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  Stephen's Web ~ Edu_RSS ~ August 26, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.downes.ca /archive/03/08_26_Edu_RSS.htm   (8750 words)

 August 26 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years).
1978 - Papal conclave, 1978 (August): Pope John Paul I is elevated to the Papacy.
August 25 - August 27 - July 26 - September 26 -- listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August_26   (1025 words)

 August 26 - Today in Science History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
American inventor of the Audion vacuum tube, which made possible live radio broadcasting and became the key component of all radio, telephone, radar, television, and computer systems before the invention of the transistor in 1947.
He is responsible for many innovations in the study of heat and light, devised a method of measuring light intensity, as well as working on the theory of probability.
He was a traditional histopathologist of his time, resistant to changes such as the use of the microtome or the results of the new science of bacteriology.
www.todayinsci.com /8/8_26.htm   (2613 words)

 1999 August 26, Heath Nursing and Convalescent Center, CR No. 610   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An August 20, 1997 note in Petitioner's file for Isabella M. acknowledged her frequent falls and stated that the use of Haldol and three other medications (Tagamet, Bentyl, and Darvocet) may be "significant contributing factors" to those falls.
On August 26, 1997, Petitioner discontinued Isabella M.'s prescription for Tagamet, one of the four medications which had been contributing to her falls.
On August 30, 1997, Martha M. was able to loosen this belt and stand up from her wheelchair.
www.hhs.gov /dab/decisions/cr610.htm   (6523 words)

 26 Aug History: This Date
On August 20, 1804, Sergeant Charles Floyd died from a disease Lewis diagnosed as "Biliose Chorlick," or bilious colic.
The climax would be reached at 10:00 on 27 August 1883, with tremendous explosions that were heard 3500 km away in Australia and propelled ash to a height of 80 km.
Four years earlier, on 22 August 1787, Fitch demonstrated the first successful steamboat, launching a forty-five-foot craft on the Delaware River in the presence of delegates from the Constitutional Convention.
www.safran-arts.com /42day/history/h4aug/h4aug26.html   (9636 words)

 August 26 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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ágúst it:26 agosto he:26 באוגוסט csb:26 zélnika ku:26'ê gelawêjê lt:Rugpjūčio 26 lb:26.
august oc:26 d'agost pl:26 sierpnia pt:26 de Agosto ro:26 august ru:26 августа simple:August 26 sk:26.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/August_26   (729 words)

 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Kyrgyzstan "Statehood" Festivities a Potential Source of Interethnic Tension
Independence Day festivities will actually commence August 27 with the arrival of representatives of Kyrgyz communities abroad for a national convention, or kurultai, to be held in the resort town of Cholpon-Ata along the shores of Lake Issyk-Kul.
Opposition leaders organized a meeting August 23 in the southern Aksy district — scene of a bloody riot in 1990 — that was designed as an alternative to government-sponsored events.
On August 16, officials removed the monument to Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin, intending to replace the Communist hero with a new memorial to Kyrgyz independence.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/insight/articles/eav082603a.shtml   (782 words)

 This Month in Anesthesia History: August
Several dinners were arranged by the locals for this famous author, and on the night of August 17 Andersen and numerous others dined at the house of prominent physician James Young Simpson.
In his autobiography, Andersen wrote that "...in the large circle which was gathered there several experiments were made with breathing in ether.
She wrote as P.L. Travers and her best-known work is _Mary Poppins_ [1934], the first of 11 books featuring the character.
www.anes.uab.edu /august.htm   (1419 words)

 M. Daladier's Letter and Herr Hitler's Reply(August 26-27)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
246 M. COULONDRE-Berlin, August 26 The French Ambassador in Berlin thinks that Herr Hitler might be willing to agree to settle the question of the minorities by an exchange of populations similar to the one recently ef- fected in the Tyrol.
305 249 M. GEORGES BONNET-Paris, August 26 The Minister for Foreign Affairs transmits immediately to the French Ambassador in Warsaw the suggestion concerning a possible exchange of populations, with a request that he should urge the Polish Government to accept it...........
314 258 M. LÉON NOËL-Warsaw, August 26 The Polish Government is prepared to countenance the sugges- tion concerning the exchange of populations..............
www.ibiblio.org /pha/fyb/part_6c.html   (6453 words)

 The Great Tsunami of August 26, 1883 from the Explosion of the Krakatau Volcano ("Krakatoa") in Indonesia - ...
Undoubtedly, the atmospheric pressure waves from the three gigantic eruptions of Krakatoa on August 26 and 27, 1983, which proceeded the fourth paroxysmal explosion, gave rise to tsunami like waves.
Paroxysmal volcanic explosions, such as the August 26, 1983 of Krakatoa are referred to as "hydromagmatic" or "phreatomagmatic".
On the seismic sea waves caused by the eruption at Krakatoa, August 26th and 27th, 1883, Part III of The Eruption of Krakatoa and Subsequent Phenomena, G. Symonds [ed.], Rept.
www.drgeorgepc.com /Tsunami1883Krakatoa.html   (1607 words)

