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2010-02-20 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily Black History Month feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21: SAM GILLIAM Profile America for the 21st day of Black History Month. Sam Gilliam is widely recognized as one of the foremost contemporary African-American artists, whose work reflects the school of art known as color field painting. Inspired by laundry hanging outside his...

2009-01-01 15:00:30

Nick Lynch, the football coach and athletic director at Suitland (Md.) High School, was killed in a New Year's Eve car accident, police said. Lynch, 43, won 117 games and Maryland state football titles in 2004 and 2006. The Washington Post reported Thursday that Lynch was killed early Wednesday morning in a two-car collision about a mile from his Brandywine (Md.) home. Maryland state trooper Wesley Brown told the newspaper Lynch's 2008 Dodge Magnum was struck by a 2000 GMC Sierra. Brown added...


Word of the Day
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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