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2006-03-10 13:39:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton said on Friday she was stepping down after serving five years overseeing federal lands, in a tenure in which she often clashed with environmentalists. In her resignation letter, a portion of which was released to the news media, Norton said she would be moving to the private sector at the end of March. The Interior Department manages national parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands, which make up a fifth of the...


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2012-06-15 05:14:09

Symbol: LIPR Group: Dicot Family: Linaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ADPR Adenolinum pratense (Norton) W.A. Weber   LILEP Linum lewisii Pursh var. pratense Norton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:39:12

Symbol: HYSCN Group: Dicot Family: Clusiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   HYFON Hypericum formosum Kunth var. nortoniae (M.E. Jones) C.L. Hitchc.   HYNO2 Hypericum nortoniae M.E. Jones Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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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.