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2009-05-11 18:41:55

Rick Tocchet was promoted Monday to full-time head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the team announced. Tocchet and Tampa Bay agreed on a multi-year contract. Terms were not disclosed. Tocchet, 45, was hired as an assistant last off-season. He became interim head coach 16 games into the 2008-09 season when Tampa Bay fired Barry Melrose. I am excited for our players and fans that Rick has accepted the position of head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, said Tampa Bay owner Oren Koules. Rick...

2009-03-25 11:34:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Robert Magnus, a former aviator who was second in command of the Marine Corps before retiring from active duty in 2008, has joined CNA as a Distinguished Fellow. "We're so honored that General Magnus has joined CNA and our group of Fellows," said Christine Fox, President of CNA's Center for Naval Analyses. "He held a broad range of operational and staff assignments during his 39-year career with the Corps, and as a result, he...

2009-01-23 09:25:00

The old real estate maxim "location, location, location" also plays a role in how infants learn to understand the ambiguous actions and behavior of other people.University of Washington psychologists have learned that 10-month-old infants use their prior exposure and understanding of familiar actions by a person to unravel novel actions. However, this ability is limited by the location in which the new action is performed."Infants' understanding of and exposure to familiar actions can boost...

2009-01-14 01:11:30

Long-time assistant Frank Spaziani took over as head football coach at Boston College Tuesday. Spaziani, 61, was named the Eagles' coach just eight days after Jeff Jagodzinsk was fired for interviewing for the head coaching position with the New York Jets. Spaziani has been with the Eagles for 12 seasons and has been defensive coordinator since 1999. This past season, Spaziani's defense allowed 268.1 yards per game, good for fifth best in the nation. He previously was an assistant at...

2008-12-11 08:00:00

Someone's Life Just Got A Bit More...Interesting WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After a nine-month, nationwide search, Dos Equis today announced a new assistant to The Most Interesting Man in the World (MIM). Darin Paul Garrett of Houston, Texas replaces Steve, the MIM's former assistant, who was killed in the line of duty. Garrett was selected from a pool of more than 10,000 qualified applicants who applied for the position by submitting a dossier online at...

2008-11-12 00:00:09

The joy of getting someone exactly what they want is just one of the reasons behind the launch of Webgiftr, a new social Web site and Facebook application dedicated to changing the way consumers think about giving and receiving gifts. Available for the first time today as a public beta, Webgiftr makes gift giving fast and easy by ensuring that every gift given is a gift desired. Webgiftr is the first product from newly launched Internet start-up, Web Personal Assistant. According to the...

2008-10-09 12:00:38

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Sally Garneski, Manager, Public Information/Electronic Publishing, +1-312-202-5409, sgarneski@facs.org, or Cory Suzan Petty, Senior Public Information Assistant, +1-312-202-5328, cpetty@facs.org, both of American College of Surgeons SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 94th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, one of the largest meetings of surgeons in the world, will convene October 12- 16 at the Moscone Convention...

2008-10-07 15:00:00

By Elaine D. Briseo Journal Staff Writer Cibola High School has a new assistant principal who comes from the local community. Melissa Sedillo started work as an administrator at the school Sept. 2, which was after the beginning of the new school year. It's her first position as an administrator. "I wanted to work at Cibola," she said. "I live in the community and I have young children who will enter here." Sedillo said she already has one child who attends the West Side high school. She...

2008-10-01 10:00:00

By Aaron Falk Deseret News The former assistant to a Murray doctor known as "The Candy Man" pleaded guilty Tuesday to a conspiracy charge for her role in a practice investigators say left many addicted to prescription narcotics and led to at least five overdose deaths. Mindy L. Kramer worked for Dr. Warren R. Stack from October 2001 to May 2007, making patient appointments, billing insurance providers and collecting payments. During that time, Kramer said she knew the doctor provided...

2008-09-16 21:00:25

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP Tracy tracy unified names new personnel: A new assistant superintendent, principal and assistant principal have been named at Tracy Unified School District. Ryan Davis was chosen as assistant superintendent of human resources, filling the spot that James Mousalimas left. Davis served as interim director of employee relations for classified employees at Grant Join Union High School District in Sacramento. He previously served at that school district as a law clerk....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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