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agate

Geology
A microcrystalline silicate, which is characterised by fine grain and bright colours.
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Either way, newspaper managers will have to decide whether to devote more energy to revamping agate or to developing a method of weaning readers away from the print product and onto the on-line product.
Observing agate slices with transmission electron microscopy and ion mass spectroscopy, the two scientists found that the size of the tiny crystals and the degree of impurities change cyclically, forming the iris band's crystal pattern.
Richard Finkelstein, anesthesiologist and former Agate board director, who got about $5.3 million; Dr.
Friends of Angela Agate claim she was confronted by the other driver.
Agate shareholders, including esteemed local doctors and community leaders, reaped millions from the sale.
The $22 million dividend payout was part of the overall sale deal between Agate and Centene, bringing Agate shareholders' total take from the sale to $131 million, Trillium's financial records show.
Conner almost forgot to mention that her own 1995 Crown Books original, What Is Cool: Understanding Black Manhood in America (Agate, September 2003, $12.95, ISBN 0-972-45623-6) is enjoying new life as a fall paperback release from Doug Seibold's Agate Publishing, which recently published Jill Nelson's novel Sexual Healing.
From 2013 to 2015, private, for-profit Agate Resources became an increasingly attractive acquisition target for Centene Corp., as Agate's Trillium Health Plan subsidiary ballooned in revenues and profits, Agate documents show.
Here's a rundown of who received how much in last year's sale of Agate Resources, the Eugene-based private parent of Trillium Community Health Plan, to Centene, a publicly traded company based in Missouri.
For-profit Agate Resources owned and ran Trillium Community Health Plan, which oversees the Oregon Health Plan in Lane County, using federal and state government money to provide health care for about 94,000 low-income residents in Lane County and 2,000 in Douglas County.