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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Carol Reichbaum | TribLIVE Carol Reichbaum was awarded a Walking College fellowship by Americ
Newsmaker: Carol Reichbaum
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
| TribLIVE Carol Reichbaum was awarded a Walking College fellowship by America Walks, a nonprofit that advocates for policies supporting walking Noteworthy: America Walks, a nonprofit that advocates for policies that... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Preparing for the Next Memorial DayMemorial Day weekend was replete with parades, American flags, and tributes to
Preparing for the Next Memorial Day
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 hours ago
Memorial Day weekend was replete with parades, American flags, and tributes to our war dead, but little reflection on war, particularly the tragic fact that the United States has fallen into the death trap that President Eisenhower warned us about:... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New JobModel. Actress. Oscar winner. Activist. Director. U.N. High Commissioner for Re
Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New Job
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 hours ago
Model. Actress. Oscar winner. Activist. Director. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees special envoy. And now professor? Last week, Angelina Jolie Pitt was appointed as a visiting professor at the London School of Economics' new masters program on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lawmaker to talk at UMaine about ‘swimming upstream’ as woman in politicsRep. Cyndi Munson, a Democrat, will arrive Thursday and deliver the keynote add
Lawmaker to talk at UMaine about ‘swimming upstream’ as woman in politics
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Rep. Cyndi Munson, a Democrat, will arrive Thursday and deliver the keynote address Friday evening titled, ”Swimming Upstream: My Experiences in the Oklahoma Legislature.” Twenty-eight undergraduates attending colleges and universities in Maine will... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New JobModel. Actress. Oscar winner. Activist. Director. U.N. High Commissioner for Re
Call Me Professor Jolie Pitt: The Buzz About Her New Job
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 hours ago
Model. Actress. Oscar winner. Activist. Director. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees special envoy. And now professor? Last week, Angelina Jolie Pitt was appointed as a visiting professor at the London School of Economics' new masters program on... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 1should not be tolerated in our schools “Snitches get stitches. I am going to p
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 1
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
should not be tolerated in our schools “Snitches get stitches. I am going to pound you.” You would expect this type of talk at San Quentin State Prison. Wrong. According to the May 27 IJ article, this is how seventh-grade students talk in... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.comMae Stallard Mae and some of the O’Bryan sisters at a Stone Heritage Christmas
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.com
Williamson Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
Mae Stallard Mae and some of the O’Bryan sisters at a Stone Heritage Christmas Party: Pictured left to right are: Sue, Mae, Paige Baisden (friend of the family), Margaret, Barbara, sister-in-law Janice O’Brien and Lynda O’Bryan. Janice is married to... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
MU hired new vice chancellor of extension and engagementCOLUMBIA - The University of Missouri hired a new vice chancellor of extension
MU hired new vice chancellor of extension and engagement
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri hired a new vice chancellor of extension and engagement. Marshall Stewart, current director of college leadership and strategy at the North Carolina State University, or NCSU, will replace Linda "Jo" Turner. The... Read more
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The Atlantic
Paying (and Paying and Paying) a Debt to Societythat sent a small shockwave through the criminal-justice world. Rather than sen
Paying (and Paying and Paying) a Debt to Society
The Atlantic / Posted 13 hours ago
that sent a small shockwave through the criminal-justice world. Rather than sentencing a woman who had been convicted of smuggling more than a pound of cocaine into the United States to a few years in prison, Judge Frederic Block opted for... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 13 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 13 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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Market Watch
Going to these colleges may decrease your earning potential, study suggestsFor most students, one of the main goals of enrolling in higher education is to
Going to these colleges may decrease your earning potential, study suggests
Market Watch / Posted 13 hours ago
For most students, one of the main goals of enrolling in higher education is to increase their earning potential. But a new study suggests that some actually earn less after going to school. Students who attend for-profit colleges for associate’s,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland climate education is not indoctrinationOn May 17, the Portland School Board adopted a policy that makes climate litera
Portland climate education is not indoctrination
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 hours ago
On May 17, the Portland School Board adopted a policy that makes climate literacy a priority across the district. The purpose of this policy is to provide teachers with training and curricular materials that accurately reflect the global scientific... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersMay 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant qu
