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2008-07-04 06:00:39

By Jim Wasserman, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 4--CLEARLAKE -- Summer feels different here this year. Those who live here year-round have a strong sense that out-of-towners who are the core of Clearlake and Lake County's tourism trade are thinking hard about visiting the 100 miles of shoreline circling the state's largest natural lake. There's a worry that high gasoline prices and a slumping economy might be bearing down. "One of the things we've noticed -- and I have a house on the...

2005-09-13 16:52:07

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. court backed the sovereignty of Indian tribes on Tuesday ruling that four siblings whose father is a member of a tribe with a successful casino may not use the federal government to secure membership of the tribe. The four, Kathy Lynnette Lewis, Larry Paul Lewis Jr., Chad Elliott Lewis and Jerry Lee Lewis, sued the federal government to have its agencies order the Table Mountain Rancheria tribe, which operates a casino near Fresno, California, to...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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