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2008-08-04 18:00:43

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced it has named Guy Brad Brown Group Executive for Southwest Operations, reporting to Group Vice President of Operations Kemal Williamson. Brown has responsibility for safety, engineering, environmental, compliance and financial activities associated with Peabody's operations in Arizona and New Mexico. A 30-year Peabody veteran, Brown previously served as Operations Manager for Lee Ranch Coal Company and El Segundo...

2008-08-04 00:00:14

By The Associated Press Hardcover Fiction1. "Tribute" by Nora Roberts (Putnam)2. "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski (Ecco)3. "Rules of Deception" by Christopher Reich (Doubleday)4. "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)5. "The Last Patriot" by Brad Thor (Atria)6. "Fearless Fourteen" by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Press)7. "Sail" by James Patterson and Howard Roughan, (Little, Brown)8. "Just Too Good to Be True: A Novel" by E. Lynn Harris (Doubleday)9. "Swan Peak: A...

2008-07-08 15:00:33

By Channing Gray For four summers now, Lowry Marshall has relied on her "little black book" to come up with talent for the Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theater. The annual festival just doesn't have the staff and the wherewithal to conduct a national search for new plays, said Marshal, the Brown theater professor who oversees the event. So she calls on former students who are now making names for themselves. "Over the years, having taught so many marvelous writers," said Marshall,...

2008-06-24 02:29:27

By Sean O'Grady Economics Editor Living standards will fall, Chancellor admits * Oil producers urged to invest in renewable energy The Prime Minister has called for a "new deal" between the world's oil producing and consuming nations, while the Chancellor has admitted that living standards in Britain will fall as inflation, fuelled by the oil price boom, persists. Asked whether he agreed with the Governor of the Bank of England's prediction that people would have to endure below-...

2007-04-20 06:00:34

By Jung, Lee Ann Maisie is a 6-year-old child with developmental disabilities who attends kindergarten in a rural area. The individualized education program (IEP) team is meeting soon 10 devise her IEP (see box, "What Is the Importance of an Individualized Education Program*"]. One goal of this IEP will be to improve Maisie's communication skills. To help them write an IEP thai maximizes opportunities for Maisie to learn, the team will use techniques described by the two acronyms SMART and...

2007-01-27 03:00:28

By Doolittle, Jennifer H; Horner, Robert H; Bradley, Renee; Sugai, George; Vincent, Claudia G We examined the extent to which state departments of education are including (a) goals for student social behavior in their mission statements; (b) criteria for individual student, classroom, and schoolwide behavior support in certification standards for general education teachers, special education teachers, and principals; and (c) state initiatives focused on improving student social behavior....

2006-05-30 01:55:00

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING -- A giant dust bowl is forming across northern China, converting swathes of arable land to desert and triggering sandstorms whose impact carries across the Pacific, a leading environmentalist said on Tuesday. Lester Brown, of the Washington-based Earth Policy Institute, said China was far from arresting the problem he attributed to overgrazing and falling water tables in the country whose landmass is already one-third desert. "There are huge areas there that were once...

2006-05-25 14:57:02

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers picked up a fourth-year option on the contract of coach Mike Brown, who in his first year led the team to its first postseason appearance since 1998. "We firmly believe the Cavs have the right person on the bench as we build toward the future," said General manager Danny Ferry. "This decision is reflective of the trust and mutual commitment within our team as we work together in bringing Cleveland sustained success and the NBA...

2006-05-24 05:13:19

By Eric J. Lyman CANNES (Hollywood Reporter) - Call it "The Da Vinci Queue." With the film based on Dan Brown's best-selling novel meeting with lukewarm reviews but overwhelmingly enthusiastic box office numbers, there is no shortage of would-be companion films standing in line to cash in on the notoriety and success of "The Da Vinci Code." The film made box office history by raking in a near-record $224 million in worldwide receipts on its opening weekend. Some of the related films...

2006-05-23 20:25:46

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Buoyed by the box-office success of "The Da Vinci Code," Columbia Pictures is planning to turn author Dan Brown's first best-selling religious thriller, "Angels & Demons," into a movie, the studio said on Tuesday. The Sony Corp. -owned film distributor has signed a deal with Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldman, who adapted "Da Vinci Code" for the big screen, to create a script for a sequel based on "Angels & Demons," a Columbia spokesman said....


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Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

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2008-07-14 17:05:35

The Brown-breasted Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthorrhous), is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2006-12-12 14:00:13

The Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth, Bradypus variegatus, is a species of sloth from Central and South America. It is the most widespread and common species of the group. It is found in many different kinds of environments, including evergreen and dry forests. Also, in highly unsettled natural areas. It is a solitary, nocturnal and daily animal, feeding on leaves of many species of trees. The female of the species is known to emit a loud shrill, during the mating season to attract...

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2006-11-06 13:02:43

The Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater, is a small bird of the Icteridae family. They are residents to open and semi-open country across most of North America. They are permanent residents in the southern parts of their range. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States and Mexico. At one time, the Brown-headed Cowbird followed the bison herds across the prairies. Their numbers expanded with the clearing of forested areas and the introduction of new grazing animals by settlers...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Brown Dwarf -- Brown dwarfs are a special type of low-mass star (approximately 13-70 Jupiter masses) that do not have nuclear fusion occurring in their cores during their time on the main sequence. Early in their development most brown dwarf stars do have lithium fusion in their cores, and a lack of lithium is a test for low-mass objects that are suspected of being brown dwarfs. Many brown dwarfs continue to glow in the red and infrared after their lithium is exhausted. This glow is...

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