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2013-05-02 12:23:15

New Film receives critical Acclaim at Paris International Film Festival WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unacceptable Levels, the award-winning chemicals documentary by director Ed Brown, will be available to the public on iTunes and other video on demand platforms July 15, 2013. Following its latest win at the 30th Paris International Environmental Film Festival (FIFE), Unacceptable Levels will kick off its summer tour with a bicoastal festival debut at New York's...

2008-08-26 12:01:08

Union members say major movie production in Los Angeles has come to a virtual halt as producers eye contract talks with the Screen Actors Guild. The Hollywood studios scheduled most of their productions to wrap up around June 30 in anticipation of drawn-out negotiations, and indeed, talks between the Guild and the industry are ongoing, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. It said only one major studio film, DreamWorks SKG's "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," is underway. "We've had...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

By Lindell Kay, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Aug. 5--The new Onslow County Jail will soon have a project manager that works for the county and not the engineering firm profiting from the jail's construction. The county Board of Commissioners approved the $54,000-per-year position Monday night and county officials expect the job to go to the man already performing its duties, Doug Freeman. The commissioners appointed Freeman -- a retired chief of detectives for the Onslow County...

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2007-04-13 13:15:00

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- A new theoretical thermometer built from heavy-duty mathematics and computer code suggests that the surfaces of certain neutron stars run significantly hotter than previously expected. Hot enough, in fact, to at least partially answer an open question in astrophysics -- how to explain the observed frequency of ultra-violent explosions known as superbursts that sometimes ignite on such stars' surfaces? "This is the first model that goes into some reasonable detail about...