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2008-06-24 02:29:55

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The recipients of cash prizes totaling $252,000 for The Second Annual Jose Iturbi International Music Competition at UCLA -- the highest cash prizes of any piano and singing competition worldwide -- were announced Friday, June 20 (Vocal) and Saturday, June 21 (Piano) at Schoenberg Hall. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080623/LAM080) Thirty year-old Soprano Angela Meade earned the competition's $50,000 First Place Vocal prize by...


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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