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  V-E Day: May 8, 1945
German collapse came after the meeting (Apr. 25) of the Western and Russian armies at Torgau in Saxony, and after Hitler's death amid the ruins of Berlin, which was falling to the Russians under marshals Zhukov and Konev.
The unconditional surrender of Germany was signed at Rheims on May 7 and ratified at Berlin on May 8.
May 8 marks the formal celebration of the Allies' victory in Europe during World War II.
www.infoplease.com /spot/veday1.html   (129 words)

  
 May 8 Consulting | Mission
May 8 Consulting performs policy research and analysis to form innovative and creative solutions to seemingly intractable problems facing urban, suburban and rural communities.
May 8 also assists in implementing these recommendations by bringing together coalitions of organizations to take action.
May 8’s current projects include forming competitive small cities strategies, creating an effective urban environmental agenda, working with a broad coalition to revise Philadelphia's outdated zoning code and arduous development review process, collaborating with academics and practitioners to evaluate the Philadelphia’s changing housing market and unmet housing needs.
www.may8consulting.com   (126 words)

  
  NBADraft.net -- Sean May profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
May has a nice wingspan, which allows him to play bigger than his 6-8 size, and is very crafty at getting shots off against bigger opponents...
May also has a high basketball IQ and good vision, making him an outstanding passer...
Overall, May is a fundamentally sound interior player and should develop into a quality NBA player...
nbadraft.net /profiles/seanmay.asp   (238 words)

  
 May - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
May is the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days.
May is traditionally devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic traditions.
May in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to November in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/May   (1137 words)

  
 May 8, 2005
The new moon that marks the beginning of the third month is going to be visible Monday night, May 9, in many parts of the globe.
8 But you shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit is come upon you: and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
May Yahweh's healing be upon you and your land.
www.paleotimes.org /whatsNew/2005/may_08_2005.htm   (635 words)

  
 On May 8… at peregrinato
On May 8, 1373, an anchorite attached to the the cathedral church of Saint Julian in Norwich began to receive a series of sixteen visions become the basis of her theological reflection on God’s love.
May 8 is also the feast day of Julian, according to the Anglican communion.
On May 8, 2006 —; 633 years later — Peregrinato graduates with the Master of Theological Studies from Wesley Theological Seminary.
www.peregrinato.com /2006/05/08/on-may-8   (259 words)

  
 Archives News Releases - May 8, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
CHICAGO—Long-term estrogen therapy may be related to a higher risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women who have had a hysterectomy, according to an article in the May 8 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
CHICAGO—High doses of medications known as corticosteroids may be linked to an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder characterized by an irregular heartbeat, according to an article in the May 8 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
The medication may affect the balance of potassium in heart muscle cells, which in turn causes the muscle to contract irregularly.
pubs.ama-assn.org /media/2006a/0508.dtl   (3616 words)

  
 CHALLENGE -- May 8, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
May Day, the international working-class holiday, was born out of the May 1, 1886 General Strike of Chicago workers for the 8-hour day.
May Day has become the day when workers worldwide march for their demands, led by communists, advancing revolutionary goals.
This May Day, PLP re-dedicates itself to building the revolutionary movement to end capitalism and replace it with a communist society run by and for the working class.
www.plp.org /cd02/cd0508.html   (7890 words)

  
 May 8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years).
John Styth Pemberton invents a carbonated beverage that would later be named "Coca-Cola".
May 7 - May 9 - April 8 - June 8 – listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/May_8   (1501 words)

  
 Cape May - Wikitravel
Cape May [1] is in the state of New Jersey, in the United States.
Cape May is second to Atlantic City for tourism in the state of New Jersey.
The nearest large airports to Cape May are Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), in Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia International and Newark International.
wikitravel.org /en/Cape_May_(Town,_New_Jersey)   (1672 words)

  
 Anime News Service - May 8-17 Anime News
After a May 10th release in Japan, the Hare Hare Yukai CD single (ED theme of Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) has appeared in a 5th place ranking on the Oricon Weekly sales charts.
The May 12th edition of the New York Times reviews Central Park Media's "Negadon: The Monster From Mars," "Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek," and "Cat Soup." All three films are currently playing at the ImaginAsian Theater in Manhattan.
Measures to be undertaken include the establishment of an international manga prize for which young manga artists abroad may apply, and a system to have foreign students work as "cultural exchange interns" for a couple of months at Japanese diplomatic establishments with certificates given upon completion, ministry sources said.
www.animenewsservice.com /archives/may8.htm   (6836 words)

  
 Battle of the Coral Sea: Action on May 8, 1942
From his intelligence reports on the evening of May 7, Admiral Takagi assumed that the American carriers were somewhere to the south.
on May 8, an hour before sunrise, Admiral Takagi launched scout planes which scattered in an arc from the southwest to the southeast, searching for the American fleet.
On the evening of May 8, Admiral Fletcher received reports that the Japanese fleet was withdrawing, so he likewise decided to withdraw, and the damaged Yorktown and the rest of the American fleet limped back to Noumea.
www.delsjourney.com /uss_neosho/coral_sea/battle_of_coral_sea/may_08_to_end.htm   (1385 words)

