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2014-04-15 20:23:10

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit, working through federal bankruptcy mediators, has reached an agreement on pension and healthcare benefits with an association representing retired Detroit police and fire fighters - the first agreement with a major group of city retirees. The Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association (RDPFFA), one of Detroit's oldest and largest employee associations, reached an agreement with the city regarding the Bankruptcy...

2009-12-15 13:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television, the leading entertainment destination for women, has received four nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe® Awards, including the Lifetime Original Movie Georgia O'Keeffe (Best Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); Joan Allen, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby (Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television); and Jeremy Irons, Georgia...

2008-11-06 21:00:14

Bob Balaban has signed on to direct the U.S. television movie "Georgia O'Keeffe," starring Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons, Lifetime said Thursday. Balaban, an actor-writer who helped pen and produce "Gosford Park," will direct the TV movie about the famous artist, which was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cristofer. "Lifetime is committed to being a destination for top creative talent, providing an environment that allows filmmakers to deliver their projects to a broad audience,"...

2006-01-25 22:12:55

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Irish newcomer Patrick O'Keeffe won the Story Prize on Wednesday for short stories -- which carries the largest cash prize of any annual U.S. fiction award -- for his book "The Hill Road." The Irish-born O'Keeffe won the $20,000 first prize and an engraved silver bowl for his collection of four novellas set in a fictional Irish dairy-farming village and published by Penguin's Viking imprint. "I didn't think this would happen," O'Keeffe, 42, said,...

2005-12-07 11:29:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Works by Jim Harrison, Maureen McHugh and Patrick O'Keeffe have been chosen as finalists for The Story Prize award for books of short fiction, organizers said on Wednesday. Harrison was nominated for "The Summer He Didn't Die," a collection of three novellas published by Atlantic Monthly Press. Author of four previous volumes of novellas, seven novels, 10 poetry collections, a children's book, and three works of nonfiction, Harrison has won a National Endowment...

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