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2014-08-20 08:28:27

Victims or their family members are urged to call the Mesothelioma Victims Center as opposed to responding to television advertisements WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-11 08:21:55

Contract Valued at $96.2 Million ARLINGTON, Va., Aug.

2014-08-11 08:21:39

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Selects entellitrak® to Power Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) HERNDON, Va., Aug.

2014-08-06 12:21:07

GROTON, Conn., Aug.

2014-07-25 23:07:57

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to call them at 866-714-6466 for a new service that includes a full explanation of the costs

2014-07-23 08:21:08

- Diluted EPS from continuing operations rises 3.9 percent over second-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 second-quarter

2014-07-21 23:11:10

Every week the Mesothelioma Victims Center receives a phone call from a family member who suspected their loved one had mesothelioma but was never actually diagnosed, and as a result there was

2014-07-18 23:07:56

A Florida Judge has denied the defendants in a negligence lawsuit against the US Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and two defense contractors, a motion to dismiss after being provided

2014-07-16 08:28:58

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is convinced most diagnosed victims of mesothelioma get financially shortchanged out of hundreds of thousands, or over


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Dale Gardner
2012-10-18 11:58:31

Dale Gardner is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Dale Allan Gardner on November 8, 1948 in Fairmont, Minnesota. Gardner grew up both in Minnesota and Savanna, Illinois, but he considers Clinton, Iowa to be his hometown. He graduated from Savanna Community High School in 1966 as valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics in 1970. With his degree in hand, he joined...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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2007-04-18 15:16:24

The Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, also known as the cigar shark or luminous shark, is a small rarely-seen dogfish shark. Anatomy and morphology The Cookiecutter sharks often glow green and grow up to 20 in (50 cm) long. The underside of the shark is bioluminescent, glowing a pale blue-green that matches the background light from the ocean's surface that serves as camouflage to creatures beneath it. However, a small non-luminescent patch appears black deceiving the shark's...

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Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.