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2008-08-06 15:00:41

By Rich Flowers, Athens Daily Review, Texas Aug. 6--The Henderson County Sheriff's Department is in a time of transition under interim Sheriff Mark Jordan. Jordan who had been Chief Deputy, took the reigns of the department upon the retirement of Ronny Brownlow which became effective at the end of July. This week, Investigator Kevin Haynes was appointed Assistant Chief Deputy, replacing the departed Tony Allison, who left the department to pursue other interests. "I think he's an...

2008-08-01 12:00:59

Text of editorial by Farzaneh Rusta'i, headlined: "An elegy for the faculty of law" published by Iranian newspaper Etemad website on 27 July On one of the days of spring 1370 [1991-92], I was reviewing the notes I had taken in the previous session while waiting for the lecturer of Islamic political jurisprudence behind the green bench in one of the classes on the third floor of the Political Science and Law Faculty of Tehran University. The lecturer who later became the chancellor of the...

2008-07-31 18:00:39

By Alex Doniach Plan for retired deputies falters A proposal to staff part-time retired deputies in Shelby County courtrooms and with sequestered juries was put on hold for another two weeks. The Shelby County Commission's law enforcement committee deferred a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Wyatt Bunker to staff retired deputies on a trial basis. The Sheriff's Office estimates that replacing one full-time deputy with a retiree in Criminal and General Sessions courtrooms, or with...

2008-07-31 03:00:31

By Hafidah Samat KUALA LUMPUR: Get your act together or leave. That was the hard-hitting message from the Music Council of Malaysia chairman Datuk A. Rahman Hassan to critics of his proposal to increase the value of the local music industry to RM300 million annually. The proposal was tabled at a music seminar at the National Arts Culture and Heritage Academy earlier this month. Rahman stressed that the industry should strive to achieve the target in three years to generate job...

2008-07-28 15:00:53

By Yohei Takei, The Yomiuri Shimbun Jul. 27--A growing number of young people are finding that academic achievement is no guarantee of career success, with many doctorate holders unable to get the jobs they want. According to research by the Education, Science and Technology Ministry, of 16,801 doctoral graduates who completed courses in March last year, 4,146, or about 25 percent, could not find permanent jobs. The figure is even higher if only those able to secure part-time or...

2008-07-27 15:00:38

A growing number of young people are finding that academic achievement is no guarantee of career success, with many doctorate holders unable to get the jobs they want. According to research by the Education, Science and Technology Ministry, of 16,801 doctoral graduates who completed courses in March last year, 4,146, or about 25 percent, could not find permanent jobs. The figure is even higher if only those able to secure part-time or temporary positions is included. The problem is...

2008-07-27 03:00:32

By Murphy, Beth E Preceptors are critical participants in the education of student nurses. They establish role expectations and evaluate performance based on faculty input and student responses. When guidance is provided to establish realistic expectations, positive clinical experiences that proactively deal with potentially significant issues can result. Afaculty member and graduate student rounded the hospital corridor, coming face-to-face with a clinical preceptor standing next to the...

2008-07-11 18:00:27

By Bill Bishop, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jul. 10--While 15 minutes is not a long time, when it involved about 100 Lane County sheriff's deputies working daily overtime for almost eight years, it added up to a $475,000 bill for the county. The payment stems from a federal lawsuit filed last year by corrections deputies who had been ordered to attend daily 15-minute briefings -- without pay -- before going to work at the Lane County Jail. The suit alleged that the practice...

2008-07-01 18:00:13

By Paul Stone, Palestine Herald-Press, Texas Jul. 1--PALESTINE -- Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor on Monday responded to comments made last week by Anderson County Judge Linda Bostick Ray concerning his agency's efforts to combat illegal littering and trash dumping. During a June 23 meeting of the Anderson County commissioners' court, Ray criticized the efforts of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement personnel, saying she holds Taylor "accountable" for the...

2008-06-27 00:02:10

By Sam Spatter A mix of parks, recreational facilities, commercial development and residential housing are new uses envisioned for property now occupied by the Charles E. Kelly Support Facility in Collier and a related military facility on Neville Island. To that end, the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County on Wednesday voted to seek $4 million in federal funds to develop a new commissary and exchange stores facility on the 99th Army Reserve Command Center site in Moon. The...


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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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