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2009-05-29 12:57:28

Pranksters slipped a photo of a girl clutching a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer into the yearbook of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., officials say. The faculty had no idea the picture was included until yearbooks were handed out to students this week, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. It's clearly defiant and subversive and intentional, says spokeswoman Laura Blair. Principal Linda Yonke did not consider the prank harmless. It sort of casts a pall over the whole yearbook, Yonke...

2008-05-08 12:00:40

By Emily S. Achenbaum, Chicago Tribune May 8--Tribune reporter A New Trier Township High School senior was charged Wednesday with one count of misdemeanor computer tampering for allegedly breaking into the school's electronic student records in February, and some parents and students are coming to his defense. Jonah Greenthal, 18, of Glencoe turned himself in to police and could face up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted. The arrest has prompted an outcry in the New...


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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