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2008-07-03 09:00:51

NEW YORK (AP) - The show will go on. The actors' union and Broadway theater producers reached a tentative agreement for a new contract Wednesday, averting the possibility of a strike such as the one that shut down Broadway for almost three weeks in November. The new contract, which covers 39 months and expires in September 2011, would increase the compensation package for actors - including health benefits and pensions - by 11 1/4 percent. Actors' Equity Association and the Broadway...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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