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2011-04-18 08:00:00

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. ("Comstock Mining" or "the Company") (OTCBB: LODE) announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Norred, as Vice President of Strategic Resource Planning. Mr. Norred has been serving the Company as an independent consultant since 2007. Mr. Norred joins the Company with over 32 years of resource planning and estimating, mine planning, open pit mine design, software development, computerized geological database management...

2010-08-13 10:19:00

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. ("Comstock Mining" or the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: LODE) announced today the results of its Spring 2010 drilling program. The drilling, concentrated in the Lucerne resource area of the Company's Comstock Mine Project, was designed to increase the Company's knowledge in several locations designated as possible starter pit locations, and also to explore extensions of the precious metals mineralization to the...

2008-06-30 21:02:31

Sterlite Industries (India) Limited (NYSE:SLT) ("Sterlite") today announced that its annual report on Form 20-F, containing its annual consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended 31 March, 2008 and the auditors' report thereon (the "Annual Report"), was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on 30 June, 2008. The Annual Report is also available on Sterlite's corporate website at www.sterlite-industries.com. Shareholders may also obtain a hard copy...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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