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2014-04-15 23:04:07

A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Valparaiso, Chile (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Luis Olivares, Unbound...

2014-01-28 08:30:14

Healthcare professionals in Valparaiso University's 100% online graduate program choose from among four specializations TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With rapid job growth set to continue in the healthcare industry in 2014, U.S. News & World Report-ranked Valparaiso University offers a 100% online Master of Science in Health Management and Policy (MS-HMP) program that prepares professionals for career advancement in four in-demand specializations. Hiring...

2014-01-27 12:25:54

Valparaiso University has been identified as one of the best universities in the Midwest, among more than 140 institutions in the category TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valparaiso University has been honored as a Top 10 Best Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, marking the 25(th) consecutive year it has been named one of the top colleges in the Midwest. Valparaiso University ranked sixth among Best Regional Universities in the 2014 rankings, which are...

2008-12-28 18:47:53

E'Twaun Moore scored 14 points for No. 15 Purdue, which used a 12-3 second-half spurt to pull away from Valparaiso Sunday and top the Crusaders 59-45. Two free throws by Moore capped the run and gave Purdue a 53-38 lead with 4:37 left in the game. JaJuan Johnson added 10 points and Robbie Hummel had nine points and 11 rebounds for the Boilermakers (11-2), winners of six straight contests. Urule Igbavboa and Jake Diebler each scored 13 points for Valparaiso (3-9).

2008-08-30 09:00:54

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com Despite the tighter economy this year, or maybe because of it, fall enrollments at two area colleges showed no signs of a major decline. The University of Evansville reported on its first day of classes Wednesday that 2,577 full-time students were enrolled, eight less than last fall but still an increase from the 2,564 enrolled in 2006- 07. In addition, 82 percent of last year's freshman class chose to...

2007-05-01 18:00:39

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) announced today that a subsidiary has acquired the assets of Porter Health, an expansive system providing services to patients across Northwest Indiana. Hospital campuses are located in Valparaiso and Portage, Indiana, with a total of 338 licensed beds, and outpatient medical campuses in Chesterton, Demotte, and Hebron. The services provided by Porter Health are wide-ranging and include rehabilitation, oncology and occupational medicine....


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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