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2012-02-19 06:00:00

New site combines interactive forums, information pages for elected officials plus searchable databases for lobbyists, media and more. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Visiting the Texas State Capitol might seem a daunting experience to someone unaccustomed to navigating the seemingly endless underground extension or the hundreds of similar looking offices in search of their local elected official. Keeping up with who´s who at the Pink Dome can sometimes be a challenge even for the...

2008-12-05 16:02:23

A sign calling religion a myth that was on display in the Washington state Capitol was stolen and taken to a Seattle radio station overnight. The sign was grouped with holiday religious displays including a menorah and a nativity scene in the Capitol rotunda, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer said. Employees noticed it was missing Friday morning and then found it was at KPMS, a country music station, Sgt. Ted DeHart of the Washington State Patrol. Media reports about the sign had made it a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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