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2011-05-18 16:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Zieman, president and publisher of The Kansas City Star since 2008, today was named vice president, operations by The McClatchy Company. His appointment is effective May 31. Zieman, 50, joins McClatchy's senior management team and will oversee 13 daily newspapers and their affiliated operations in seven states - Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina and South Carolina. He will be based in Sacramento. Zieman...

2010-10-26 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anders Gyllenhaal, the senior vice president and executive editor of The Miami Herald who has led three McClatchy newsrooms over his career, today was named vice president, news and Washington editor by The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI). His appointment is effective Nov. 1. Gyllenhaal, 59, has been The Miami Herald's executive editor since 2007. From 2002 to 2007, he served as editor and senior vice president at the Star Tribune in...

2009-07-26 13:41:30

A wildlife expert says a 14-foot python he removed from a drainage pipe in Manatee County, Fla., is so angry it may have to be put down. Matthews Wildlife Rescue executive director Justin Matthews said while attempting to remove the large Burmese python from the 2-foot-wide pipe Saturday, he was forced to stun the animal because it was so angry, the Bradenton (Fla.) Herald reported. Matthews said the potential danger of the angry python may make the snake unusable in educational efforts...

2009-07-21 16:37:18

Officials with the Parker Manatee Aquarium at the South Florida Museum marked the 61st birthday Tuesday of Snooty the manatee. Jeff Rodgers, director of education at the Bradenton, Fla., aquarium, said a crowd sang Happy Birthday to Snooty at noon Tuesday and cards wishing the manatee well were hung from the wall outside of his tank, the Bradenton Herald reported Tuesday. He's set another benchmark for us, Rodgers said. As far as we know, Snooty's the oldest living manatee in captivity and...

2009-05-12 16:28:19

Authorities in Florida said a woman accused of felony grand theft allegedly stole more than $1,000 worth of razor blades from a Wal-Mart store. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said in a report that security cameras recorded Nicole Chlebina, 29, of Bradenton, and another woman, who has not been identified, taking the razor blades from the Sarasota store, the Bradenton Herald reported Tuesday. The report said Chlebina was charged with the crime after she was arrested Sunday by Bradenton...

2008-09-16 15:00:38

Florida police say an apparent argument over a boyfriend ended with a teenage girl tumbling out of a moving car after having her hands taped together. The 17-year-old Bradenton, Fla., girl was recovering from a fractured skull Tuesday and her parents were free on bond and facing child abuse and false imprisonment charges. The police report said the incident last Friday began when the girl met up with an unidentified male while staying with her grandparents while her parents were in Tampa....

2008-08-05 15:00:56

By Stacey Eidson, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Aug. 5--With gasoline prices hovering around $4 a gallon, a roundtable discussion about the country's energy policies at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee did not shy away from the ongoing national debate over the possibility of future offshore drilling. After Republican presidential candidate John McCain called for an end to the 26-year-old federal ban on energy exploration off the nation's shores, elected officials across...

2008-07-30 18:00:32

By Nick Walter, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 30--MANY CHOICES FOR ANGLERS: Manatee County offers freshwater anglers without boats almost unlimited haunts and honey holes, but the problem, of course, can be finding those spots. At all of the below spots, fishing the first hour of daylight is best, unless you're fishing docks. If you're fishing docks during the daytime, target shady sections where tasty panfish tend to congregate. Anglers can use light line, such as 4-pound...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.