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The lonely hunters of 'Project Nim'

...Planet of the Apes," but rather "Project Nim," the new understated documentary to "speak." The chimp in question, Nim Chimpsky (a shot at renowned linguist Noam...brownstone on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Nim's surrogate "mother," one of several...
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"Nim's Island" For as long as she's been alive, Nim (Abigail Breslin) and her scientist dad (Gerard Butler...strange but disconnected events finds Dad lost at sea and Nim unexpectedly charged with protecting the land from an invading...
Some legislators are penny-wise, pound-foolish

...taxpayers' money? According to a National Institutes of Medicine (NIM) report on heroin and cocaine treatment programs: "The result...for the Holm approach to not treat addiction at all? The 1995 NIM report indicated that untreated addiction costs $43,200...
Student artists in the spotlight

...and gets you in the mood to dance." Favorites: "I like to do art - especially working with paint. My favorite book is 'Nim's Island,' fantasy fiction. I guess music and gym are my favorite classes." Future plans: "I'd like to keep doing...
Animals speak, let's listen

...individual held in captivity does not pine for family and freedom?This large, gray, intelligent being has gone a step further than Nim Chimpsky, the famous ape who had been taught American Sign Language, and who astounded Carl Sagan by signing, "Let me out...
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Toxin found in Alaska gardens, warning issued

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. "It's not just the leaves. We found it in all different parts of plants," said Nim Ha, acting program manager for the public health division. Health officials said the levels are unlikely to pose health risks...

...Charles Graham Berwind Jr., 73, and Joanne Bingham, 37, both of Philadelphia, Penn. James Doyle Wood, 31, and Ellen Chan Nim, 28, both of Vacaville, Calif. Gregory Kent Todd, 43, and Sharon Jeanette Ashby, 51, Felton, Calif. Craig Robert Gasparine...
Gold Town to launch two new summer film series

...kick off its summer documentary film series featuring nine new films. Titles include "Greatest Movie Ever Sold," "Project NIM," "El Bulli," "Page One: Inside the New York Times" and Errol Morris' newest work "Tabloid." Discounted multi-film...
Local, state agencies seek to correct misinformation during debate over Fairbanks air quality

...respiratory-related visits."It's a significant increase, it's measurable and it's a big enough difference," said Nim Ha, acting program manager for the environmental public health program at the state Division of Public Health. "On an individual-level...
Juneau's Cinema guide help him keep the struggling sport alive in the 1920s. "Nim's Island" (PG) No rating available at press time. Where...m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1:40, 4 p.m. Synopsis: When Nim's father goes missing from the magical island where they live...


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