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2006-06-13 00:03:50

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC News reached in front of the camera on Monday to pick chief legal correspondent and anchor Dan Abrams as the new chief of MSNBC, replacing recently departed MSNBC president Rick Kaplan. The move will take Abrams away from his 4-year-old legal-themed "Abrams Report" to take command of NBC's sister cable news channel along with NBC News senior vice president Phil Griffin. Abrams will be the day-to-day manager of MSNBC from its...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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