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Forecasting Future Water Levels Of Crucial Agricultural Aquifer
2013-08-27 06:24:50

Kansas State University If current irrigation trends continue, 69 percent of the groundwater stored in the High Plains Aquifer of Kansas will be depleted in 50 years. But immediately reducing water use could extend the aquifer's lifetime and increase net agricultural production through the year 2110. Those findings are part of a recently published study by David Steward, professor of civil engineering, and colleagues at Kansas State University. The study investigates the future...

2010-09-22 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- PFLAG NYC, America's largest chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), is proud to announce honorees for its annual gala dinner, set for October 11 at Tribeca Rooftop in Manhattan. PFLAG NYC will present the following "Stay Close" Leadership Awards at this year's event: Corporate Leadership Award to JetBlue Airways, New York's Hometown Airline Individual Leadership Award to David Steward, media executive and Chairman of...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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