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2008-08-17 18:00:37

By Smith, Bill Smith, Carol; Wilson, Wendell E The Emperor gold mine, perched on the side of a caldera on the island of Viti Levu in the Pacific Ocean, has been known as a source of native gold and telluride minerals since 1868. It has yielded interesting specimens of crystalline gold, sylvanite, krennerite and native tellurium. INTRODUCTION This article was inspired by a specimen the senior authors acquired at the 2007 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show; it was labeled "Sylvanite, Vatukoula,...

2008-08-15 03:00:28

By Harris, Maureen The value of music in educating the young child is not being recognized, particularly in the area of mathematics. Despite the amount of literature available regarding the effects of music instruction on academic achievement, little has been written on different Montessori music pedagogies and their effects on students' math scores. If research of students in the school system indicates that learning through the arts can benefit the "whole" child (Upitis & Smithrim,...

2008-08-14 09:00:54

General Metals Corporation (the "Company") (OTCBB: GNMT) (FRANKFURT: GMQ) is pleased to announce receipt of an Interim Drilling Report, dated August 3, 2008, that provides a comprehensive discussion and summary of activities for the combined 2007 and 2008 drill program through hole GM 59 as discussed in the Company's July 29, 2008 Press Release as well as guidance for the Company's activities for the 2008 - 2009 operating period. The report can be viewed in its entirety on the Company's...

2008-08-09 03:00:08

By Harknett, Kristen Theoretically, a shortage of males in a local marriage market may influence the formation, quality, and trajectory of unmarried parent relationships. To test these hypotheses, I combine city-level sex ratio data from the U.S. census with microdata on unmarried couples who recently had a child from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study. A shortage of men in a marriage market is associated with lower relationship quality for unmarried parents. Male shortages are...

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By Paul Westmoore In light of the murder-suicide of two Wilson High School graduates, school district officials presented about 30 residents a road map on how to tell if teenagers are having serious emotional or relationship problems or suicidal tendencies -- and how to get help. The session was held in the high school auditorium after the shocking events of July 26, when Shawn Wolf, 19, used a shotgun to kill Kari Gorman, 18, and then another to kill himself. The incident occurred after...

2008-08-05 15:00:11

By Janet Conner-Knox, The Wilson Daily Times, N.C. Aug. 5--Wesley Shelter has expanded its services to include outpatient mental health therapy. The name of the new clinic is Wesley Family Counseling Center, located at 106 E. Vance St. Janet Hesmer, executive director, said a mental health clinic is a natural progression for the Wesley Shelter. "We provide those services already to battered women and their children with the trauma that they have faced, she said. "But now we have...

2008-08-04 15:00:45

By The Wilson Daily Times, N.C. Aug. 4--August is back to school month, and all around Wilson teachers and students are getting ready. Here are some important back to school dates you ought to know for area private and public schools. Sallie B. Howard School for Arts & Education Friday, Aug. 1, -- Classes started Greenfield School Tuesday -- New faculty orientation Wednesday-Friday -- Faculty work days Thursday -- Preschool orientation for 2 year olds at 10:30 a.m....

2008-07-23 09:00:13

By LAURAN NEERGAARD By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON When it comes to hearts, Taneal Wilson won the lottery. A small pump implanted to keep the 31-year-old alive long enough for a heart transplant somehow helped Wilson's ravaged heart completely recover instead. Only a lucky few are ever weaned off those implants, their rested hearts able to work on their own again. How to duplicate those successes is one of cardiology's biggest questions, as a new generation...

2008-07-23 03:00:22

By Herbruck, Lianne F Urinary Incontinence (UI) is an often under-reported and untreated medical condition that affects the lives of women of all ages and backgrounds. Although there are six major types of UI, stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the type most often associated with women of childbearing age. Development of SUI has also been linked to the childbirth process itself.This article will discuss the types, characteristics, and diagnosis of UI, with a focus on SUI. Precipitating...

2008-07-23 03:00:00

By Herbruck, Lianne F The costs of urinary incontinence (UI) are financially and socially substantial to those who are living with its effects. When looking at the dramatic costs associated with UI and associated pelvic floor disorders, prevention of these disorders or management at the earliest possible level is indicated. Determining which modifiable factors cause UI and pelvic floor disorders is complicated. Listening to patients in an effort to improve their quality of life may be a...


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2012-06-14 04:12:39

Symbol: ZYGR Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Zygodon Hook. & Taylor – zygodon moss Species   Zygodon...

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2012-06-14 08:38:30

Symbol: TOPA8 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortula Hedw. – tortula moss Species   Tortula papillosa Wilson –...

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2012-06-14 08:39:34

Symbol: TOFR70 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortella (Lindb.) Limpr. – tortella moss Species   Tortella fragilis (Hook....

2012-06-14 09:35:30

Symbol: SPRU4 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPCAT Sphagnum capillaceum (Weiss.) Schrank var. tenellum (Schimp.) Andrews   SPCAT3 Sphagnum capillifolium (Ehrh.) Hedw. var. tenellum (Schimp.) H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses...

2012-06-14 09:35:59

Symbol: SPLE6 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPOB3 Sphagnum obesum (Wilson) Warnst.   SPRU7 Sphagnum rufescens Nees & Hornsch.   SPSUR Sphagnum subsecundum Nees var. rufescens (Nees & Hornsch.) Hüb. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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