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Turner

1. J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam). 1775--1851, British landscape painter; a master of water colours. He sought to convey atmosphere by means of an innovative use of colour and gradations of light
2. Nat. 1800--31, US rebel slave, who led (1831) Turner's Insurrection, the only major slave revolt in US history: executed
3. Robert Edward III, known as Ted. born 1938, US broadcasting executive and yachtsman; chairman of Turner Broadcasting (1970--96), founder of Cable News Network (1980), and vice-chairman of Time Warner from 1996
4. Tina, real name Annie Mae Bullock. born 1940, US rock singer who performed (1958--75) with her then husband Ike Turner (born 1931) and later as a solo act. Her recordings include "River Deep, Mountain High" (1966) and "Simply the Best" (1991)
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CAROL SCHNEIDER, vice president and executive director for publicity and public relations at the Random House Publishing Group, announced the agreement to create the Nikki Turner Presents line this spring.
Watching the Campbell Hall of North Hollywood sophomore pick apart one opponent after another with a strong service game, explosive forehand and precise two-hand backhand, it appears that Turner isn't affected by anything when he's on the court.
A literate, messianic slave named Nat Turner led a small band of followers on a killing spree that resulted in deaths of more than fifty whites, the majority of them women and children.
But stewardship can be toilsome, and for more than 10 years Turner resented the fields he tilled.
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Turner credits her husband, Kenny, a financial analyst who works for a mortgage company, with helping her make the transition from entrepreneur to business operator.
With Turner about to start work as a writer and performer on the second season of Showtime's The L Word and with Smith's latest comedy, Jersey Girl, set to open in theaters on March 26, the two of them (with Mosier sitting in) met at Smith's house in the Hollywood hills of Los Angeles to reminisce and, as friends do, needle each other.
If Turner did strive to make art from a clouded vision, his effort would have been one of intensifying intellectual engagement with the world, not of Romantic spiritual alienation from it.
Turner was working Overtime on ambulance duty and had just dropped off a patient at a hospital, when he and his partner, EMT Sharon Moore, noticed smoke rising from the apartment building shortly after 8 p.
Turner Construction Company will celebrate its 100th anniversary on May 6.
Nat Turner Before the Bar of Judgment: Fictional Treatments of the Southampton Slave Insurrection.
John Turner, the former Prime Minister of Canada and a former Minister of Justice in the first government under Pierre Trudeau, sent a letter to all parish priests in the Archdiocese of Toronto inviting them to extend their usual support to the annual Cardinal's Dinner to be held on October 18.