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2014-04-17 16:23:17

USCM Survey Release: Tuesday, April 22 at 2:15 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a mayoral survey of actions taken by cities throughout the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gases and adapt city infrastructure and systems to climatic events. The report findings, based on information provided by more than 280 cities, will be highlighted on Earth Day - Tuesday, April 22(nd) at 2:15 p.m. EDT - during a national...

2014-03-01 12:20:10

U.S. Mayors Release 200+ City Survey Showing Successful Use of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Funding Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act WASHINGTON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors this week released the results of a new survey pointing to city successes in using Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)....

2014-02-27 16:30:33

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) and The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced today that Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman (2011-Present) and Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (1999-2011) of Las Vegas will share the fourth annual Joseph P. Riley Jr. Award for Leadership in Urban Design. Mayor and Mr. Goodman will be honored nationally at the 25(th) annual Accent on Architecture Gala, presented by AAF, on Thursday, April...

2014-02-05 20:27:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran released the following statement, in reaction to the passage of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, widely know as the Farm Bill: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "We commend Congress for reaching a bipartisan agreement to advance the Farm Bill. When compared to previous versions of this vital...

2014-01-22 20:20:36

Mayors Unveil Survey of Energy Efficiency and Technologies in America's Cities During 82(nd) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 Cities Provide Data on Local Energy Initiatives WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite budget constraints, U.S. Mayors expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey of nearly 300 cities highlighting how cities are deploying new energy technologies...

2014-01-20 16:20:11

The Economy, Jobs, Innovation and Transportation Top Agenda During Three-Day Session with More Than 50 New Mayors MAYORS TO HOLD OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE | Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 11:45am WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of USCM President Mesa (AZ) Mayor Scott Smith and a week before the President's State of the Union Address, more than 280 of the nation's mayors will convene in Washington, D.C. at the Capital Hilton to meet with Congressional...

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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.'