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2011-11-17 19:30:00

National program focuses on garden and greenscape development Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced a multi-year partnership focused on improving our nationâs cities through garden and green space development. âœOur mayors have specifically called for cities to develop, grow and maintain edible gardens and green spaces in our parks and near city hall...

2011-07-25 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran issued this statement following the inaction by Congress to extend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization bill to emphasize the negative impacts it will have on jobs and the economy of cities and the nation: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "It is unthinkable that Congress adjourned last week without providing for a simple...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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