Latest Morgan Stories

2008-08-14 09:01:14

OREM -- An 11-year-old Orem boy who was badly burned when a toilet-paper prank went wrong has been stabilized but is still in critical condition. Tyler Morgan has second- and third-degree burns over 25 percent of his body after his friends wrapped him in toilet paper like a mummy, then accidentally set the paper on fire. A group of boys, ages 8 to 11, were playing at a park behind Suncrest Elementary School near 668 W. 150 North in Orem Monday evening and decided to wrap Morgan up as a...

2008-08-02 03:00:08

By Morgan, Elaine The internet ensures even "crackpot" theories are aired. Good, thinks Elaine Morgan "Enter demos." Alistair Cooke used this ringing phrase in America, his 1973 television series about the country and its history. Earlier episodes had depicted the Jeffersons and the Washingtons; but now he was recalling the time when European settlers began pouring through the gaps in the Appalachians and heading west, to where the assumptions and mores of the eastern seaboard were only...

2008-07-13 18:00:14

CONSTRUCTION firm Morgan Ashurst has called for children to keep away from building sites during the holiday. Liverpool area director Barry Morgan said: "Building sites can be extremely dangerous places." (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-14 18:00:00

By Tomos Livingstone RHODRI MORGAN admitted yesterday his administration had taken "a hell of a beating" over controversial plans for brain surgery in Wales. Health Minister Edwina's Hart's suggestions that neurosurgery patients living in North Wales should make the six-hour journey to Cardiff or Swansea for operations, rather than continue to travel to Liverpool, have led to accusations that Mr Morgan's Cabinet are pushing a "fortress Wales" approach. Mr Morgan said Mrs Hart had been...

2007-10-13 09:00:29

By Laura Giovanelli, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Oct. 13--When Maddie Brewer was a newborn, she was so tiny she could fit into the pocket of one of her nurses' scrubs. For weeks, she made her home in the neonatal intensive-care unit at Forsyth Medical Center. But she wasn't the only Brewer there. Maddie shared the NICU with her four siblings, the first quintuplets to be born at the medical center and only the ninth set to be born in North Carolina. Nurses at the medical center...

2007-06-21 06:00:21

By Zampella, Robert A Procopio, Nicholas A; Lathrop, Richard G; Dow, Charles L ABSTRACT: We describe relationships between pH, specific conductance, calcium, magnesium, chloride, sulfate, nitrogen, and phosphorus and land-use patterns in the Mullica River basin, a major New Jersey Pinelands watershed, and determine the thresholds at which significant changes in water quality occur. Nonpoint sources are the main contributors of pollutants to surface waters in the basin. Using multiple...

2006-01-15 14:58:39

By Gail Mitchell LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Meli'sa Morgan acknowledges that it has been a struggle reintroducing herself to the music-buying public. "People know the name and my music," says the singer whose sultry delivery took the Prince-penned "Do Me Baby" to No. 1 on the R&B charts in 1985. "But when they see my face, they'll say, 'That's not Meli'sa Morgan. She's older than that."' Morgan dismisses all the old-school/new-school talk with the declaration that "class begins...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.