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2008-08-19 15:00:51

Victims of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., would receive $20 million under settlements with the state and town announced yesterday. The state and the town would each pay $10 million to settle the federal lawsuit. One hundred people died on the Feb. 20, 2003, when a rock band's pyrotechnic show set fire to the ceiling and walls at The Station concert site, reported the Providence Journal Tuesday. More than 200 others of the crowd of 458 people were injured. The...

2005-08-15 07:21:30

BOSTON (Reuters) - A decorated U.S. Marine, who had been treated for post-war stress since serving in Iraq, opened fire outside a Massachusetts nightclub, wounding two people, Boston media reported on Monday. Daniel B. Cotnoir will be arraigned on Monday on charges of assault and battery with a deadly weapon and assault with intent to murder after the incident early on Saturday in the city of Lawrence, The Boston Globe said. Cotnoir had complained to police after a crowd of nearly 30...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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