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2008-06-24 09:02:47

By Nicholas Azzara, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jun. 24--Regional water authorities today are expected to extend irrigation restrictions through the rainy season. Once-a-week lawn irrigation requirements in place since January 2007 are likely to be extended through Sept. 30, pending a vote today by the Southwest Florida Water Management District's governing board. SWFWMD's staff will recommend the board do just that following a particularly dry April and May. Current restrictions were...


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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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