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2013-05-30 23:21:37

Fast Growing Revenue Cycle Management Company Strengthens Resources Roswell, Georgia (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 MediStreams is pleased to announce the recent hire of Coretta Whipple as Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Project Manager working at the corporate headquarters. Coretta has a background of nine years in Healthcare and Retail EDI Project Management with a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration degree from Georgia State University. She has joined the operations team to assist with...

2006-02-08 01:07:36

By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia (Reuters) - Speakers seized on the presence of President Bush to attack his policies on Tuesday at the funeral of Coretta Scott King, the first lady of the U.S. civil rights movement. Jimmy Carter, one of four presidents to speak, took a jab at Bush's domestic eavesdropping program during six hours of sermons, speeches and song for the late widow of Nobel peace laureate Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in 1968. The 10,000...

2006-02-07 15:35:00

By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia -- Speakers took a rare opportunity to criticize U.S. President George W. Bush's policies to his face at the funeral on Tuesday of Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Civil-rights leader the Rev. Joseph Lowery and former President Jimmy Carter cited Mrs. King's legacy as a leader in her own right and advocate of nonviolence as they launched barbs over the Iraq war, government social policies and...

2006-02-07 15:32:14

By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush, three former presidents and thousands of others filled a Georgia church on Tuesday to mourn Coretta Scott King, who took up the fight for racial equality in America after the assassination of her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., in 1968. Mrs. King, seen by many as the "first lady" of the U.S. civil rights movement, died last week in a Mexican alternative health clinic at the age of 78,...

2006-02-01 00:30:00

By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA -- Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. Mrs. King, who had been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, died late on Monday in Mexico, where she had been seeking possible treatment, a family spokeswoman told Reuters. "Mrs. King was in Mexico for observation and consideration of treatment for...

2006-01-31 15:56:05

By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. Mrs. King, who had been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, died in Mexico where she had been seeking possible alternative treatment, a family spokeswoman told Reuters. "Mrs. King was in Mexico for observation and consideration of...

2006-01-31 09:52:35

(Please read in seventh paragraph ... President and Mrs. Bush are deeply ... instead of ... I'm deeply ...) A corrected story follows: By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the front of the fight for racial equality in America after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, friends and family said on Tuesday. King died overnight, the family said in a statement. She suffered a debilitating stroke and heart attack in...

2006-01-31 07:55:07

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the forefront of the fight for racial equality after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. She had suffered a stroke and a heart attack in August. Coretta Scott King played a major back-up role in the civil rights movement until the death of her husband, Martin Luther King, who was assassinated on a Memphis motel balcony on April 4, 1968, while supporting a...

2006-01-31 07:46:58

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the forefront of the fight for racial equality after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. She had suffered a stroke and a heart attack in August. Coretta Scott King played a major back-up role in the civil rights movement until the death of her husband, Martin Luther King, who was assassinated on a Memphis motel balcony on April 4, 1968, while supporting a...

2006-01-31 07:29:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, has died, NBC reported on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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