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McPherson,

city (1990 pop. 12,422), seat of McPherson co., central Kans., in a farm area on the old Santa Fe Trail; inc. 1874. The city has an oil refinery and factories that make plastics, railroad equipment, and motor vehicles. The city is named for Gen. James B. McPherson, the highest ranking Union general to die in the Civil War. McPherson College is there.

McPherson

Conor. born 1972, Irish playwright and theatre director; his plays include The Weir (1997) and Port Authority (2001)
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Chris Holmes, prosecuting, said there was a fight on the doorstep during which McPherson punched and kicked Mr Taylor.
Earning a cool, six-figure salary with a plush office in the Big Apple, McPherson is enjoying the fruits of his labor.
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The concept of democracy is for McPherson a home base, a cultural springboard to other areas, many of them moral and philosophical.
It takes a great deal of creativity to do this," McPherson said.
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Church officials argue that McPherson was well cared for at the facility but that she became violent and incoherent and stopped eating.
With copious historical citations, McPherson demonstrates that although ethnic and civic nationalisms are often `imagined' or `invented,' artificially constructed nationalisms are, none the less, powerful forces.
McPherson opens his research by discussing the Civil War as a crusade.
The book is good reading, but unfortunately it fails to disentangle the facts from the myths that have long fed the McPherson legend.
McPherson started collaborating with Shlichta about two years ago.
McPherson has experienced rapid growth in recent years and in response to this growth is making significant technology investments to enhance infrastructure and to support aggressive growth targets for the future.