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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....

2008-09-15 06:00:19

By Jo Becker, Peter S. Goodman and Michael Powell Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska lives by the maxim that all politics is local, not to mention personal. So when there was a vacancy at the top of Alaska's Division of Agriculture, Palin appointed a high school classmate, Franci Havemeister, to the $95,000-a-year directorship. A former real estate agent, Havemeister cited her childhood love of cows as one of her qualifications for running the roughly $2 million agency. Havemeister was one...

2008-09-10 15:00:30

By C Eugene Emery Jr BARRINGTON -- Wendy S. Parente, an assistant principal at Western Hills Middle School in Cranston and a longtime science teacher in the Bristol-Warren school system, is on tap to be the new assistant principal at the Barrington Middle School. The School Committee made the decision, by consensus, during a closed session after its public meeting Thursday night. Students will see her on the job when classes begin today, but her appointment won't be official until the...

2008-09-02 21:00:00

By Paul Westmoore NIAGARA FALLS -- Niagara County's 10 public school districts will open their doors to some 30,463 children this week and spend more than $505.6 million during the 2008-09 school year to educate them. All districts will welcome back students Wednesday except Niagara Falls, which starts classes Thursday. Another 336 pupils began classes Aug. 11 at Niagara Charter School in Wheatfield, the county's only charter school, which sports a $3.74 million budget and a 204-day...

2008-09-01 15:00:11

By MORGAN, Jon THE Immigration Service has tightened its rules on allowing Filipino dairy workers into the country, frustrating dairy farmers just at the start of the milking season. The farmers say the new interpretation of the rules came without warning and has left them struggling to cope with extra workloads. As many as 500 Filipino workers have been caught by the change, leaving farmers and the suppliers of workers puzzled. The Labour Department said the change brought...

2008-08-30 09:00:55

By Gundersen, David E Capozzoli, Ernest A; Rajamma, Rajasree K ABSTRACT. The authors analyzed the reactions of various academic- level respondent groups to 14 short scenarios reflecting ethical dilemmas in higher education and research. As the authors hypothesized, groups differed in their views of the dilemmas presented. The results did not support a 2nd hypothesis predicting a linear relationship between academic achievement of respondent groups and their ethical responses. The authors...

2008-08-30 09:00:54

By Fisher, Ericka J Abstract: In this article, the author focuses on the crisis of verbal pollution in our society. Verbal pollution refers to the use of words and comments that the majority agrees are offensive, are damaging, and may lead to the deterioration of social institutions. Verbal pollution encompasses hate speech, such as the derogatory words used by Michael Richards, Dog the Bounty Hunter, and Don Imus. Using the example of a large, urban, secondary school, the author suggests...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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