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John Hansen saw fantasy football popularity coming

John Hansen started playing fantasy football in 1987, when he heard about it through a friend an hour before the draft.The league was run...
These paranormal dramas to are fun to watch

...get home in time to share a bottle of wine?" Now that's stuff viewers can relate to. "Supernatural": B+ "Night Stalker": A- "Ghost Whisperer": B- "Medium": B+ John Hansen can be reached at
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has passion for basketball

...that water bottles were ready when the players stepped off the court. "And, of course, he cheered," then coach John Hansen told author Fredric Alan Maxwell for his 2002 book Bad Boy Ballmer.He didn't have a hoop in his backyard, but neighborhood...
Bridging the gap between people-speak, computer-hearing

...that fiction. For now, their goals are slightly less audacious than computers that understand all spoken language. John Hansen and his colleagues at the university's Center for Spoken Language Research are developing computers that understand...
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Across the region

...and several more on her arm from the 2-year-old dog, according to Gwinnett County police. DeKalb Police Officer John Hansen was cited with failure to restrain his animal and public nuisance/attacks without provocation, police said. Man...
Cruise line finds success in Hawaiian waters

...two-thirds of the visitors are extending their vacations and staying a couple days in hotels or time-share units. John Hansen, president of the North West Cruiseship Association, projects the number of cruise ship passengers in Hawaii will...
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...Greenbrier pitcher Ben Dukes. Dukes, a left-hander, is joined by pitchers Max Keleher of Port Charlotte, Fla., John Hansen of Denver and Ryan Emmett of Gig Harbor, Wash. The other signees are infielders Robbie Fit of Villa Rica, Ga...
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Online sports market turns athletes into stocks

...types who are constantly looking to suck more entertainment value out of football," said publisher John Hansen, who has been following the fantasy sports craze for 11 years. Kerns, 28, created ProTrade with 32-year-old...
Study: Drugs effective in exercise-induced asthma

...length of time salmeterol was effective declined significantly during treatment. "Nobody anticipated that," said John Hansen-Flaschen, co-author of an editorial that accompanies the paper and chief of the pulmonary and critical care division...
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Scary shows have viewers staying home

It's rare, but sometimes a smart marketing move doubles as a smart creative move. Just check out the fall season's three new paranormal dramas - Supernatural, Night Stalker and Ghost Whisperer - and the returning favorite Medium. All appear to have long lives ahead of them, which means there will be plenty of Halloween marathons down the road (or even this year, for those who have stocked up their DVR queue).