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2009-05-14 08:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced today that Paul Curlander, Lexmark chairman and chief executive officer, will participate in the Sanford C. Bernstein and Company 25th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference 2009 on Thursday, May 28. Curlander's remarks, scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. EDT, can be accessed live from Lexmark's investor relations Web site at http://investor.lexmark.com. The site will also offer a replay after the...

2009-05-12 16:00:00

Lexington, Ky., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced today that John Gamble, Lexmark executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Tuesday, May 19. Gamble's remarks, scheduled to begin at 8:40 a.m. EDT, can be accessed live from Lexmark's investor relations Web site at http://investor.lexmark.com. The site will also offer a replay after the...

2009-02-12 07:58:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced today that John Gamble, Lexmark executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 on Thursday, Feb. 26. Gamble's remarks, scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. PST, can be accessed live from Lexmark's investor relations Web site at http://investor.lexmark.com. The site will also offer a replay after the event....

2008-10-22 09:00:41

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts from Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road Council will discover the properties of thermal insulation and learn about engineering careers as part of the GEMS (Girls Enjoying Math and Science) Program at the University of Kentucky (UK) on Saturday, Oct. 25. Jessica Tooley, Dan Parker and Alison Randolph from Trane's air handling manufacturing facility in Lexington will host three one-hour "Don't Let the Ice Cream Melt: An Insulation...

2008-09-23 12:00:34

To: TRAVEL EDITORS Contact: Brian Ellestad, +1-859-425-3105, bellestad@bluegrassairport.com, or Amy Caudill, +1-859-425-3126, acaudill@bluegrassairport.com, both of Blue Grass Airport LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced Blue Grass Airport as the Official Airport of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Blue Grass Airport will be the gateway for thousands of visitors to experience the Alltech FEI World Equestrian...

2008-08-21 15:00:43

GEORGETOWN, Ky., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy-winning actress Doris Roberts and broadcast journalist Lisa Ling will be the featured keynote speakers for the upcoming 12th annual In the Interest of Women: A forum for the Women of Kentucky, presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK). The 2008 conference will be held in Louisville at the Galt House East on October 20th and in Lexington at the Lexington Center on October 21st. Roberts, the mother of primetime comedy is...

2008-08-07 03:00:28

By Raviya H. Ismail, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 7--Fayette County middle school students can opt to attend a virtual school this year if their schools failed to meet federal No Child Left Behind math and reading goals. The Fayette County Public Schools Virtual Middle School was established last year to give students another transfer option since many district middle schools are crowded. It is housed at Crawford Middle School. NCLB requires all schools that receive federal...

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Scott Sloan, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 6--The Kentucky Public Service Commission on Tuesday warned that consumers are likely to see higher heating prices this winter because of the rise in natural gas costs. "Natural gas prices this summer have hit levels not seen since the fall of 2005, when supplies were disrupted by hurricanes Katrina and Rita," PSC Chairman David Armstrong said in a statement. "Although prices have fallen in recent weeks, it still seems likely that...

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Raviya H. Ismail, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 6--Fayette County's five high schools and most of those in surrounding counties failed to meet federal No Child Left Behind goals, according to data released Tuesday. Fayette County's Bryan Station High became the only school in the district to fail six years in a row, but students won't get the option of transferring to a better-performing school because no other high school in the county passed. Overall, Fayette's public...

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By Raviya H. Ismail and Linda J. Johnson, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 5--Kentucky schools struggled to meet tougher federal No Child Left Behind goals this year. Only 70 percent of schools met targets -- a drop from last year when more than three-fourths of schools reached goals, according to data released Tuesday. Of the state's 1,174 public schools, 354 didn't meet NCLB targets this year. Of those, 34failed to meet goals for six or more consecutive years. The federal...


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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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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