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2008-07-24 09:00:56

By Amy Leigh Womack, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 24--Investigators from the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation have arrested two contractors operating in the Macon area.

2008-07-23 12:01:01

By Michael Brindley, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 23--NASHUA -- There will be a need for another new principal in Nashua after Bill Pimley, a lifelong Nashua educator and principal New Searles Elementary School, announced his retirement.

2008-07-18 18:00:27

By Jill Moon, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 18--BRANSON, Mo. -- For families who long for a faith-based vacation, one place offers several attractions focused on Christianity.

2008-07-18 15:00:27

By Joseph G. Cote, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 17--NASHUA -- On Wednesday morning, Christopher Williams, president of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, cut one of the cords tethering downtown residents and visitors to their homes and offices.

2008-07-15 18:00:24

By Hattie Bernstein, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 13--HOLLIS -- People move here to enjoy the town's woods, meadows and farms. But while they value the undeveloped land that surrounds them, most residents say they aren't willing to pay extra to keep it that way.

2008-07-15 09:01:29

By Laura Griffith, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 15--EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third of a three-part series on the push to integrate more innovative technology into educational systems despite decreasing school district budgets.

2008-07-14 09:00:31

By Laura Griffith, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 14--EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of a three-part series on the push to integrate more innovative technology into educational systems despite decreasing school district budgets.

2008-07-12 09:00:53

By The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 12--SPRINGFIELD -- The founder of a successful East Alton law firm said Thursday the firm's gift of $10.2 million for cancer research demonstrates its commitment to doing good.

2008-07-12 09:00:31

By The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 12--ALTON -- Under the baton of SIUE's John Bell, the Alton Municipal Band struck it up a notch Thursday night at Riverview Park.

2008-07-11 12:00:17

By Pete Hayes, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 11--FLORISSANT -- Members of the Summers-Port dive team take a back seat to no one these days -- including their swimming cousins.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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