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  May 24 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years).
1930 - Amy Johnson lands in Darwin, Northern Territory, becoming the first woman to fly from England to Australia (she left on May 5 for the 11,000 mile flight).
May 24 is Canada's first long weekend of the summer season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/May_24   (1347 words)

 May 24, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Other days in 2005: May 23, 2005, May 25, 2005.
The International Whaling Commission is expected to consider Japan's expansion proposal when it meets next month.
The Chilean army buries 24 of 46 conscripts that died in a snow storm in the Andes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/May_24,_2005   (354 words)

 Today in History May 24   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1998 May 24, In Egypt Saber and Mahmoud Abu el-Ulla, a former inmate of a mental hospital and his brother, were hanged for the Sep 18, 1997, killings of 10 people in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
1999 May 24, In the Ukraine a methane gas explosion in a mine killed 39 and injured 48 in the Donetsk region.
2003 May 24, Ontario health officials said they were monitoring 33 people for the deadly SARS virus with another 500 in quarantine and warned that the number of suspected cases could grow in coming days.
www.bonus.com /contour/timelines_history/http@@/timelines.ws/days/05_24.HTML   (5712 words)

 May 24/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This picture was taken at the arena as he was preparing to go out on the ice.
Since May 11th we have had mostly cloudy days with intermittent rain showers.
I finished this horrendous job Thursday, May 20th at midnight and balanced to the penny.
pages.zdnet.com /nana2003/id140.html   (505 words)

 Agnet May 24   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Using the complex tools of modern biotechnology, Sanjeeva Srivastava is developing plants that may one day be resistant to conditions as diverse as salinity, drought and cold.
These teas are made from compost "brewed" for at least 24 hours with all-natural ingredients that boost growth of beneficial microbes living in the compost.
Compost teas may prove helpful in protecting wholesale and retail nursery plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, viburnums and oak saplings from what's known as ramorum blight, also called ramorum die-back or sudden oak death.
archives.foodsafetynetwork.ca /agnet/2005/5-2005/agnet_may_24.htm   (2089 words)

 This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow: May 18, 2003 - May 24, 2003 Archives
It may be anything from a play for leverage in Iraq to the opening drumbeat for another war, but the White House, Rumsfeld, and Blair have all gotten on Iran's case for allegedly harboring Al-Qaeda suspects, which supposedly even led to this week's increased terror warning.
This may be a clarification, but it doesn't strike me as a "backing off." The basic fact is, we don't know what happened that day, but the whole story smells like a Manhattan fish market on a sweltering August afternoon.
The investors at whom it is largely aimed may enjoy wanking to the ravings of its editorial page, but when it comes to making business decisions, they need actual, straightforward information, not ideological fantasy.
www.thismodernworld.com /weblog/mtarchives/week_2003_05_18.html   (2996 words)

 State of Florida v. Jesse Prince - May 23 - 24, 2001
May 15, 2001 -- Deposition of Ray Emmons, a private investigator hired by the defense, along with Jim Patterson, to locate Scientology PI's for this trial.
May 15, 2001 -- Deposition of Brian Raftery, Private Detective hired by Scientology to surveil Jesse Prince.
May 18, 2001 -- Deposition of Joseph Fabrizio, Private Detective hired by Scientology to surveil Jesse Prince.
www.xenutv.com /legal/jesse   (461 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | May 24 | Bob Dylan birthday British Commonwealth Day ...
Bob Dylan, born on May 24, 1941, when asked by a journalist how many children he had.
Modern occultists continue to suggest that some of these texts may be of Pharaonic origin, and that "the forty two essential texts" that contained the core work of his religious beliefs and his life philosophy remain hidden away in a secret library.
This is Cajun country, so the freshwater crawfish (or, crayfish), which are similar to their Australian cousins, yabbies (only much smaller), are cooked in a multitude of tasty ways, to the delight of the many tourists who come.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/may24.html   (3962 words)

 The Hot Button: May 24, 2004
Within 24 hours, I watched Moore burn his last bridge to the financier of Bowling, Alliance Atlantis, and start down that same road with UA, if not Bingham Ray, who I have not called to ask, but who would never diss a filmmaker publicly even if I did.
They may have been horribly wrong or manipulative in their route to what they thought was right.
The stat of the day is that in the last three summers, the first and third weekends of May have failed to produce an $80 million 3-day only once.
www.thehotbutton.com /today/hot.button/2004_thb/040524_mon.html   (3699 words)

 NIST Tech Beat - May 24, 2004
In a series of experiments described by nanotribologist Stephen Hsu at a technical meeting held May 17-20 in Toronto,* NIST scientists confirmed that many of the measured differences appear to be caused by unintended scratching of the surface by the sharp tips used in making the measurements themselves.
icroarrays, sometimes called "gene chip" devices, enable researchers to monitor the activities of thousands of genes from a single tissue sample simultaneously, identifying patterns that may be novel indicators of disease status.
A copy of the usability and accessibility report may be downloaded from the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.
www.nist.gov /public_affairs/techbeat/tb2004_0524.htm   (1574 words)