 News Briefs: August 26-31, 2001.
Both defendants are scheduled to be arraigned at 9:30 AM on August 30, 2001 before Judge Seeborg.
August 27 was the deadline to submit comments to the FCC in its further notice of proposed rule (FNPRM) making of May 10 regarding spread spectrum devices.
U.S. District Court (CDCal) convicted Craig Smith of obstructing an investigation by the SEC into alleged insider trading of stock in Ancor Communications.
www.techlawjournal.com /home/newsbriefs/2001/08f.asp   (4482 words)

 26 August '04 Major News about Minor Objects
The object announced yesterday in MPEC 2004-Q43 as comet C/2004 Q1 (Tucker) was actually recorded on the morning of the 22nd, but in an image triplet just a few fields from the end.
image was recorded on the 23rd of August, I was actually able to provide observations for the previous night within a short time.
Marco Langbroek reports that “The meteoric fireball seen from eastern Australia at 25 August 1330 UTC (11:30pm local time) is not likely to have been man-made space junk.”
www.hohmanntransfer.com /mn/0408/26.htm   (1619 words)

 Portland NORML News - Wednesday, August 26, 1998
originally published August 26, 1998 WAR BY DESIGN It's the dog days of summer, the doldrums, and of course, time for Willamette Week to put a pot leaf on the cover ["Dope with Dignity," Aug. 12, 1998].
26, 1998 NEW YORK -- Three years after Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's administration instituted changes it said would improve legal services for the poor and save money for taxpayers, a court-appointed panel has concluded that the quality of legal help for indigent defendants in Manhattan is actually getting worse.
PDT; Wednesday, August 26, 1998 Drug may combat severe social shyness by Jamie Talan Newsday A widely used type of antidepressant also seems to help people with severe social anxiety, a new study finds.
www.marijuanalibrary.org /980826.html   (18003 words)

 Peace Corps Online | August 26, 2003 - Minneapolis Star Tribune: Bush treats Peace Corps well
Read and comment on this editorial from the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the Peace Corps has a strong ally in President Bush and his efforts to increase the corps budget and expand the number of corps volunteers to 14,000 by 2007.
Read and comment on this op-ed piece from Time Magazine on August 18, 2003 by Politial columnist Joe Klein about Teach for America (TFA), the exemplary national-service program that sends recent college graduates to teach for two years in the poorest urban and rural school districts.
In the midst of the 2000 presidential campaign, George W. Bush had a private breakfast in Los Angeles with members of Teach for America (TFA), the exemplary national-service program that sends recent college graduates to teach for two years in the poorest urban and rural school districts.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2015687.html   (2948 words)

 ServerWatch Newsletter for August 26, 2003
August 21, 2003 Answer: When it proves to be an inconvenience to SCO.
Opening the Flood Gates of Communication With CommuniGate Pro August 22, 2003 With a wide variety of platform support, robust features, complex configurations, and licensing options, CommuniGate Pro is a serious messaging server for serious applications.
Exploring Windows Server 2003 Security, Part 4 August 20, 2003 The fourth installment in our Windows Server 2003 Security series discusses code access security, which is based on functionality supplied by Common Language Runtime and is dependent on.NET Framework.
www.serverwatch.com /newsletters/print.php/3068781   (564 words)

 Bloomington Speedway -- August 19 and August 26 Racing Programs
August 19 will also be O'Neal Wood Products/Monroe County Pizza Dept. Racers' Appreciation Night.
August 26 will also be Sprint Car Racers' Appreciation Night.
All of these guys will be in the final stages of a point drive by the time that August 26 arrives Because performance at Bloomington Speedway such a good measure of a racer's performance, a Bloomington Speedway championship is one of the most coveted in the area.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2005/08/15/140258.html   (1105 words)

 TLJ News: August 26-31, 2003.
On August 29, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stated in a release that that it "is actively involved in advancing the Federal government's interaction and partnership with industry and other organizations in the protection of this nation’s critical infrastructure.
On August 28, the U.S. Telecom Association (USTA), SBC Communications, BellSouth and Qwest filed a petition for writ of mandamus with the U.S. Court of Appeals (DCCir) seeking a stay of part of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently released triennial review order [576 pages in PDF].
Also on August 28, Verizon filed a parallel petition for writ of mandamus with the same court, seeking broader relief.
www.techlawjournal.com /home/newsbriefs/2003/08f.asp   (8497 words)

 August 26, 2005 -- ED Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On August 24, Secretary Spellings kicked-off her first Back-to-School season by visiting Capitol View Elementary School (a "90-90-90 school," meaning 90 percent of the students are minority, 90 percent are disadvantaged, and 90 percent are meeting state standards in reading and math) and speaking at the Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta, Georgia.
On August 21, NetDay, a national education technology group, released a new report, "Visions 2020.2: Student Views on Transforming Education and Training Through Advanced Technologies," developed in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Education.
Furthermore, the inclusion of links is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.
www.ed.gov /news/newsletters/edreview/2005/0826.html   (1235 words)