  
 May 8
My odometer reads 5% low (I’ve checked it numerous times), so I have to add 5% to its figure, then subtract 152 (which was the number of miles I had on it when I left home last May) to get an accurate account of my journey distance.
Going uphill in a low gear would take a great deal more than that, and coasting down a long hill wouldn’t take any at all, but 400 is a pretty good average number.
I arrived in Bennington after about 78 miles without having gotten wet, although I did take a couple of rain delays and saw more showers after I was safely inside my motel room for the night.
wneo.org /gasp/May2000/may_8.htm   (500 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of May 8
He may also be shown (1) in armor with a standard and shield, or (2) in Byzantine art, with Saint Theodore Tyro (Roeder).
Its mission followed her vision: the education of poor girls, the service of the sick in hospitals, and the teaching of the catechism in parishes.
The doors of the house in the San Zeno district was opened to poor girls on May 8, 1808.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0508.htm   (2369 words)

  
 Pediatrics Newsletters May 8, 2000
Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13, 2000 - Richard A. Jonas M.D., Cardiovascular Surgeon and Chief at Children's Hospital of Boston will be the 9th Annual Visiting Scholar in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Sunday, May 14, 2000 - Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Alumni reception in Boston, Massachusetts from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in the Grand Salon, Rooms J-K. Wednesday, May 17, 2000 - The Don Pious Memorial Symposium at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Additional information and the eligibility requirements may be found on the ABP web site: www.abp.org or may be obtained by contacting the ABP.
www.peds.washington.edu /news/newsmay00.asp   (675 words)

  
 May - Reading 8 - BaptistBoard.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
May God bless the reading of His Word.
"An evil spirit from the Lord." This may be one for the theology forum...
In 2Corinthians Paul "lightens up" quite a bit and praises the church at Corinth for the wise way in which they handled his previous letter.
www.baptistboard.com /showthread.php?t=13101   (253 words)

  
 DAWN - Front Page; May 9, 2003
NEW DELHI, May 8: The American invasion of Iraq and last year’s state elections in Jammu and Kashmir were the trigger for India’s fresh peace overtures to Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister...
BAGHDAD, May 8: The core group of Iraqi political factions tapped by the United States to oversee the birth of a democratic government after the fall of President Saddam Hussein agreed...
ISLAMABAD, May 8: The Supreme Court was requested on Monday by the Attorney-General of Pakistan to adjourn the hearing of a constitutional petition seeking disqualification of 65 MMA members of parliament...
www.dawn.com /2003/05/09   (699 words)

  
 Context of 'May 8, 2002'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
This page shows all events that either reference, or are referenced by, the event 'May 8, 2002'.
In May 2002, the commander of British forces in Afghanistan declared that the war in Afghanistan would be over within weeks (see May 8, 2002).
Military operations are continuing, especially in the eastern part of the country and they will continue until we win.” Most of the country is controlled by warlords who are now being supplied with weapons and money by the US government.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /context.jsp?item=a050802allbutwon   (655 words)

  
 May Department Stores hits 1Q forecasts - May 8, 2000
Most major retailers report on a fiscal year ending in January, and May is the first of those companies to release fiscal first-quarter results.
May opened 14 new stores during the quarter, most at its recently acquired Zions Co-operative Mercantile Institution chain in Utah and Idaho, giving May a total of 422 stores.
Shares of May (MAY: Research, Estimates) slipped 1/4 to 28-1/8 in Monday morning trading.
money.cnn.com /2000/05/08/companies/may   (419 words)

  
 WHO | Update 50 - WHO extends its SARS-related travel advice to Tianjin, Inner Mongolia and Taipei in China
SARS is a new disease, first recognized in late February, that has spread along the routes of international air travel.
As of 7 May, a cumulative total of 6903 cases had been reported from 29 countries on five continents.
Precautionary measures aim to reduce the impact of SARS and contain the disease while it is still in a relatively early stage.
www.who.int /csr/sarsarchive/2003_05_08/en   (444 words)

  
 May 8
-grade results may provide a more accurate measure of the test and of students’ knowledge since those students will be motivated to pass the test in order to graduate.
The science test is based on Integrated Physics and Chemistry and Biology I. The percentages of students reaching the commended level were: five percent on English language arts; six percent on mathematics; nine percent on social studies; and two percent on science.
This test is for special education children who are receiving instruction in the state curriculum called the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills but for whom the TAKS is an inappropriate measure of their academic progress.
www.tea.state.tx.us /press/takscores03.html   (2785 words)

