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2011-08-18 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KTVU Channel 2, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced finalists for the Bay Area's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program. The winning Hero, to be chosen by an online public vote, will be awarded $5,000 to donate to the environmental nonprofit of his or her choice. The four finalists each will receive $1,250 to donate to their nonprofits of choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) The...

2011-08-08 08:17:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) are seeking nominations for Atlanta's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Nominations are being accepted through August 12 at 5:00 p.m. To nominate an individual, visit wsbtv.com/CoxConservesHeroes. The Cox Conserves Heroes program asks local...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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