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Runyon

(Alfred) Damon. 1884--1946, US short-story writer, best known for his humorous tales about racy Broadway characters. His story collections include Guys and Dolls (1932), which became the basis of a musical (1950)
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These are just a few examples of how legalized marijuana can cause more harm than good," maintains Runyon.
Runyon and his team said that instead, planetary classification should focus on defining characteristics like atmosphere and landscape, and should be organized in a hierarchy similar to that of life on earth.
A high percentage of its detox patients are seeking methadone detox (some have been in an OTP, while others may have been taking methadone to treat pain), says Runyon.
Regardless of the size of your legal department, it's important to have either a pro bono committee or a pro bono administrator," Runyon says.
In the middle of the Depression he got all these people to pay $50 to go to the Caribbean," Runyon noted proudly.
It's our only last spot where the car hasn't been able to take over, invade and dominate the area," said Randy Dodge, who with his group New Friends of Runyon Canyon, has hired an attorney and filed appeals with the city of Los Angeles to stop the construction.
The Lemon Drop Kid, a racetrack tipster in a Damon Runyon story, was played by Bob Hope in a movie and, more recently, gave his name - minus the 'The' - to a Belmont Stakes winner.
It really looks like a nightclub and feels like a nightclub after dark," Runyon says, adding that beer and wine are served to students who are of age.
James, who plays gorgeous Mike Delfino, was walking his pooch near Runyon Canyon in LA when he encountered the predator.
Will is the recipient of the Denver Press Club's 12th annual Damon Runyon Award.