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2013-08-06 23:04:54

A donation from the Jackson Christian Booster Club provided students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni with a first glimpse of the school’s new identity on Monday evening, Aug. 5. Jackson, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 A donation from the Jackson Christian Booster Club provided students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni with a first glimpse of the school’s new identity on Monday evening, Aug. 5. Jackson Christian hosted a Back-to-School Celebration that incorporated the...

2013-05-09 23:02:20

University of Maryland School of Medicine Trauma Surgeon considers death of one of Civil War´s most renowned generals, struck down by friendly fire in 1863, at the 20th Annual Clinicopathological Conferences sponsored by University of Maryland School of Medicine and VA Maryland Health Care System. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 It has been 150 years to the day since Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson died after being struck by friendly fire from his own Confederate...

Moon Offers Clues To Civil War Mystery
2013-05-01 04:12:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers are looking to the moon to try and understand why Confederate Lieutenant General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was gunned down by his own troops during the Civil War. On May 2, 1863, Jackson was mistakenly shot and killed by his own troops two months before the Battle of Gettysburg. Historians have debated for 150 years how the soldiers of the 18th North Carolina regiment could not recognize their general. Don Olson of...

2012-02-17 11:11:05

Even without combat, military service has subtle, lingering effects, study says It´s no secret that battlefield trauma can leave veterans with deep emotional scars that impact their ability to function in civilian life. But new research led by Washington University in St. Louis suggests that military service, even without combat, has a subtle lingering effect on a man´s personality, making it potentially more difficult for veterans to get along with friends, family and...

2010-11-09 23:01:00

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com, which has the largest online collection of historical military records, today added more than 115,000 U.S. Military Academy Cadet Application Papers from West Point to its online collection of military records to commemorate Veterans Day. "Handwritten cadet application papers are true gems in family history research, as they provide such depth and personal insight into the military veterans that came before us," said Quinton...

2009-09-26 11:00:18

A former confidant of Michael Jackson said the late U.S. singer would occasionally fall ill when he and his father, Joe, would share the same room. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach said his book, The Michael Jackson Tapes, discusses how the Thriller star would sometimes faint or vomit due to his fear for the man, CNN reported Friday. Boteach's new book is based on 30 hours of interviews with Jackson, who died on June 25 at the age of 50. My father walked in the room -- and God knows I am telling the...

2009-08-19 21:49:01

Andy Warhol's 1984 portrait of U.S. pop star Michael Jackson has been sold at a New York auction for more than $1 million, MTV News reported. Janet Lehr, owner of the Vered Gallery in East Hampton, said the buyer wished to remain anonymous. Lehr bought the work for less than $300,000 from an anonymous seller shortly before Jackson's June 25 death, MTV said. The 1984 image, done in synthetic polymer, shows Jackson wearing his red uniform from the Thriller album. The work measures 30 inches by...

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2008-12-23 07:59:01

Michael Jackson's spokesman says the 50-year-old singer is in fine health, contrary to a widely circulated report claiming Jackson needs a lung transplant. Britain's The Sun newspaper Monday quoted Ian Halperin, the author of an upcoming Jackson biography, as saying the eccentric entertainer is suffering from a rare genetic disorder that affects his lungs and has also left him struggling to speak and nearly blind in one eye. However, Dr. Tohme Tohme, who identifies himself as Jackson's...

2008-08-08 03:00:20

By Vogel, Mike The emergence of a phenom is usually associated with an individual moment. In the case of Eric Jackson, online shareholder activist, his moment came with Yahoo on a Sunday morning a few days after New Year's Day 2007 in the guest bedroom of a condo he rents overlooking the Gulf north of Naples. Staring into a $30 webcam he bought at Office Depot, Jackson videoed his case against Yahoo's management in a seven-minute and 33-second speech that was as crisp as the part in his...

2008-07-26 12:00:38

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 26--The winner of the 2007 Mountain Playhouse International Comedy Playwriting Contest began its world premiere run this week. Written by John Morogiello, "Stonewall's Bust" is an often-funny farce that is a light and silly romp about the perils and pitfalls of telling the truth and inventing lies. It's set somewhere in the deep, deep South where Liddy, a genteel Southern lady, supports herself and her pre-Civil War mansion by...


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