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2008-08-17 21:00:41

By Sandy Shore Associated Press DENVER -- Cattleman George Glasier sees the next nuclear era amid the blood-orange mesas of the Paradox Valley, the same Western range lands that hold a darker legacy from the last rush to pull uranium from the ground. Residents of this valley near the Four Corners region are getting an unimpeded view of the second uranium rush. Many are worried. Glasier, the one-time mining executive-turned-rancher, wants to build a uranium mill on cattle grazing land...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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