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2008-07-16 09:00:45

By Christopher Sherman Associated Press McALLEN, Texas -- The U.S.-Mexico border fence will make life harder on some South Texas farmers, damage valuable wildlife habitat, impair views and generally become an obstacle to border life, the Department of Homeland Security acknowledged in an environmental study of the fence's impact.

2008-06-24 09:02:46

By Kevin Sieff, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jun. 24--The Supreme Court's refusal Monday to question the federal government's expedited approach toward erecting the border fence crushed one of the most promising attempts to delay the barrier in South Texas.

2008-06-24 02:29:44

DALLAS _ The Supreme Court gave the Bush administration a victory Monday when it declined to step into the controversy over the waiver of environmental laws to speed up construction of a 670-mile border security fence.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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