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shut-in

(shŭt′ĭn′)
n.
A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
adj. (shŭt-ĭn′)
1. Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
2. Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
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Janet Price is the interpretive resource specialist at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park in Missouri.
A "Landscape of Voices" at the orientation center introduces visitors to the wild landscape of Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, telling of violent volcanic eruptions, ancient geology, the power of water, and the biodiversity of the St.
Johnson Shut-Ins remains in a state of serious disrepair, months after the deluge; and the park is still closed.
We believe the park can and should be reopened for more extensive public use later this summer, including swimming in the Shut-Ins," says AmerenUE President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas R.
14, 2005 the AmerenUE Taum Sauk Plant experienced a breach in the northwest corner of its upper reservoir that caused flooding in the Johnson Shut-ins and resulted in the closing of one road.
When comfort plummets in the face of high humidity and wilting temperatures, health risk also increases, particularly for those -- like the elderly, shut-ins and even pets -- most sensitive to the medical stresses inflicted during heat and humidity.
Only the portion of the East Fork of the Black River within Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park is closed to water activities due to safety considerations.
Lindsey, a member of the Girl Scouts Mountain Prairie Council in Fort Collins and a fifth-grader at Estes Park Intermediate School, put together "Blizzard Boxes" last winter to provide elderly shut-ins with nonperishable food, water, and snacks when bad weather prevented deliveries from the local Meals on Wheels program.
LOUIS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has added a range of new features to the special Web site the company established to help the businesses operating near the Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park.
MOJAVE - Dan and Rojana Kreigh's business is called Wild R/C, but perhaps a better name would be Flying for Shut-ins.
Local distribution companies contending with tight gas supplies, volatile pricing and sometimes the threat of hurricane-related production shut-ins do well to remember the virtues of diversity -- specifically, diversity of supply, transportation and pricing strategies.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has created a special Web site to help the public stay up-to-date on the restoration of Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park and other areas affected by the Dec.