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2008-09-15 06:00:32

By Dave Hawkins By DAVE HAWKINS SPECIAL TO THE REVIEW-JOURNAL KINGMAN, Ariz. - The prolonged housing slump has prompted a change in the development strategy of a Las Vegas couple working to establish a master-planned community in northwest Arizona. Leonard and Susan Mardian are developing the Ranch at White Hills off U.S. Highway 93 about 30 miles south of Hoover Dam. Mardian agent Kathy Tackett Hicks said the project team has shifted focus away from residential to economic...

2008-08-13 21:00:21

SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- International Star, Inc. (I-Star) today provided additional details of the results obtained during recent mineral exploration activities on its Detrital Wash claim block in Mohave County, Arizona. In July, I-Star announced that assays performed by an Arizona registered and licensed lab on 252 geological samples recently collected from its mining claims in the Detrital Wash area support historical records obtained by I-Star of significant...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'