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  Captain Leonard Furlong - The American Devil-Warrior
Furlong was loved and feared by the Moros, by those who served under him as well as those who fought against him and his men.
Furlong, however, was vindicated of any wrong doing and was, instead, recognized for his exemplary courage and leadership and was promoted to captain.
Furlong was certainly one of the most daring and unquestionably one of the greatest, individual fighting men who served their country and dared pacify and subjugate the islands of the Philippines.
www.bakbakan.com /furlong.html   (2200 words)

 Furlong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A furlong is a measure of distance within Imperial units and U.S. customary units.
Distances for thoroughbred horse races in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States are given alternately in miles and furlongs (example), but the unit is otherwise no longer in common use —and even in that discipline its usage is confined mainly to denoting distances of less than one mile.
one furlong per fortnight is 0.166 millimetres per second, which would be barely noticeable to the naked eye (the tip of an hour hand on a clock, measuring 3.75 feet in length, travels at about 1 furlong per fortnight).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Furlong   (466 words)

 Edward Furlong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward Furlong (born Edward Walter Furlong on August 2, 1977 in Glendale, California) is an American actor most remembered for playing young John Connor in the film Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Danny Vinyard in American History X.
Furlong started his film career as John Connor on Terminator 2: Judgment Day, a role that earned him an MTV Movie Award for best breakthrough role and a Saturn Award for best young actor.
In 1998, he was involved in a scandal with his agent Jacqueline Domac with whom he had been romantically involved for ten years when he was a minor and she was his tutor [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edward_Furlong   (369 words)

 FURLONG - LoveToKnow Article on FURLONG
As the field in this system was generally taken to be a square, 10 acres in extent, and as the acre varied in different districts and at different times, the furlong also varied.
or 40 poles, which was the usually accepted length of the furlong.
Furlong was as early as the 9th century used to translate the Latin stadium, 3/4th of the Roman mile.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /F/FU/FURLONG.htm   (117 words)

 UW Genome Sciences: Faculty: Clement Furlong
One of the main questions addressed in Dr. Furlong's laboratory is the genetic variability of insecticide metabolism in humans and the role of this variability in determining an individual's sensitivity to specific pesticides.
Furlong also has an active interest in developing processes that lower the risk of environmentally induced mutations.
Serum paraoxonase knockout mice are susceptible to organophosphate insecticides and lipoprotein oxidation.
www.gs.washington.edu /faculty/furlong.htm   (311 words)

 Actor Furlong arrested, freeing lobsters alleged
Furlong, a vegetarian and animal rights activist, was charged with alcohol intoxication Wednesday night after police said he was caught taking lobsters out of a fish tank of a Meijer store on Houston Road.
Furlong, who told police his address was 9000 Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood, is in Northern Kentucky for the next two weeks to shoot a independent film called Jimmy and Judy, a gritty tragedy about two teens on the run.
Furlong couldn't be reached for comment after his arrest.
www.enquirer.com /midday/09/09182004_News_mday_kyfurlong18.html   (378 words)

 Tom Furlong - Injuried before American Football Career
Furlong spent a couple of years toiling with the Offaly exiles team in New York, but the debilitating effect of the injury began to frustrate him.
Thirty-eight years later, Furlong opens his bar in East Durham, N.Y., from May to November, spends his winters in the warmer climes of Florida, and does a neat line in tales from another era.
Margaret Furlong was a spritely 74 at the time and had been watching her boys play for Offaly since Mickey's debut in 1948.
www.terracetalkireland.com /profiles/tom-furlong.htm   (2136 words)

Furlong's reports on the devastating depressions of the late 1830s and those of the 1850s awakened the nation to the misery and depravation in the booming cities.
Furlong was interviewed in Menlo Park (East Orange), NJ in January, 1885, en route to Chicago where he was going for a series of articles on the Windy City's vibrant labor and radical activism.
Furlong, a person might get the impression from our conversation thus far that workers were always going on strike, struggling to resist the economic and industrial changes that were taking place.
www.clas.ufl.edu /users/rzieger/furlong.html   (5687 words)

 Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel
Edward Furlong told SCI FI Wire that he is preparing for his role in The Crow: Wicked Prayer by adopting a physical regimen and studying birds.
Though he's focusing on birdlike characteristics, Furlong said that his main goal is to be an action hero in the tradition of original Crow star Brandon Lee.
Furlong added the film will shoot in Salt Lake City and that he has not signed on for more installments.
www.scifi.com /scifiwire/art-main.html?2003-04/03/12.00.film   (251 words)

