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2010-04-28 07:34:18

A binational team is studying whether running the Yuma Desalting Plant will affect Mexico's Cienega de Santa Clara, the largest wetland on the Colorado River Delta. The cienega, a 15,000-acre wetland, is home to several endangered species and is a major stopover for birds migrating north and south along the Pacific Flyway. The desalting plant, or YDP, is scheduled to begin its latest trial run May 3. "The plant will use U.S. agricultural runoff that would otherwise flow to this Mexican...

2008-09-09 12:00:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Colorado Springs, Colo., health systems, Memorial Health System and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, are expanding facilities and services in the northeastern portion of the city, where there is a better-insured population. According to the new Colorado Springs Market Overview, these moves should provide economic growth that will offset higher rates of...

2008-09-07 03:00:22

By Bush, George W July 31, 2008 Thank you all very much. Thanks for coming. Please be seated. Thank you for your warm introduction. I have come to know your State very well. I've spent a lot of quality time here. I love its beauty, and I love its people. And I thank you for your warm greeting, and I'm proud to be here in Greenbrier. This place has got a rich history. During the cold war, this was Congress's designated meeting place in case of an emergency in Washington. Also the site of...

2008-07-10 09:00:35

By Alexis Fitts, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 10--In early 2006 when R.A. Burrell launched his Internet marketing firm, Internet Honey, in the large remains of a former dairy farm near downtown Colorado Springs, the space didn't quite fit the business. The building was "vacuous," Burrell recalls -- too big for the company's staff of two. Now Burrell's 104 S. Weber St. digs are busting at the seams, with a staff of 10 -- most of whom, on a recent Wednesday afternoon, were...

2008-07-02 21:00:09

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. _ Barack Obama spent the past week sparring over religion with Focus on the Family President James Dobson and touting his vision for a partnership with faith-based charities. On a visit Wednesday to Colorado Springs, the home of Dobson's and numerous other Christian ministries, Obama turned his focus from faith to national service. Speaking to an invitation-only crowd of 400 supporters at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, the presumptive Democratic...

Latest Springs Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 11:11:44

Travertine is a white concretionary form of calcium carbonate that is usually hard and semicrystalline. It is deposited from the water of mineral springs (especially hot springs) or streams holding lime in solution. Extensive deposits exist at Tivoli, Italy, near Rome. The largest building in the world constructed largely of travertine is the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. Another notable building using travertine extensively is the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California. The travertine used in...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).