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2009-07-15 18:03:00

Former Vermont Governor to sign new book on healthcare reform BURLINGTON, Vt., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Howard Dean will appear Barnes and Noble's Union Square location in New York City to sign his new book, Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform (www.deanshealthcare.com). During his appearance Dean will make brief remarks regarding the latest in the healthcare reform debate and sign copies of his book. Dean has been traveling across the country helping...

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2009-04-15 14:56:29

Oxygen Media executives unveiled plans in New York Wednesday to expand its popular Tori & Dean franchise. The network said it has ordered a fourth season of the Tori & Dean reality series, approved a pilot for a couples makeover show, and is developing a made-for-television movie -- all starring Tori Spelling and her husband Dean McDermott. All of our programming initiatives and our decision to move forward with another night of originals underscore Oxygen's long-term strategy to...

2009-04-02 12:35:45

Scientists have discovered that growing mouse skin cells in spheres can lead to generation of cells with properties of cancer stem cells, even without genetic manipulation of stem cell genes. This unexpected finding, published by Cell Press in the April 3rd issue of the journal Cell Stem Cell, provides a potential pathway for generation of cancer stem cells from differentiated cells and may even eventually lead to safer strategies for creation of induced pluripotent stem cells for use in...

2009-02-07 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Historic Heights theater in Columbia Heights, Minnesota you'll see a movie poster displayed for "Dreamers Empire" and its scheduled for release on March 11, 2012. The poster shows a panorama of New York City with a predominant skyscraper in the middle and the reflection of a mountain against the glass. Besides the release date being over 3 years away there's another unusual thing about this movie poster, no producer, director or actors yet. The...

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2008-11-17 08:15:00

A leader in hospice care in the United States and a former Yale nursing dean, Florence Wald, died at age 91. Her daughter, Shari Vogler, said Wald died November 8th of natural causes at her Branford home, and a hospice volunteer was by her side to the end. During the 1960s, Wald was dean of the Yale University School of Nursing when she updated its curriculum to include a stronger focus on comfort for dying patients and their families. The founder of St. Christopher's Hospice in London...

2008-11-10 18:00:07

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, party sources said. The news of Dean's departure after one four-year term was reported on the Internet and confirmed by a Democratic party source, The Washington Post reported. "At this point he has said that he doesn't intend to run again," the source told the Post. "He has said so publicly for a while. He has not said what he will do next." Dean took over the chairmanship of the...

2008-10-12 18:00:16

By LYNNE KELLEHER CHARLOTTE Bradley is to make a sensational return to Fair City when her character Sandie sends ex-husband Leo reeling by arriving with a 10-year-old daughter. The award-winning actress has returned to the Dublin soap more than 10 years after Sandie's dramatic exit from Leo's life following a brief fling with his son, Dean. The Dublin star, who is the latest big name to be added to the cast list, said she was looking forward to coming back to the Carrigstown set....

2008-09-29 21:00:31

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Who would think that a dean, especially one of a medical school, could have an exciting and adventurous life full of rewards and failures? But with Decanus Maximus, the new memoir by Joseph R. DiPalma, M.D., one will have every reason to think so. This deeply moving account tells of DiPalma's life and times as a medical school dean, covering a period of extraordinary growth in science and technology accompanied by the commercialization of...

2008-09-25 17:46:41

Robert L. Joss announced today that he will step down as dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business at the end of the current academic year. Joss will have served 10 years as dean. During Joss' tenure, the School has developed a new MBA curriculum and launched construction of a new business school campus aimed at supporting a program that will serve students for the 21st century. When completed, the new campus of 8 buildings around 3 quadrangles is expected to achieve the highest...

2008-09-06 00:00:23

By Bill Zlatos Carnegie Mellon University has appointed a four-person committee to recommend whether a student should get to keep a controversial degree that led to the resignation of a dean. The committee, announced Thursday, was formed after a faculty member had told university officials that a student had been given more credits for independent study and transfer classes than the university normally allows. Mark Wessel, who had approved the excessive credits, later resigned as dean...


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Beast of Dean
2013-07-31 07:22:47

The Beast of Dean is a cryptid that has also been named Moose-Pig. It is said to live or have lived in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. It is sometimes described as resembling a moose but with a boar's head, or others say it is an enormous wild boar. Farmers from the village of Parkend in 1802 were menaced by this creature and decided to capture or kill it. It was said it was large enough to crush fences and hedges, fell trees and so on. The hunt produced nothing, and at...

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