 Furlong arrested, may do time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Michael Furlong could be sentenced to prison for the death of his wife, six months after a judge approved a deal to keep him out of the state penitentiary.
Furlong is scheduled to appear in court Monday, at which time Schild said he likely will request a hearing to determine whether a violation occurred.
Furlong remains under suspicion in the 1986 murder of his girlfriend Linda Lou Robson in El Paso County, although that case, which was reopened last year, has been shelved.
www.bouldernews.com /news/local/12bfurl.html   (453 words)

 Furlong Vision Correction LASIK Success Stories, Laser Eye Surgery Outcomes, Best Results at Furlong Vision Correction ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
She went in to have her eye appointment and to sign on the dotted line, when she finds out it was going to be $800 more than she was told on the telephone.
Furlong's experience and knowledge, and his obvious love of this specialty, were deciding factors in my decision.
Furlong had a fellowship and his case numbers were in the thousands and that gave me a lot of comfort.
www.tlcvision.com /centers_tlcvision/furlong/sharing_success   (916 words)

 News for Edward Furlong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Furlong had to be bailed out of jail by Jon Schroder and Randall Rubin, the directors of the movie Furlong is on location shooting in Kentucky, Jimmy & Judy.
Furlong, who played Connor in Terminator 2, was forced to drop out of the long-awaited movie because of his prolonged troubles with the law and substance abuse.
A witness said, "[Furlong and Hilton] didn't seem to have much to talk about as she is still sober and he is not." Later on that night, Furlong was found sitting dazed on a step at the Whiskey next to his date.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000411/news   (1496 words)

 Units: F
The Scots furlong was equal to 40 falls (226.8 meters) rather than 40 rods, and the Scots mile was equal to 320 falls (5952 English feet, 1.127 English mile or 1814.2 meters).
The word "furlong", from the Old English fuhrlang, means "the length of a furrow"; it represents the distance a team of oxen could plow without needing a rest.
A furlong equals 40 rods, which is exactly 10 chains, 220 yards, 660 feet, or 1/8 mile.
www.unc.edu /~rowlett/units/dictF.html   (4889 words)

 E! International - News - Edward Furlong's Lobster Cause   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
When the police arrived, they noted that Furlong was slurring his words and seemed "unsteady on his feet and [had] the smell of alcoholic beverage on his breath," according to the police report.
The officers ordered Furlong to turn around so they could frisk him, but the Pet Sematary II star began twirling around in circles instead, according to the report.
While Furlong is known to be active in the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, it's unclear whether he was trying to liberate the lobsters as part of his PETA platform.
international.eonline.com /news/items/0,1799,14954,00.html   (472 words)

 Women Who Inspire Us, Mary Furlong
Mary Furlong is founder and chairman of ThirdAge Media, a leading Internet media company for first-wave baby boomers, providing content, community and commerce for the growing population of adults over 45.
She is a recognized authority on the baby boom generation as it moves toward and beyond 50 and is considered an expert in the field of high technology and aging.
Furlong has been recognized by Time magazine as one of its Digital 50 of 1999, by Upside as one of its Elite 100 and by Interactive Age as one of its 25 Unsung Heroes of the Web.
www.girlgeeks.org /innergeek/inspiringwomen/furlong.shtml   (245 words)

 Candidate profile: Furlong has area family history (printable version)
His father, Bill Furlong, was the former chief deputy of the Carson City Police Department and became the Carson City Sheriff Department’s first undersheriff when the police department and Ormsby County Sheriff’s Department were combined in 1967.
Furlong, 45, said he is the best qualified of the five candidates entering the Sept. 3 primary because of his education, training and experience.
Furlong differs most from the other candidates in what he calls the proper use of volunteers and auxiliary units.
www.rgj.com /news/printstory.php?id=20263   (805 words)

 LandAmerica Names Larry Furlong - Vice President, Sales for Florida
Furlong began his career in Chicago Title's national accounts department and was named Rookie of the Year in 1979.
Furlong is a past member of the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, the Metropolitan Planning Organization and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission.
Currently, Furlong is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools and was recently appointed to Seminole County's Charter Review Committee.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/10-10-2005/0004164759&EDATE=   (489 words)

 Edward Furlong
In John Waters' quirky Pecker, Furlong was cast as the title character, a budding young photographer who takes pictures of his friends and family in his Baltimore hometown and is suddenly discovered by a big New York art dealer.
Furlong showed his versatility at playing comedic satire as well as he had played his more dramatic roles.
Furlong played Danny Vineyard, the impressionable younger brother of Norton's Derek, who is seduced by hateful white supremacists while his brother is serving time in prison.
www.tribute.ca /bio.asp?id=1813   (411 words)

 Actor arrested; lobsters OK
Furlong is in Northern Kentucky shooting an independent film called Jimmy and Judy, about two teens on the run.
Furlong "began to turn around in circles" when an officer tried to frisk him, the report states.
Furlong, was taken to the Boone County jail.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2004/09/18/loc_loc2furl.html   (346 words)

