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2011-05-13 10:52:34

In a time of transition for rural African-American young adults, natural mentors in the community help them stay focused on their goals and avoid potential difficulties associated with emerging adulthood, according to findings from an ongoing University of Georgia study. The study, published in the early online edition of American Journal of Community Psychology, is part of a broader research program called the Adults in the Making project, which is aimed at helping rural African Americans...

2011-05-09 07:30:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the appointment of Elona Kogan, Esq. to the position of vice president of legal affairs. "At this time of growth and transition to a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company, Elona's legal, regulatory and business expertise will be a valuable asset to our organization," said Keith A. Katkin, president and CEO of Avanir. "The executive team and I are pleased to have Elona's...

2010-12-16 04:50:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the Washington Legal Foundation Working Paper published today and in the Global Trade & Customs Journal article to be released in February 2011, international business and regulatory attorney Lawrence Kogan identifies and describes the growing number of foreign regulatory frameworks and national standards initiatives designed to convert privately developed intellectual property-rich high technologies into virtually...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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