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2007-02-07 15:00:28

By Dan Herbeck, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Feb. 7--A fifth-grade teacher, arrested by FBI agents last week in a child-sex case, will remain jailed while awaiting further proceedings in his federal court case. U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder refused to release Kollin Roy King, 26, on bail Tuesday. "Based on his prior conduct, based on the desire he's shown to arrange [sexual] meetings with a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, we feel he is a potential danger to minors in the...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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