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2013-04-03 12:30:18

CHICAGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autocam Corporation and its CEO John Kennedy, who are being represented by CatholicVote.org Legal Action Fund, have demanded that the Planned Parenthood Action Fund retract the patently false charge that Autocam has not paid property taxes since 1997, as well as other baseless claims circulated by the taxpayer-funded abortion giant. Planned Parenthood leveled the accusations against the Kennedy family as part of a campaign called "The Bosses...

2012-06-20 10:21:36

LAFAYETTE, La., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rare letter penned by John Kennedy Toole and other memorabilia associated with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author are now owned by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The UL Lafayette Foundation purchased Lot No. 155 at a Sotheby's New York auction last week. The most appealing item in it was a letter, signed "Ken," that Toole had written to Drs. Patricia and Milton Rickels, former English professors at UL Lafayette, and their...

2012-04-16 14:20:25

CALGARY, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CE Franklin Ltd. (NASDAQ: - CFK) (TSX: - CFT) announced today that Ms. Donna Garbutt, President of Schlumberger Canada Limited ("Schlumberger"), an affiliate of CE Franklin's majority shareholder, was appointed today as the new Schlumberger representative to the Board of Directors of CE Franklin. Ms. Garbutt replaces John Kennedy who has stepped down from the Board due to the recently announced sale by Schlumberger Limited of its Wilson...

2009-06-02 16:16:29

Alvin Preston McGraw, whose journalistic career included 42 years with United Press International bureaus across the United States, has died at the age of 84. McGraw died May 26 at a retirement facility in Denton, Texas, his daughter said. McGraw joined United Press in 1938 in New Orleans and signed his application A.P. McGraw. Noting the initials were the same as the rival Associated Press, McGraw went by Preston from then on. He was posted to a series of bureaus, including Dallas where he...

2008-10-10 15:00:20

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal If modern music seems like a cacophony of sound that makes no sense to the ears, John Kennedy's new lecture series is the perfect antidote. "Beyond the Noise: Listening to Modern Music" is a six-part course that provides insights into the historical and social contexts of contemporary music with biographical information about many of the key composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Starting on Thursday, it will be presented at the Georgia O'Keeffe...

2008-07-25 00:00:20

BERLIN _ Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama delivered a call Thursday to strengthen international alliances for a new era of global challenges before an enormous, receptive audience gathered in a city once divided by the Cold War and sustained in crisis by the Atlantic Alliance. In a setting that evoked historic addresses by Presidents John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, Obama drew a crowd that stretched much of the way down a nearly mile-long mall in front of the site of the...

2008-07-11 18:00:23

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal According to Santa Fe New Music director and conductor John Kennedy, instrumental music written during the past several decades reflects the diversity of styles employed by contemporary composers. But when it comes to music written for voices, "much of the choral music of the last decades has sometimes lived in its own parallel universe, focused more on expressing choral tradition than the musical vocabulary being developed in other genres," he said....

2006-01-23 10:00:00

By Adam Pasick CANNES, France -- Global music sales fell about 2 percent last year as surging digital music revenues failed to offset continued declines in physical media like CDs, the head of the industry's trade body said. Sales for 2006 are expected roughly flat, said John Kennedy, chief executive of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, as the music business sees increasing benefits from selling songs online after its long-running battle with illicit online...

2005-10-28 20:17:11

By Emmanuel LeGrand LONDON (Billboard) - The Live 8 series of 10 free concerts this past July were not meant to be fund-raisers, but they have generated a surplus of more than $12 million, Billboard has learned. The money will be put toward relief projects in Africa. Organizers say total costs for the shows were in the region of 10 million pounds. Revenue from sponsors, TV and DVD rights, mobile phone texting and other such ancillary sources as merchandising and photo rights not...

2005-09-29 05:08:28

By Kirby Chien BEIJING (Reuters) - China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to a top music industry trade group. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, which represents Sony Corp. and Bertelsmann AG's Sony BMG, Warner Music Group, and EMI Group Plc among others, reckons only 10 percent of music bought in China meets copyright rules, and only a...