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2008-10-03 18:00:15

By STACI MATLOCK; JULIE ANN GRIMM New Mexico's Interstate Stream Commission would have to scrutinize a proposal by five farmers to ship water 145 miles via pipeline from Fort Sumner to the city of Santa Fe. The Eastern New Mexico community of Fort Sumner is in the Pecos River basin. Any water pumped out of that area could affect agreements under the Pecos River Compact, which guarantees Texas a portion of Pecos River flows each year. The last time New Mexico was caught short-changing...

2008-06-16 18:00:16

By BRYCE PETERSON For the Journal About 20 miles north of Pecos, on the banks of the Pecos River, sit a couple of man-made ponds full of small rainbow trout just waiting to become the first to hit a kid's baited hook. Just don't get too confused by the name -- or names. The sign, posted by the U.S. Forest Service, which manages the land, proclaims the name Cowles Ponds, after the former town that occupied the site. But on the state Game and Fish stocking report, the same ponds are...


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2012-06-15 04:43:00

Symbol: LYRA2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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