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2008-07-05 21:00:09

By Matt Gryta State Supreme Court Justice Joseph G. Makowski on Thursday upheld Buffalo's sale of a two-block portion of Fulton Street to the Seneca Nation of Indians against a challenge on environmental grounds. With a crucial federal court ruling days away on the issue of whether the Senecas can legally operate a gaming facility on the nine acres it acquired from the city, Makowski ruled the Common Council took the mandated "hard look" at all environmental issues linked to the project....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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