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2008-05-09 15:00:00

By Alisha A Pina; Tim Pindell With the help of residents, conservationists, and anglers, herring surmount a major obstacle to their annual migration and spawning. EAST PROVIDENCE The adventure starts in March when Long Island waters and the ocean begin to warm. That temperature change triggers a need to procreate. Thousands of blueback herring race through Connecticut's waters, South County's streams and the Providence and Seekonk rivers. All along the tiring, month-long journey to...

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2008-03-19 00:05:00

Many sea lions frequenting their usual springtime spot at Bonneville Dam may be in danger of being put to death by federal authorities.The National Marine Fisheries Service told officials in Oregon and Washington to first attempt to capture the sea lions to see if a local aquarium or zoo would take them. If that option didn't work, officials were told that the sea lions could be euthanized.In a recent opinion article, Fidelia Andy, chairwoman of the Columbia Intertribal Fish Commission, said...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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