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Wired News
The Creator of JavaScript Wants to Upend the Ad Industry With a New Browsertracking scripts that pillage your personal data and replace them with ads supp
The Creator of JavaScript Wants to Upend the Ad Industry With a New Browser
Wired News / Posted 12 hours ago
tracking scripts that pillage your personal data and replace them with ads supplied by the browser—–ads that respect your privacy and don’t slow your computer to a crawl or tax your phone’s battery. According to the plan, a cut of the advertising... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City’s first homeless shelter readyand women over the age of 18 years old. Both genders will be housed in a comm
City’s first homeless shelter ready
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
and women over the age of 18 years old. Both genders will be housed in a common space with a divider separating them for privacy. After a week of sleeping in the basement of Holy Rosary Church, they will then move onto the lower level of Most... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Latest gadgets designed to help get the most from your cell phonework with your new one. So when possible, it's a good idea to buy ones that are
Latest gadgets designed to help get the most from your cell phone
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
work with your new one. So when possible, it's a good idea to buy ones that are compatible with a variety of phones. This week I tested two new products which fit this bill: the new Jawbone Bluetooth headset from Aliph and the Polaroid... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
When Snapchat goes bad: Parents, here are 7 things your teen should know about the social appA daycare worker in Mesa posted an inappropriate photo to Snapchat while she wa
When Snapchat goes bad: Parents, here are 7 things your teen should know about the social app
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
A daycare worker in Mesa posted an inappropriate photo to Snapchat while she was at work. For the second time in three weeks, an ill-advised photo taken by an Arizona teen has gone viral after being published to the social sharing app... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP has no use for Rand Paul: How he became the former future of the Republican Partyworkers from exploitation. The Lochner decision itself struck down a law limiti
The GOP has no use for Rand Paul: How he became the former future of the Republican Party
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
workers from exploitation. The Lochner decision itself struck down a law limiting New York bakery workers to a 60 hour work week. Subsequent decisions applying this fabricated right invalidated minimum wage laws and laws protecting workers’ right to... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Rocks must be fearless as they bid to edge nearer Wembleyin the Trophy. Bognor go into the game in fine form – home league wins over Ha
Rocks must be fearless as they bid to edge nearer Wembley
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
in the Trophy. Bognor go into the game in fine form – home league wins over Hampton and Richmond and Leiston in the past week have made it eight successive wins and put them four points clear in fourth place in the Ryman premier. But their... Read more
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Literary Minded
Abortion reform bill must go further to improve access for Territory women –is a guest post by Darwin-based GP Dr Jacqueline Murdoch. “I’m sorry, it looks
Abortion reform bill must go further to improve access for Territory women –
Literary Minded / Posted 2 days ago
is a guest post by Darwin-based GP Dr Jacqueline Murdoch. “I’m sorry, it looks like we can’t get you in for another four weeks”. The tears brimming over Sarah*’s eyelashes spill, and she starts to sob. I offer her a tissue from the boxperched... Read more
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The New Yorker
Bounding Ambitionthe incoming director of the Paris Opera Ballet. As a result, the presentation
Bounding Ambition
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
the incoming director of the Paris Opera Ballet. As a result, the presentation of his new ballet, “Reflections,” later that week at the Théâtre du Châtelet, was of special interest. The piece, to be performed by his own small company, the L.A. Dance... Read more
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Daily Mail
Happy 12th birthday Facebook! Social network rolls out #FriendsDayinto the Harvard computer network to access images used as part of the first ve
Happy 12th birthday Facebook! Social network rolls out #FriendsDay
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
into the Harvard computer network to access images used as part of the first version of the site - asking visitors to choose which of two people shown were more attractive. Now, in the wake of the company's financial results announcement last... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Linksbecause the Internet of Things will spy on us just fine If you’ve installed Wi
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
because the Internet of Things will spy on us just fine If you’ve installed Windows 10, you better get familiar with the Privacy Settings. There are a ton of Privacy options enabled by default that give M$ the priviledge to share your data with... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerTPP = RIP Mexican countryside * New challenge for the Human Right to Water *
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
TPP = RIP Mexican countryside * New challenge for the Human Right to Water * The TPP threatens freedom of expression and privacy online * The TPP, a pro-Transnational Agreement: Monsanto getting ready to govern The image on the front page is a... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Bankers are Determined to Destroy Cash, and Why You Should Be Worriedit give banks free reign to control your money as they see fit, but it prompts
Bankers are Determined to Destroy Cash, and Why You Should Be Worried
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
it give banks free reign to control your money as they see fit, but it prompts grave fears about the future of individual privacy as well. Here in Australia, the conversation over the future of cash has yet to take place in earnest. But, in other... Read more
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Wired News
Proposed State Bans on Phone Encryption Make Zero SenseIowa and New Hampshire—get an outsize vote in choosing America’s next president
Proposed State Bans on Phone Encryption Make Zero Sense
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
Iowa and New Hampshire—get an outsize vote in choosing America’s next president. The idea of letting just two states choose whether we all get to have secure encryption on our smartphones, on the other hand, has no such track record. And it’s... Read more
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The Age
Carrie Graf opens up on her sexuality and being a new mother to twinsChicheportiche sit on the back deck of their newly purchased Ainslie home, each
Carrie Graf opens up on her sexuality and being a new mother to twins
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Chicheportiche sit on the back deck of their newly purchased Ainslie home, each simultaneously nursing and feeding their 15-week-old babies from bottles. Both appear equally smitten as parents, engaging in baby talk with Charli – or 'Chu-chu' – and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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Zero Hedge
First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Confirmed In Texaswith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Confirmed In Texas
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KSPR Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Dallas County reports first Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmissionwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Dallas County reports first Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Dallas County officials confirm Zika case transmitted sexuallywith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Dallas County officials confirm Zika case transmitted sexually
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reportedwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Health officials: Sexually transmitted Zika case reported
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
1st Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission, health officials confirmwith an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
1st Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission, health officials confirm
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. “Now that we know Zika virus can be transmitted... Read more
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Slate
Help! I’m Scared of Telling My Husband I Was Molested as a Child.Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers.
