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2014-05-28 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 17 members to the Vermont State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Diane B. Snelling --Phayvanh Luekhamhan of Hinesburg (chair) of Montpelier --John H. Bloomer of --Terrance D. Martin of...

2014-05-28 16:24:06

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 15 members to the Connecticut State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Alex A. Knopp of --David J. McGuire of Norwalk (chair) West Hartford -- Kashif Abdul- --Melanie S. Rausch...

2014-01-24 12:20:50

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights views as positive the decision by the U. S. Department of Defense to revise its Instruction on the Accommodation of Religious Practices Within the Military Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110524/DC08224LOGO) By majority vote, the Commission issued a letter on December 9, 2013 to the Defense Department expressing concern over the possible deleterious effect of...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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