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2008-07-21 15:01:02

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- After the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech University, schools across the country spent tens of millions of dollars to bolster campus security. There have been 137 murders on college campuses in the past eight years and on-campus murders represent less than 1 percent of homicides nationally. "The fact is that colleges and universities may be safer than our own homes," says Dr. James C. Turner, Executive Director of the National Social Norms...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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