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New Hogan Lake, Valley Springs, California. Grant to install shade shelters and renovate picnic tables in Oak Knoll Campground, to reduce future maintenance and enhance visitor satisfaction. Amount of funding provided by the Recovery Act: $275,000.
Years of consideration preceding the inclusion of the word “phat” in Random House’s 1996 Compact Unabridged Dictionary:
Scientists created crash helmets that stink when cracked and fruit flies to whom blue light smells delicious.
In Belize, a construction company bulldozed a 2,300-year-old Mayan temple to make road fill.
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