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2012-12-04 16:24:33

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 6(th) at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, Hudson Institute will confer its 2012 Herman Kahn Award on former Vice President Dick Cheney in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the United States and its government. Cheney will be introduced and formally presented with the Kahn Award by his former chief of staff and former national security advisor, Hudson Senior Vice President Lewis Libby. Vice President...

2009-06-11 07:00:00

Program increases community access to automated external defibrillators WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to save more lives from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), The Richard B. and Lynne V. Cheney Cardiovascular Institute at The George Washington University will launch the ReStart DC program on June 11. The goal of the ReStart DC program is to place automated external defibrillators (AEDs) where large numbers of people gather throughout all eight wards of Washington, D.C. and to...

2009-05-13 08:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) released a new web ad, entitled "GOP Whack-A-Mole" which highlights the frustration felt by the leaders -- at least in name -- of the Republican party as the old, polarizing leaders of the party continue to dominate the public spotlight. Unable or unwilling to challenge these highly unpopular leaders of the GOP, like Dick Cheney, the ostensible new leaders of the party must feel like they're playing...

2008-10-15 18:20:00

A spokeswoman for U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney said the heart procedure Cheney underwent at George Washington University Hospital Wednesday went smoothly. Spokeswoman Megan Mitchell said an electrical impulse was delivered to restore Cheney's heart rhythm to normal. He had been suffering atrial fibrillation. After the treatment, Cheney, 67, went home, Mitchell said. "The procedure went smoothly and without complication," Mitchell said. The problem forced Cheney to cancel an appearance...

2008-09-21 09:00:02

By CHRISTOPHER LEE By Christopher Lee The Washington Post WASHINGTON A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Saturday ordering Vice President Dick Cheney and the National Archives to preserve all of his official records. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's order came in response to a lawsuit filed this month by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The group, joined by several historians and open-government advocates, warned that...

2008-09-20 21:00:08

A U.S. judge in Washington Saturday ordered Vice President Dick Cheney to preserve records the administration has tried to keep from making public. The Bush administration has been trying to narrow the scope of the Presidential Records Act, which keeps documents preserved for the public and historians. A Washington public advocacy group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, or CREW, and "a number of individual historians, archivists, and organizations of archivists and historians" are...

2008-09-10 15:00:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigators LLC, today announced that Ms. Mary Cheney, a Vice President of Navigators' Strategic Communications Practice since January of 2008, has been promoted to principal and will assume her new role effective immediately. "Mary has been a valuable member of the Navigators team, serving as an intricate member of the communications practice, and helping us expand and grow our business," said Managing Principal Phil Anderson. "Mary's dedication to...

2008-09-05 09:00:10

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney met with Ukrainian officials Friday to discuss continuing tensions over Russia's military incursion into Georgia. Cheney met with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, who expressed support for European efforts to mediate the conflict, said a pool report from journalists traveling with Cheney. "I'm sure we'll find a peaceful way to settle that conflict," Yushchenko told Cheney, who in turn praised the United States and Ukraine for having a strong and "very...

2008-08-30 09:00:55

By Benner, Gregory J Allor, Jill H; Mooney, Paul Abstract Little is known about the academic processing speed (i.e., rapid automatic naming and academic fluency) of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) served in public school settings. A crosssectional design was used to investigate the (a) percentage of K-12 students with EBD served in public school settings with academic processing speed deficits; (b) mean level and stability of academic processing speed...

2008-07-01 06:00:41

By Caldarella, Paul Young, Ellie L; Richardson, Michael J; Young, Benjamin J; Young, K Richard The Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (SSBD), a multistage screening system designed to identify elementary school- age children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders, was evaluated for use with middle and junior high school students. During SSBD Stage 1, teachers identified 123 students in grades 6 through 9 with characteristics of internalizing and externalizing disorders....