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2008-07-13 15:00:16

BROOKFIELD City to weigh limits on dogs, cats A special meeting of the Legislative and Licensing Committee has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss whether the city should set a limit on the number of dogs and cats residents can own. Brookfield is one of few communities -- and the only city -- that does not limit the number of dogs residents can have in their house. But some people who rescue dogs from euthanasia are concerned about a dog limit in Brookfield, saying it would...

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2007-06-24 17:45:09

The Muskellunge or Muskie or Musky (Esox masquinongy) are large, relatively rare freshwater fish of North America. They are the largest member of the pike family, Esocidae. The name muskellunge comes from the Ojibwe word maashkinoozhe, meaning "ugly pike," by way of French masque allongé (modified from the Ojibwe word by folk etymology), "long mask." Overview Muskellunge are found in the Great Lakes region north to Canada, the St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay, and in the Upper...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.