 24 TV Show - 24 Television Show - TV.com
More Pictures One of the most innovative, thrilling and acclaimed drama series on television, 24, created by Joel Surnow (“La Femme Nikita,” “Miami Vice”) and Robert Cochran (“La Femme Nikita,” “The Commish”), will retain its unique format in the fifth season.
Though it's always sad to see our favorite shows end for the season, leaving nothing but the bleak expanse of summer television before us, there are a few reasons--besides pool parties and barbecues--to get excited at this time of year.
Every morning at 0800 hours, the President of the United States is given a report that outlines the most active international and domestic threats against the United States.
www.tv.com /24/show/3866/summary.html   (576 words)

 Today in History: May 24
On May 24, 1844, Samuel F. Morse dispatched the first telegraphic message over an experimental line from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore.
The message, taken from the Bible, Numbers 23:23 and recorded on a paper tape, had been suggested to Morse by Annie Ellworth, the young daughter of a friend.
This collection includes, for example, a Prospectus for the European and American Submarine Telegraph Company.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ammem/today/may24.html   (615 words)

 JAMA News Releases - May 24, 2005
A recently developed procedure that may potentially complement invasive coronary angiography is multislice computed tomography (MSCT), which may achieve a high level of reliability and accuracy in the visualization of the coronary arteries.
At its current stage of development, it may therefore be used to substantially reduce likelihood of clinically important CAD in patients with suspected disease.
Indeed, MSCT may offer another advantage over conventional angiography, which is the potential ability to detect and quantify atherosclerotic plaques in the coronary vessel walls.
pubs.ama-assn.org /media/2005j/0524.dtl   (3280 words)

 Peace Corps Online | May 24, 2004: Headlines: COS - Congo Kinsasha : Wind Power: Renewable Energy: Washington Post: ...
But before we jump on the wind-power bandwagon and beat our chests about how green we are, let's look at the bigger picture.
It is ironic that this agreement was reached about the time of International Migratory Bird Day, an annual day -- May 8 this year -- when we celebrate the amazing feats of these birds.
In a time when bird populations have suffered huge declines from West Nile virus and habitat destruction, we need to reexamine wind power and the ramifications of the criteria used to permit these power plants.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2021735.html   (319 words)

 FRB: Speech, Greenspan -- Economic developments -- May 24, 2001
By summer of last year, it was finally becoming apparent that the growth of demand was slowing and its evident excess over the growth of potential supply, as proxied by a diminishing pool of available labor, was being contained.
The outsized increase in Treasury long-term yields relative to private yields probably reflects some expectation that the decline in the supplies of outstanding marketable Treasury debt may not be as dramatic as earlier thought.
Our only realistic alternative is to lean against the economic pressures that may accompany a rise in asset prices, bubble or not, and address forcefully the consequences of a sharp deflation of asset prices.
www.federalreserve.gov /boarddocs/speeches/2001/200105242   (3859 words)

 eBay - may 24, Event Tickets, Magazine Back Issues items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
May 24 1942 New York Susquehanna and Western RR TT
Tarzan 16 Sept 78 and 24 May 79
May 24 2003 Issue 956 Deftones HIM Fred Durst
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=may+24&newu=1&krd=1   (569 words)

 WDW Update May 24 - 30, 2004
World Drive – is undergoing a repaving project through the end of May. Watch for delays and lane closures along this main route into the resort.
October 1, 3, 8, 12, 14, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29 and 31.
The cost of a Play 4 Days pass may be applied to a Florida resident Annual or Seasonal pass.
www.mouseplanet.com /parkupdates/wdw/wdw040524.htm   (3308 words)

 2006 May 24 Blast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 6th annual May 2-4 Blast Fastball Tournament will be held May 18 - 21, 2006 at Hillside Park in Waterloo, Ontario.
On the Intermediate side, there is a limit of three Canadian Senior/ISC position players, one of which may be a pitcher.
Teams wishing to register may forward their cheques made payable to Waterloo Ontario Fastball Association to the contacts below.
www.kwfastball.com /may24blast.htm   (260 words)

 Woman Drowns Boyfriend's Little Dachshund - May 24, 2004
MAY 24--A New Hampshire woman who apparently did not like her boyfriend's two-year-old dachshund drowned the dog after staging a burglary at the man's home in a bid to cover up the pet's abduction.
Erin Wylie, 27, and an accomplice, Shannon Walters, 34, have been charged with breaking into the Kittery, Maine home of Pat Collins, Wylie's boyfriend, last week and making off with a computer, a camera, and the dog, named Dewey.
The women have been charged with felony burglary for the Maine break-in and may also face animal cruelty charges in New Hampshire for the drowning of Dewey, who is pictured above.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0524043dog1.html   (179 words)

