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2009-06-15 07:00:00

SEATTLE, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) (TSX:ONY) (the "Company") today announced the appointment of Scott Peterson, Ph.D., as Vice President, Research and Development at Oncothyreon. In this position, Dr. Peterson will be responsible for overseeing those pre-clinical and non-clinical research and development activities that will support the advancement of the Company's pipeline of oncology product candidates into late phase clinical trials. "Scott brings an...

2009-03-13 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Civil Justice Program at Loyola Law School Los Angeles is now accepting applications for its fourth-annual Journalist Law School fellowship (JLS), to be held June 17-20 on Loyola Law's Frank Gehry-designed downtown Los Angeles campus. The fellowship condenses three years of law school into a long weekend filled with courses taught by Loyola Law faculty, practicing attorneys and jurists. Journalist fellows, who are competitively selected,...

2008-07-22 18:00:30

By The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jul. 22--CNN's Larry King will be the host of a comedy show in Modesto in October to raise money for a fund established by the mother of murder victim Laci Peterson. "Laughing for Laci" will feature TV improv experts Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood and stand-up comic Wendy Liebman, according to a Web site run by Peterson's survivors. "It will be my honor" to serve as host of the event, the talk show giant said last week on his show, "Larry King Live," while...

2007-10-23 09:00:27

By Jeff Jardine, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Oct. 23--From the e-mails, voice mails and whatever: WEB OF INTRIGUE -- Trusting what you find on the Internet sometimes can be like, well, trusting Tony Daniloo. Daniloo, the former Modesto mortgage broker, pleaded guilty in December to 122 counts of fraud and money laundering, and now is serving a 7 1/2 -year sentence in the federal prison in Lompoc. In May, he was ordered to pay $6.7 million to lenders and victims, and $1.34 million in a...

2006-08-28 19:00:24

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California jury has found a 17-year-old boy guilty of first degree-murder in the killing of the wife of a San Francisco-area lawyer and television legal commentator. Pamela Vitale, 52, wife of attorney Daniel Horowitz, was beaten to death last year at their home in Lafayette, east of San Francisco. After deliberating for several days, a Contra Costa County jury found Scott Dyleski guilty of murder and burglary after he entered the couple's home seeking to...

2005-10-20 14:24:36

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on charges of killing the wife of a San Francisco-area lawyer and television legal commentator, an official said on Thursday. Pamela Vitale, 52, wife of attorney Daniel Horowitz, was beaten to death on Saturday at their home in Lafayette, east of San Francisco. "The 16-year-old was arrested for murder," Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department spokesman Jimmy Lee said. "He was booked in juvenile hall where he remains....

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2004-12-01 00:00:03

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Laci Peterson's mother took the stand Tuesday in the penalty phase of Scott Peterson's murder trial, rising out of her seat and screaming at her former son-in-law: "She wanted to be a mother. That was taken away from her." Her voice cracking, Sharon Rocha spoke directly to Peterson, who was convicted Nov. 12 of murdering his wife and the eight-month-old fetus she was carrying. "Divorce was always an option - not murder," Rocha said in an outburst that was loud enough...

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2004-11-30 18:00:03

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - The penalty phase of Scott Peterson's murder trial opened Tuesday with prosecutors saying the slaying of his pregnant wife left the family with "a hole in their hearts that can never be repaired." "When the defendant dumped the bodies of his wife and unborn son into the bay, those ripples spread out and they touched many, many lives," prosecutor Dave Harris said in opening statements. The jury that convicted Peterson on Nov. 12 of murdering his pregnant wife, Laci,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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