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2008-11-03 18:00:20

DALLAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Brown has been named the next Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association, effective January 1, 2009. Brown was named to the position by the organization's national Board of Directors at its meeting on Wednesday. Brown is the first female CEO in the history of the association. She succeeds Cass Wheeler, who has served as CEO of the association for 11 years. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081103/DC43700) Brown...

2008-10-28 09:00:39

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Earlier this year, Thomas Beatie became one of the most talked-about people on Earth when he announced that he was history's first pregnant man. This November, Discovery Health presents the only documentary featuring professional footage of Thomas and his wife, Nancy, through the final weeks of his pregnancy, the landmark birth of their child and their eventual return home. PREGNANT MAN premieres Tuesday, November 18, at 9:00 PM ET/PT...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer The veteran musical "Oliver!" is packed with memorable songs and the national tour that's at Popejoy Hall today has toplevel performers from top to bottom who sing them. And the production presents with dramatic punch the dominant stories of the sympathetic orphan boy Oliver Twist, who's in search of love, and the villainous Fagin, who is in search of wealth through his pickpocket gang. Oliver is under the thumb of a series of odious Dickensian...

2008-08-23 06:00:31

During the press conference which was held in celebration for the launching of her latest album "Betfakar Fe Eh" (What Are You Thinking About) the Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram put a stop to all the rumors about her marriage to a Lebanese dentist whom she is said to be in love with. She stressed that what had been said about the two of them was just a rumor and far from the truth, not knowing who started such rumors. Nancy also made clear that once she decides to get married she'll...

2008-07-18 00:00:24

By Carla DeStefano When playwright John Morogiello's comedy "Stonewall's Bust" takes stage for the first time, he has some high hopes for the outcome. "I hope the audience will leave the show gasping for breath from laughing so hard. I hope they have oxygen in the theatre ready to go," he says. "But I am a humble man - a simple man." It's that humor that is carried through his play, which will be presented at the Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown beginning Tuesday. Set in the South,...

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2007-07-08 06:05:00

By MARK EVANS ROSWELL, N.M. - If you truly believe a UFO and its crew of bug-eyed aliens came crashing down here 60 years ago, rest assured: You're not alone. At least 35,000 people have descended on Roswell this weekend for the 2007 Amazing Roswell UFO Festival to commemorate a purported flying saucer crash on a nearby ranch in July 1947. Participants have filled hotel rooms and nearly doubled the southeastern New Mexico town's population for a few days. The festival, which began...

2007-04-10 15:00:29

One week after the French broke the new world speed record for steel-wheel-on-steel-rails (357 mph) and 60 days before the start of commercial service, tickets and schedules for the newest high-speed TGV* rail line, TGV East, are available from Rail Europe. Rail Europe is a subsidiary of the French National Railroads (SNCF) and the largest North American supplier of European rail travel. TGV East will cut current train travel times by one-third to one-half between 20 destinations in France,...

2005-09-29 05:41:00

By Paul Hughes TEHRAN (Reuters) - English soccer's perhaps most famous club, Manchester United, has taken center stage in this year's hottest theater production in Iran. Extra seating had to be set up on the stage itself to accommodate the crowds who flocked to see writer-director Mohammad Rahmanian's F.A.N.S, which depicts a dysfunctional, soccer-mad family living in 1960s Manchester. Now embarking on an international tour including Sweden and Canada, the play centres on the life...

2005-07-07 11:43:15

By Francois Thomazeau NANCY, France (Reuters) - Italy's Lorenzo Bernucci steered clear of a big pile-up on the final bend to win a rain-soaked sixth stage of the Tour de France Thursday. The stage looked set for a mass sprint finish after the 199-km run from Troyes, only for riders to start skidding out of contention in a treacherous final kilometer in Nancy. Bernucci, 25, took advantage of the confusion to finish on his own, ahead of Kazakh Alexander Vinokourov. Germany's Robert Foerster...