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General News Archive - June 15, 2003

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

Say what you want about Jim Furyk's swing. It won him a U.S. Open with a performance that put him in the record books.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.