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 February 27 - Today in Science History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Born 27 Feb 1910; died 21 Dec 1990.
Born 27 Feb 1904; died 19 Dec 1996.
American botanist who was a pioneer in the field of plant ecology, especially the concept of dynamic ecology, which he devised in the 1890's through a study of sand dune vegation at the southern end of Lake Michigan.
www.todayinsci.com /2/2_27.htm   (2266 words)

 EO News: In the Headlines Archive February 2004
February 27 — Smoke drifting from burning forests in the Amazon is affecting the climate of the entire South American continent, drying up rain, but making storms that do develop much more violent than usual.
February 26 — The world’s glaciers have been forced into retreat by global warming, but the Moreno Glacier is still on the march and has now, against all predictions, started to prepare for a rare and spectacular explosion of ice and water.
February 10 — A research scientist at Cornell College of Veterinary medicine says lobsters in New York’s Long Island Sound are dying of suffocation as warmer temperatures cause a build-up of calcium in their gills.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/Headlines/2004/200402.html   (1393 words)

 FRB: Monetary Policy Report to the Congress, February 27, 2002
Moreover, the level of household net worth at the end of last year was still almost 50 percent higher than it was at the end of 1995, when stepped-up productivity gains had begun to induce investors to boost significantly their expectations of long-term earnings growth.
In January and early February of 2002, investors reacted to generally disappointing news about expected earnings, especially in the telecommunications sector, and to concerns about corporate accounting practices by erasing some of the fourth-quarter gain in equity prices.
In early February, the dual exchange rate system was abandoned, and the peso's floating rate moved to about 2 pesos per dollar amid continuing economic uncertainty.
www.federalreserve.gov /boarddocs/hh/2002/february/ReportSection2.htm   (13236 words)

 February 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The procedure was put into operation on February 6 by secretary general George Robertson.
They stated that the Iraqis had been co-operating well with the inspectors and that no weapons of mass destruction had been found, but that the Saddam Hussein regime had still to account for many banned weapons believed to have been in his arsenal.
An internal investigation by the Washington, D.C. police department indicates that hundreds of people arrested for failure to obey a police order to disperse at Pershing Park on September 27, 2002 during protests against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund were never actually ordered to disperse before being arrested.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/February_2003   (3922 words)

 February 27 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are 307 days remaining, 308 in leap years.
February 26 - February 28 - January 27 - March 27 -- listing of all days
This page was last modified 11:58, 26 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/February_27   (1745 words)

 AmeriScan: February 27, 2006
With the spring rainy season approaching, the state of New Jersey is moving quickly to implement recommendations of a draft flood control task force report to protect communities along the Delaware River that were flooded out last spring.
People who live in neighborhoods that have a mixture of residential and commercial uses appear to have lower levels of obesity than people who live in neighborhoods that are closer to being 100 percent residential, researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have found.
In early February, state officials sent 42 elk from the Muddy Creek feedground to slaughter.
www.ens-newswire.com /ens/feb2006/2006-02-27-09.asp   (3632 words)

 Archives News Releases - February 27, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
More than half a million coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries are performed in the United States every year, making it one of the most common surgical procedures in the country, according to background information in the article.
CHICAGO—A study of elderly Dutch men indicates that eating or drinking cocoa is associated with lower blood pressure and a reduced risk of death, according to an article in the February 27 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Cocoa has been linked to cardiovascular health benefits since at least the 18th century, but researchers are just beginning to collect scientific evidence for these claims, according to background information in the article.
pubs.ama-assn.org /media/2006a/0227.dtl   (1456 words)

 Weekly Advisory - February 27, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On February 20, 1998, the Commission held a closed briefing to discuss surveillance matters.
On February 27, 1998, the Commission will hold a closed meeting to discuss surveillance matters.
On February 3, 1998, respondents filed a motion for default judgement based on complainant's failure to respond to discovery requests and failure to comply with discovery orders.
www.cftc.gov /opa/adv98/opawa08-98.htm   (2500 words)

 San Carlos Website - Report from 2x2 Committee (February 27, 2006)
At the 2x2 Committee meeting held on Friday, February 17, 2006, a letter from Belmont Mayor Phil Mathewson was received and read into the record.
The primary focus of the 2x2 Committee meetings on Thursday, February 16, 2006 and Friday, February 17, 2006 was alternatives to the current 50/50 funding formula for South County Fire Authority.
During the 2x2 Committee meeting on February 17th, the 2x2 Committee Members stressed the need to conduct public education and outreach efforts as well as polling on such a measure.
www.ci.san-carlos.ca.us /gov/depts/fire/fire_service_options_for_san_carlos/report_from_2x2_committee_(february_27_2006).asp   (2003 words)

