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May 10, 1986 | United Press International
Thomas Nelson Publishers, the world's largest publisher of Bibles, has announced the formation of a division to meet the Scripture needs of Roman Catholics. Sam Moore, president and chairman of the company, said, "For years we have published books and Bibles for Catholics, yet we felt like we could be doing more. We decided with counsel from various church officials to concentrate our efforts in the form of a special publishing arm of our company."
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SPORTS
August 16, 1986 | JERRY CROWE, Times Staff Writer
On the day that USC's 16 freshmen football recruits reported to campus for fall practice, Gary Wellman was being blamed for the events that caused him to be excluded. Wellman, an All-Southern Section running back from Westlake High who signed a letter of intent with USC, probably cost himself a year of college athletic eligibility when he dropped a science class last spring at Westlake.
REAL ESTATE
January 19, 1986
J.T. Nakaoka Associates, an architectural firm specializing in office, industrial and retail buildings, has relocated form 1180 S. Beverly Drive to 1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
NEWS
December 29, 1985
Our thanks to NBC and the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" for a marvelous Christmas gift in the form of "Love Is Never Silent." They cared enough to send the very best. Denis Moss, Mission Viejo
NEWS
January 9, 1986
City Manager Gregory Meyer denied this week that he gave former Fire Chief Ronald D. Simmons the go-ahead to change the wedding date on Simmons' health insurance form. Simmons, who quit last July after four years as chief, said last week that he changed his wedding date from July 28, 1979, to Sept. 8, 1984, on a health insurance enrollment form used to get coverage for his wife, Barbara Myer, after he talked to Meyer.
TRAVEL
November 12, 1989
When cash-starved Braniff Inc. cancelled all passenger service last Tuesday, many consumers were left holding tickets. What hope do they have of getting value from those tickets? There are four options: Some other airlines are accepting Braniff tickets on a standby basis. Among them are Continental, Midway, Eastern and Delta (for return travel only), although this varies, depending upon flight availability. Contact the individual airlines to find out.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2001 | CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT, TIMES ART CRITIC
A superficial resemblance marks the famous drip paintings begun by Jackson Pollock in 1947 and the flux paintings begun five years earlier by Knud Merrild (1894-1954). (The Danish-born Modernist painter left Europe after World War I, spent time in Taos, N.M., with D.H. Lawrence and Mable Dodge, and arrived in Los Angeles in 1923; Pollock, a generation younger, didn't arrive until 1928, at age 16.) However, the operative word here is superficial.
NEWS
June 8, 1986
A new way of applying fluoride to teeth could reverse small cavities, the American Dental Assn. says. The new technique, being readied for tests on humans, makes the tooth enamel better able to react with and absorb fluoride, which prevents cavities. It could be applied the same way fluoride is applied today--in toothpaste, mouth rinses and gels, according to research chemist Laurence C. Chow of the dental association.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1997
Contractors and subcontractors competing for Metropolitan Transportation Authority jobs totaling more than $100,000 are now required to complete a 20-page, pre-qualification form. The 37 questions on the form ask for each company's background, ownership, certifications and other information.
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