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DALLAS, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Coach Leach has made damaging and untrue comments, about my actions, about my son, and about a business relationship -- which does not exist -- between me and the leadership of the University. I've had a long career, and I've established a reputation for integrity.
The Leach's Storm-petrel or Leach's Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) is a small seabird of the tubenose family. It prefers to breed on inaccessible islands in the colder northern areas of the Atlantic and Pacific. It nests in colonies close to the sea in rock crevices where it lays a single white egg. Like other storm-petrels, it is strictly nocturnal at the breeding sites to avoid predation by gulls and skuas, and will even avoid coming to land on clear moonlit nights. Additionally, its...
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