  
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Avoiding Wheat and Gluten May Reverse Liver Failure and Hepatitis - There are many benefits for most people for avoiding wheat, but if you know anyone suffering from hepatitis or liver disease, please forward them this article.
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www.mercola.com /2002/may/8/index.htm   (457 words)

  
 WTC Environmental Monitoring: May 8, 2002
EPA also collected samples from May 4 through May 6 at Location "R" (northwest side of Stuyvesant High School).
Air Sampling for VOC's - Sampling for volatile organic compounds (VOC's) was conducted from May 2 through May 7 in the direct area of the excavation at ground zero.
All samples taken from May 2 through May 7 at EPA's Wash Tent (West and Murray Streets), Austin Tobin Plaza, and the North Tower and South Tower excavation areas showed no detectable levels of VOCs.
www.epa.gov /wtc/summaries/epa-osha050802.htm   (635 words)

  
 Battle of the Coral Sea -- Events of 8 May 1942
Before dawn on 8 May, both the Japanese and the American carriers sent out scouts to locate their opponents.
Large number of planes on deck and low sun indicate that the photo was taken early in the morning, prior to launching the strike against the Japanese carrier force.
Probably taken during the early morning of 8 May, before planes were launched to attack the Japanese carriers.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/wwii-pac/coralsea/cs-5.htm   (793 words)

  
 May 8, 1998 Minutes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
RKL reported that he has collected information from other states in an effort to compile data to assist the public in understanding what engineering and surveying is all about and how to select an engineer and/or surveyor.
Other topics which may be included are how and when to file a complaint, service agreements between clients and professionals, and when and how to contact the board.
In response to a letter written to the Board, by a Georgia dual registrant who is considering running for county surveyor, Crea presented an opinion as to whether (and to what extent) a registered land surveyor who is elected county surveyor may engage in the private practice of land surveying.
www.sos.state.ga.us /plb/pels/_private/may898.htm   (1980 words)

  
 ByLion -- May 8
Others re-enrolled, but may still qualify on a first-come, first-serve basis for the disaster awards which are designed to help with non-tuition fees and expenses.
Soutullo said that students impacted by the hurricane may also benefit from the recently-announced Rebuild Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance to eligible undergraduate students who enroll or re-enroll at a Louisiana college or university.
Institutions may award up to $1,000 to eligible students based upon financial need.
www.selu.edu /news_media/bylion/2006/may_8/index.html   (2461 words)

  
 TheStreet.com: May 8-14
The May 10 Herb's Hotline column, Icahn's Foray Into J.C. Penney and Nosing Around Nordstrom, incorrectly said an analyst works at Cowen & Co. In fact, the analyst works at SG Cowen.
A May 5 column, Mixed Signals, had some incorrect headings in the table titled "Head Fake: Companies Where Insiders Are Buying -- But Where Companies are Lending Them Money." The headings should read, from left to right: Company, Date of Purchases, # of Insiders Buying, # of Shares Bought.
A May 8 story, George Bell Named Excite@Home Chairman, incorrectly stated that the cable companies Cox Communications (COX:NYSE) and Comcast (CMCSK:Nasdaq) currently plan to rescind their exclusivity arrangements with Excite@Home (ATHM:Nasdaq).
www.thestreet.com /markets/corrections/935617.html   (357 words)

  
 CNN.com - Watchdog warning on vitamin pills - May. 8, 2003
A new report from the UK's Food Standards Agency suggests that large doses of certain vitamins could pose a health risk.
It may ban the product used in the manufacture of some supplements, which some athletes and slimmers use to lose weight.
Three other common supplements, vitamin C, calcium and iron, may result in abdominal pain and diarrhea in large doses -- 1,000 milligrams, 1,500 mg and 17 mg respectively.
cnn.com /2003/HEALTH/05/08/vitamins   (330 words)

  
 Genomics|Update|2003 May 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
(May 5) University of Michigan reports, “Defects in a cargo receptor that shuttles proteins from one place to another within the cell lie at the root of a rare bleeding disorder, according to a study published in the June issue of the journal Nature Genetics.”
(May 4) Columbus Children's Hospital via Newswise reports, “With the number of children developing primary hypertension increasing at a shocking rate, the need to determine the cause is becoming more important.”
(May 1) MSNBC reports, “Scientists said on Wednesday they had discovered three genes involved in lung cancer and when they replaced the genes in mice the cancer stopped spreading and in some cases was cured.”
www.cdc.gov /genomics/update/yr2003/may08.htm   (1440 words)

  
 BaseballAmerica.com: Prospects: Daily Dish: May 8
Add it up, and he's at.376/.423/.564, with IL-leading totals for hits (11), home runs (3) and RBIs (8) over the past week.
And now with Yankees right fielder Gary Sheffield headed to the DL, Cabrera might be in line for a promotion.
Copyright © 1999-2006 Baseball America Inc. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
www.baseballamerica.com /today/prospects/news/261239.html   (1571 words)

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