aurora aurora  /ə ˈrɔ rə/


  1. (n) the first light of day
  2. (n) an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
  3. (n) (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos

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  1. Aurora police review panel on destroyed evidence

    Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates said Tuesday that an expert panel will analyze what led the department to mistakenly destroy DNA in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009. The panel is being asked to produce a public...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KGWN-TV Cheyenne

  2. Aurora police say DNA evidence destroyed in error

    Aurora police say preliminary information shows DNA evidence in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009 was mistakenly destroyed, including one case in which no one has been charged yet.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KGWN-TV Cheyenne

  3. Aurora Police: DNA evidence improperly destroyed in dozens of cases

    AURORA, Colo. -- Aurora's Police Chief Dan Oates will hold a news conference Tuesday night to talk about "problems the police department has discovered in its handling of some evidence."
    on June 26, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver


  1. "It has been an honour and privilege to serve the people from my community of Newmarket and Aurora and I thank them again for having placed their trust in me. I will continue to represent the interests of the constituents I serve until such time as...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Belinda Stronach Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

  2. "The commissioning of this cable is another milestone in Tasmania's broadband journey," Mr Bartlett said. "It follows the signing of an agreement by Aurora Energy Pty Ltd and Basslink Pty Ltd in November 2008. Both Basslink and Aurora will...
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: David Bartlett Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (press release)

  3. "This is great news for Aurora and for Mississippi," said US Rep. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. "The folks from Aurora competed for this contract with the biggest military contractors. This project will enhance Mississippi's growing aerospace...
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Roger Wicker Source: Forbes

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