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2008-12-31 12:00:00

DETROIT, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Passionate about design, style and glamour, fashion show producer Cameron Scott is stepping out from behind the curtain to unveil his new collection for spring/summer 2009 during a national trunk show tour. The 26-year old designer, who began his career producing large-scale fashion shows for boutiques as well as internationally recognized fashion superstars including Betsey Johnson, will introduce a new "Resort" collection at trunk shows in Detroit,...

2008-09-08 18:00:14

By Anonymous Sunnyvale-based network infrastructure service provider Juniper has named Kevin Johnson, an ex-Microsoft executive, its new CEO. Johnson replaces Scott Kriens, who will remain with the company as chairman. Johnson was part of Microsoft's failed efforts to take over Yahoo. Originally published by Staff writer. (c) 2008 Oakland Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-27 06:00:48

By Mike Waites Elderly patients are being treated on a specialist ward and a new assessment unit has been set up to give a rapid expert diagnosis and faster treatment on the right ward. A new intermediate care unit to provide rehabilitation care to those patients not able to leave hospital and care for themselves has been created.Patients have protected meal times and a new tray system was in place to identify those who needed help eating.Monthly audits are being carried out on hygiene and...

2008-08-13 21:00:23

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The view inside Chase Middle School on Tuesday afternoon wasn't the picture that a No Child Left Behind label painted. "Eye of the Tiger" blasted over the intercom as teacher Sarah Hazen tore through the hallways in a blue football jersey waving orange and blue pom-poms. "Who made AYP?" Hazen hollered. "We did!" teachers shouted. Elsewhere in town, the label given to the school was one of "on improvement" -- a...

2008-08-04 03:00:12

By Anonymous Scotts Santitippo and Joe Palko are two locally-grown entrepreneurs who saw the future and turned their ideas into Solid Cactus, a Shavertown-based commercial Web site development company which has been nationally recognized for its quality work and amazing growth. Scott and Joe saw it right away; there just wasn't much they could do about it. "It" of course was the promise of doing actual business on the Internet. Scott's first job out of college was in tech support with Epix...

2008-08-03 21:00:15

By Caroline An -- Photo Gallery: Senator Jack Scott PASADENA - As one of the state's leading education advocates, state Sen. Jack Scott has authored 158 bills aimed at reforming California's public schools during his 12-year tenure in both the Assembly and Senate. Among his successes: A law that addressed the need for highly qualified teachers in K-12 public schools; funneling more money into career and technical education; and a law that streamlined the transfer process for community...

2008-08-03 03:00:22

By Caroline An -- Photo Gallery: Senator Jack Scott PASADENA - As one of the state's leading education advocates, state Sen. Jack Scott has authored 158 bills aimed at reforming California's public schools during his 12-year tenure in both the Assembly and Senate. Among his successes: A law that addressed the need for highly qualified teachers in K-12 public schools; funneling more money into career and technical education; and a law that streamlined the transfer process for community...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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