Brian Turner

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Name: Brian Turner
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

War is in Brian Turner's blood. His father served during the Cold War, his uncle fought in Vietnam, his grandfather fought in World War II and his great-grandfather in World War I. And the family's warrior tendencies went beyond deployments: Turner's ... [Published NPR - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Faversham and Canterbury have starring role on TV

Janet Street-Porter and Brian Turner with Dave and Sue Pott from The Market Inn and pub regulars. While filming A Taste of Britain in FavershamComments (0)FAVERSHAM Market, Oare Marshes and the Goods Shed in Canterbury will feature on BBC One’s A Taste ... [Published Canterbury Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Supreme Court suspends judge

4:16 p.m. EDTGavel in Courtroom (Photo from: "My Trusty Gavel" by Brian Turner - Flickr: My Trusty Gavel. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons)DETROIT (WKZO) -- A district court judge is being suspended by the state supreme ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Review: 'My Life as a Foreign Country' by Brian Turner

Is it possible to be both a sergeant in the Army infantry and apoet?Is it possible to maintain the protective carapace that wartimerequires in order to exclude unbearable knowledge and also to allowthe world in all its glory and sadness to enter into ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Brian’s medal honour – volunteers rewarded

MORE than 50 local Country Fire Service volunteers and their brigades were acknowledged in the CFS regional awards ceremony, held at the Hewitson Theatre last Friday night.The event recognised the bravery of those who have been serving their communities ... [Published Bunyip - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sam Barks bakes a wish for charity

Manx actress and singer Samantha Barks has donned an apron to encourage people to get baking in aid of UK charity Make-A-Wish.In a short YouTube video she explains that she is involved with their Bake-A-Wish fundraising campaign which aims to raise enough ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Samsung accuses LG executives of "deliberately destroying" its washing machines

We're all too accustomed to hearing of the latest disagreements between Samsung and Apple, but this time around, Samsung has picked a beef with fellow Korean tech giant LG. But unlike its battles with Apple, this one isn't about who copied who, or patent ... [Published Neowin.net - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Where is the future of music?

Matt Langley does it. Photos supplied.Epiphanies strike in strange places.They strike me all the time, often twice in one day.This is probably because there is so little inside my brainthat even acknowledging there is a sun in the sky counts asan epi ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Locals recognised at CFS awards

MORE than 50 Country Fire Service volunteers and their brigades were acknowledged in a ceremony at the Hewitson Theatre on Friday night.The event recognised the tireless efforts and bravery of those who have been serving their local communities.National ... [Published Bunyip - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Leamington Food and Drink Festival more popular than ever

Organisers have hailed the Leamington Food and Drink Festival as the best ever with a record crowd of over 25,000.They believe it has cemented the two-day event as one of the best autumn food festivals in the UK with visitors from near and far attracted ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Thousands expected in town for Leamington Food and Drink Festival

One of the biggest food events in the region will take place in Leamington this weekend.Now in its seventh year, the Leamington Food and Drink Festival, which runs from Saturday to Sunday, is centred on the Pump Room Gardens and involves restaurants, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

Stem cell breakthrough announced

Advancing the production of stem cells could dramatically improve the ability to treat disease, new research suggests.Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSM) claim to have made a breakthrough in the ability to produce larger ... [Published Laboratorytalk - Aug 30 2014]

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One perspective that is missing, Turner says, is that of the women in his family. "they're connected to this conversation just as deeply, but this particular book, i really try to follow one vein ... masculinity in war, the development of myself as a man" he tells Rath. "But I think there's probably another book in the future that will look to the other side of the house, and learn a great deal."

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A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As ... [Published NPR - 15 hours ago]
Faversham and Canterbury have starring role on TV [Published Canterbury Times - 21 hours ago]
7 Days: A week of new Windows, Minecraft madnes... [Published Neowin.net - Sep 20 2014]
Michigan Supreme Court suspends judge [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 19 2014]
Review: 'My Life as a Foreign Country' by Brian... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
Brian’s medal honour – volunteers rewarded [Published Bunyip - Sep 17 2014]
Bury scrounger nicknamed ‘Mr Bullsh*t’ jailed f... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 16 2014]
Sam Barks bakes a wish for charity [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Sep 16 2014]
Where is the future of music? [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 15 2014]
Samsung accuses LG executives of "deliberately ... [Published Neowin.net - Sep 15 2014]
Locals recognised at CFS awards [Published Bunyip - Sep 15 2014]
Leamington Food and Drink Festival [Published Edge Magazine.org - Sep 14 2014]
Meet Shane Black, first-ever chaplain for the S... [Published al.com - Sep 12 2014]
Leamington Food and Drink Festival more popular... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Leamington Food and Drink Festival more popular... [Published Leamington Spa Courier - Sep 12 2014]
Lifestyle: The Food Scene - Birmingham and Leam... [Published TheBusinessDesk.com - Sep 11 2014]
Thaxter (Gippy) Burton Jones, Jr [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 10 2014]
Judge seeking resolution in Bashara murder trial [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 10 2014]
London’s City Hall to host the Big Hospitality ... [Published The Caterer - Sep 09 2014]
Suki Waterhouse's dilemma over move to America [Published Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
Fracking Operator Sentenced To Over 2 Years In ... [Published Oil and Gas Online - Sep 08 2014]
What do people think of Leo’s big plan to tackl... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 08 2014]
Microsoft has removed its Bing Image Widget [Published Neowin.net - Sep 08 2014]
City: Building owner escaped retrofits by being... [Published Napa News - Sep 07 2014]
Janet Street-Porter: Whatever their age or pers... [Published The Independent - Sep 05 2014]
Turner Leaves Catalyst Corporate [Published Credit Union Times - Sep 05 2014]
NJPAC's Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival to H... [Published Broadway World - Sep 05 2014]
Win a Tissot watch and support the Midlands Air... [Published Edge Magazine.org - Sep 05 2014]
Cook off at Leamington Food and Drink Festival [Published Leamington Observer - Sep 05 2014]
Fracking Operator Sentenced To Over 2 Years In ... [Published Water Online - Sep 04 2014]
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war made into a poem: a remarkable Iraq memoir [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 22 2014]
Joanna Bourke in The Telegraph: In 2003, an earnest American army sergeant called Brian Turner was deployed to fight in Iraq. Unusually, he stuffed an anthology of Iraqi poems into his rucksack. One of the poems was titled “Every Morning the ...
Wonkbook: The battle against Obama’s climate pr... [Published Ezra Klein - May 29 2014]
(Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog ...
Apple And Google Agree To Stop Suing Each Other... [Published ReadWriteWeb - May 17 2014]
The tangle of patent litigation between two of the world’s top tech companies appears to have just straightened out: Apple and Google's Motorola Mobility have agreed to stop suing each other over smartphone technology and “work together in some areas ...
Cornyn: VA Scandals a Betrayal of Our Nation [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 14 2014]
Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas) expressed his dismay at the latest VA scandals emanating out of the state of Texas Wednesday on the Senate floor. VA whistleblower Brian Turner alleged the Austin, San Antonio, and Waco VA offices directed subordinates ...
VA Clerk: We Were ‘Cooking The Books’ [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 09 2014]
CNN’s Drew Griffin reports clerks scheduling medical appointments for veterans were “cooking the books” at their bosses’ request to hide the fact some had to wait weeks, if not months, for appointments. The VA’s official policy is that all patients ...
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