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2008-10-07 21:00:23

By Wes Woods II CLAREMONT - A city-hired bulldozer in August cleared an area about 100- to 120-feet wide on the eastern edge of Claremont Hills Wilderness Park. The work caused more than $200,000 in damage, according to Padua Hills residents.

2008-08-26 03:00:49

By Marthers, Paul Parker, Jeff How do liberal arts colleges decide what to pay new faculty? Do liberal arts colleges act like research universities when they seek to appoint new faculty members? Evidence shows that research universities bid aggressively for talent, using discretionary salary policies to achieve a diverse professoriate, appoint research stars, and fill vacancies in fields where market forces require differential salaries.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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