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2014-05-05 12:21:35

Stamps Available Today Online and at Post Offices Nationwide SARASOTA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Children Of All Ages... step right up and share the magic of the circus as the U.S. Postal Service today issues the new, limited-edition Vintage Circus Posters Forever stamps. With the help of a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ringmaster and clowns, the new stamps were unveiled during an interactive stamp dedication ceremony held at The John...

2011-03-24 10:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steven High today was named executive director of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, home to the Ca' d'Zan mansion, Museum of Art featuring a rare Old Masters collection, Circus Museum and Historic Asolo Theater. The announcement was made after Eric J. Barron, president of The Florida State University, approved his appointment by the Ringling Museum Board of Directors. (Photo:...

2009-08-31 07:14:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, the annual "Best Colleges Guide" from U.S. News and World Report magazine is featuring an art school, Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota. Ringling, which has expanded sharply in recent years, is widely known as a demanding place for creative types and for business people who want to expand their creativity, and as a pathway to employment. The article is accompanied by four photographs taken on campus by a...

2008-07-24 15:00:45

By January Holmes, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 23--Remember when Julie Andrews flew in with her trusty umbrella as "Mary Poppins" or Audrey Hepburn's famous Eliza Dolittle makeover in "My Fair Lady"? If you've never seen these classic musical films or would like the chance to reminisce with these and other cinematic masterpieces on the silver screen, then you may want to take advantage of the John and Mable Ringling Museum and the Sarasota Film Festival series "A Summer of Song:...


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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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