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(Biography) (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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(Alfred) Da•mon (ˈdeɪ mən) 1884–1946, U.S. journalist and short-story writer.
Run`yon•esque′, adj.
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Noun1.Runyon - United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)
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James Edward Runyon and Barbara Harris have been appointed to the Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Despite the legalization of marijuana in a growing number of states, cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I substance with high potential for abuse," notes Kent Runyon, compliance officer and vice president of Community Relations for Novus Medical Detox Center, New Port Richey, Fla.
A team of scientists led by Kirby Runyon, a doctoral candidate at Johns Hopkin's University, launched a campaign Tuesday to change the classifications that make a celestial body qualify as a planet, according to Reuters.
Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Booth Goodwin announced that David Runyon, 45, was also fined $15,000 for his role in the kickback scheme.
Runyon replied that he can understand the diverse perspectives that prevail on these topics, but he added that Novus continues to see a considerable number of patients who began a daily course of methadone for opioid addiction but ended up feeling somewhat misled by program professionals.
Caption: More than 660 people--from those affected by cancer to professional stair climbers--took part in the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's first ever Runyon Up stair climb at the new 4 World Trade Center building on April 3, raising more than $173,000 for young cancer researchers.
Today, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation held its annual Accelerating Cancer Cures Research Symposium designed to foster communication and collaboration between cancer researchers in industry and academia to speed progress against cancer.
According to Eve Runyon, director of Corporate Pro Bono--the partnership project between the Pro Bono Institute and the Association of Corporate Counsel--in-house programs have taken off just within the past 10 years.
So much so that fitness expert Chuck Runyon has written a book called .
Loesser didn't write much for Broadway, I'm not quite sure why, but he's a great writer and Guys and Dolls is one of the shows where all the elements come together, the Runyon atmosphere and characters.
A new pilot partnership between the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research, and the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation will offer some of the capabilities and expertise of America's research hospital to an external group of clinical investigators in cancer research.
We all bleed purple here at corporate," says Anytime Fitness CEO and co-founder Chuck Runyon, who had the unusual idea in 2002 while passing a tattoo parlor with some new franchisees and offered to pay for the artwork for anyone who stepped forward.