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2014-04-23 08:21:32

DULUTH, Ga., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG) ("Asbury" or the "Company"), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., today announced that Michael Kearney, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, age 62, will retire from those positions on March 31, 2015. Until that time, he will continue to serve as COO. Mr. Kearney announced his retirement to allow Asbury ample time to ensure an orderly transition...

2011-02-10 06:30:00

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG) today announced its succession plan in anticipation of the retirement of President and CEO Charles R. Oglesby on July 31, 2011. Senior Vice President and CFO Craig T. Monaghan has assumed the role of President and CEO, and Senior Vice President and COO Michael Kearney has been promoted to Executive Vice President. Oglesby has assumed responsibilities as the Chairman of...

2009-02-02 12:19:55

Australian scientists say hoarding water as climate change intensifies might aid the dengue fever-carrying mosquito Aedes aegypti in extending its range. The lead author of the study, Michael Kearney of the University of Melbourne, said climate change and evolutionary change could act together to accelerate and expand the mosquito's range. But human behavior in the form of storing water to cope with climate change is likely to have an even greater impact. The potential direct impact of...

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2009-01-27 10:29:00

Ecologists have developed a new model to predict the impact of climate change on the dengue fever-carrying mosquito Aedes aegypti in Australia "“ information that could help limit its spread. According to the study, published in the new issue of the British Ecological Society's journal Functional Ecology, climate change and evolutionary change could act together to accelerate and expand the mosquito's range. But human behaviour "“ in the form of storing water to cope with climate...

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2008-08-28 17:20:00

A recent study suggests that cane toads may avoid certain cooler and drier regions of Australia during their migration. Scientists staged a 2m sprint event in their own laboratory "Toad Olympics". Toads from the frontline of the invasion could only hop at 0.3 km per hour at 15C, but as fast as 2km per hour at 30C, Ecography journal reports. They concluded that areas like Melbourne that are cooler and drier may not witness the massive invasion of the cane toad. Originally introduced to...

2005-06-07 17:15:00

(Portland, Ore.) - Usually when you give up something, there's a price to pay. Not so in the case of the Australian Bynoe's gecko. This line of all-female geckos doesn't need sex or a male to reproduce and, contrary to expectations, these "Wonder Woman" geckos can run farther and faster than their sexually reproducing relatives. The research findings are published in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (Vol. 78, 3, May/June 2005) by Michael Kearney, Rebecca Wahl and Kellar...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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