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2008-10-10 18:00:17

Fall colors have already reached their peak at several locations in West Virginia's northeastern mountains, the state Division of Forestry announced Thursday.

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2008-01-22 15:20:00

Do those fall colors seem to show up later and later—if at all? Scientists say we can blame increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for prolonging the growing season of the trees. And that may actually be good news for forestry industries.

2005-11-04 15:14:48

By Jason Szep WILMINGTON, Vermont (Reuters) - In her quiet Vermont town, Cynthia Beaudette cannot recall a stranger autumn.

2005-11-04 15:10:00

In her quiet Vermont town, Cynthia Beaudette cannot recall a stranger autumn. The foliage that usually explodes in brilliant reds, yellows and orange across New England, drawing in thousands of tourists and their spending, was the dullest ever, she says.


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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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