The Board of Public Works minutes of August 12, 2003 was approved at the last Common Council meeting of August 12, 2003.
A regular meeting of the City of Marshfield Utility Commission was called to order by Secretary Duerr at 4:00 pm on August 11, 2003 in the basement meeting room of the utility office.
Amber Miller discussed the Council’s objection with the proposed sign ordinance that was discussed at the Council meeting of August 12, 2003.
ci.marshfield.wi.us /minutes/Archives/2003/030826.htm   (10996 words)

 Saints of August 26   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His death has been cited as August 24 or 26 depending on the calendar used (Benedictines, Farmer).
Born at the Château des Âges, Le Blanc (near Bourges), France, in 1773; died at Le Pay, Poitiers, August 26, 1838; canonized in 1947.
Born in 1528; died at York, England, on August 22, 1572; beatified in 1896.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0826.htm   (2613 words)

 August 26 - 31
and Linda S. Hardingham were united in marriage on June 26, 1987, at Pocomoke, Md. She brought two children to the family and in early 1990, they had a son who was Daddy_s pride and joy.
He was a member of the Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite, El Kahir Temple, and served on the advisory council of Demolay to which Mike belongs, the Iowa Association of Past Commanders, Iowa York Rite College, the North Iowa Shrine Club and is a dual member of Austin Council #7 RAM.
In August of 1996 he was installed as the Most Illustrious Grand Master of Royal and Select Masters of Iowa.
www.pafways.org /obituaries/mcgg/1997/aug6.htm   (7221 words)

 APOD: 2000 August 26 - Mir Dreams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since becoming operational in 1986, Mir has been visited by over 100 spacefarers from the nations of planet Earth including, Russia, the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Austria, Kazakhstan and Slovakia.
After joint Shuttle-Mir training missions in support of the International Space Station, continuous occupation of Mir ended in August 1999.
Mir is still in orbit and its operation is now being pursued by commercial interests.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap000826.html   (185 words)

 NucNews - August 26, 2000
OSLO, Norway, Aug 26, 2000 -- (Reuters) One of the divers who tried in vain to rescue the crew of the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Kursk said on Friday he would be prepared to return to the floor of the Barents Sea to help recover the bodies.
MURMANSK, Russia, Aug 26, 2000 -- (Agence France Presse) With official mourning ceremonies over and the grieving relatives of the Kursk crew preparing to return to their homes, Russian authorities are pondering the options for recovering the wreck still lying 100 meters (350 feet) under the Barents sea.
They are under pressure from public opinion to recover the bodies of the 118 seamen as quickly as possible, with the families complaining angrily that the mourning process cannot be properly completed until they have seen their loved ones a last time.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2000nn/0008nn/000826nn.htm   (20976 words)

 WDNR - DNR Outdoor Report - August 26, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With fair weather forecast, Wisconsin lakes will likely be filled with boaters over the Labor Day weekend, which is traditionally one of the busiest weekends on state waterways.
Recreational safety specialists report that as of August 19, 15 people have died in boating incidents in Wisconsin.
The Lake Nocquebay Sportsman Club is hosting a course with pre-registration on August 28, also contact the instructor at (715) 757-2939.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/news/or/2003/or030826.htm   (4997 words)

 Peace Corps Online | August 26, 2003 - KARE11: Bush greets future PCVs Edward and Jane Bardon in Minnesota
August 26, 2003 - KARE11: Bush greets future PCVs Edward and Jane Bardon in Minnesota
Read and comment on this editorial from the Minneapolis Star Tribune on August 26, 2003 that the Peace Corps has a strong ally in President Bush and his efforts to increase the corps budget and expand the number of corps volunteers to 14,000 by 2007.
The United States needs efforts like the Peace Corps to spread understanding of the United States and bring people to appreciate that the nation is more than aircraft carriers, tanks and infantry.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2015917.html   (3407 words)

 Sunshine Ordinance Task Force: August 26, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Minutes of the July 22, 2003 meeting approved with an amendment placing the public comment section prior to approval of the minutes.
Member Nickliss requested that the August 5 minutes, Item 2 be amended from "setting up a compliance process at City College…" to "have City College consider enforcement and compliance procedures at City College."
Minutes of the August 5, 2003 meeting approved with an amendment to replace "setting up a compliance process at City College for persons with complaints" to "have City College consider enforcement and compliance procedures at City College." (Nickliss/Comstock) (Absent: Mehra)
www.ci.sf.ca.us /site/sunshine_page.asp?id=19607   (603 words)

 Hurricane Katrina AUGUST 24, 2005
The storm formed late on August 23 and developed quickly into a tropical storm by 11 a.m.
By the time MODIS noticed the storm was just starting to take the recognizable swirling shape of a hurricane.
This means that Katrina's heavy rains will linger longer over one area, dumping 15-25 centimeters (6-10 inches) of rain over Florida and the Bahamas and possibly up to 38 cm (15 inches) in some regions.
www.angelfire.com /ia3/katrina/aug24.htm   (881 words)

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