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2008-09-02 03:00:12

By Grendstad, Gunnar Presidential scholars hypothesize that presidential contestedness increases among recent presidents only because of unfinished research or within historical eras because of growing governing problems. Applying unused data from studies of scholarly assessments of presidential performance, this analysis disconfirms the recency hypothesis and confirms the era hypothesis. Presidential contestedness increases after each of the least contested presidents: George Washington,...

2008-08-18 18:00:23

Hey, folks! This is the only war we have. Let's enjoy it while we have it before the nutcakes in Washington make us leave without winning -- again! Gary Adams Marine veteran Murray (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-08 09:01:05

Jewel's publicist says the U.S. singer-songwriter has married rodeo star Ty Murray. Jewel and Murray, who never formally announced their engagement, eloped to the Bahamas and wed in a private ceremony Thursday night, her representative told People magazine exclusively. "She wore a traditional wedding gown, while Ty wore his favorite blue jeans, white shirt and cowboy hat," the publicist said. "The couple is very happy and look forward to enjoying their honeymoon." People said the...

2008-07-21 18:00:32

Film actor and Illinois native Bill Murray is scheduled to jump out of a plane at next month's Chicago Air and Water Show, organizers said. The Saturday Night Live alum and star of the movies Ghostbusters, Stripes, Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, is to tandem jump with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights onto North Avenue Beach Aug. 15, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday. The stunt is part of the air show's 50th anniversary celebration, and was planned in an effort to spotlight the work...

2008-07-11 18:00:27

IRVING, Texas, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley A. Rabin, Chairman of the Board of Commercial Metals Company announced today that the Board of Directors has elected Murray R. McClean Chairman of the Board in addition to his responsibilities as President and Chief Executive Officer effective upon Mr. Rabin's previously announced retirement August 31, 2008. McClean has served as a director since July 2006 and was named Chief Executive Officer in September 2006. Rabin said, "This...

2008-07-09 18:00:22

By Scott Taylor LEWISTON - Organizers of a benefit to raise money for Kennedy Park playground equipment are looking for a sound all their own. Robert Murray said organizers are planning a free concert from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 in the park, and are hoping attendees will donate to help buy new equipment. "The acts are going to be local people - kids and adults - but we need a band to back everyone up," Murray said. "Before we can start auditioning each of the acts, we need to audition the...

2006-09-01 16:19:35

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - British teenager Andy Murray raced into the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-0 6-1 6-1 hammering of Italian Alessio Di Mauro on Friday. The 17th seed needed just 74 minutes to reach the last 32 for the first time, setting up a clash with Chilean 10th seed Fernando Gonzalez. Murray was beaten by Di Mauro in a Challenger Tour event in 2005 but here lost just seven points in a first set that lasted 19 minutes and never looked back as he romped...

2006-09-01 14:36:42

NEW YORK (Reuters) - British teenager Andy Murray raced into the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday with a 6-0 6-1 6-1 hammering of Italian Alessio Di Mauro. The 17th-seeded Scot needed just 74 minutes to advance to the last 32 for the first time, setting up a clash with Chilean 10th seed Fernando Gonzalez. Murray was beaten by Di Mauro in a Challenger Tour event in 2005 but on Friday, he lost just seven points in a first set that lasted 19 minutes. Di Mauro did not have the...

2006-08-08 21:06:43

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Andy Murray overcame a late wobble to dispatch Spaniard David Ferrer 6-2 7-6 at the Toronto Masters on Tuesday and set up a clash between Britain's tennis future and its past. The 19-year-old Murray, who has replaced Tim Henman as the British number one, will have the chance to confirm the changing of the guard when they meet in the second round on Wednesday. It will be the second time the Britons have faced each other on court, Murray beating...

2006-08-04 19:37:37

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Andy Murray soaring into the Legg Mason Classic semi-finals it might be tempting to call his new coach Brad Gilbert a miracle worker. Murray, however, is not believing that just yet. "I don't think I'm a better tennis player yet," said the 19-year-old. Murray has not lost a set on the way to the last four, whipping Mardy Fish 6-2 6-4 on Friday to set up a match against Russian Dmitry Tursunov, the seventh seed. Gilbert has been...