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2008-09-07 03:00:21

By Edmonds, Christopher T Edmonds, Thomas P ABSTRACT: To investigate whether student response system (SRS) technology increases student exam performance, we conduct a quasi- experiment using six introductory managerial accounting courses.

2008-09-05 21:00:05

By Robert Sutcliffe The seven, who have just returned from a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station, will be touching down at 10am on Thursday next week, in Centenary Square, Bradford.After a civic reception the space shuttle crew will visit Odsal Stadium, home of the Bradford Bulls, to give a talk to primary school children about their remarkable mission, which NASA described as the 'nearest to perfect' ever achieved.The children will get the chance to ask the astronauts...

2008-08-04 12:01:01

Chief executive John Parkin, left, and Tony Hallwood, commercial and aviation development director, lend a hand as work gets under way on the first phase of a major scheme to improve Leeds Bradford International Airport.

2008-08-04 12:00:44

A MAN has denied the murder of West Yorkshire Pc Sharon Beshenivsky and will stand trial next year. Mustaf Jama, 28, pleaded not guilty over a video link to Teesside Crown Court yesterday to six charges which were read to him.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 29--TOWANDA -- The Bradford County commissioners watched Monday morning as the Rural Transportation Advisory Committee recommended adoption of a transportation improvement plan that includes just less than $80 million for Bradford County.

2008-07-26 00:00:28

ANALYSTS say low-cost airline Jet2.com is contracting after an overly ambitious expansion. Dart Group, which owns the airline, yesterday told shareholders it would not be paying a dividend "given both the current economic climate and trading performance for the year".

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Shawn Regan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 22--HAVERHILL -- The city is close to finalizing an agreement to buy a half-mile stretch of abandoned railroad bed on the Bradford side of the Merrimack River for a recreational pathway.

2008-07-17 00:00:30

YORKSHIRE is set to get two more of the Government's flagship academies after Bradford councillors approved plans to close one school and begin the closure of two others.

2008-07-09 00:00:25

"OPEN defiance and unacceptable language" greeted a school inspector during an assessment of a Bradford secondary school, it was revealed yesterday. Queensbury High School in Deanstones Lane has been placed in special measures after being judged to be failing its pupils.

2008-07-08 00:00:22

The final hurdle to building a new secondary school and special school in Keighley looks set to be cleared.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.