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2008-08-07 15:00:30

Old words, new urgency. In 1986, Rae Condon, about to step down as executive director of what is now the state Ethics Commission, had a message for those who cared about Rhode Island's conflict of interest law: Guard it with your life. She said her successor and members of the commission would have a constant fight on their hands, to preserve the law and make it work. "It's really a fight against the Establishment," Condon told me back then. "It's necessary to keep people consciously...

2006-02-08 15:10:04

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday. Park, who became an IOC member in 2002, could be expelled from the IOC if the Ethics Commission rules his conviction has compromised his position with the international body. Park, a prominent businessman and president of the International Judo Federation,...

2006-02-08 12:36:44

TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday. Park could be expelled from the IOC if the Ethics Commission rules his conviction for financial improprieties has compromised his position with the international body. Park, a prominent businessman and president of the International Judo Federation, was found guilty on Wednesday...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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