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2006-04-07 16:00:36

MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's main electricity company offered a $100,000 reward on Friday for information about who might have -- inadvertently or deliberately -- drilled a hole in a pipe at one of its nuclear power plants. Workers at Florida Power & Light Co., a unit of FPL Group Inc., found the tiny hole in part of the Turkey Point power plant's pressurized cooling system on March 31 after doing pre-startup tests on the Unit Three reactor, which had been shut down for routine...

2005-10-28 14:18:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light Co. restored power to 1.5 million customers, leaving 1.7 million still without service, four days after Hurricane Wilma devastated its transmission and distribution system, the company said on Friday. The storm affected more than 3.2 million of FP&L's 4.3 million customers in southern Florida. FP&L, a subsidiary of FPL Group Inc. of Juno Beach, Florida, mobilized more than 9,400 workers to help restore power and expected another...

2005-10-28 09:32:59

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light Co. has restored power to 1.4 million customers, but leaving 1.7 million still without service, four days after Hurricane Wilma devastated its transmission and distribution system, the company said Friday. The storm affected more than 3.2 million of FP&L's 4.3 million customers in southern Florida. FP&L, a subsidiary of FPL Group Inc. of Juno Beach, Florida, said in a release it has mobilized more than 9,400 workers to help...

2005-10-25 08:25:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Power & Light Co. restored power to more than 251,000 customers out of the 3.2 million left without electricity by Hurricane Wilma on October 24, the company said in a release Tuesday. FP&L, a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida-based FPL Group Inc., warned it could take weeks to restore power to all 2.9 million customers but many will have power before then. A company spokeswoman said it was still too early to estimate the cost of the damage and...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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