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Tour of Duty

In the military, a period of deployment, especially overseas. In business, the term may be used informally to describe a brief stint in a company or department, especially if the stint is undesirable but necessary.
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The Richmond County Savings Foundation has awarded the Municipal Art Society a $25,000 grant to develop and conduct a series of six bus, walking and boat tours of Staten Island in 2007, with an inaugural lecture on the borough's history by Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Mike Wallace.
Several series of images were collected and programmed to produce virtual tours at subsequent crop stages.
The tour helps dispel misconceptions people have about landfills -- the design, the landfill liners, the gas monitoring system,'' he said.
With this tour," says Weest, "I think southern audiences will be able to connect to its theme and to music they already enjoy.
The tour was routine and obviously running the tours is a business as we were not allowed to go for a walk in the pretty park afterwards," says Rikke Andersen, a tourist from Denmark.
While ASU is currently the only school using this kind of technology for touting, Jerry Ufnal, marketing vice president of OnPoint Systems, the company that helped develop ASU's tour, says in five to seven years this technology will be commonplace at IHEs.
The Circle Tour encompasses nearly two dozen attractions, parks and scenic sites, as well as numerous communities both directly on the lake, such as Wawa, Thunder Bay and Marathon, and in surrounding areas such as Manitouwadge, Beardmore and Kakabeka Falls.
Lee Carter * Born January 14, 1954 in Dallas, Texas; attended the University of New Mexico; turned pro in 1974; graduated from PGA Tour Q-school in 1979.
Plus, we show you which summer concert tours you won't want to miss.
Each tour group brings a library of material related to the subject being studied.
Plan your tour route carefully so that you can address the issue of safety at camp before you approach your challenge course.