Zoos give hospitalized kids a wild distraction

...watch."The TV network will be offered to every children's hospital in the country, Dr. Donald B. Kearns, acting president of Rady's, said during a kickoff news conference in December.Businessman and philanthropist Denny Sanford donated...

Columbia County OKs rezoning at Knob Hill

...detract from and lower the property values of the large estate-style homes in the immediate area.Carl Dowling, the acting president of the Knob Hill Property Owners Association said that while he understood that leaving the property as is was probably...

Newberry: Reinstating wrestling into Olympics is right thing to do

...meeting in Moscow, most notably getting former President Raphael Martinetti to drop his bid to regain the job.Acting President Nenad Lalovic is the only candidate who'll be considered when FILA votes on a successor, considered a key step...

Longtime employee steps in as president

...who completed her first week as the college's acting president while continuing to serve as vice president for administrative...her own humorous way that she never expected to be acting president and shying away from a higher position. "I certainly...

MAC committed to fight against AIDS

...lipstick by MAC Cosmetics has raised $40 million for the MAC AIDS Fund. John Demsey, the chairman of the fund and acting president of MAC, says the lipstick is a good, respectable beauty product on its own but the fact that 100 percent of the...

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ABC drops Miss America

...notified Miss America Organization officials that they will not pick up the option this year, the pageant's acting president and CEO, Arthur McMaster, said Wednesday. "We are now free to pursue other parties who have expressed interest...

Chief executive of Mitsubishi Motors resigns

...statement that a replacement will be chosen soon, but Keiichiro Hashimoto, its chief financial officer, will be acting president until then. The Tokyo-based automaker is burdened with a multibillion-dollar debt, plunging car sales and a...

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...announced his resignation last month. Dr. Christenberry, who has been dean at Georgia College since 1965, served as acting president of that institution for four months in 1967. Mr. Simpson called him a "highly respected educator with wide experience...

VA nurses protest work conditions

...workers aren't allowed to strike, the picket is their only recourse for protest, said Irma Westmoreland, the acting president of the National Nurses United National VA Council and the president of Local 509.The Augusta facility is running...

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Effort raises money to pay overdue bill

...satisfy several liens against the property by the city of Atlanta, a real estate broker and a plumbing contractor. Acting President Stanley J. Pritchett Sr. said negotiations continued with the bond holder to delay the sale. Morris Brown, a...