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2013-09-28 23:02:04

Dallas resident Tim McCarty, who once was guided off Silver Dollar City’s roller coaster PowderKeg because he was too big to fit in the seat, took a victory ride on the same coaster a year later

2008-07-31 09:01:10

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The new superintendent of Granite Bay's Eureka Union School District has announced his plans to create a magnet school district that would attract parents seeking a more innovative curriculum for their children.

2008-07-17 00:00:30

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 16--The new superintendent of Granite Bay's Eureka Union School District announced Tuesday night his plans to create a "magnet district" that would attract parents seeking more innovative curriculum for their children.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.