Latest Matthew Brown Stories

2013-06-28 23:29:20

The Open University (OU) has launched its range of latest degree programmes across Europe with the new website openuniversity.edu. Milton Keynes, Europe (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Open University (OU) is expanding with the launch of a bespoke, interactive site for European students wanting to access the renown University and its flexible, online degrees, elearning study and support system. Rated by students in 2012 as the most satisfying university in the UK*, The Open University offers...

2011-02-04 09:35:00

Conservation groups are appealing to a federal judge to stop the proposed killing of nearly 400 bison that have wandered away from Yellowstone National Park, many of which may need to be slaughtered in order to stop the spread of the disease brucellosis. Workers captured 47 additional animals at the Montana Border on Thursday, according to Matthew Brown of the Associated Press (AP). Those animals were leaving an area of the park designated for them in search of food, Brown says, but fear of...

2010-08-23 09:50:00

Bad news for those planning to visit Yellowstone this fall--the favorite food of the park's grizzlies will be in short supply, meaning that the bears will be hungrier and more likely to pursue other sources of protein, according to researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Pack your bear spray: there's going to be run-ins," Chuck Schwartz of the USGS told Matthew Brown of the Associated Press (AP) on Sunday, noting that the shortage of nuts from whitebark pine cones could lead to...

2009-06-17 15:25:00

A New York City special education student and his vision-impaired teacher have been honored by roles in a new Superman comic book. Hakeem Bennett, 13, won a national essay contest by writing about Matthew Brown, his teacher at Public School 36 in the borough of Brooklyn, the New York Daily News reports. On Tuesday, Hakeem got to see The Kid Who Saved Superman for the first time. His verdict: Wow, nice drawings, nice work. In the story, Superman is working to save a group of students trapped...

2008-09-20 12:00:41

By MATTHEW BROWN HELENA, Mont. - Republican Roy Brown has promised a more aggressive energy policy for Montana if elected governor - with expanded coal mining, a new power plant and fewer barriers to oil and gas exploration. Brown, a state senator from Billings, said this week that placing a large tract of state-owned coal in southeastern Montana up for bid would be among his first actions as governor. Brown said the Land Board has been seeking an appraisal of the Otter Creek coal...

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