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2011-08-10 16:30:00

Frist Organizes Carrie Mae Weems Retrospective and Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery Includes Duo John Wood and Paul Harrison, Edward Burtynsky, and Brian Alfred NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2012 exhibition schedule offers a wide variety of exhibitions in the Center's Ingram Gallery. These include masterpieces of American art from the famed Phillips Collection...

2011-05-12 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV: ASW) ("Anglo Swiss" or "the Company") announces that it has appointed Mr. David Constable, BSc. (Hons.), MBA (Hons.), ICD.D to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Constable replaces Mr. Len Danard, who is stepping down to pursue other interests after serving as President and CEO for the past 20 years. Mr. Danard will continue to serve as a director of the Company. Mr....

2011-05-06 06:29:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairman of Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL), Hixonia Nyasulu, today announced the appointment of David Constable as Chief Executive designate, effective 6 June 2011. Constable is currently Group President, Operations at Fluor Corporation. Constable grew up in Canada but has lived and worked all over the world. He is an engineer with 30 years of experience in the heavy industrial engineering, construction, operations and maintenance arena across...

2009-07-19 01:22:01

A British Columbia woman says Wal-Mart apologized to her after telling her she couldn't breastfeed in public at one of the chain's stores, she said. Tanya Constable was at the Wal-Mart in Langford, near Victoria, July 16, when her 11-month-old daughter, Myra, started to cry. Constable told the Vancouver Sun when she started to breastfeed Myra a store employee told her she couldn't nurse in the children's department and said she had to go to a washroom. The 27-year-old mother went to a manager...

2009-01-21 15:43:30

Scottish officials have criticized a police department after a male stripper was arrested 22 times -- but never convicted -- for impersonating a police officer. The Grampian Police have spent nearly $240,000 arresting Aberdeen University student Stuart Kennedy, 25, 22 times on allegations of impersonating an officer and holding him in custody for a total 123 hours, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. Kennedy has never been successfully prosecuted, the newspaper said. Richard Baker,...

2008-10-06 18:00:28

By ANNE CONSTABLE Think tank to push legislation limiting enrollment in new public schools By Anne Constable The New Mexican Building smaller schools will help lower New Mexico's dropout rate and raise academic achievement, according to a Santa Fe-based think tank. Think New Mexico will be championing legislation in the 2009 session of the Legislature to limit enrollment in all new high schools in the state to no more than 900 students. Existing schools that exceed that size and...

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By Allen Essex, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas Aug. 6--BROWNSVILLE -- Cameron County officials are crunching numbers to fit huge cost increases into the 2008-2009 budget, with the aim of not increasing property taxes. Budget Officer Xavier Villarreal told County Judge Carlos Cascos and commissioners Tuesday that he is calculating about $2.5 million in budget increases, including $425,000 to $500,000 for gasoline, $485,000 in cost increases for indigent health care, $1.1 million...

2008-06-24 09:02:46

By Paul Stone, Palestine Herald-Press, Texas Jun. 24--PALESTINE -- Everyone in attendance at Monday's meeting of the Anderson County commissioners' court agreed that the county has an unsightly trash problem. Finding solutions and remedies, however, might be the difficult part. The state district judges sitting in Anderson County routinely assign trash pickup to the county's probationers as part of their community service requirement. On Monday, however, 369th State District Judge...

2005-07-10 02:35:16

LONDON (Reuters) - The security threat which forced police to evacuate 20,000 people from central Birmingham overnight was serious and specific in terms of time and location, British police said on Sunday. "We haven't had this level of threat before (in Birmingham)," West Midlands police chief constable Paul Scott-Lee told a news conference as the city began to get back to normal. "The people of Birmingham were in danger last night."

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'