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2005-09-22 11:26:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greely, Colorado, a town on Denver's far north suburban fringes, was the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan area between 2000 and 2003, the Census Bureau said on Thursday. A new report on metropolitan and "micropolitan" population trends shows that distant suburban towns in the South and West had the biggest percentage growth between April 1, 2000 and July 1, 2003, mirroring regional and state population trends. Greeley was founded in 1869 by New York...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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