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pla toh

  • n  a relatively flat highland

  • He demanded that the Chinese quit the plateau and ordered his own army to occupy it.
  • But felonies by kids had exploded over the previous 10 years, a legacy of the crack trade and armed gangs, so the recent decline is still a dip in a high plateau.
  • Stocks fell off what Irving Fisher had called a "permanently high plateau" in October 1929 and didn't return until that level until 1954.
News & Articles

  • 3 blazes burn in southern Utah as wildfire danger remains high
    3 blazes burn in southern Utah as wildfire danger remains high by Janelle Stecklein and Kimball Bennion The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 15, 2013 07:15PM MDT With a hot, dry weekend in store for much of Utah, three wildfires continued to burn out of control. All three fires were in rural parts of the state, but some uninhabited structures on the Tavaputs Plateau were threatened by one fire ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Tickets on sale for June 22 Plateau Garden Tour
    Join your friends and neighbors for the Plateau Garden Tour on Saturday, June 22, 2013 sponsored by Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation.
    June 14, 2013 - The Enumclaw Courier-Herald
  • No floods or fires as storms skip through NCW
    WENATCHEE — Thunderstorms rolling Thursday through North Central Washington brought lightning strikes with a smattering of rain to areas around Chelan and the Waterville Plateau, but no fires or flash-floods were reported. “We were lucky in this case,” said Robin DeMario, spokeswoman for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. “The storms skipped right through.”
    June 14, 2013 - The Wenatchee World

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