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2014-08-13 16:23:58

Estelle will Perform at the Face Forward Gala Sept. 13 Raising Money and Awareness to Provide Reconstructive Surgery to Domestic Violence Victims LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning artist, Estelle will perform at Face Forward Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala, "A Venetian Masquerade" September 13, at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. When Estelle first burst onto the scene in 2008 with the #1, double-platinum hit song "American Boy"...

2014-08-12 12:35:28

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the...

2014-08-11 08:26:00

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens' Rights Watch, or "The Citizens", was recently incorporated in London under UK law with incorporation number 9162648 of 2014, with headquarters in London. The new organization is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit, and goal-oriented organization devoted to the protection of human rights and working to end human rights abuses. The Citizens' primary concern is to promote and protect internationally recognized human...

2014-08-08 11:02:01

Sam Houston State University According to a 2010 survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.4 million women in Texas experience stalking during their lifetimes. Despite recent laws adopted in the state to protect stalking victims, little information is available about the crime or policies and procedures to aid the criminal justice system, according to a report from the Crime Victims' Institute (CVI). According to CDC estimates, 15.6 percent of the...

2014-08-07 12:27:45

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation and Home State Health partnered to host an anti-bullying event for over 75 elementary-aged students attending summer camp at Matthews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club. The "No Bullying Zone" event featured award-winning children's author Michelle Bain, reading, Splotch the Madpole Does a Whole lot of Bullying which was co-authored with Centene, Cenpatico, and anti-bullying expert Dr. Joseph Wright of Children's National...

2014-08-06 08:28:06

In his newly released book Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied Gilbert Ohanian Examines His Experiences Being Bullied in School SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by. We know how being victimized by bullies can do lifelong damage, and schools are working to develop comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, however, students are still...

2014-08-06 04:22:04

Case Funding Firm says Penn State case has shown a variety of work related lawsuit claims that company typically funds. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today the filing of a $1MM wrongful termination, work related firing lawsuit after the University unfairly blamed former Penn State coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney for actions related to the Jerry Sandusky matter. The former coaches' suit alleges Penn...

2014-08-03 23:00:12

Goldman & Associates Announce New Complimentary Consultation On Chicago Domestic Violence Crimes (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Goldman & Associates, the premier Chicago criminal defense law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation for Chicago domestic violence cases. Individuals accused of domestic violence, are encouraged to call:773-484-3131. Domestic violence is an issue that millions of Americans have to cope with every year. Domestic violence accusations may...

2014-08-01 16:23:38

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, Criminal Justice Markets)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Drugs of Abuse is an important growth category in IVD testing with competitive participation by top IVD vendors for market share. Healthcare professionals, employers, criminal justice personnel, and sports use...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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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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