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 14 hours ago
May 29, 2016. Baylor regents' actions, summary still brimming with relevant questions After mostly silence and stonewalling for nine tumultuous months amid a crisis involving sexual assaults at Baylor University, many of us seeking... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Stakes are high as lawmakers mull changes to TOPS, report finds 31st May 2016 · 0 Comments The fate of the TOPS program is weighing heavily
Stakes are high as lawmakers mull changes to TOPS, report finds
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
31st May 2016 · 0 Comments The fate of the TOPS program is weighing heavily on the minds of students and their families across Louisiana as lawmakers consider measures to overhaul the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Building strong children today for a strong nation tomorrowMay 2016 · 0 Comments By Marian Wright EdelmanGeorge Curry Media Columnist Pe
Building strong children today for a strong nation tomorrow
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
May 2016 · 0 Comments By Marian Wright EdelmanGeorge Curry Media Columnist Pediatricians aren’t usually day-to-day policy makers, but policy decisions affect the work they do every day as frontline caregivers for our nation’s children.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Tuition-Free or Debt-Free College: Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders Put Band-Aids on the CancerBy Lambert Strether of Corrente This is my first foray into the topic of colle
Tuition-Free or Debt-Free College: Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders Put Band-Aids on the Cancer
Naked Capitalism / Posted 14 hours ago
By Lambert Strether of Corrente This is my first foray into the topic of college debt[1], so I’m necessarily going to be taking a high-level view. However, the 30,000-foot view has its advantages, since from that level the enormous flaws in the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Under Starr's Presidency, Baylor Watched Golden Age Turn Sourthe pregame coin toss. Baylor, led by ascendant coach Art Briles, beat Southern
Under Starr's Presidency, Baylor Watched Golden Age Turn Sour
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 hours ago
the pregame coin toss. Baylor, led by ascendant coach Art Briles, beat Southern Methodist University 45-0. In the middle of it all was university President Ken Starr. He’d been on campus all day, strolling across the Brazos River on a new... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement ageCHICAGO -- Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more t
Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
CHICAGO -- Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs... Read more
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Rutland Herald
College affordability on the front burner Of the 6,000 or so Vermonters about to graduate from high school, more than 2
College affordability on the front burner
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Of the 6,000 or so Vermonters about to graduate from high school, more than 2,000 are unlikely to further their education after June. They will join a growing cohort of young Vermonters who lack the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaustrecent years, some in the African-American community have expressed a disconnec
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaust
New Haven Independent / Posted 18 hours ago
recent years, some in the African-American community have expressed a disconnect to Holocaust topics, seeing the genocide of Jews as someone else’s nightmare. After all, African-Americans are still struggling to achieve general recognition of the... Read more
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Slate
The College Admissions Process Is About to Undergo Some Big ChangesNews and views from academia. Uncertainty, Unpredictability, ChaosNext year wi
The College Admissions Process Is About to Undergo Some Big Changes
Slate / Posted 18 hours ago
News and views from academia. Uncertainty, Unpredictability, ChaosNext year will be confusing for students, families, and most colleges in the admissions process. This year’s admissions headlines covered selectivity rates, surviving the process,... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
RENEW Institute awards seed grants to five projectsRENEW Institute, an interdisciplinary institute dedicated to solving complex en
RENEW Institute awards seed grants to five projects
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 19 hours ago
RENEW Institute, an interdisciplinary institute dedicated to solving complex environmental problems. “This second round of RENEW seed projects addresses exciting new areas of investigation for interdisciplinary teams of UB investigators working... Read more
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Air Force Times
Clinton's plan for military families: More leave flexibility, easier move schedulesAs commander-in-chief, Hillary Clinton will mandate more flexibility in service
Clinton's plan for military families: More leave flexibility, easier move schedules
Air Force Times / Posted 20 hours ago
As commander-in-chief, Hillary Clinton will mandate more flexibility in service members’ family leave time, increased access to military child care, and more consideration of families' preferences and needs in duty assignments, according to a policy... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Bernie Sanders hosts rally in OaklandWith one week to go before the California primary election, presidential candid
Bernie Sanders hosts rally in Oakland
The Daily Californian / Posted 21 hours ago