 WTC Environmental Monitoring: February 27, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Agency is also using portable sampling equipment to collect data from a range of locations.
VOCs - Sampling for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) was conducted on February 26 in the direct area of the excavation at ground zero.
All samples taken on February 26 at EPA's Wash Tent (West and Murray Streets), Austin Tobin Plaza, and the North Tower and South Tower excavation areas either showed no detectable levels of VOCs, or the levels of VOCs did not exceed OSHA standards.
www.epa.gov /wtc/summaries/epa-osha022702.htm   (331 words)

 77th Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Kodak Theatre at Hollywood and Highland was once again the site of the Academy Awards, this time the 77th edition, and once again managed a sunny, warm Southern California afternoon, even on February 27, for the three-thousand-plus attendees, the fifteen hundred press and the thousand plus staff of the event.
The 77th Academy Awards were presented on Sunday, February 27, 2005, and was telecast live from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood and Highland by the ABC Television Network.
United Airlines Flight #854, "The Flight of the Oscars®," arrived in Los Angeles February 11, 2005, carrying a cargo of 50 Oscar® statuettes for the 77th Academy Awards®.
www.oscars.org /77academyawards/index.html   (543 words)

 Cavaliers: Cavaliers Daily - February 27, 2006
February 27 -- It’s a long season and teams are going to have peaks and valleys.
Pierce, who is from Los Angeles, raised his scoring average for February to a scorching 33.5 points per game.
Nets Ripped: The Indiana Pacers are making the second half surge they expected to and continued their ascent by ripping the New Jersey Nets 101-91 in East Rutherford.
www.nba.com /cavaliers/news/daily_060227.html   (1327 words)

 Rustbelt Radio for February 27, 2006 : Pittsburgh Indymedia
On Monday February 20, Governor Rendell held a press conference at the Hill House in the Hill District of Pittsburgh to announce he would veto house bill 1318.
On February 15, a regional environmental agency in Chile approved plans by Barrick gold corporation to create an open-pit mine high upon the spine of the Andes Mountains.
On the same day, news emerged regarding the nine employees of a US subcontractor to Shell who were kidnapped February 18th by Nigerians disenchanted with Shell’s activities in their region.
pittsburgh.indymedia.org /news/2006/02/22967.php   (3485 words)

 February 27 - Buzzlife Message Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
TODAY - February 27th - is the 72nd anniversary, but the corporate media most likely won't cover it.
February 27, 2005, is the 72nd anniversary of Dutch terrorist Marinus van der Lubbe's successful firebombing of the German Parliament (Reichstag) building, the terrorist act that catapulted Hitler to legitimacy and reshaped the German constitution.
By the time of his successful and brief action to seize Austria, in which almost no German blood was shed, Hitler was the most beloved and popular leader in the history of his nation.
www.buzzlife.com /forums/showthread.php?t=53232   (4076 words)

 February 27, 2004
Relatively stable acreages of major U.S. field crops are being projected for the next decade, says a report by USDA economists at the annual Agricultural...
Feb 27, 2004 12:00 PM THE NATIONAL Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants offers a $1,000 scholarship each year through its Foundation for Environmental Agriculture Education....
Feb 27, 2004 12:00 PM In an eye-popping verdict, a federal jury has ruled against Tyson Foods, Inc., in a class-action suit brought by cattle producers.
deltafarmpress.com /issue_20040227   (403 words)

 APOD: 2006 February 27 - GRB 060218: A Mysterious Transient
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
The entire space mystery began on February 18 when the Earth-orbiting robot Swift satellite noticed an unusual transient began to glow dimly in gamma rays.
Dubbed GRB 060218, the object is a type of gamma ray burst (GRB) but the way its brightness changes is very unusual.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap060227.html   (273 words)

 bookofjoe: February 27, 2006
Their paper was published online on February 19 in the journal Nature Neuroscience.
Melissa Lee Phillips, writing in the daily online journal The Scientist, on February 20 deconstructed the striking new finding and put it into perspective.
The study focused on the recently discovered hormone ghrelin, which is released into the bloodstream by the stomach when empty and travels to the brain where it stimulates appetite.
www.bookofjoe.com /2006/02/27/index.html   (2616 words)

 February 27, 2004 -- ED Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education has held conference calls and meetings with state Title I directors, initiated a new program of conference calls with local Title I directors, hosted eight national conferences, and sent 500 letters to various state and local offices.
The one-pagers at http://www.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/statefactsheets/ provide official estimates as of February 14, including Title I, special education, Pell Grants, Reading First, choice/options, teacher quality, annual assessments, educational research, and English language acquisition.
Meanwhile, it is important to remember that, historically, budgetary increases have not produced proportional gains on the nation's report card, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), either in overall student achievement or in the significant narrowing of the achievement gap between students of different races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
www.ed.gov /news/newsletters/edreview/2004/0227.html?exp=5   (1113 words)

