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2008-09-19 12:00:22

By Jim Harrington There's nothing about Bart Davenport's Oakland apartment that screams "important indie-pop artist." It's a small, humble abode, located directly above a Chinese restaurant, and the most noticeable thing is the stacks of old LPs. The 38-year-old East Bay native has literally hundreds of records on display. His love for vinyl, he explains, is something passed down from his dad, who worked at a record store while Davenport was growing up. "He would get all these promo...

2008-08-30 09:00:55

By McClure, Richard Sircar, Sumit ABSTRACT. The current business environment is awash in vast amounts of data that ongoing transactions continually generate. Leading-edge corporations are using business analytics to achieve competitive advantage. However, educators are not adequately preparing business school students in quantitative methods to meet this challenge. For more than half a century, business schools have relied mostly on a course in calculus and a course in statistics to meet...

2008-08-19 06:00:35

Cymphonix has announced that the City of Davenport in Iowa has replaced Websense as its content filter with the Cymphonix Network Composer DC30X, a secure web gateway solution. "I found that the Employee Usage reports generated by Websense were extremely difficult to read and, even more so, to explain to a supervisor whose employee's job was potentially on the line. We weren't able to accurately tell the difference between a website that had been intentionally visited by an employee and a...

2008-07-18 09:00:47

By Jeff Vice Deseret News OPERATION FILMMAKER -- *** -- Documentary profile of Iraqi filmmaker Muthana Mohmed; with English subtitles (Middle Eastern dialects); not rated, probable R (violence, profanity, gore, nude photos, slurs, brief drugs) The documentary "Operation Filmmaker" doesn't paint the most flattering portrait of its subject, would-be moviemaker Muthana Mohmed. But it's doubtful director Nina Davenport has done any real embellishment, doing something to make Mohmed look...

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Donna Doherty, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 6--NEW HAVEN -- These altar boys, or boyz, if you will, worship in the cathedral of rock, and while it's generically a play, one will think that 'N Sync has landed on the Long Wharf Theatre Mainstage as "Altar Boyz," opens its nearly 10-week run Tuesday through Sept. 13 there. And that's exactly what producer Ken Davenport wants audiences to think and feel. The 90-minute, high-energy musical comedy show takes the form of a real-time...

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2008-06-26 12:00:00

LONDON - Former champion Lindsay Davenport withdrew before her second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday with an injured right knee. The 32-year-old American pulled out before her scheduled match on Court 3 against Argentina's Gisela Dulko, who advanced to the third round by walkover. Davenport, the 1999 champion, hobbled past Renata Voracova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in her opening match on Tuesday with her knee heavily taped. "It's just really inflamed and painful," she said. "I rested all day...

2007-03-21 15:00:15

DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. has announced that today was the official groundbreaking at 5348 Elmore Circle for the development of a state-of-the-art 74,250- square-foot customer care center serving AT&T's wireless customers in the West region. The new $19.3 million center will bring more than 500 new jobs to the area and have a construction impact on the community estimated to be $28.4 million. The center will have an annual payroll of nearly $11...

2007-02-17 03:00:21

By Davenport, Nancy C ABSTRACT Nurse educators face many challenges in their efforts to prepare graduates for success on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). A proactive, coordinated, and comprehensive effort to prepare graduates for NCLEX-RN success developed as an essential element in curriculum planning and delivery by a university-based associate degree program is described. The plan incorporates interventions in each semester of the curriculum...

2006-08-31 11:18:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former world number one Lindsay Davenport crushed Croatia's Jelena Kostanic 6-0 6-0 in 40 minutes on Thursday to race into the third round of the U.S. Open. The 10th seed blasted 24 winners and allowed Kostanic just 21 points in total as she breezed through to a meeting with either Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia or Russian Ekaterina Bychkova. "Some days everything just seems to be working," Davenport said. "Today I played well, I knew I had to come back and...

2006-08-26 12:23:05

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport hopes to be fit for next week's U.S. Open after retiring from the final of the New Haven event against Justine Henin-Hardenne on Saturday with a shoulder injury. French Open champion Henin-Hardenne was leading 6-0 1-0 when Davenport decided the injury was too bad to continue. The American, playing just her second event back after five months out with a back problem, was in tears as she sat on court afterwards. "I just hope...


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2012-06-14 08:49:42

Symbol: THSI2 Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DRSI3 Dryopteris simulata Davenport Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NOSC2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Synonyms:   NONEM Notholaena nealleyi Seaton ex J.M. Coult. var. mexicana Davenport   NOSCM Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. mexicana (Davenport) Davenport Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NONE4 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHNE7 Cheilanthes nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Domin   NOSCN Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Weath. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-15 03:23:06

Symbol: NOGRG Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHGR9 Cheilanthes grayi (Davenport) Domin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-18 06:31:08

Symbol: CHVI2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Pteridaceae...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'