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DIME, money. A silver coin of the United States, of the value of one-tenth part of a dollar or ten cents.
     2. It weighs forty-one and a quarter grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure silver and one hundred of alloy. Act of January 18, 1837, s. 8 and 9, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523-4.

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It is also important to note that our commitment to Williamsburg remains as strong as ever, which is reflected in the opening of two new branches there later this year, as well as our continued sponsorship of the Dime McCarren 5K which runs through the heart of the community,' said Mahon.
Financial analysts are maintaining a decidedly "wait and see" attitude about the strength of the new merged thrift, since both the Dime and Anchor are far from being debt free, and there are other problems.
The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
The March of Dimes sent over some diapers for preemies so she could pass them around the class to show her students just how small these sick babies are.
Suzanne Agle of Glendale Canyon had extra incentive to cheer on the walkers - an experimental lung treatment funded by the March of Dimes saved her daughter's life eight years ago, when she was born 10 weeks premature.
March of Dimes officials say the organization has helped fund a variety of new Southern California programs designed to keep babies healthy.
Chain Reaction - Gnish's sister Leena started the local chapter about three years ago - furthers the March of Dimes mission to prevent birth defects and infant mortality.
Shelley Hutsler, executive director for the March of Dimes Southern California chapter, said the goal of raising $110,000 this year was exceeded.