 NucNews - May 24, 2004
WASHINGTON, May 23 - A military intelligence unit that oversaw interrogations at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq was also in charge of questioning at a detention center in Afghanistan where two prisoners died in December 2002 in incidents that are being investigated as homicides.
Grkavac added that the government may reduce the number of contractors in areas where they're not as critical, but presently the Pentagon doesn't have the personnel to take over the roles that contractors play.
"Later on, we may expect some movement on closing loopholes in the relevant laws and also rein in the broad extent of outsourcing, limiting it from being in such mission-critical areas, such as interrogation," Singer said, referring specifically to the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act of 2000.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2004nn/0405nn/040524nn.htm   (20613 words)

 Online NewsHour: A Just War? -- May 24, 1999
Following a report on opposition to the war, Margaret Warner and guests discuss the issue.
May 20, 1999: European journalists discuss public opinion in their countries
But as it goes along, people learn more about it, and they may start turning against it.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/europe/jan-june99/dissent_5-24a.html   (1365 words)

 May 24, 2004 Chester Nebraska Tornadoes
May 24, 2004 Chester NE to KS Tornadoes
Heading west here south of Lincoln and I see tornado damage from 2 days earlier(Hallam Nebraska May 22, 2004).
Driving through two day old tornado damage in a PDS tornado box, it must be 2004 in Nebraska.
www.extremeinstability.com /04-5-24.htm   (743 words)

 Inn of the Last Home: May 24, 1977
Tim and I arrived at the theatre early that 24th of May*, with our parents.
However, some things I've read up on suggested it only opened in some of the bigger cities on that date, and actually opened in Knoxville a week or two later.
I can't confirm what the actual date is, but it doesn't really matter so your mileage may vary.
lasthome.blogspot.com /2005/05/may-24-1977.html   (798 words)

 Thursday, May 24, 2001
CAMP FOSTER — Less than 24 hours before Marine Pfc.
Jodi Jarboe, 18, could be declared a deserter, she surrendered to authorities on Camp Kinser on Tuesday.
Jarboe, who’s been searching the island for his daughter since May 2, isn’t going home right away.
ww2.pstripes.osd.mil /01/may01/ed052401e.html   (414 words)

 May 24   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is the males, during their mating season in May and June, that seem to be attracted to night-lights.
Should a female get indoors, numerous males may be attracted to her.
These roaches live outdoors in hollow trees, under loose bark of dead trees, stumps or logs and in piles of firewood.
miami.osu.edu /hort/5-24.html   (653 words)

 Pepys' Diary: Friday 24 May 1661
Moore to see me paid what remained due to me. Then down to the kitchen to eat a bit of bread and butter, which I did, and there I took one of the maids by the chin, thinking her to be Susan, but it proved to be her sister, who is very like her.
It probably isn’t code for what Chaucer depicted forthrightly: “He caughte her by the haunchebones.” In any case, you’d want to make sure of the character of the recipient before lavishing this caress.
Note that Sam is not asked to share the supper table of his Lord, and obviously thinks it is no slight not to be asked to do so; instead he happily pops into the kitchen to help himself to bread and butter (and whatever gropable females he can find!)
www.pepysdiary.com /archive/1661/05/24/index.php   (1139 words)

 Peace Corps Online | May 24, 2003 - Rolf Potts' Vagabonding: Morocco RPCV Jeffrey Tayler on how to recognize bad ...
May 24, 2003 - Rolf Potts' Vagabonding: Morocco RPCV Jeffrey Tayler on how to recognize bad Peace Corps Writing
PCOL is not responsible for broken links which may have changed.
Good editors ask sharp, probing questions that expand the scope of a piece, make the writer explore areas that may not at first seem promising.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2013706.html   (2428 words)

 Online NewsHour: Senate Agrees to Filibuster Compromise -- May 24, 2005
After years of contentious debate and deadlocks, the Senate agreed to vote on the nomination of Priscilla Owen to the U.S. appeals court.
But if we can't get the Senate back to mutual trust, we have other problems that may be in some respects greater than this one.
And if he would start consulting with this group of 14, with the Republican leader which he may consult with now, I don't know, but with the Democratic leadership, we could avoid these kinds of situations.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/congress/jan-june05/filibuster_5-24.html   (2473 words)

 BW Online | May 24, 2004 | Craig McCaw's Secret Plan
Wireless broadband "may turn out to be an effective technology in some rural areas, but we're not focused on it as a big threat," says Eric Rabe, spokesman for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Instead, Verizon is dishing up cable-television service to compete with its cable rivals and is boosting the speed of its Net services.
Still, wireless broadband may prove to be troubling competition for Verizon and its ilk.
On May 5, McCaw joined in on Microcell's quarterly earnings call with investors and said he was particularly interested in how Microcell could offer a combination of wireless broadband and wireless voice service that bypasses phone companies completely.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/04_21/b3884110_mz063.htm   (1607 words)

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