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2010-09-15 14:35:00

Wounded Warrior Project Applauds Sponsor, Urges Speedy Legislative Action JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project applauds Congressman Tim Walz (D - MN) for introducing legislation today in the U.S. House of Representatives that would ensure fuller lives for warriors who sustained severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Iraq and Afghanistan, and urges speedy action on this measure. H.R. 6123, the Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative...

2009-04-03 15:54:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Governor Pawlenty directed the Minnesota Department of Transportation to undertake a comprehensive, inclusive analysis of all corridors for potential high-speed passenger rail development in Minnesota. This analysis of multiple routes will form the basis for state applications for federal funding for high speed passenger rail. Congressman Tim Walz also endorsed "a thorough analysis of all the possible routes," including Rochester. We...

2008-07-03 06:00:52

By Shane Frederick, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 3--MANKATO -- With the Fourth of July weekend fast approaching, the price of gas is certainly on the minds of holiday travelers. So, naturally, soaring energy costs were the hot topics for a pair of politicians Wednesday. Sen. Norm Coleman and Rep. Tim Walz made separate stops here to pitch plans to cope with the energy crisis. "People are worried about what they'll fill first, their tank or their credit limit. It's pretty...

2008-06-28 06:02:38

By Mark Fischenich, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jun. 28--Politicians are having a difficult time agreeing on what to do about sky-high gas prices, but they're speaking in unison on one point: They feel your pain. "We have an energy crisis right now," said U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, a Republican in the midst of his first Senate re-election campaign. "The cost of gas is imposing severe hardships on people across the state." "This is a topic of great concern," said Congressman Tim Walz, a...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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