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2011-03-15 11:18:00

Proposed legislation produces multiple wins for Medicare beneficiaries, the Medicare Trust Fund and businesses resolving claims. Coalition recognizes Congressmen Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ron Kind (D-WI) for their strong, bipartisan leadership. WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) today announced its support for HR 1063, The Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act (SMART Act). Introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy...

2010-05-05 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today commended U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and his fellow cosponsors for introducing comprehensive obesity legislation, The Healthy CHOICES Act. "The Grocery Manufacturers Association applauds Rep. Kind and his fellow cosponsors' strategy for tackling obesity in America," said Rick Wolford, chairman of the GMA board of directors and chair, president and CEO of Del Monte Foods. "The Healthy Choices Act...

2008-07-29 09:00:46

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 29--Whether economists call it a recession or not, times are tough. "If you've been laid off or find your skills are not needed in the marketplace, it is a recession for you," said Bill Brockmiller, labor market analyst for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. People shared concerns about the economy and other issues Monday at a listening session hosted by Rep. Ron Kind at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Because of the...

2008-07-25 03:00:41

By Marc Wehrs, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 25--One described himself as an "ex-fatty kid from Louisiana who lived on bearnaise sauce" and didn't exercise -- at all -- until after college. The other didn't merely exercise, he was a star high school athlete and Harvard University quarterback. But Richard Simmons and U.S Rep. Ron Kind now have at least this much in common: They testified Thursday, along with 1987 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown, before the House Education and Labor...

2008-06-25 03:00:00

By Reid Magney, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jun. 25--TWO MORE CANDIDATES -- a Democrat and a Libertarian -- are getting into the race for the 91st Assembly District. That would bring the total to 10 people seeking to fill the seat being vacated by retiring state Rep. Barbara Gronemus, D-Whitehall, who has held it since 1980. Democrat Steve Boe is a 2002 graduate of Blair-Taylor High School and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The former intern for U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse,...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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