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Entertainment News Archive - March 22, 2008

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Mar. 22--LIMA -- The short career of a local television journalist ended in a fatal Columbus car accident Thursday. Don Howard, a sports reporter and sometime anchor for WLIO NBC Lima, died in a car accident Thursday night.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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