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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The southern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.
  • n. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
  • n. The southern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
  • n. The south-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.


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  • The retired NFL journeyman is one of at least 13 former players, including three one-time Packers, who together owe the state nearly $600,000 in unpaid income taxes, penalties and fees, according to an Appleton Post-Crescent review of delinquent-taxpayer rolls.

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  • As much as I wanted to assume, though, that it was a quick-witted news reporter who came across Chester's name on a delinquent-taxpayer list, and that's how the story made its way into the public domain, I felt I knew better that it had to have been a story that was planted by someone, and Suspect #1 in that respect was County Treasurer Rick Homes, who earned that title by being the on-the-record source in the local newspaper accounts confirming the report that Chester had owed more than $2,500 in real-estate and personal-property taxes before paying the tax bills upon publication of the media stories about his predicament last week.

    Augusta Free Press


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