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2013-02-13 08:28:27

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Meso Center (PMC) gratefully acknowledges the generous pledge of $500,000 from the family of John Johnson, a military veteran who passed away from malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). John Johnson's story and his horrific treatment by the U.S. legal system during his asbestos lawsuit which led to his early demise were chronicled by Michael Hiltzik in a Los Angeles Time's article...

2013-01-05 05:02:25

TheJohnson family, whose personal tragedy helped galvanize the new depo limit law, announced their pledge of $500,000 for mesothelioma medical research. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 On the same day that a new California law takes effect which humanely limits the time defense lawyers can depose mesothelioma plaintiffs to 7 hours, the John Johnson family, represented by the Worthington & Caron law firm, whose personal tragedy helped galvanize the new law, announced their...

Our Galaxy Abounds With Planets Says New Study
2013-01-03 14:45:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Listen to the podcast “How Planets Form” with redOrbit's Dr. John Millis and planet-hunting expert Dr. Eric Mamajek of the University of Rochester. Astronomers from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) wrote in the Astrophysical Journal that our galaxy may be filled with more planets than researchers had previously thought — a discovery that could have deep implications for our understanding of the universe....

2012-01-31 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's highest honors today was presented to pioneering entrepreneur and publisher John H. Johnson who was commemorated on this year's Black Heritage Forever Stamp by the United States Postal Service. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/54408-u-s-p-s-postal-service-black-heritage-forever-stamp-salutes-john-h-johnson (Photo:...

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2011-12-03 12:30:51

Discoveries of new planets just keep coming and coming. Take, for instance, the 18 recently found by a team of astronomers led by scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). "It's the largest single announcement of planets in orbit around stars more massive than the sun, aside from the discoveries made by the Kepler mission," says John Johnson, assistant professor of astronomy at Caltech and the first author on the team's paper, which was published in the December...

2011-08-22 15:53:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Publishing Company, LLC appointed Kierna Mayo as Editorial Director, Digital for EBONY Magazine. As Editorial Director, Mayo will work with Editor-in-Chief Amy DuBois Barnett on shaping the content and direction of ebony.com and developing brand presence across digital platforms. Mayo assumes her post today. "We're thrilled about Kierna Mayo joining EBONY and the Johnson Publishing family," said Amy DuBois Barnett, Editor-in-Chief of EBONY...

2011-08-01 14:09:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Monday, August 1, 2011, Kevin L. Ridley was appointed General Counsel of Johnson Publishing Company LLC. Ridley will oversee all legal affairs for Johnson Publishing Company, one of the nation's preeminent media companies, publisher of EBONY and JET magazines, and owner of Fashion Fair Cosmetics, a global prestige cosmetics brand for women of color. Ridley comes to JPC from Exelon Corporation where he served as Assistant General Counsel from...

2011-06-30 12:18:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Johnson, P.E., a senior associate and civil engineer at STV, is one of 85 of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 17th Annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/NY28989 ) Johnson is a civil engineering group leader for STV's Transportation and Infrastructure Division. He has been with the firm since 1998 and is based...

2010-12-14 14:35:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP) President and CEO designate Carl Casale has announced his senior leadership team. Casale, who becomes president and CEO of CHS on Jan. 3, 2011, will succeed current President and CEO John Johnson, who is retiring Dec. 31, 2010. The appointments to CHS senior leadership team are effective Jan. 3. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/CG17298-a) (Photo:...

2010-06-03 13:33:00

ST. LOUIS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- John Johnson has been promoted to Managing Director for Rabo AgriFinance (RAF), and will lead the new Southeast Region with an office located in Memphis, Tenn. RAF recently restructured its organizational model to improve support to field offices and focus on client needs. As Managing Director for the Southeast Region, Johnson will be responsible for developing a strategic business plan, supporting RAF's growth, and building client relationships in the...