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2009-11-04 09:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) announced today that it has named Bamidele Demerson as curator and program director. Demerson will be responsible for overseeing the Museum's exhibits, artifacts and educational programming.

2009-09-23 11:14:00

"Road sign" underscores the danger of global warming inaction PITTSBURGH, Sept.

2009-09-22 14:49:00

Frustrated Catholics from 7 States join DC area pro-life advocates to ask the U.S.

2009-09-20 14:31:44

Nearly 60 protesters gathered outside of Atlanta City Hall to protest a recent police raid on a local gay nightclub, an activist says. Community activist Mike Alvear told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Saturday's protest was intended to oppose the raid of Atlanta Eagle on Sept.

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2009-09-15 13:35:00

Canada’s effort to expand extraction of oil from tar sands in the Alberta province was criticized by Greenpeace on Monday when the environmental group accused the country of contributing to a "global climate crisis."

2009-09-14 14:45:19

Organizers of a rally against a ban on nudity at a traditionally clothing-optional California beach said more than 100 people disrobed for the protest. Allen Baylis, the Huntington Beach, Calif., attorney who organized the Sunday protest, said participants shed their clothing at the San Onofre State

2009-09-10 13:48:50

A California nudist group said it is planning a nude protest at the state-run Trail 6 beach in San Onofre against a new ban on going naked. Allen Baylis, a Huntington Beach, Calif., attorney and a leader of the Naturist Action Committee, said the group is calling for beach-goers to shed their clothing at Trail 6 Sunday to protest the state Department of Parks and Recreation's announcement that nude sunbathers will be cited at the beach, which was previously considered clothing-optional, the...

2009-07-20 11:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue:Pro-life leaders to hold press conference discussing potential backlash -- including the potential of unwanted violence -- if Congress votes to take taxpayer money to kill the innocent.Address: National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DCTime and Date: 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 21Leaders to be present:Randall Terry, Founder.

2009-07-13 17:11:33

Officials in Laguna Niguel, Calif., said increased law enforcement did not stop about 1,000 people from participating in the city's annual Mooning of Amtrak. Police Chief Lt.

2009-07-10 11:16:32

The city of Laguna Niguel, Calif., says it is saying 'NO' to crack by discouraging participation in an event known as Moon Over Amtrak. The Saturday event, which local legend says began in 1979 when a patron at the Mugs Away Saloon offered to buy a drink for anyone who would moon a train from the Camino Capistrano road, brought between 8,000 to 10,000 people to the city's streets last year to drink alcohol and expose their rear ends to Amtrak trains, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....


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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.