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2009-04-01 08:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitman, one of New Jersey's premier environmental, engineering and management firms, is part of the team that has been awarded an environmental consulting contract to aid in the redevelopment of a former landfill area for the Borough of Somerville. The team is led by Geosyntec Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm with offices in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Geosyntec/Whitman team is working collaboratively with the New Jersey...

2008-10-09 21:00:22

The latest Mass. State Track Coaches Association cross country poll for teams in The Patriot Ledger circulation area, with last week's ranking in parentheses: Boys 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Pembroke (10) 3. Hingham (2) 3. BC High (3) 4. Duxbury (5) 5. Marshfield (6) 6. Weymouth (NR) 7. Canton (4) 8. Norwell (NR) 9. Sacred Heart (NR) 10. Abington (NR) Girls 1. Whitman-Hanson (1) 2. Milton (2) 3. Hingham (3) 4. Weymouth (6) 5. Pembroke (9) 6. Stoughton (NR)...

2008-10-07 15:00:37

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council, the largest technology council in the nation, announced today it will host the TechCelebration annual banquet on October 27th starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, Virginia. Meg Whitman, former CEO and President of eBay, will provide the keynote address. Whitman helped build eBay into the world's premier online auction site. This is a rare appearance by Ms. Whitman in the NVTC region and...

2006-05-08 15:30:39

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon announced on Monday it was putting off next month's scheduled deployment of a Germany-based Army brigade to Iraq, as officials pondered a broader cut in the U.S. force in the second half of the year. The decision to keep the roughly 3,500 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade of the Army's 1st Infantry Division at their base in Schweinfurt, Germany, comes as Pentagon leaders work toward a decision in a few weeks on a blueprint for U.S. troop...

2006-02-03 18:10:00

By Christian Wiessner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the White House continue to mislead the public about air quality in the Ground Zero area immediately after the September 11 attack and have not properly decontaminated the area, two congressional Democrats said on Friday. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York said the Bush administration's motive for initially lying about the air quality was economically driven, noting the New York Stock Exchange and major...

2006-02-02 21:10:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools...

2006-02-02 21:10:00

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools and residences in...

2005-11-07 19:16:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New Jersey governor and Environmental Protection Agency chief Christine Todd Whitman will make her stage debut in a comedy play "Inspecting Carol" next month, the theater company said on Monday. Whitman, who controlled the purse strings for the state of New Jersey and the EPA before retiring from her cabinet position in 2003, will play an inspector deciding whether a struggling local theater group should get funded. Whitman, involved in arts funding as...

2005-09-28 07:47:57

By Deepa Babington NEW YORK (Reuters) - He thought blacks were no more capable than baboons and was a reputed womanizer who may have actually been gay, but 150 years after his masterpiece first hit the shelves, populist poet Walt Whitman is still the rage. After inspiring a steady stream of books and movies for decades, a wave of exhibits, conferences and even a jazz composition set to his work have emerged in recent months to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his lifelong labor...

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2005-07-05 19:30:00

LOS ANGELES -- McDonald's Corp. , fresh from a makeover of everything from its menu to its ads, now wants to upgrade its restaurant staff uniforms to make themhipper and more befitting the MTV generation, a spokesman said on Tuesday. "Our crew in many respects are ambassadors of our brand, and we want their attire to be consistent with that," said BillWhitman, McDonald's USA spokesman. McDonald's "I'm Lovin' It" advertising campaign, with its catchy jingle and youth-oriented television...