Help! I’m Scared of Telling My Husband I Was Molested as a Child.
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columnshere. Send questions to... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate - Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Jan. 31 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration reporting on th...said. She stopped by her son’s boyhood bedroom, the one with the window lookin
Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate - Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Jan. 31 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration reporting on th...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
said. She stopped by her son’s boyhood bedroom, the one with the window looking out onto the driveway. He’d slept there a week earlier, the evening they went to see "American Sniper" together. She slipped past the picture of him and his best... Read more
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Ars Technica
Using IPv6 with Linux? You’ve likely been visited by Shodan and other scannersOne of the benefits of the next-generation Internet protocol known as IPv6 is t
Using IPv6 with Linux? You’ve likely been visited by Shodan and other scanners
Ars Technica / Posted 5 days ago
One of the benefits of the next-generation Internet protocol known as IPv6 is the enhanced privacy it offers over its IPv4 predecessor. With a staggering 2128 (or about 3.4×1038) theoretical addresses available, its IP pool is immune to the types of... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Jan. 31 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration reporting on the ...said. She stopped by her son’s boyhood bedroom, the one with the window lookin
Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate Houston Slayings Fueled Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Jan. 31 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration reporting on the ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
said. She stopped by her son’s boyhood bedroom, the one with the window looking out onto the driveway. He’d slept there a week earlier, the evening they went to see "American Sniper" together. She slipped past the picture of him and his best... Read more
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The Advocate
Will David Vitter’s strategy to lay low while running for governor pay off?direct questions and comments. We’ve heard several of those recently, too. At
Will David Vitter’s strategy to lay low while running for governor pay off?
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
direct questions and comments. We’ve heard several of those recently, too. At an Alliance for Good Government forum last week, the moderator asked both Vitter and another opponent, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, whether either had ever violated Title 14... Read more
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Orange County Register
8 workplace trends to watch this year: Equal pay, higher wages, expanded leave and moreZillow increased its parental leave benefit as of Jan. 1. Before, the Seattle-b
8 workplace trends to watch this year: Equal pay, higher wages, expanded leave and more
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
Zillow increased its parental leave benefit as of Jan. 1. Before, the Seattle-based online real estate company offered 12 weeks of partially paid leave to new moms only. Now, both new moms and dads can take up to 16 weeks of fully paid... Read more
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Orange County Register
We need a gas tax replacementIn its Jan. 28 editorial, “Going down wrong road on gas taxes,” the O.C. Regist
We need a gas tax replacement
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
In its Jan. 28 editorial, “Going down wrong road on gas taxes,” the O.C. Register didn’t just choose the “wrong road,” but a path to a fiscal cliff. I serve as chair of the California Transportation Commission, which is responsible for allocating... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Their story: ‘I want to be somewhere between two fixed points of gender’sex but don’t want to undergo sex-reassignment surgery. Others may opt for mast
Their story: ‘I want to be somewhere between two fixed points of gender’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
sex but don’t want to undergo sex-reassignment surgery. Others may opt for mastectomies but don’t want genital surgery, or choose not to take hormones, explains Dr. Beeman. They’re unlikely to seek a diagnosis of “gender dysphoria,” the term the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Terry Dickson: Gender identity is going to blow the doors off bathroomsa girl, I suppose — to use the boys’ bathroom. After parents prayed and protest
Terry Dickson: Gender identity is going to blow the doors off bathrooms
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
a girl, I suppose — to use the boys’ bathroom. After parents prayed and protested, board members invited lawyers last week to explain to a crowd of 250 what would happen if they had decided to bar students from using the bathrooms matching the... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Sundance film shows realities behind social media use and sexual assaultthe three boys who later admitted to assaulting her on Facebook. They told her
Sundance film shows realities behind social media use and sexual assault
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
the three boys who later admitted to assaulting her on Facebook. They told her not to worry, that it would blow over in a week. “You have no idea what it’s like to be a girl,” Pott’s Facebook messenger conversation read. “I now have a reputation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daily Press BriefingIndex for Today's Briefing MR TONER: Hi, guys. Happy first day of the week - w
Daily Press Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Index for Today's Briefing MR TONER: Hi, guys. Happy first day of the week - work week. (Laughter.) Hope everybody survived Snowzilla okay. QUESTION: I assume the government folk were working. (Laughter.) MR TONER: I can assure you I was logged in... Read more
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Deseret News
Sundance film shows realities behind social media use and sexual assaultthe three boys who later admitted to assaulting her on Facebook. They told her
Sundance film shows realities behind social media use and sexual assault
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
the three boys who later admitted to assaulting her on Facebook. They told her not to worry, that it would blow over in a week. “You have no idea what it’s like to be a girl,” Pott’s Facebook messenger conversation read. “I now have a reputation... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersstate's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chance
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
state's public education system, is it? It's also not exactly the words Chancellor Bill McRaven used when he appeared last week before the Texas House Higher Education Committee and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Still, it's what... Read more
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