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2008-10-10 15:00:15

By DENVER NICKS Tour the Tallgrass Prarie Preserve. tulsaworld.com/photos Colombians visit Pawhuska to learn how to save their own lands. PAWHUSKA -- Two hundred years ago, bison herds of unfathomable immensity thundered across the tallgrass prairie as it stretched uninterrupted throughout central North America. The ecosystem that supported them has nearly disappeared. This month, a group of activists from Colombia visited one of the last vestiges of this landscape, in northern...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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