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Deadwood

Anything that significantly reduces efficiency in an economy, company, or other organization. For example, if a company hires more employees than it needs so that there is not enough work for them all to do, then the extra employees are deadwood because they cost without adding value. Some social projects may encourage deadwood: for example, a government may deliberately hire too many postal workers to keep down unemployment figures even though the extra personnel may actually reduce the efficiency of the post office. See also: Dead weight loss, Featherbedding.
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Series creator David Milch has written Deadwood: The Movie so that it can be seen and enjoyed as a stand-alone drama, but the more familiar you are with the history and residents of Deadwood, the more consistently thrilling this new HBO movie will be.
Sub rolls are stuffed with tender strips of steak, sauteed onions and green pepper, then covered with their own Deadwood cheese sauce.
Bighorn Sheep were initially captured in Alberta, Canada, and translocated to our study area, the Deadwood region, located in the northern Black Hills in western South Dakota, USA (UTM: Zone 13, 602979 E, 4911453 N) (Fig.
[U.S.A.], July 26 ( ANI ): The American Western TV series, Deadwood, is all set to return after 12 long years, this time, to the silver screen.
The author compares the television series Deadwood to aspects of Shakespeare's plays, particularly Richard II, 1 Henry IV, 2 Henry IV, and Henry V.
Smith, 26, was riding an ATV by herself in the Deadwood area when she crashed, police said.
He also had memorable roles as ruthless saloon owner Cy Tolliver in Deadwood, gunman Curly Bill Brocius in Tombstone and the corrupt senator in Sin City.
He also acted in several television series like "24," "Nashville," "Deadwood," and "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones."
Target: 50% ownership interest in the Deadwood natural gas processing facility
I'd grown up with classics such as The Deadwood Stage and Black Hills of Dakota and the theatre version did not disappoint.
1876: James Butler, or Wild Bill Hickok was shot dead by Jack McCall while playing poker in Deadwood, South Dakota.
VVGOOGLING a runner Whipcrackaway 12.30 Folkestone Whipcrackaway features prominently in The Deadwood Stage, a catchy song in the 1953 film Calamity Jane, which was performed by Doris Day.