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The Standard
Top US colleges abandon major entry requirementsTuesday, September 01, 2015ADVERTISEMENTFOR YEARS, THOSE thinking of going to c
Top US colleges abandon major entry requirements
The Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, September 01, 2015ADVERTISEMENTFOR YEARS, THOSE thinking of going to college in the United States have been required to take either the SAT or the ACT. The range of colleges available to the applicant was almost entirely dependent on that... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine AP News | 08/29/15 07:01 am WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- A former Washington Po
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
AP News | 08/29/15 07:01 am WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- A former Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled will be this... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Waterville mill developer plans to purchase Belfast schoolBELFAST, Maine —The cat’s out of the bag, Belfast. Developer Paul Boghossian, r
Waterville mill developer plans to purchase Belfast school
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
BELFAST, Maine —The cat’s out of the bag, Belfast. Developer Paul Boghossian, responsible for the multi-million restoration of the historic Hathaway Mill in Waterville, has confirmed that he has a purchase-and-sale agreement for the long-vacant... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in MaineWATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A former Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer P
Katherine Boo to receive Lovejoy Award in Maine
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A former Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing dire conditions in group homes for the mentally disabled will be this year's recipient of Lovejoy Award at Colby College. Katherine Boo, now a staff... Read more
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Business Wire
Mark Jackson Appointed Director of Athletics at Villanova UniversityVILLANOVA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Villanova University announced that Mark Jacks
Mark Jackson Appointed Director of Athletics at Villanova University
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
VILLANOVA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Villanova University announced that Mark Jackson has been appointed the school’s Director of Athletics. Jackson, who most recently served as the Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Chief Innovation Officer at... Read more
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Washington Post
Meet America’s own warlordMore than a decade after Liberia’s civil war ended, we are still learning about
Meet America’s own warlord
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
More than a decade after Liberia’s civil war ended, we are still learning about what happened during the conflict and how those events affected ordinary people. One of the more bizarre stories is that of Chucky Taylor, a Liberian American teenager... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
County native’s book recalls college life in 1960sWhen members of the Colby College Class of 1965 gathered in Waterville for thei
County native’s book recalls college life in 1960s
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
When members of the Colby College Class of 1965 gathered in Waterville for their 50th reunion celebration in June, they received a special gift from one of their classmates. Houlton native Barbara McGillicuddy Bolton of Brooklyn, New York, presented... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mestieri, Farnham, Dowe join Husson football staffBANGOR, Maine — Husson University football head coach Gabby Price has announced
Mestieri, Farnham, Dowe join Husson football staff
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — Husson University football head coach Gabby Price has announced five coaching staff changes effective immediately for the Eagles. Caserta joins the Eagles after spending the 2014 season as a linebackers coach at Maine Maritime... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Humble basketball origins in Maine lead to Hall of FameBANGOR, Maine — A shared passion for their chosen sport often had most modest r
Humble basketball origins in Maine lead to Hall of Fame
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — A shared passion for their chosen sport often had most modest roots a generation or more ago. Sometimes it was as simple as a backboard and rim attached to a garage or barn located at the end of a dirt driveway. Other times it might... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Humble basketball origins in Maine lead to Hall of Fame recognition for many new inducteesBANGOR, Maine — A shared passion for their chosen sport often had most modest r
Humble basketball origins in Maine lead to Hall of Fame recognition for many new inductees
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — A shared passion for their chosen sport often had most modest roots a generation or more ago. Sometimes it was as simple as a backboard and rim attached to a garage or barn located at the end of a dirt driveway. Other times it might... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
College community to meet candidates for SCCC presidentBy JOE CARLSON jcarlson@njherald.com NEWTON — The field for Sussex County Com
College community to meet candidates for SCCC president
New Jersey Herald / Posted 11 days ago
By JOE CARLSON jcarlson@njherald.com NEWTON — The field for Sussex County Community College president has been narrowed to five candidates, all of whom will be on campus in the coming week to interview with the Board of Trustees, tour the campus,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Track standouts Hake, Kone headline Bucksport Hall of Fame classTrack and field standouts Lorii Hake Fowler and Dom Kone headline the list of e
Track standouts Hake, Kone headline Bucksport Hall of Fame class
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Track and field standouts Lorii Hake Fowler and Dom Kone headline the list of eight people who will be inducted into the Bucksport Athletic Hall of Fame. Robbie Carmichael, Josh Carter, Bain Pollard, James Soper, Karen Leach Wardwell and Hugh Bowden... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine basketball hall ready to welcome second classBANGOR, Maine — With temperatures still in the 80s and a dew point approaching
Maine basketball hall ready to welcome second class
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — With temperatures still in the 80s and a dew point approaching 70, what better time for a Maine basketball pop quiz? 1. Which former Solon Bobcat has been recognized by his conference peers as a college coach of the year in five... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Suspicious box found on Colby College campusWATERVILLE, Maine — A suspicious box was found on the campus of Colby College o
Suspicious box found on Colby College campus
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
WATERVILLE, Maine — A suspicious box was found on the campus of Colby College outside a science building early Sunday morning, according to police. Colby security notified Waterville police after finding a fireproof lockbox outside the Davis Science... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Poet and Writer Elaine McGillicuddy Speaks of Poetry and Her Love Sory:::::::: After the life-altering experience of the loss of Francis, her spouse
Poet and Writer Elaine McGillicuddy Speaks of Poetry and Her Love Sory
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
:::::::: After the life-altering experience of the loss of Francis, her spouse, Elaine McGillicuddy knew her calling as a poet and writer had become an imperative. Amazed over Francis' remarkable request of her when he would die, SING TO ME AND I... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New Faculty Members Arrive At BaylorBaylor welcomed new faculty members to the campus and announced new roles for r
New Faculty Members Arrive At Baylor
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Baylor welcomed new faculty members to the campus and announced new roles for returning members. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Aviv is the inaugural upper school Baylor Teaching Fellow. She graduated from Dartmouth with a B.A. in English and this past year... Read more
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The Advocate
Candidates can fluctuate between rich, poor with new money rules in dramatically changing world of presidential election financingWashington — A pair of political action committees supporting former Texas Gov.
