Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Weak Get Weaker as Muni Bonds Are Sold Off

By TOM LAURICELLA And JEANNETTE NEUMANN Amid the recent selloff in the municipal-bond market, investors are increasingly differentiating between state and local governments with strong finances and those facing big fiscal woes. That trend could have significant implications for holders … Continue reading

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Water Heist in the Plains of San Augustin By Jack Loeffler

The Plains of San Augustin—a vast graben that spans the Continental Divide, a grassland surrounded by pine-forested mountains, once a great lake whose waters disappeared at the end of the Pleistocene, the last ice age that ended around 12,000 years … Continue reading

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