Pat Conroy

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Name: Pat Conroy
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pony Express: Standing room only to live longer

The studies about the effects of sitting all day are gloomy. Very simply, standing burns 40 percent more calories than sitting. Beyond that, our body processes fats more effectively when we’re standing, and standing is better for the spine. As a result, ... [Published DL-Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Securities Docket News Wire for October 14, 2014

RT @retheauditors : Cohen: We're ready to scrutinize auditor role, judgements in restatements/revisions, even if we don't find fraud. @Secur … -> RT @NERA_Economics : Attending @SecuritiesForum tomorrow in DC?Join NERA's Pat Conroy for 'Insider Trading, ... [Published Securities Docket - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Defence under fire over soldiers’ pay deal

Concerns have been raised about Defence spending while a pay deal is being negotiated for personnel. Source: News Corp AustraliaThe Defence Department spent $300,000 sprucing up the media skills of officials as it was preparing to ask soldiers to give ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Florence "Cis" (Anderson) Conroy

, 94, formerly of Lancaster, died peacefully Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.Born June 12, 1920 in Manheim Township, she was the wife of James F. "Pat" Conroy, whom she married April 9, 1943 at First Baptist Church of Lancaster. ... [Published Lancaster Online - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pat Conroy on "Bookwatch"

Pat Conroy (“The Great Santini,” “The Prince of Tides,” etc., etc.) will be this week’s guest on “N.C. Bookwatch,” the literary chat show on UNC Public Television.In this area, viewers can tune in at noon Sunday (Oct. 12) and again at 5 p.m. Thursday ... [Published Star News Online - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Putting fun back in dysfunctional families

Don’t you just love a good dysfunctional family story? Doesn’t everyone? Well, I do, anyway.I was reminded of this as I was reading “The Death of Santini” by Pat Conroy. I think Conroy is one of the undisputed masters of this genre, if indeed it can be ... [Published Summerville Journal Scene - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain Music: Where It's From, Where It's Going

As the International Bluegrass Music Association’s five-day “World of Bluegrass Festival” wound down in Raleigh a few days ago, some people were still asking: Where did bluegrass music come from, anyway?North Carolinians have a quick and certain answer: ... [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bushfires and climate change

(02:56)A severe fire season can now safely be attributed in part to climate change, agree Labor's Pat Conroy and Liberal Andrew Laming, but not individual fires. 07/1 ... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pat Conroy joins Breaking Politics

(11:57)Labor Mp Pat Conroy joins Chris Hammer via broadband to discuss the political news of the day. 07/1 ... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 07 2014]
Entities: Pat Conroy, Broadband
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

MP asks for interchange funds

THE Glendale transport interchange is the key Lake Macquarie project that should be funded by proceeds from the state government's lease of the Port of Newcastle, Member for Charlton, Pat Conroy, has told federal parliament. THE Glendale transport interchange ... [Published Lakes Mail - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Novel based on harrowing story is set on a Lowcountry plantation

Dee Phelps Disappointment rooms -- spaces in attics or basements fashioned to hide mentally or physically handicapped family members -- were a fact of life in the antebellum South.The idea of such isolated bondage grips us, in both horror and fasci ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Glendale interchange funding

CHARLTON MP Pat Conroy has called again for more funding for the Glendale Interchange and told federal parliament that the state government and its advisers had snubbed him while he was advocating for the project. CHARLTON MP Pat Conroy has called again ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 22 2014]

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...be funded by proceeds from the state government's lease of the Port of Newcastle, Member for Charlton, Pat Conroy, has told federal parliament. "so far, $37.5 million has been forthcoming, from all levels of government, and i understand lake macquarie city council has allocated a significant proportion of this to the current capital works program" Mr Conroy said
Pat Conroy calls the novel "haunting and fascinating." In her acknowledgments, Phelps says Conroy's wife, Cassandra King Conroy, "took me under her wing and helped me fly. a better mentor and friend would be hard to find. thank you for helping me navigate my way around the perplexing world of publishing."

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Pony Express: Standing room only to live longer [Published DL-Online - Oct 16 2014]
DON NOBLE: Conroy details father, son tie [Published Tuscaloosa News - Oct 16 2014]
Securities Docket News Wire for October 14, 2014 [Published Securities Docket - Oct 15 2014]
Defence under fire over soldiers’ pay deal [Published Townsville Bulletin - Oct 14 2014]
'Ruth's Journey' reimagines 'Gone With the Wind... [Published Florida Today - Oct 12 2014]
Florence "Cis" (Anderson) Conroy [Published Lancaster Online - Oct 12 2014]
Pat Conroy on "Bookwatch" [Published Star News Online - Oct 11 2014]
Putting fun back in dysfunctional families [Published Summerville Journal Scene - Oct 11 2014]
Mountain Music: Where It's From, Where It's Going [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Oct 10 2014]
Mountain music: Where it came from, where it’s ... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Oct 07 2014]
Bushfires and climate change [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 07 2014]
Pat Conroy joins Breaking Politics [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 07 2014]
Meet these celebrated authors at Bibliofest at ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Oct 02 2014]
Council to lobby Ministers over commercial rates [Published Limerick Post - Sep 25 2014]
MP asks for interchange funds [Published Lakes Mail - Sep 25 2014]
Novel based on harrowing story is set on a Lowc... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 24 2014]
Memorial plaque unveiled in Boyle for Traditi... [Published Leitrim Observer - Sep 23 2014]
News from the library [Published Galion Inquirer - Sep 22 2014]
Call for Glendale interchange funding [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 22 2014]
CHESTERFIELD CHATTER: Sept. 18 [Published Register News - Sep 18 2014]
Talented youngsters get a little help [Published Lakes Mail - Sep 18 2014]
Government buys thousands of iPads [Published Perth Now - Sep 16 2014]
Fall Brings Seasonal Closings [Published Southern Boating - Sep 11 2014]
Carbon tax savings: Labor has a bone to pick [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 14 2014]
USC offers talk on Pat Conroy archive on display [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 22 2014]
Writers Speak Out Against SC Literary Censorship [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 07 2014]
Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Here Comes ... [Published WebProNews Feed - May 02 2014]
Explorer Who Discovered the Titanic to Be Recog... [Published PRWeb - Apr 25 2014]
Terri Blackstock: A Return to Roots [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 29 2014]
New At The Library [Published Press and Dakotan - Jan 10 2014]
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