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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. City Manager Jeff Parker apologized for the incident and said he would meet with residents. Parker will do so at 7 tonight. He will be joined by a biologist, restoration ecologist, regulatory specialist and habitat restoration expert....

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. As researchers like Ronald Ehrenberg of Cornell's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.