johnston johnston  /ˈdʒɑn stən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)

News

  1. David Cay Johnston Explores 'The Fine Print'

    In his latest book, author and journalist David Cay Johnston says that big corporations intentionally fill their billing statements, insurance quotes and other paperwork with confusing language in order to prevent consumers from understanding exactly what they're signing up for.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting

  2. Will Johnston build a new football stadium?

    Johnston school officials don't yet know when an athletic stadium would be built if voters on Tuesday approve a $41 million bond issue that would help pay for a new high school.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  3. Johnston County teacher facing sex charge

    A school teacher in Johnston County is charged with having a sexual relationship with a student.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville

Quotes

  • Opposition leader Michael Ignatieff congratulated Johnston and praised his dedication to learning and innovation: "As a renowned academic and university leader, Dr. Johnston has inspired many Canadians in the classroom and has brought international...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: Montreal Gazette

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