With one week to go before the California primary election, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Oakland on Monday in an effort to gauge voter support from members of the community and advocate for his platforms, which revolve... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
How America's next generation was outclassedA recent feature that ran in the Los Angeles Times told the story of the increa
How America's next generation was outclassed
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
A recent feature that ran in the Los Angeles Times told the story of the increase in street vendors who have set up shop selling soaps and perfumes, flowers or hot dogs. No longer is this the territory of recent immigrants but rather the increasing... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Revised IRR of Republic Act No. 10575REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10575, OTHERWISE
Revised IRR of Republic Act No. 10575
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10575, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS RULE I – PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS Section 1. Short Title and Purpose. This Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations, hereinafter called the IRR, is hereby... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Is America Committing Slow-Motion Suicide? A Look at the Decline of CUNYYves here. CUNY really was once a vehicle for allowing smart and disciplined pe
Is America Committing Slow-Motion Suicide? A Look at the Decline of CUNY
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
Yves here. CUNY really was once a vehicle for allowing smart and disciplined people from low income backgrounds to move up in economic and social terms. I know a CUNY graduate who won an important physics medal, became the chief information officer... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sanders brings his campaign message to East Oakland churchTo the strains of gospel music, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke from the pulpit of an
Sanders brings his campaign message to East Oakland church
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
To the strains of gospel music, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke from the pulpit of an Oakland church Monday on unemployment, college costs and the country’s dependence on jails. The senator from Vermont joined actor Danny Glover and San Francisco... Read more
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New York Magazine
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?Clinton speaking at the Louisville Slugger Hall of Fame on May 10. Photo: Brigi
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
Clinton speaking at the Louisville Slugger Hall of Fame on May 10. Photo: Brigitte Lacombe There’s nothing simple about this candidacy—or candidate. Photographs by Brigitte LacombeClinton speaking at the Louisville Slugger Hall of Fame on May... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trump’s rhetoric wins him fans among Chinese AmericansSome Chinese Americans like Trump's nationalism and stance on immigration and s
Trump’s rhetoric wins him fans among Chinese Americans
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Some Chinese Americans like Trump's nationalism and stance on immigration and see his attacks on China as a compliment. Ling Zeng got celebrity treatment at last week’s Donald Trump rally in Anaheim, Calif. Dozens of Trump supporters snapped... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
E-cig, tobacco-age laws are good intentions gone awryWhen it comes to cigarettes – and their aerosolizing buddies, e-cigarettes – th
E-cig, tobacco-age laws are good intentions gone awry
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
When it comes to cigarettes – and their aerosolizing buddies, e-cigarettes – the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown have been thinking with their raw instincts. And raw instincts don’t make for sensible laws, even when intentions are good. The two... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
OpEd: Will You Vote?amTom Elias / Mirror Columnist The key questions in the June 7 primary include
OpEd: Will You Vote?
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
amTom Elias / Mirror Columnist The key questions in the June 7 primary include not merely who will win in each major party and how many national convention delegates they might net, but also who will vote. That last question, in fact, might decide... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
A war hero who was a stranger in his own landhis Corsair fighter 17 miles behind enemy lines when he discovered that he was
A war hero who was a stranger in his own land
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
his Corsair fighter 17 miles behind enemy lines when he discovered that he was in trouble. “Jesse, something’s wrong,” one of the men in his squadron radioed him. “You’re bleeding fuel.” It was the beginning of the Korean War, but Brown was... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma budget cuts more than expected for higher educationShrinking state support for higher education is harming Oklahoma's future, coll
Oklahoma budget cuts more than expected for higher education
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
Shrinking state support for higher education is harming Oklahoma's future, college officials warn. “States that prosper are states that invest in education,” University of Central Oklahoma President Don Betz said. “The quality of life, the quality... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Creating Enduring LeadershipMonday, 30 May 2016, 2:10 pmPress Release: Fulbright NZFulbright New Zealand an
Creating Enduring Leadership
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Monday, 30 May 2016, 2:10 pmPress Release: Fulbright NZFulbright New Zealand and Sir Peter Blake Trust present Fulbright New Zealand and Sir Peter Blake Trust are pleased to present the... Read more
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Island Packet
