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2009-07-15 13:25:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 50 of the world's most revered chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will gather September 20-22, 2009 in New York City to present at the 4th annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress, a three-day culinary symposium. They will share restaurant industry trends and techniques with 1,500 of their culinary peers conducting live cooking demonstrations, leading hands-on workshops, and discussing the current business environment. This...

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2009-06-29 16:30:00

Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc., is back on the job following a five-and-a-half-month medical leave, during which he underwent a liver transplant. "Steve is back to work," said Apple spokesman Steve Dowling on Monday. "He's currently at Apple a few days a week and working from home the remaining days. We are very glad to have him back." Jobs, 54, had been diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, for which had surgery in 2004 and announced he was cured. But...

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2009-06-25 17:23:17

Apple Inc. leader Steve Jobs's liver transplant operation should have been deemed critical information for investors, U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett said. Certainly Steve Jobs is important to Apple. Whether he is facing serious surgery or not is a material fact, Buffett said, The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, underwent a liver transplant in Tennessee on a medical leave of absence two months ago. Apple said Jobs was suffering from a hormone...

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2009-06-24 16:25:00

A ZDNet journalist said Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs flat-out lied about the liver transplant he underwent in Tennessee two months ago. In an opinion piece published Wednesday, journalist Dana Blankenhorn said Apple came awfully close to losing its iconic CEO by the simple deduction that liver transplants are only given to the patients most in need of one. The bottom line is that Jobs is very lucky to be alive, Blankenhorn wrote. However, the letter Apple sent in January...

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2009-06-20 14:05:00

Apple co-founder and chief executive officer, Steve Jobs, plans to return to work later this month after having received a liver transplant two months ago in Tennessee, the Associated Press reported.  According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Jobs has been on medical leave since January, but with the new transplant he seems to be recovering well and will return to his job part-time initially at Apple. "Steve continues to look forward to returning at the end of June, and there's...

2009-06-11 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Georgia fell 8.8% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Georgia Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Georgia lost 48,904 industrial jobs and 515 manufacturers between April 2008 and April 2009, the sharpest decline MNI has ever reported for the state. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) According to...

2009-06-09 12:53:04

Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds removed his name from NBA draft consideration Tuesday and will return to play his senior season for the Wildcats. Reynolds declared for the draft in April and participated in NBA workouts but didn't hire an agent, which kept his NCAA eligibility intact. The best decision for me is to return to Villanova for my senior year, Reynolds said. "I'd like to thank everyone who put their time into helping me get better during these NBA workouts. I especially want to...

2009-06-07 14:52:03

Alexandra Tolstoy, a distant relative of famed Russian author Leo Tolstoy, is struggling with a newborn while divorcing her husband, a family friend says. The family friend, whose identity was not reported, said the 35-year-old TV presenter is facing an awkward divorce following the birth of her first child, The Telegraph on Sunday said. It is a very complicated situation, the friend said. Everyone is just being as supportive as they can, but splitting up with your husband at the same time as...

2009-05-18 12:50:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum artists Counting Crows announce plans for a summer tour, THE SATURDAY NIGHT REBEL ROCKERS TRAVELING CIRCUS & MEDICINE SHOW with special guests Michael Franti & Spearhead and Augustana, kicking off June 26 in Milwaukee, WI at SummerFest. The show will be an original format where the three bands (and some special guests along the way) will combine to play together in addition to playing their own sets. Highlights of the tour include stops...

2009-04-20 08:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- /Manufacturers' News, Inc./ -- Industrial employment in Florida fell 5.3% over the past twelve months according to the 2009 Florida Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Florida lost 30,340 industrial jobs and 665 manufacturers between February 2008 and February 2009, the steepest loss MNI has ever reported for the state. (Logo:...