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2010-07-07 07:15:00

LEBANON, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In a vivid re-imagining of the events surrounding the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War, From This Far Distant Shore (published by AuthorHouse), a riveting new work of historical fiction, Richard Curtin shows the event from the point of view of David, a naive and foolishly brave young man who charges headfirst into a world of violence, imperialism, corruption and unrequited love. When David, a simple, hapless youth, finds himself reporting for duty...

2009-10-21 11:16:29

A University of Michigan survey released today shows widespread consumer interest in buying plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). But the cost of the cars is much more influential than environmental and other non-economic factors as a predictor of purchase probabilities. The survey of a nationally representative sample of 2,513 adults age 18 and over was conducted between July and November 2008 as part of the Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The findings were released...

2009-09-16 15:08:18

Consumer spending will lag rather than lead the recovery from the current recession, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin. "In the coming years, U.S. consumers will save more and spend less," said Curtin, director of the Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. "The recovery will be slow and uneven, and it could take a decade or more for consumers to restore their sense of financial security to pre-recession levels." Although the preliminary, mid-month...


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  • To talk saucily.
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