 USC Events Calendar - February 27, 2005
Thu, February 24, 2005 and Fri, February 25, 2005 at 7:00 pm; Sat, February 26, 2005 and Sun, February 27, 2005 at 2:30 pm; Sat, February 26, 2005 at 8:00 pm
In this notorious Andrew Robinson-directed satire, an Irish lad wanders into a pub and confesses to the murder of his tyrannical father, becoming a hero to men and an infatuation to women, even as his tale becomes more exaggerated with each telling.
This installation focuses on the three winter terms that Albert Einstein spent at the California Institute of Technology (1931 - 1933) and uses this brief period as a lens to re-envision his entire life.
www.usc.edu /calendar/2005/2/27   (504 words)

 February 27
This proved to be a most informative session and could be very helpful if we want to go out later in life and invest in shares.
On Wednesday 25 February, Grade 10 students were issued with an information and consent form for the Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis Immunisations Program.
These forms should be read carefully and then returned to the student’s Home Group Teacher by Monday 8 March at the latest, if consent is given for involvement in the immunisation program run by the Hobart City Council.
www.newtown.tased.edu.au /parents/newsletters/newsletters2004/term1/feb27.htm   (3215 words)

 USC Events Calendar - February 27, 2004
Fri, February 27, 2004 at 7:00 pm; Sat, February 28, 2004 and Sun, February 29, 2004 at 2:30 pm; Sat, February 28, 2004 at 8:00 pm
Photographs, drawings, renderings, letters and historical documents are among the items highlighting the life’s work of one of the nation’s most famous African American architects, the late Paul R. Williams.
Using photographs and a multimedia map, future city planners Natalie Golnazarians, Jack Lam and Eduardo Arenas explore the transformation of Boyle Heights from a predominantly Jewish neighborhood to a heavily Latino community.
www.usc.edu /calendar/2004/2/27   (521 words)

 February 27, 2001
The Patriarch was elected by the Bishops' Synod of the Syriac-Catholic Church on February 16.
Abkulut's lawyers stated that the speech for which Abkulut is being accused and was recorded on cassette tape was made during an informal discussion and was never released to the press.
Tabetha was born on February 10th at 3:35 AM at St. Peter's Hospital in Piscataway, New Jersey.
www.zindamagazine.com /html/archives/2001/zn022701.html   (6068 words)

 Farm Financial Planning and Crop Insurance Workshop February 27 at UAPB - News - February 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The first of four regional Farm Financial Planning and Crop Insurance for Producers workshops will get underway at 9 a.m., Monday, February 27, in S. Parker Extension Complex Auditorium at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB).
The workshop will teach farmers how to compare the financial feasibility of different farm plans to determine their best option.
UAPB is the first stop on a four-state tour of producer workshops conducted by Klair, Nordquist and Crane in Arkansas, Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia.
www.uaex.edu /news/february2006/0210uap1.htm   (435 words)

 Government Affairs: Legislative Alert February 27, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
SB2286 by Ford/HB2341 by Armstrong, requires a Local Education Agency (LEA) to permit the possession and self-administration of asthma medications by any student twelve years of age or older with authorization from parent or guardian and a written statement from the health care practitioner.
SB2286 passed out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday, February 25 with two amendments.
An exemption amendment stating the following passed 6-5:...except that government shall not interfere with or prevent a woman from obtaining a medical procedure, including abortion, to protect her life or when she is the victim of incest or rape.
www.tnaonline.org /legislative_alert22704.html   (1169 words)

 February 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The islands lie on a principal flyway from the United States to South America for many migratory birds.
Between February and September, some 100,000 Sooty terns gather on Bush Key for their nesting season.
I can testify that they were there, as Bush Key is literally a stone's throw from Fort Jefferson.
wneo.org /GASP/February2000/february_27.htm   (1069 words)

 Weekly News Review - February 27, 2003
Their Tour commenced in Victoria February 19-23 before moving on to Canberra, February 25 and towns in New South Wales, February 26-March 6.
16 tonnes of concrete, to a depth of 2 metres underground, helped to reinforce the 2.7 tonnes of steel, which has its own solar powered system so that the cross is lit at night.
The Enthronement service on Thursday 27 February 2003 is his formal reception at Canterbury Cathedral and a celebration of the start of his new ministry.
jmm.aaa.net.au /articles/10715.htm   (1819 words)

 NucNews - February 27, 2001
BRUSSELS, Tuesday, Feb. 27 - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said on Monday that he had won agreement from Arab nations on a plan to modify sanctions on Iraq by letting in more civilian supplies but sharpening controls on strategic items sought by President Saddam Hussein.
Some American allies in the Middle East and Europe have been calling for a change of the sanctions, but now that his tour of the Middle East is over, General Powell faces a fierce debate in the Bush administration on Iraq policy.
That was only one of a series of misjudgments by Con Ed, which built the plant 27 years ago.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2001nn/0102nn/010227nn.htm   (20255 words)

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