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a rocky gold-bearing ridge in South Africa, about thirty miles long, on which Johannesburg is situated; also, the gold-mining district including this ridge.

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One alternative, Rand said, would be to fund a number of projects to design and build prototype aircraft, which could provide an incentive for manufacturers to keep their design teams and other infrastructure in place, according to the Rand reports.
NOTE TO EDITORS: James Thaden is available for interviews at the Rand McNally booth at the Software Publisher's Association (SPA) show in Dallas, Oct.
PITTSBURGH -- Vic Papale, executive director of A+ Schools, Pittsburgh's Community Alliance for Public Education, issues the following statement concerning the Rand analysis released yesterday that addresses graduation and dropout rates for the Pittsburgh Public Schools:
Easily taking the prize for the worst piece in the Rand canon is a plan, fortunately never published until now, for what would have been her first novel.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rand McNally Book Services Group has been named the exclusive manufacturer to produce Reader's Digest Condensed Books, the world's largest hard-cover book series.
Levy, Chairman and CEO of Rand Logistics, stated, "I am pleased to welcome Joe to the Rand team.
Company officials introduced the Rand World Database at the 45th Frankfurt Book Fair -- the world's premier gathering of international publishers.
TSX VENTURE:RRE) (OTCBB:REGRF) have completed several continuous successful combustion tests at 245 RPM on the new version of the Rand Cam(TM) engine.
It publishes road maps, world atlases, and the Rand McNally Road Atlas, published annually since 1924.
HOUSTON -- Houston-based technology consulting firm, The Rand Group, has attained Certified Gold Partner Status from Microsoft.
The Rand McNally Map & Travel Stores in these three cities were the only ones in operation until 1989.
com), the creator of innovative software to access and cluster the world's information for better search and discovery, today announced that the RAND Corporation (http://www.