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General News Archive - June 14, 2003

A pen and ink sealed the end of Appalachia's most infamous bloody feud instead of a shotgun and bullets.

A ranch hand shot seven people, killing one, outside a bar early Saturday, then wounded a sheriff's deputy and led other officers on a 100 mph chase toward the Montana-Idaho border before being captured, police said.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin