from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of extreme southern Florida on the island of Key West, the westernmost of the Florida Keys in the Gulf of Mexico. Fishing and tourism are important to its economy. Population: 23,300.


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  • Notoriously aggressive breeds like Dobermans and German shepherds do show up on lists of problem dogs; but according to Houpt's research, so do springer spaniels and cocker spaniels — and aggression among these, which hardly rank as notoriously aggressive breeds, may be a phenomenon of the past several decades.

    The Truth About Dogs

  • Our most popular story this week was Simon Houpt's tale of how Lululemon has upset the intelligentsia with its controversial take on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.

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  • Coach Ted Houpt's Vikings placed in a tie for third at state.

  • Commissioner John Martin, however, objected to Houpt's motion.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • But Houpt's fellow commissioners are not in agreement, and a decision on the issue was postponed this week.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • Last week's meeting was attended by several people who have supported Houpt's minority stance on issues, including Glenwood Springs City Council member Russ Arensman.

    GJSentinel - Latest News Headlines

  • To clarify Vanderbeek's point regarding Houpt's position on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the proposed policy would not apply.

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  • From an energy regulatory perspective, the stakes are even higher in Houpt's race.

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  • As for Houpt's question about the source of funding, Samson said, "A lot of it is going to have to come from Garfield County," with whatever help can be found from the towns.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • Before a vote was taken on Houpt's motion, Dave Neslin, acting director of the COGCC, said agency staff members believe further discussion and further investigation of issues surrounding setbacks "would be useful before the commission deliberates those proposals."

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