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2009-11-03 09:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cristie Kerr is recognized as one of the top women professional golfers in the world, as well one of the most charitable advocates for breast cancer awareness and treatment. Now, she can add "fashion model" to her repertoire with today's launch of the November/December 2009 issue of VIVmag (vivmag.com/cristiekerr). The first digital-only luxury magazine for women unveils its third annual "Giving Back" edition, in which the 32 year-old,...

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2009-09-25 11:04:31

Victoria's Secret will hold open casting events to find a new Runway Angel for the next Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, CBS said. The winning contestant will join supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr, Doutzen Kroes, Marisa Miller and others as they model the lingerie giant's fashions in a show to be broadcast on the network Dec. 1. Casting events will be held in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago, beginning Oct. 3. Contestants can also enter online at VSAllAccess.com and...

2009-07-11 17:53:17

Former champion Cristie Kerr widened her lead to two shots Saturday with a 1-over-par 72 in the third round of the U.S. Women's Open. At 2-under 211, Kerr was the only player under par after 54 holes. South Korea's Eun Hee Ji shot a 1-under 70 Saturday and moved into second place at even-par 213. Jean Reynolds (74) and Taiwan's Teresa Lu (70) shared third place at 2-over 215. Paula Creamer, who had been just one shot off Kerr's 36-hole lead, fell eight strokes back after an eight-over 79...

2009-05-06 14:04:16

A man's lawsuit against the New Orleans Police Department says an officer threatened to arrest him for wearing a black pinstriped skirt in Municipal Court. Jeremy Don Kerr, who describes himself as a heterosexual male of Scottish ancestry, said in his U.S. District Court lawsuit that officer Glen Tate confronted him as he was leaving the courtroom for an appearance on a charge of disturbing the peace, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported Wednesday. Kerr said the officer violated his...

2009-05-04 09:50:00

Dominican Sisters of Hope, Others Question the Continuing Use of Mercury WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dominican Sisters of Hope, supported by Consumers for Dental Choice and the Mercury Policy Project, will present a resolution calling on the Danaher (NYSE: DHR) corporation to transition out of manufacturing mercury fillings at the company's annual shareholder meeting at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. this Tuesday, May 5 at 3 p.m. Danaher owns Kerr, the...

2009-02-27 10:26:51

Johnny Red Kerr, an NBA legend with the Chicago Bulls and the team's first head coach, died Thursday night at his home in suburban Chicago. He was 76. Kerr passed away after a year-long bout with prostate cancer. His death came hours after the unexpected death of former All-Star Bulls point guard and fellow broadcast analyst Norm Van Lier at age 61, the Chicago Sun-Times said. In addition to being the first Bulls head coach in 1966-68, Kerr was an enduring presence as an executive,...

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2008-12-01 07:52:12

Miranda Kerr's publicist says the Australian model isn't engaged to her British beau Orlando Bloom, contrary to media reports claiming otherwise. Kerr is known for her work for the lingerie giant Victoria's Secret. Bloom has starred in The Pirates of the Caribbean and The Lord of the Rings blockbusters. The story ... is completely false and misleading, Kerr's publicist told People magazine of reports that the couple plan to wed. Miranda herself has clearly stated she is not engaged. There is...

2008-09-07 03:00:24

By Blum, Nava Fee, Elizabeth AFTER MORE THAN 25 YEARS of planning and fundraising, American medical missionaries opened the first mental hospital in China in 1898. In 19th century China, the mentally ill were usually confined by their families in a dark room of the house, essentially neglected. 1 If left to wander in the streets, they were often mocked and laughed at, and sometimes stoned. If they did anything wrong, they could be arrested and thrown into prison. Because the mentally ill...

2008-09-01 06:00:07

By Kate Foster A DOCTOR who was suspended from his job after giving sleeping pills to a suicidal patient has revealed he plans to help the campaign to legalise euthanasia. GP Iain Kerr was last week suspended from practising medicine for six months after prescribing the tablets to an elderly woman who later took her own life. In his first interview since the hearing, the Glasgow GP told Scotland on Sunday that he would never again provide drugs in the same circumstances. But he...

2008-08-28 06:01:09

By SHAN ROSS A GP who gave sleeping pills to a suicidal patient will be allowed to retain his practice, health officials ruled last night. But Dr Iain Kerr, 61, was suspended from practising medicine for six months after prescribing the tablets to a retired businesswoman considering suicide. The doctor was found guilty of misconduct following a hearing by the General Medical Council (GMC) last month and faced having the contract for his Glasgow practice terminated. NHS Greater...


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