How SC’s leaders have failed South CaroliniansSouth Carolina’s state government is on life support. Left and right, state ag
How SC’s leaders have failed South Carolinians
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
South Carolina’s state government is on life support. Left and right, state agencies – Education, Social Services, Transportation, Health and Environmental Control, Juvenile Justice – are saying they cannot do their jobs. They are underfunded. They... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Final Word' on #Tipgate, by Rhodes ScholarOver the past three weeks, there has been a national and international uproar a
'Final Word' on #Tipgate, by Rhodes Scholar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Over the past three weeks, there has been a national and international uproar about what has now come to be known as "the tipgate scandal" - a scandal that has existed more in people's heads and media headlines, than in actual reality. NTOKOZO QWABE... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Losing Ground In Flyover America, Part 3hammering-downinterest rates to the so-called zero bound is economically lethal
Losing Ground In Flyover America, Part 3
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
hammering-downinterest rates to the so-called zero bound is economically lethal. The former destroys the purchasing power of main street wages while the latter strip mines capital from business and channels it into Wall Street financial... Read more
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The Columbian
Make your Memorial Day picnic memorableMemories are planted in the ground where they’re made. That’s why it’s hard to
Make your Memorial Day picnic memorable
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Memories are planted in the ground where they’re made. That’s why it’s hard to leave a place where you’ve done lots of living, and why the natural question about big historical events always is, “Where were you when it happened?” Monday is the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
As doctor shortage grows nationwide, keeping them in NEPA more importantestablishing a practice in Philadelphia. The Clarks Summit native had attended
As doctor shortage grows nationwide, keeping them in NEPA more important
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
establishing a practice in Philadelphia. The Clarks Summit native had attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and knew he would likely earn more money if he chose a large metropolitan area. After... Read more
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Black Press USA
To Be Equal: 5 Things You Need to Know about Vernon Jordan, the “Rosa Parks of Wall Street”By Marc Morial (President and CEO of the National Urban League) “Don’t just gi
To Be Equal: 5 Things You Need to Know about Vernon Jordan, the “Rosa Parks of Wall Street”
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
By Marc Morial (President and CEO of the National Urban League) “Don’t just give us money, and don’t just show up for the Equal Opportunity Day dinner. That is not enough when you look at Black consumer power in this country. It’s not enough for you... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Local scholarship winners celebrated at Fenway ParkAfter receiving the New Hampshire Red Sox Service Scholarship, local students R
Local scholarship winners celebrated at Fenway Park
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
After receiving the New Hampshire Red Sox Service Scholarship, local students Ryan Penkal,a of Nashua High School South, and John Sojka, of Alvirne High School in Hudson, were recognized in a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park before the Red Sox-Indians... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Will You Vote?29, 2016, 12:56 amMirror Staff The key questions in the June 7 primary include
Will You Vote?
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
29, 2016, 12:56 amMirror Staff The key questions in the June 7 primary include not merely who will win in each major party and how many national convention delegates they might net, but also who will vote. That last question, in fact, might decide... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full list of 2016 Chattanooga area high school valedictorians- Name: Adam Greer - College: University of Georgia - Major: Genetics BEREAN
Full list of 2016 Chattanooga area high school valedictorians
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
- Name: Adam Greer - College: University of Georgia - Major: Genetics BEREAN ACADEMY - Name: Chandler Crow - College: Bryan College - Major: Undecided BLEDSOE COUNTY - Name: Peyton White - College: University of Tennessee at Knoxville -... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte picks Briones for DepEd, Diokno for DBMto name more members to complete the incoming administration’s would-be Cabinet
Duterte picks Briones for DepEd, Diokno for DBM
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
to name more members to complete the incoming administration’s would-be Cabinet but announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former National Treasurer Leonor Briones for the Department of Education (DepEd) and Benjamin Diokno for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Quest Charter Academy's first graduating class helps chart a new pathPEORIA — They are the first 39 graduates of Quest Charter Academy. More than 4
Quest Charter Academy's first graduating class helps chart a new path
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
PEORIA — They are the first 39 graduates of Quest Charter Academy. More than 400 families, friends, teachers and other school leaders filled the Marriott Pere Marquette’s Cotillion Ballroom last Friday to cheer as they walked across one stage and... Read more
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