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2011-05-11 18:41:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Kahn, a highly regarded creative executive within the marketing community, has joined The Ant Farm as Head of Digital. Kahn brings more than 14 years of experience creating cutting-edge digital campaigns for major motion pictures, video games, and other entertainment properties. He joins The Ant Farm from mOcean where he was the Co-Managing Director and launched digital campaigns for properties such as Toy Story 3, ABC's Lost, Grand Turismo...

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2010-11-30 14:23:41

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have discovered that diabetes is able to affect how much cholesterol the brain is able to produce. Scientists have discovered that brain cholesterol synthesis, which is the only source of cholesterol for the brain, dropped in several mouse models of diabetes.  "Since cholesterol is required by neurons to form synapses (connections) with other cells, this decrease in cholesterol could affect how nerves function for appetite regulation, behavior,...

2009-10-01 12:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today the California Air Resources Board made public a highly critical review by top UCLA economist Matthew Kahn of a study that opponents have been using to alarm small business leaders and delay or derail California's historic climate and energy security law, AB32 (http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/scopingplan/economics-sp/matthew_kahn.pdf). Kahn calls the economic report authored by Sanjay Varshney and Dennis Tootelian, 'fatally flawed' noting that...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23( )/PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Attorney Robert A. Kahn: A lawsuit filed on September 21st asserts that the City of Los Angeles has illegally closed and is threatening to continue to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries. These businesses arose out of the 1996 passage of Proposition 215 (the Compassionate Use Act), under which California voters approved the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. California is one of 14 states where medical...

2009-05-21 22:59:06

The Minnesota Timberwolves have settled on David Kahn as their new president of basketball operations, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Thursday. The NBA club is to formally introduce Kahn at a noon news conference Friday, the newspaper said. Kahn, 47, spent nine years with the Indiana Pacers, including four as general manager. He left Indiana in 2004 and has been working with the NBA's D-league, where he owned as many as four teams and hired nine head coaches. First up on Kahn's to-do...

2008-10-26 12:00:12

The International Monetary Fund says Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn won't be fired for having an affair with a subordinate. The fund's executive board said Strauss-Kahn, who is married, showed poor judgment in having an affair with Piroska Nagy, but he did not abuse his power or show favoritism, The New York Times reported. Nagy, then an official in the Africa department, left the fund in August as part of a buyout of nearly 600 employees instituted by Strauss-Kahn to cut costs....

2008-09-30 09:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With unemployment reaching 6.1 percent, the highest national level in five years, Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to secure a new or better job. Fortunately, Captain Karen Kahn, a pioneering commercial airline pilot, career counselor and author of "Flight Guide for Success: Tips & Tactics for the Aspiring Airline Pilot," says landing one's dream job is still attainable, even in a downturn economy. Kahn optimizes what it...

2008-07-14 09:00:44

By Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune Jul. 14--Chicago has been nurturing great jazz pianists for roughly a century, and two of the best of them held center stage over the weekend. Geographically speaking, the city no longer can claim title to Laurence Hobgood, who moved to New York a couple of years ago. But considering that on Friday evening he celebrated his 20th anniversary of performing at the Green Mill, where he launched and developed his career, the man undeniably remains a product of...