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2010-04-19 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Mackenroth, from the hit reality television series "Project Runway," is visiting Washington, D.C. for Whitman-Walker Clinic's 17th Annual Spring Gala, Masquerade on the Mall, and is bringing Living Positive By Design, his national HIV and AIDS education initiative supported by Merck, to the city. On Friday, April 23, Jack will host the Gala, which helps to support Whitman-Walker Clinic and the thousands of patients in the D.C. area that benefit...

2010-03-23 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC) announced today that a study undertaken by the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, identified promising social media applications of wireless grids for urban entrepreneurial ecosystems. The study was supported in part by the Metropolitan Development Authority of Central New York, and its 'Grants for Growth' program, long championed by State Senator John De Francisco (R). The study concludes that social...

2009-06-08 17:27:00

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder will be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile" Reception and Awards Ceremony on TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009 at 8:30 P.M. ET. The clinic's Legal Services Program will present the Joel A. Toubin Memorial Award to the Attorney General. WHO: Attorney General Eric Holder WHAT: To be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile"...

2009-04-01 08:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitman, one of New Jersey's premier environmental, engineering and management firms, is part of the team that has been awarded an environmental consulting contract to aid in the redevelopment of a former landfill area for the Borough of Somerville. The team is led by Geosyntec Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm with offices in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Geosyntec/Whitman team is working collaboratively with the New Jersey...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

The latest Mass. State Track Coaches Association cross country poll for teams in The Patriot Ledger circulation area, with last week's ranking in parentheses: Boys 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Pembroke (10) 3. Hingham (2) 3. BC High (3) 4. Duxbury (5) 5. Marshfield (6) 6. Weymouth (NR) 7. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...

2008-10-07 15:00:37

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council, the largest technology council in the nation, announced today it will host the TechCelebration annual banquet on October 27th starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, Virginia. Meg Whitman, former CEO and President of eBay, will provide the keynote address. Whitman helped build eBay into the world's premier online auction site. This is a rare appearance by Ms. Whitman in the NVTC region and...

2006-05-08 15:30:39

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon announced on Monday it was putting off next month's scheduled deployment of a Germany-based Army brigade to Iraq, as officials pondered a broader cut in the U.S. force in the second half of the year. The decision to keep the roughly 3,500 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade of the Army's 1st Infantry Division at their base in Schweinfurt, Germany, comes as Pentagon leaders work toward a decision in a few weeks on a blueprint for U.S. troop...

2006-02-03 18:10:00

By Christian Wiessner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the White House continue to mislead the public about air quality in the Ground Zero area immediately after the September 11 attack and have not properly decontaminated the area, two congressional Democrats said on Friday. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York said the Bush administration's motive for initially lying about the air quality was economically driven, noting the New York Stock Exchange and major...

2006-02-02 21:10:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools...

2006-02-02 21:10:00

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools and residences in...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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