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2008-07-31 12:00:41

By FRED HANSON Randolph In celebrating its 10th anniversary Wednesday night, Randolph Community Television paid tribute to a pioneer of local cable access programming. Its studios at Randolph High School were named for the late Evan Korey, who for 14 years hosted "Evan Korey's Variety Plus," a showcase for local talent. A magician, Korey had also worked as an administrative assistant at the school. "He wanted to be like Ed Sullivan," said Bob Stone, a Randolph High School classmate...

2006-04-05 23:40:32

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan troops on Wednesday fired tear gas at protesters who poured onto Caracas streets and blocked highways in anger over the execution-style murder of three young brothers kidnapped more than a month ago. A news photographer was fatally shot during the protests held to demand President Hugo Chavez tackle violent crime, an increasing concern in the oil-wealthy country where homicides from firearms are common in impoverished...

2006-02-14 13:51:29

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's top court on Tuesday upheld a government decision against a U.S. evangelical group which President Hugo Chavez had ordered out of the country last year after accusing them of spying. Venezuela's Supreme Court rejected an appeal filed by the New Tribes Mission to block a government order that revoked a 1953 permit allowing them to carry out evangelical work in the country's indigenous communities. New Tribes Mission representatives were not...

2006-01-13 15:27:07

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday blasted a United States block on a Spanish military deal with his government as "horrific imperialism" and an attack against his socialist revolution. Washington said on Thursday it had refused an export license for Spain to sell 12 transport and maritime surveillance planes containing U.S. technology to Venezuela. Chavez, who often accuses Washington of working to oust or kill him, has...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.