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2009-05-12 13:35:40

Hialeah, Fla., racetrack owner John Brunetti has a big task ahead of him if he plans to restore the shuttered, once-proud facility, observers say. Experts contend it will take $100 million for the controversial Brunetti to revamp and reopen Hileah Park, which he shut down in 2001 after a bitter struggle with local politicians whom he said had conspired with his competitors, The Miami Herald reported. The passage of a new gambling bill by the Florida Legislature this year would enable Brunetti...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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