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2008-08-08 21:00:21

By Kerry Lester klester@@dailyherald.com While Thursday's mediation session between Elgin Area School District U-46 officials and its transportation union did not produce a contract, it did produce a significant step toward an agreement. "We're a whole lot closer now," said Dave Neal, Uniserv director for the union. "We're only cents apart." The district did not budge on its "last, best and final offer" rejected by union members Feb. 2, Neal said. The four-year deal offers a 4.4...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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