Latest Janet Reno Stories

2011-04-22 10:01:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "My sister Janet Reno has Parkinson's. My younger brother has Parkinson's. I have essential tremor. Sometimes we would all shake in unison." So said Maggy Hurchalla, a former Martin County, Fla., commissioner who talked about her family's experience with Parkinson's disease at the opening Monday of the University of Florida's new Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. With her sister, former U.S. Attorney General...

2010-05-20 18:00:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thank you, Norm [Lefstein]. It's good to see you again, and it's great to be here among old friends and colleagues. I'd like to thank the sponsors of this symposium - the University of Tennessee College of Law, the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy, the Justice Project, and of course the American Bar Association, where I spent my formative years as a criminal justice professional. I'd be remiss if I didn't begin by acknowledging all...

2009-06-17 20:40:58

Ex-NBA star Alonzo Mourning and his wife beat out former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno in a dispute over naming of a new North Miami high school. The Miami-Dade School Board gave final approval Wednesday to naming the school after Mourning and his wife, Tracy, The Miami Herald reported. The board settled on the Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus, the Herald reported. Alonzo Mourning had been a star for the Miami Heat. But those who wanted the school named for the...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'