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2011-05-25 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds Senator Tom Harkin (IA) for introducing the Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "The Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011 would help the country get smarter about how we think about transportation projects -- so we aren't just focusing on planes, trains and automobiles, but also on ways to use our feet," said Jeff Levi, Ph.D.,...

2011-03-22 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Tom Harkin, (D-Iowa) was presented the appreciation award for his lifelong dedication and support of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).

2010-12-03 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon in the Capitol at an enrollment ceremony with Democratic Members of the House and Senate to sign the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.