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2014-04-15 08:39:16

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeyerGorey LLP announced today that Robert E. Connolly has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as a partner. Connolly spent most of his career as a prosecutor with the Middle Atlantic Field Office of the Antitrust Division, Department of Justice. Connolly joined that office in 1980 and was Chief from 1994 until early 2013. More recently, Connolly has been with DLA Piper in Philadelphia. Connolly will lead GeyerGorey's corporate...

2010-02-23 14:55:00

Initial Workshop to be Held in Ankeny, Iowa, at Des Moines Area Community College, FFA Enrichment Center WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the agenda and panelists for the first joint public workshop, which will be held on March 12, 2010, in Ankeny, Iowa, to explore competition and regulatory issues in the agriculture industry. The workshop will be held at the Des Moines Area Community...

2009-12-02 18:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former U.S. Army contracting officer, his wife, his sister and his niece were sentenced today for their participation in a bribery and money laundering scheme related to bribes paid for contracts awarded in support of the Iraq war, announced Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer and Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division Christine A. Varney. All four defendants were sentenced in U.S. District Court...

2008-06-26 15:02:47

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are remarks prepared for delivery by Associate Attorney General Kevin O'Connor at press conference regarding air cargo: Good morning. Thank you for being here. With me today are Scott Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division's Criminal Enforcement Program and Joe Persichini, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office. We are here to announce significant new developments in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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