 Dr. Michael T. Furlong - LASIK Eye Surgery in California
Furlong elected to further his formal education with a one-year refractive surgery and corneal fellowship at the prestigious Gimbel Eye Center, studying under Dr. Howard Gimbel, one of the world's leading authorities on refractive surgery.
Furlong established Furlong Vision Correction in 1998 to specialize in refractive surgery (most commonly LASIK and PRK) and small-incision cataract surgery.
Furlong continues to teach about the latest refractive surgery advances by offering regular continuing education courses to other medical professionals in the Bay Area.
www.allaboutvision.com /lasik-surgeons/san-francisco-furlong.htm   (468 words)

 The Law Office of Bradford E. Furlong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Furlong is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Skagit County Bar Association and has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States District Court for Western Washington and all Superior and District courts in the state of Washington.
Furlong represents The Port of Skagit County, has been Town Attorney for the Town of LaConner since 1988, has been general counsel to Public Hospital District No. 1 since 1990, and is general counsel for the North Sound Regional Support Network and the Skagit Land Trust.
Furlong is an avid skier and mountain biker.
www.furlongbutler.com /areabio.htm   (729 words)

 Michael J. Furlong Bio
Furlong, M. J., Greif, J., Whipple, A., Sharkey, J. D., Jimenez, T and Morrison, R. The development of the California School Climate and Safety Survey—Short Form.
Furlong, M. J., Sharkey, J. D., Bates, M. P., and Smith, D. An examination of the reliability, data screening procedures, and extreme response patterns for the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey.
Furlong, M. J., Whipple, A. D., St. Jean, G., Simental, J., Soliz, A., and Punthuna, S. Multiple contexts of school engagement: Moving toward a unifying framework for educational research and practice.
www.education.ucsb.edu /people/furlong.html   (1249 words)

 Edward Furlong
Furlong has never met his father, and does not know who he was.
After the film was released Furlong sued for his own emancipation, and he’s been on his own since he was 14.
Furlong was dropped from 2003's Terminator 3 when it became clear to the movie's producers that they'd have to cross their fingers every morning, hoping he'd be sober or show up at all.
www.nndb.com /people/541/000022475   (452 words)

 TIME Digital -- Digital 50 - MARY FURLONG
Furlong hasn't forgotten--she loves talkin' 'bout her generation, and it has got her some pretty good gigs.
In June, Furlong published the homey, how-to Grown-up's Guide to Computing (Microsoft Press), and she's at work on another book, which will focus on how the "generation that changed everything is changing it again" (this time with technology).
All along, Furlong says, she has hoped to do for older adults what Joan Ganz Cooney, creator of Sesame Street, did for kids: understand and give them what they want and need, at the right time.
www.time.com /time/digital/digital50/45.html   (214 words)

 Edward Furlong pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Edward Walter Furlong (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor.
The son of Elenor Torres and an unknown father, he was raised by his uncle and aunt (Sean and Nancy Furlong).
Furlong started his film career as John Connor on Terminator 2, a role that earned him an MTV Movie Award for best breakthrough role and a Saturn Award for best young actor.
www.entertainzones.com /actors/f/edward-furlong   (317 words)

 Edward Furlong's Lobster Tale - September 17, 2004
According to this Florence Police Department report, Furlong, who starred in "Terminator 2," and some pals were in a Meijer store getting rowdy and yanking lobsters out of the chain store's tank.
When police arrived, an unsteady Furlong, who smelled of booze, began to "turn around in circles" when an officer tried to frisk him.
Furlong, in town shooting a movie, spent a few hours in custody before making bail on the misdemeanor count.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0917041_edward_furlong_1.html   (124 words)

 furlong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
From the 9th to the 18th century, the Latin stadium and Greek stadion were ordinarily translated as “furlong”.
The fact that the Roman mile passus = 8 stadia may have lead to the idea that the mile was 8 furlongs, and thus influenced the size of the English statute mile, which is also 8 furlongs.
FURLONG; this is Long-Measure; and one Furlong for the most part consists of 43 Poles, and every Pole 16 Foot and an half; as eight Furlongs makes one English Mile.
www.sizes.com /units/furlong.htm   (302 words)

 Furlong Vision Correction LASIK Surgeons, Laser Eye Surgery Doctors, Dr. Michael T. Furlong, M.D. at Furlong Vision ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Furlong founded Furlong Vision Correction to specialize in refractive surgery (most commonly LASIK and PRK/LASEK) and small incision cataract surgery.
Furlong has performed over 7,500 procedures and personally works with each patient to determine his or her best treatment option for vision correction.
Michael Furlong received his Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship in Internal Medicine and Surgery.
www.tlcvision.com /centers_tlcvision/furlong/our_doctors   (483 words)

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