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champlain

sham playn

  • n  French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
  • n  a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
News & Articles

  • Lake Champlain's sewage pump-out vessel makes maiden voyage
    Champlain's Ark, a free sewage pumping vessel for boats on Lake Champlain, will be available as a public service this summer. / EMILY McMANAMY/FREE PRESS
    June 11, 2013 - The Burlington Free Press
  • Vt. boat to cut risk of human waste in Lake Champlain
    A new boat entering Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vt. this week may look like a recreational vessel, but it's on a mission. "Champlain's Ark," as it's called, will target pollution in Lake Champlain. The clean water advocates at the non-profit Lake Champlain International describe it as a one-of-a-kind. It will travel the lake pumping raw bathroom waste from holding tanks in other boats, free of ...
    June 11, 2013 - WPTZ Burlington
  • New Lake Champlain boat to pump out others' tanks
    MONTPELIER — A new boat described as one-of-a-kind is set to launch on Vermont's Lake Champlain with the mission of keeping the lake clean by emptying out other boats' waste tanks.
    June 11, 2013 - The Burlington Free Press
Quotes

  • Francois Fillon in CTV.ca
    2008 is a year of historic anniversaries: The 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City by Canada's first governor, Samuel de Champlain; the 250th anniversary of the establishment of representative government in Nova Scotia, making Canada... Stephen Harper http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Harper&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEh1pJ_efciQe5WqU4Zl_Oq9qro7Q Canada.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html%3Fid%3D14f1db7b-3935-4ee9-861f-a8a5a1fd05e3&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPfrrmnrZFS0cWO-dApcOx2HQEFQ Jul 1, 2008 16560 23083 champlain Like the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria of Christopher Columbus, they opened our world," Fillon said. "For the men and women who accompanied him (Champlain) during the first days of Quebec, France grew larger without division; it...
  • Serena Williams in Herald Sun
    Although the plaintiffs may be correct that Lake Champlain ferries are a less obvious terrorist target than ferries in, for example, New York City or Los Angeles ...... the government ...... need not show that every airport or every ferry terminal... Sonia Sotomayor http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonia_Sotomayor&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH1lp0ZpVKpcWrGAtXjTGAUFCyZRw BurlingtonFreePress.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20090527/NEWS03/90527007/-1/NEWS05&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEQTGRf-TGQas4lKf1-oM-uqMoyfQ May 27, 2009 16562 23089 chance No, it's not mine to lose, it's mine to win if I can get it," she said of the title. "There's three other people that are vying to win it. They have just as good a chance as I do. She's (Kvitova) a good player. I mean, I've actually thought...

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