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2007-12-15 12:00:25

By Kristin M. Kraemer, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Dec. 15--A Kennewick woman who ran an unlicensed day care has been charged with leaving four young children home alone while she ran errands for at least an hour. Kristeen M. Kappenman, 43, has been sent a summons to appear Jan. 2 in Benton County Superior Court on two counts of second-degree abandonment of a dependent person. The felony charges involve a 16-month-old girl and 5-year-old boy, though police also found a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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