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  • n  the type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx
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  • Firm That Broke the Buck in 2008 Fails to Reach SEC Deal
    A tentative settlement between Reserve Primary Fund, the $62.5 billion money-market fund that “broke the buck” and failed in 2008 when its net asset value fell below $1, and the Securities and Exchange Commission has fallen apart, according to a lawyer for the firm.
    Sept. 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Saltalamacchia's slam pushes Red Sox past Yanks
    BOSTON -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia's seventh-inning grand slam broke open a tie game and helped the Boston Red Sox to an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees Friday night at Fenway Park.
    Sept. 14, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Office furniture tab for Capitol rehab? Nearly half a million dollars
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois may be broke, but it isn’t so poor that it can’t afford to equip the Capitol offices of 19 state senators and a corps of legislative staffers with nearly $500,000 worth of new office furniture. That expenditure is the latest costly piece of a controversial $50 million makeover that Gov. Pat Quinn says has turned the Illinois Statehouse into a Midwestern version of the ...
    Sept. 14, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times

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