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2013-06-26 16:58:42

New research from the University of Guelph, published Tuesday in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation, says that allowing industrial extraction in a northern Ontario old-growth red pine forest – the largest remaining in the world – would significantly threaten biodiversity in Canada. The study says Wolf Lake Forest Reserve is a “scientifically irreplaceable system.” “Wolf Lake Forest deserves intensive study, monitoring and full protection from future development,” said...

2009-04-14 16:32:00

New Cell Sites Mean Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls WOLF LAKE, Ill., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated three new cell sites in Wolf Lake, Ware and McClure that provide continuous coverage along Illinois State Highway 3 as far north as the Big Muddy River and as far south as East Cape Girardeau. These network enhancements will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls;...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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