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2008-08-14 09:05:00

By ANDREW DEMILLO By Andrew DeMillo The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. A man barged into the Arkansas Democratic headquarters and opened fire Wednesday, fatally shooting the state party chairman before speeding off in his pickup. Police later shot and killed the man after a 30-mile chase. Police said they don't know the motive of the suspect, who they described as about 50 years old but whose name has not been released. However, they said that moments after the shooting, he...

2008-08-14 06:00:06

By Donna Leinwand and Alan Gomez Police in Little Rock are trying to figure out why a man walked into the Democratic Party headquarters there, calmly asked for the state party chairman and fatally shot him. Police Lt. Terry Hastings said the shooter later pointed a gun inside a nearby church and then led police on a 30-mile chase that ended with officers shooting and killing him. Hastings said the shooter was Timothy Dale Johnson, 50, of Searcy. Bill Gwatney, 48, who served in the...


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  • 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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