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2011-03-18 13:12:00

FLINT, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aeschliman family of Midland, Michigan have a new lease on life. Nancy Aeschliman Grau and her three children--Katie, Chris, and Mike ALL underwent Roux-en-Y bariatric surgery at Hurley Medical Center--the first facility in Genesee County to offer this life-changing surgery. The surgeries were performed by Kurt Kralovich, MD, and the results are amazing. The family has lost 445 pounds, and counting. (Photo:...

2009-11-17 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated (IDEV), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced it has named Christopher M. Owens its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. "Chris has a proven track record of results-based leadership and is the right person to take the Company to the next level," said Board Chairman Rick Anderson. "Chris has a clear vision and strategy of how...

2009-11-03 08:00:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you followed professional basketball during any of Chris Dudley's 16 seasons in the NBA, you'll remember him as exceptional at rebounding and shot-blocking. What you may not know, however, is that even at 6'11", the fact that Chris played at all is pretty remarkable...Chris was the first Type 1 diabetic to play professional basketball. Now, in time for Diabetes Awareness Month, Chris is sending his message of perseverance and...

2009-10-16 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- American history professor Chris meets an English lady, Valerie, while she is vacationing in Paris. Valerie is an aspiring painter working in a London bookstore to make ends meet. They decide to travel to Burgundy where Chris wants to study the local wines for a book he plans to write. After that, Chris begins to teach American history at the Institute d'Anglais. But things get more interesting when he meets a French lady, Claudia, and Valerie becomes...

2009-03-05 15:13:00

Announces Additional Affiliate Agreements in Kansas & Texas GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- THE FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW announces the selection of Compass Media Networks as its exclusive representative for national radio syndication. "Our goal is to super serve our audience, affiliates and advertisers," said Gregg "Free Beer" Daniels. "We now have the expertise and ability to do just that." "I am very excited to work with Chris, Gregg, Eric and Joe," said Peter...

2008-12-20 13:08:55

MSNBC President Phil Griffin says he hopes former Hardball host Chris Matthews will stay with the U.S. TV network to host the political series. Griffin said while Matthews has been rumored to be considering a possible U.S. Senate run in his native Pennsylvania, he is confident the political pundit will remain with Hardball, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. I've talked to Chris. I think he's going to be here for a long time, Griffin said. I want him to be here for a long time. Neither...

2008-12-04 00:23:07

An English family says their 27-year-old cat is believed to be the oldest living feline in Britain and may be the oldest living cat in the world. Donna Thorne, 33, of St. Austell and her husband Chris, 51, said they obtained the cat, named Mischief, as a kitten in 1981 and he is still very active for an elderly pet, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday. In cat years he must be over 100. It's amazing; he just keeps going on and on, Donna Thorne said. He may be 27 but he still manages to jump over...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES TO COMPLETE ITS TRANSFORMATION from Pleasanton Playhouse to Tri- Valley Repertory Theatre, the company will begin its new season with the international hit show, "Miss Saigon." Created by the same team that brought us "Les Miserables," -- Alain Boublil and Claude-Michael Schonberg along with Richard Maltby Jr. --"Miss Saigon" is a new take on Puccini's opera, "Madama Butterfly." On Broadway and the West End, the show was staged with a cast of hundreds, huge...

2008-09-19 15:00:00

By Jennifer Hall When Staci Creston heard the news that she wouldn't be on a morning flight to Chicago to see a concert with her husband, she burst into tears. The Nevada, Mo., woman and her husband, Chris, were just two of thousands let down by the world's largest airline this week. Other passengers experienced a mix of emotions at Kansas City International Airport on Wednesday as American Airlines canceled more than 800 flights across the nation. American said it canceled 850 flights...

2008-09-14 12:00:17

This summer, the Rocha family was one of three families who exhibited work at the Fiesta Mexicana. Chris' brother, Joey, was the organizer of the exhibit, which featured the work of Chris; Patricia; two of their children, Bridget and Michelangelo; and others in Chris' family. The family has a room in their home they use as a studio. One- half of the room is Chris' and the other half is Patricia's. Chris has his half designed to be able to create paintings, including a large oil painting on...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.