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2007-07-19 06:11:18

By Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald Jul. 19--The makeshift memorial is strewn with teddy bears, candles and flowers. Laminated poems and notes hang on crosses leaning against the tall metal fence. Scrawled on the ground, in black permanent marker, are the words "Andrew's Bridge." The keepsakes are there for Andrew Lazare, 14, who drowned in a Cutler Bay canal after jumping in for a swim on the Fourth of July. On Saturday, family and friends gathered to celebrate Andrew's life with music,...

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2007-06-02 12:00:00

By GREG BLUESTEIN ATLANTA - The story of how Andrew Speaker met his future bride still draws laughs from his friends. The young attorney met Sarah Spence Cooksey, an aspiring lawyer, at an Atlanta pub and handed her his fancy business card. When she called, she asked for "Mr. Speaker." But the man she ended up flirting with was not Andrew, but his father, Ted, who practices law with his son. The young couple's relationship blossomed. They stayed up late debating ethics, the law and...

2006-07-27 07:20:00

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nine-month-old Alexandra lets her mother know when she is hungry. Andrew, 11 months, makes it clear he wants some milk. They may be too young to speak, but Alexandra and Andrew have joined the growing numbers of hearing babies who are learning sign language to tell their parents what they are thinking. Once confined to communicating with the deaf, sign language is undergoing a rebirth as a way for new parents to understand the needs of their offspring...

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2006-07-27 07:35:00

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES -- Nine-month-old Alexandra lets her mother know when she is hungry. Andrew, 11 months, makes it clear he wants some milk. They may be too young to speak, but Alexandra and Andrew have joined the growing numbers of hearing babies who are learning sign language to tell their parents what they are thinking. Once confined to communicating with the deaf, sign language is undergoing a rebirth as a way for new parents to understand the needs of their offspring long...

2006-07-25 09:00:51

By Roden, Andrew Information systems can win-or lose-business before passengers get anywhere near a train. Airlines have established a near-global information format that works well, so why can't rail? THE way humans process and interpret information is a complicated process that varies enormously depending on cultural, economic, and geographical factors. But when it comes to telling people the times and status of train services, why is it so often hard to understand? It's certainly not...

2006-05-15 13:56:05

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Survivors of the1992 hurricane Andrew were not only impacted by the immediate consequences of the storm. New study findings show that the storm indirectly affected their mental well-being up to seven years afterwards. The findings imply that the survivors of last year's hurricane Katrina, which had a greater economic and societal impact than hurricane Andrew, may need to be assessed and treated for mental health problems both now and...

2005-09-10 06:45:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Withering criticism in the United States over the flawed response to Hurricane Katrina may seem unprecedented, but much of the same hand-wringing has been seen before. President George W. Bush, as well as local and state authorities, have been under attack for a week for being too slow to help people hit by the storm that swamped New Orleans and other parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Similar questions over the speed and effectiveness of relief efforts followed...

2005-08-29 09:06:46

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina may be the most expensive hurricane ever to hit the United States, costing insurers as much as $25 billion, a storm modeler said on Monday. Eqecat Inc. of Oakland, California, had on Sunday forecast that losses could top $30 billion, but it reduced that forecast because the storm weakened and veered slightly east. The firm expects minimum insured losses of $12 billion. A $25 billion payout would make Katrina more expensive...

2005-08-29 08:20:00

NEW YORK -- Hurricane Katrina may cost insurers as much as $25 billion, which would make the hurricane the most expensive to hit the United States, a storm modeler said. Eqecat Inc. of Oakland, California had on Sunday forecast that losses could top $30 billion but reduced it because the storm weakened slightly and tracked farther east than forecast, a spokesman for the company said. The firm now expects minimum insured losses of $12.5 billion. A $25 billion payout would make Katrina more...

2005-06-29 12:38:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Milwaukee Bucks selectedAustralian Andrew Bogut, a versatile seven-foot center out ofthe University of Utah, Tuesday as the overall number one pickin the NBA Draft. The 20-year-old Bogut, a starter on the Australian Olympicteam in the 2004 Athens Games, averaged 20.4 points last yearas a sophomore for Utah. Bogut should have an immediate impact for the Bucks, whofinished in the basement of the Central Division last year witha 30-52 record. He runs the floor...


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2012-06-18 05:40:17

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