Candidates can fluctuate between rich, poor with new money rules in dramatically changing world of presidential election financing
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Washington — A pair of political action committees supporting former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has raised nearly $17 million to propel him to the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, with almost all of that super PAC cash still available to... Read more
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Entrpreneur
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Defending Your Ideas in an ArgumentEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Defending Your Ideas in an Argument
Entrpreneur / Posted 18 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. Let’s assume that an idea you’ve proposed is being challenged out of... Read more
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The Advocate
New money rules confuses traditional campaigningWashington — A pair of political action committees devoted to former Texas Gov.
New money rules confuses traditional campaigning
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Washington — A pair of political action committees devoted to former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has raised nearly $17 million to propel him to 2016 Republican presidential nomination, with almost all of that super PAC cash still available to spend. But... Read more
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Washington Post
Restoring dignity after apartheidSouth African President Jacob Zuma addressing the media on progress made since
Restoring dignity after apartheid
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
South African President Jacob Zuma addressing the media on progress made since the adoption the Medium Term Strategic Framework as outlined in his State of the Nation Address, in Pretoria, South Africa, 11 August 2015. (Kopano Tlape/EPA) “Apartheid... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and UniversitiesSAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and Universities
CommonDreams.org / Posted 22 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, released its ninth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. Each of the schools ranked in the top 20 have displayed a deep and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Colby names assistant football coachAlex Kretzschmar, who was at St. Ambrose (Iowa) University the past two years,
Colby names assistant football coach
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Alex Kretzschmar, who was at St. Ambrose (Iowa) University the past two years, was named assistant coach for the Colby College football team on Monday. Kretzschmar will work with the quarterbacks for Colby head coach Jonathan Michaeles at the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The 20 Colleges With The Happiest Students In 2015If you believe the word of Princeton Review's rankings, then Vanderbilt Univers
The 20 Colleges With The Happiest Students In 2015
The Huffington Post / Posted 29 days ago
If you believe the word of Princeton Review's rankings, then Vanderbilt University in Nashville has the happiest students in the country. Princeton Review's ranking of the colleges with the happiest students places Vanderbilt as No. 1, Virginia Tech... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Powerful Ads Warn Against Staggering Decline Of Youth Sports ProgramsFor many of today's star athletes, involvement in sports at a young age provide
Powerful Ads Warn Against Staggering Decline Of Youth Sports Programs
The Huffington Post / Posted 29 days ago
For many of today's star athletes, involvement in sports at a young age provided refuge from problems at home, or opened doors to a college education that would not otherwise have been possible. But a group of athletes warned last week that many... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English MajorsYou can't tell by looking which students at Mount Sinai's school of medicine in
A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors
KPBS San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
You can't tell by looking which students at Mount Sinai's school of medicine in New York City were traditional pre-meds as undergraduates and which weren't. And that's exactly the point. Most of the class majored in biology or chemistry, crammed for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man receives unexpected honor during Maine Baseball Hall of Fame inductionAt age 89, Sylvanus “Junior” Tracy has enjoyed several happy milestones. “I’ve
Man receives unexpected honor during Maine Baseball Hall of Fame induction
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
At age 89, Sylvanus “Junior” Tracy has enjoyed several happy milestones. “I’ve married two lovely women, had a field named after me, got my stripe [in the U.S. Army] and wrote a book, ‘Downeast Baseball,’” he said. On Sunday, his induction into the... Read more
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Washington Post
Why one city in Congo is astonishingly stable and prosperous.Shoppers wait to be served in a Butembo office supply shop, July 2010. (Photo c
Why one city in Congo is astonishingly stable and prosperous.
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
Shoppers wait to be served in a Butembo office supply shop, July 2010. (Photo courtesy Laura Seay) Several years ago, I got a request from some officials at a well-known international organization, wondering if we could chat about the eastern... Read more

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