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2010-08-31 07:10:00

AMERICUS, Ga., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book chronicles the early life of the late Millard Fuller - founder of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing - a self-made millionaire by age 29 who gave away everything in order to save his marriage and seek a new direction. The book, "Beyond the American Dream," was written by Fuller himself and completed in 1968, eight years before he launched the affordable housing movement, when he and his wife Linda were still...

2009-07-29 12:01:54

U.S. investment firms artfully wooed Wall Street insider Charles Millard after his appointment to manage a $50 billion federal fund, records show. The New York Times reported Wednesday that a review of thousands of documents show BlackRock and Goldman Sachs began courting relationships with Millard long before the federal agency he ran, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., selected the two firms in October to manage nearly $1.6 billion of the agency's portfolio. Records show BlackRock assigned...

2008-08-27 09:01:27

FILLMORE -- A worker at a traveling carnival has been arrested on suspicion that he made sexual comments to teenage girls and fondled one of them. Millard County sheriff's deputies said the carnival was operating at Fillmore's fairgrounds on Friday. Deputies responded to a complaint that 45-year-old Jeffery John Thomas, of Cottonwood, Ariz., had made inappropriate sexual comments toward a group of teenage girls. A 14-year-old girl claimed to have been inappropriately touched, deputies said....

2006-12-02 06:00:21

By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--In their own way on opposite sides of town, Phillip Bates of Omaha North and Kyle Wheeler of Millard South were put in charge of their teams. Bates operated a Viking offense that grew through the season to post nine wins, the most for the Ames Avenue school since 1961. Wheeler directed a Patriots defense that was key to an 11-1 record, the best ever for the Q Street school. During the season, each was a team captain. After the season,...

2005-08-02 17:21:09

By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman who posed in high-society circles as a Saudi princess pleaded guilty on Tuesday to grand larceny and insurance fraud and was ordered to a mental hospital. Antoinette Millard, 42, used a special credit card to spend nearly $1 million during a three-month shopping spree. She also bilked an insurance company of more than a quarter of a million dollars. As part of her plea deal, Millard will spend one year at an in-patient psychiatric...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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