on which to build.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

By Dennis Grubaugh, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 5--WILSONVILLE -- A burned-out house surrounded by drums of soil, scrap tires and assorted junk is being cleaned up by state authorities, and the property owner faces a costly bill as a result of inaction. The property at 306 Rice St.

2008-08-03 12:00:29

By Maggie Borman, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 3--Ameren Illinois Utilities have lowered by millions of dollars their planned overall requests for electric and natural gas rate hikes, but the amount is still far higher than consumer groups are willing to support.

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  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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