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2009-12-10 14:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land's highest-rated original series, "High School Reunion," returns for another exciting season on January 13th, 2010, at 10:00 pm ET/PT. The eight-episode series from Next Entertainment and Warner Horizon Television is set on the beautiful island of Kauai and reunites former classmates from Las Vegas, Nevada's Chaparral High School Class of 1989. This season, the Chaparral men will have their hands full as the ladies, who are divided into two...

2009-11-09 15:10:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, November 12, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Central to discuss its third quarter 2009 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 2009 prior to the conference call. To review results for the third quarter before the call, a copy of the 10-Q can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at...

2008-12-03 15:07:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) today reported that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chaparral Boats, Inc., has won the prestigious Boating Magazine's "2008 Boat of the Year" Award for the newly-introduced Chaparral 400 Premiere Sport Yacht. Boating Magazine has named the Chaparral 400 Premiere the 2008 Boat of the Year in the December issue. Boating's Vice President, Editor-in-Chief Randy Steele commented, "No boat has exceeded our...

2008-10-13 09:00:25

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Firefighters backed by water-dumping helicopters and planes gained ground Sunday on a wildfire that destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people in a rugged area 20 miles north of downtown. Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Ron Haralson said the blaze charred up to 750 acres and also burned a garage, several sheds and three motor homes. No one was seriously injured. A firefighter and one resident reported minor breathing problems....

2008-10-13 09:00:05

Firefighters backed by water-dumping helicopters and planes gained ground Sunday on a wildfire that has destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people in a rugged area 20 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The blaze has charred about 750 acres, also consuming a garage, several sheds and three motor homes, said Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Ron Haralson. No one was seriously injured. - The Associated Press gusting winds Powerful Santa Ana winds...

2008-08-17 18:00:23

By Ben Baeder -- Photo Gallery: Fire danger Even as Angeles National Forest officials raised the fire danger level this week, the number of blazes started this year is dramatically lower than previous years, officials reported. So far this year, 107 fires have broken out in the forest, compared to 298 during 2007 and 284 the year before, according to Stanton Florea, fire information officer for Angeles National Forest. "We would like to think it has something to do with our fire-...

2008-08-17 12:00:19

By Ben Baeder -- Photo Gallery: Fire danger Even as Angeles National Forest officials this week raised the level of fire danger, they reported Thursday that the number of blazes started this year is dramatically lower than previous years. So far this year, 107 fires have been started in the forest, compared to 298 during 2007 and 284 the year before, according to Stanton Florea, fire information officer for the Angeles National Forest. "We would like to think it has something to do...

2008-08-14 09:01:03

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 14, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to discuss its second quarter 2008 financial and operating results. Prior to the call the Company will release its 10-Q for the period ending June 30, 2008. Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing (303) 262-2143 and asking for the Chaparral Energy conference call 10 minutes prior to the start time. The conference call will...


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2008-09-17 15:11:25

The California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum), is a large bird found primarily in chaparral habitat in California and Baja California. The California Thrasher is the only species of Toxostoma throughout most of its limited range. Like most thrashers, it rarely flies in the open, preferring to keep hidden in dense brush. Therefore, while it is common throughout much of its range, it is rarely seen. It is a 12 inch long bird and weighs about 3 ounces. It is the largest species of the...

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2007-12-18 13:17:11

The Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), is a large, long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. It is one of the two roadrunner species in the genus Geococcyx. The roadrunner is also known as the Chaparral Cock. The breeding habitat is desert and shrubby country in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It can be seen in the US states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas,and rarely in Arkansas, Missouri, and...

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2006-11-19 21:33:15

The Canyon Towhee or Brown Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, is a bird of the family Emberizidae. It is native to low-lying areas from Arizona, southern Colorado, and western Texas south to Oaxaca, Mexico. The Canyon Towhee's natural habitat is brush or chaparral. This bird avoids coastal areas. It has been debated that the towhee is actually a member of the bird family Fringillidae, although genetics seems to conclude otherwise. The Canyon towhee is 8 to 10 inches in length and plump. It is earthy...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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