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  • As networks are already busy developing new projects for next season, the long-dormant Western genre has been garnering much interest.

    Exclusive: Shaun Cassidy and Tommy Schlamme Develop Western at NBC

  • After over two decades in sport, where I was, in a nutshell, given a fairly strict schedule nearly every single day which I did follow voluntarily of course I have come to recognize the importance of my long-dormant time management skills and the relatively new concept of taking initiative.

    Kristina Groves: From Schedule B to Schedule Me

  • Gloria Stuart, 100, a glamorous blond actress who starred in 1930s horror films and musicals before reviving a long-dormant career in 1997 with her Oscar-nominated performance as the older version of Kate Winslet's character, Rose, in the box-office smash "Titanic," died Sept. 26 at her home in West Los Angeles.

    Gloria Stuart, actress in 'Titanic,' dies at 100

  • Japan's long-dormant private-equity market, where funds have long struggled to secure deals, shows a glimpse of recovery lately.

    Nomura Unit in Talks to Sell Skylark

  • In hopes of reviving a long-dormant basketball program, athletic director Jay Jacobs fired Jeff Lebo one day after Auburn's season came to a close in a loss to Florida and six years after Lebo was hired to revitalize a scandal-plagued program.

    Southeastern Conference

  • Instead, he said the auto maker will re-establish a long-dormant committee of outside advisers.

    Toyota Hones Focus, Top Ranks

  • Creaky Candlestick Park has endured more embarrassment than joy in recent seasons—even this year, a preseason game versus Oakland was marred by violence, and the lights conked out during Monday Night Football against Pittsburgh—but rookie coach Jim Harbaugh has conjured a trace of that long-dormant magic.

    It's Down to the NFL's Final Four

  • Even as banks are restarting the engines of their long-dormant commercial real-estate lending shops, old loans continue to fall into default faster than they can be worked out, with the delinquency rate for commercial mortgage-backed securities reaching a new high last month.

    Delinquency Rate Hits Record 9.34%

  • Mr. Perry briefly stepped on his own message Tuesday by joking about the long-dormant issue of Mr. Obama's birthplace.

    Perry Joins Flat-Tax Camp

  • Satellite photos show a column of ash rising from the long-dormant Nabro volcano in far southeastern Eritrea, near its border with Ethiopia and the city-state of Djibouti.

    Eritrea Volcano Disrupts East Africa Air Travel

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