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2008-08-06 09:00:50

By Nancy Mitchell Aurora school board members agreed Tuesday to ask voters to help fund teacher raises and to build two schools as students in the district returned to classes, kicking off back-to-school in the metro area. Superintendent John Barry, a retired Air Force general, began his day high-fiving youngsters at Paris Elementary School, with Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates at his side. He ended the day at the school board meeting, where members voted unanimously to place a $215...

2007-03-23 18:00:00

ASHLAND, Wis. - Jereme Tauer Jr. was born at almost 100 mph as his parents hurtled down U.S. Highway 2 in northernmost Wisconsin in a Dodge Neon. His parents, Jereme and Lisa Tauer of Hurley, managed the birth without a doctor, pain medication or even stopping the car. "We were just shocked," said the baby's grandmother, Billi Tauer of Hurley. "When (her son) called, he was so excited, and we thought it was just over the birth. He's like, 'Ma, ma, ma, we have a boy! We have a boy, we have a...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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