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2009-04-27 12:00:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 50,000 hand addressed letters were sent to Notre Dame Alumni, and 100,000 post cards for Vatican and Notre Dame officials, urging ND Grads to fight against Obama's scheduled speech.   Randall Terry and local Notre Dame Alumni sent 50,000 letters to Alumni from '88 and back. (Older Alumni were selected because they tend to be more conservative.)   The post cards are designed to be sent to Vatican and Notre Dame officials....

2008-07-09 21:00:13

Porscha Radcliffe and Laurence Francis Rooney IV were married July 14, 2007, at St. Helena Catholic Church in St. Helena, Calif. Father Bernard C. Scianna officiated. A reception followed at the Kuleto Estate in Napa Valley, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Radcliffe of Tulsa. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Shirley Hedrick and the late Joe Hedrick and Mrs. Jane Radcliffe and the late Phil Radcliffe. The bride graduated from Cascia Hall Preparatory...


Word of the Day
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 'karpos', fruit.
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