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2007-02-14 18:00:59

Sierra Pacific Resources (NYSE: SRP) today announced that Brian J. Kennedy, former president and chief executive officer of Reno-based Meridian Gold Inc., has been elected to Sierra Pacific's board of directors, effective immediately. Walter Higgins, chairman and chief executive officer of Sierra Pacific Resources, said, "Brian Kennedy not only brings a broad range of management and financial experience to our company, he also has been a distinguished community and professional leader in...

2006-03-24 14:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An environmental group may proceed with its bid to block harvesting of burned trees in the El Dorado National Forest because forest managers have not adequately assessed the effect of the logging on the endangered California spotted owl, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday. The court also sharply criticized the U.S. Forest Service, saying the agency is putting potential timber profits ahead of environmental regulations. The Earth Island Institute has a strong...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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