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2009-08-23 19:44:51

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocalist Johnny Carter, who sang for two classic doo-wop groups, has died at age 75, Chicago media reported Sunday. Without naming sources, WBBM Radio and WLS-TV in Chicago reported that Carter died Friday in his hometown of Harvey, Ill., after a long battle with lung cancer. Carter, whose falsetto tenor voice was admired by fans and fellow singers alike, was a founding member of the rhythm and blues vocal group The Flamingos, based in Chicago, in 1953. Carter's...

2009-07-01 10:05:00

DALLAS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today confirmed that as part of the previously announced succession plan, Nicholas Carter has succeeded Hatem El-Khalidi as President and CEO of Arabian American Development effective today, July 1, 2009. Mr. Carter, 62, has been Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office of Arabian American Development Company and South Hampton Resources since January 2008. Prior to that, he was...

2009-05-12 15:11:00

New York Sales Will Be Consolidated Within Eastern Sales Division NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today announced that Jim Carter, Vice President-Eastern Sales Division, will also head up American's Manhattan-based Greater New York Sales Office. The change is effective immediately. Carter will continue to lead Eastern Sales, which includes Boston, Washington, D.C., and Miami, together with the remainder of the East Coast and Canada. "Jim Carter brings a...

2009-04-21 07:57:00

Celebrity-Estate Representation Experts to Help Maintain Johnny and June's Legacies and Manage Licensing Activities LOS ANGELES, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLight (www.greenlightrights.com), one of the world's leading intellectual property services companies, today announced that it has been selected to represent the personality rights of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, two of the world's most beloved entertainers. GreenLight has been named the exclusive third-party licensor to the...

2009-04-07 08:00:00

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WellGen, Inc. today announced that Dr. Roderick (Roddy) Carter, M.D., M.Sc., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Carter, 45, takes over from Robert J. Bertoldi, who was serving as interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bertoldi will continue in his WellGen Board position and as President and Chief Financial Officer of Amphion Innovations plc (LSE: AMP), a significant shareholder in WellGen. Mr. Bertoldi said, "Roddy...

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2009-04-05 18:00:00

A Florida elementary school teacher has followed through on a promise to kiss a pig after raising the most money for cancer research, observers said. Second grade teacher Laura Carter of Trapnell Elementary School in Plant City, Fla., puckered up Friday and kissed a potbellied pig to the thunderous applause of more than 500 students, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported. Carter was carrying on a yearly tradition at the school and its efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Relay...

2009-03-07 13:56:58

British actress Helena Bonham Carter says she will play Enid Blyton in an upcoming BBC movie about the late children's author. Carter, 42, said she is excited about the script for the BBC production that will bring the British writer's life to TV viewers throughout country, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. It's a long time since I have read such a well-written script with as complex and fascinating a character as Enid, Carter said. I hope I do her justice. During her notable literary...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Threat of layoffs and living with less dominate results of new 'recession study' CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first delivery of an emerging strategic partnership, Leo J. Shapiro & Associates, a premier market research company, and Schafer | Condon | Carter, one of Chicago's fastest growing integrated marketing services agencies, today announced the findings from a new national poll that captures consumer behavior during the current economic recession. The results come from a...

2009-01-30 13:18:50

Travel Web site TripAdvisor.com said users ranked New York's Hotel Carter as the dirtiest lodging in the United States. TripAdvisor said cleanliness ratings left by reviewers dubbed the Hotel Carter as the country's dirtiest hotel for the third time in four years, USA Today reported Friday. The bathroom made me want to vomit, one commenter wrote on the Web site. Another warned visitors to the hotel not to look under the bed. Hotel Carter manager said that while he concedes that if you stayed...

2009-01-15 15:05:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, announced today that Richard F. Westenberger is joining the Company as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 19, 2009. Mr. Westenberger will be responsible for developing and executing the Company's financial strategies, business analysis, financial reporting, and investor...


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