Rediscovering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageHong Kong - News: December 29, 2005 - Headline: Tacoma Officials Hope to Build Port as Major Trading Hub. Author: Mike O'Sullivan. Excerpt: Tacoma is an old seaport, and it is redeveloping its downtown region, refurbishing unused warehouses for an expanded branch campus of the University of Washington. The city markets itself as a livable urban center within sight of majestic Mount Rainier.Japan - News: August 31, 2001 - Headline: Rocket Launch Raises Hopes for Japanese Space Industry. Excerpt: Mr. Kallendar notes that Japanese companies are also vying for the chance to participate in manufacturing satellites. Mitsubishi Electric is aggressively redeveloping how they make satellites, he said. They have a whole new satellite building system and they are aiming to become a commercial satellite developer. Toshiba and NEC have also joined forces and they may be able to compete in a few years. It is still a big unknown.Katrina - News: August 29, 2007 - Headline: Two Years After Katrina, New Orleans Slowly Recovering. Author: Greg Flakus. Excerpt: Remember the higher ground areas are the historic districts, so these weedy lots on higher ground represent tears in the historic urban fabric, he explained. So, by redeveloping them, not only do you get people out of harm's way, but you mend those tears.Liberia - News: May 15, 2006 - Headline: Meeting Of The Economic Community Of West African States To Begin Today In Monrovia, Liberia. Author: James Butty. Excerpt: Chambas also said the meeting being held in Monrovia is a gesture of ECOWAS' support to the Liberian people and their government. The organization encourages them to persist in their goals of building peace, pursuing reconciliation, and redeveloping a great country.Mississippi - News: January 30, 2002 - Headline: St. Louis: New Look For Old Downtown. Excerpt: In many cases it is easier to demolish old buildings and build new ones. And that's what many developers prefer to do. But historic preservationists as well as a growing number of ordinary citizens oppose destruction of what they see as their heritage. Richard Baron, president and CEO of McCormack, Baron and Associates, one of the largest private developers in the country, says he is willing to take on even the most challenging remodeling projects if he feels they will help a community. His company is currently redeveloping the historic Cupples Station warehouse complex.Mr. Bush - News: January 11, 2002 - Headline: Bush Signs Law to Encourage Development of Waste Sites. Author: Scott Stearns. Excerpt: The new law gives tax incentives to businesses redeveloping brownfield sites with government estimates that $300 million in tax breaks generate more than $3 billion in private investment to redevelop some 8,000 sites.New York - News: September 11, 2003 - Headline: Solemn Ceremony Memorializes New York's Sept. 11 Victims. Author: Barbara Schoetzau. Excerpt: Family members walked down the long ramp leading to the bedrock at the site where the towers stood. Many brought flowers. Others held up photographs of their lost relatives. As they descended, many recognized that this was perhaps their last journey to bedrock before work begins on redeveloping the site and building a memorial to the victims. Some family members scooped up dirt and placed it in containers.New York - News: September 5, 2004 - Headline: THIS IS AMERICA - Artistic Expression in Reaction to 9/11. Excerpt: Ground zero is to get a new look in the next few years. The architect Daniel Libeskind won an international competition with his design for redeveloping the land. The design calls for a collection of modern glass office buildings. The tallest will be called Freedom Tower.New York - News: June 29, 2005 - Headline: New York Tower to be World's Safest Skyscraper. Author: Barbara Schoetzau. Excerpt: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the new design shows the city is putti
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