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Morton,

village (1990 pop. 13,799), Tazewell co., central Ill., in a grain-farming and livestock area; inc. 1877. Food is canned, and tractor parts, washing machines, and pottery are manufactured.

Morton

1. 4th Earl of, title of James Douglas. 1516--81, regent of Scotland (1572--78) for the young James VI. He was implicated in the murders of Rizzio (1566) and Darnley (1567) and played a leading role in ousting Mary, Queen of Scots; executed
2. Jelly Roll, real name Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. 1885--1941, US jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter; one of the creators of New Orleans jazz
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With growing demand for food grade salts, Morton Salt is introducing food grade manufacturing capabilities at its salt production facility in Port Canaveral, FL.
The Morton Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry is dedicated to promoting and advocating for the local business community to ensure the continued economic, cultural and civic well-being of Morton Grove.
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During his nearly 25 years in prison, Michael Morton often heard the howling wails of other new inmates realizing their fate when they had arrived.
A contender for his party's leadership, Morton has pledged to continue seeking protection for those who oppose homosexuality if he becomes premier.
Fritsch, a professional chef, teamed up with Arnie Morton to found Morton's in 1978 -- and he's currently the company's vice chairman.
According to Mike Morton, director, Global Product Development, Information Systems & Services, General Motors, over three weekends this past spring, the automaker executed an upgrade of several of its UGS Teamcenter product lifecycle management software and NX design software (from UGS Corp.
is contributing to the overall beautification of the Far West Side (FWS) by installing aesthetic elements surrounding its celebrity-friendly Morton Square building.
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In a rather mind-twisting bit of casting, Morton (in an Olivier-nominated performance) plays the young Boy George, while George plays legendary queer performance artist Leigh Bowery.
Retired architect Michael Morton is accused of killing estranged Gracia, 40, whose body has never been found.