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The Age
The drug too few doctors will prescribe in Australiashe started prescribing abortion drugs to women so they could manage the proces
The drug too few doctors will prescribe in Australia
The Age / Posted an hour ago
she started prescribing abortion drugs to women so they could manage the process in a different way. Dr McNamee is one of about 1200 doctors trained to prescribe medical abortion drugs. Photo: Eddie Jim Before she started, the medical director... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pushing back retirement age to 70 would be harder on low-income workersIt sounds like a simple fix to the nation's immense problem of funding Social S
Pushing back retirement age to 70 would be harder on low-income workers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
It sounds like a simple fix to the nation's immense problem of funding Social Security and Medicare for an aging country — just get everyone to work to 70 and the math works out a lot better. But this idea, despite being embraced by a number of... Read more
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Island Packet
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I do
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.
Island Packet / Posted 9 hours ago
looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I don’t either.’ “And that was the end of homework for her 6-year-old. She knew he was doing fine in school, so they just stopped doing the packets of worksheets... Read more
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The News & Observer
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I do
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I don’t either.’ “And that was the end of homework for her 6-year-old. She knew he was doing fine in school, so they just stopped doing the packets of worksheets... Read more
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The Mercury News
Exclusive: Concussions up, high school football participation downAs high school football teams around the Bay Area kicked off their season this
Exclusive: Concussions up, high school football participation down
The Mercury News / Posted 12 hours ago
As high school football teams around the Bay Area kicked off their season this weekend, new statistics show the king of all prep sports, battered by head trauma headlines and parental pressure, is drawing fewer players than it did a decade ago amid a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Hogan cabinet secretary had state employees help with course work, records showA member of Gov. Larry Hogan's cabinet who abruptly left her job last month had
Former Hogan cabinet secretary had state employees help with course work, records show
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
A member of Gov. Larry Hogan's cabinet who abruptly left her job last month had assigned state employees to help prepare course work for her master's degree studies, state records show. In announcing the resignation of C. Gail Bassette, secretary of... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forfor Pine Bluff and Jefferson County, Arkansas as the next Pine Bluff Jefferson
Job Alert for
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 15 hours ago
for Pine Bluff and Jefferson County, Arkansas as the next Pine Bluff Jefferson County Library System Director. The Board of Trustees of the Pine Bluff Jefferson County Library System seeks a creative, energetic, and innovative Library Director... Read more
16h
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Get to know your county commission candidatesMILTON — Election season is underway and, in Santa Rosa County, that means thre
Get to know your county commission candidates
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
MILTON — Election season is underway and, in Santa Rosa County, that means three of five districts are open for new commissioners. Jayer Williamson vacated his District 1 seat to run for state representative. Three candidates — Mark Cotton, Sam... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Opera's Joseph Specter has big shoes to fill“Oh shoot.” That — or rather the PG-13 version of it — was the reaction of one
Arizona Opera's Joseph Specter has big shoes to fill
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 hours ago
“Oh shoot.” That — or rather the PG-13 version of it — was the reaction of one prominent local arts booster when informed that Arizona Opera chief Ryan Taylor, the architect of a financial and artistic turnaround, would be leaving Phoenix earlier... Read more
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FOX Business
Good News for Baby Boomers Delaying Retirement?Image source: Getty Images There are a number of clear benefits to working lat
Good News for Baby Boomers Delaying Retirement?
FOX Business / Posted 21 hours ago
Image source: Getty Images There are a number of clear benefits to working later in life. The first, and most obvious, is financial: More time working means less time having to stretch your retirement savings. With the average baby boomer nearing... Read more
21h
FOX Business
Good News for Baby Boomers Delaying Retirement?Image source: Getty Images Continue Reading Below There are a number of clear
Good News for Baby Boomers Delaying Retirement?
FOX Business / Posted 21 hours ago
Image source: Getty Images Continue Reading Below There are a number of clear benefits to working later in life. The first, and most obvious, is financial: More time working means less time having to stretch your retirement savings. With the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Messages from Al-SisiAl-Ahram, Al-Akhbar and Al-Gomhouriya. Conducted by the papers’ chief editors,
Messages from Al-Sisi
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 22 hours ago
Al-Ahram, Al-Akhbar and Al-Gomhouriya. Conducted by the papers’ chief editors, the interview focussed on several issues of concern to Egyptian and regional public opinion, Egyptian positions on the state of the Middle East, and efforts by the... Read more
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Business Wire
Lipoprotein( Foundation and European Atherosclerosis Society Partner to Raise Awareness of Inherited Cardiovascular Disease and Support Lp( Treatment ResearchAs part of the partnership, EAS President Professor Alberico Catapano has joine
Lipoprotein( Foundation and European Atherosclerosis Society Partner to Raise Awareness of Inherited Cardiovascular Disease and Support Lp( Treatment Research
Business Wire / Posted 23 hours ago
As part of the partnership, EAS President Professor Alberico Catapano has joined other world-leading experts on Lipoprotein(a) on the Foundation’s global Scientific Advisory Board. This week at the ESC 2016 Congress, Dr. Catapano will participate in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento State chief starts year by asking students to ‘Finish in Four’a benchmark that very few at the school have accomplished in recent years. Nel
Sacramento State chief starts year by asking students to ‘Finish in Four’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
a benchmark that very few at the school have accomplished in recent years. Nelsen’s speech marked the traditional start of the fall semester rush, with hundreds of students moving into dorms Friday and classes starting Monday. As part of its... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
New Pell Grant program removes barriersJackson State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are takin
New Pell Grant program removes barriers
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Jackson State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are taking part in a new federal program that aims to increase low-income students’ access to college. Starting this semester, about 10,000 high school students across the country... Read more
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J Weekly
the organic epicure | Making parve desserts as nature intended — it’s a callingShoshana Winograd-Hutner Ohriner was the type of student who garnished school a
the organic epicure | Making parve desserts as nature intended — it’s a calling
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
Shoshana Winograd-Hutner Ohriner was the type of student who garnished school assignments with food. Like the time she made a tres leches cake to share with her Spanish class in high school. Or when, in a college course about Jews, Christians and... Read more
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J Weekly
You’ve come a long way, rabbi: 40 years of women in the pulpitBy the time Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion accepted Melanie
You’ve come a long way, rabbi: 40 years of women in the pulpit
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
By the time Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion accepted Melanie Aron as a rabbinic student in 1977, the Reform movement had been ordaining women for five years. Still, the then-102-year-old seminary was not exactly a feminist... Read more
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The Manila Times
The spiral of silence and academic vitalityTHE usual academic structure in Philippine HEI’s has college deans working with
The spiral of silence and academic vitality
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
THE usual academic structure in Philippine HEI’s has college deans working with department chairs. The latter work with program heads who, usually, are senior faculty members assigned to supervise the degree programs for the specializations under a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How did St Helens pupils fare in their GCSEs?subjects, including English, Maths and other subjects on a government-approved
How did St Helens pupils fare in their GCSEs?
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
subjects, including English, Maths and other subjects on a government-approved list. The older measure - the proportion of students achieving five results at C or above - will eventually be phased out, though some schools are still using it this... Read more
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The Atlantic
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor SchoolHARTFORD, Conn.—This is one of the wealthiest states in the union. But thousand
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor School
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
HARTFORD, Conn.—This is one of the wealthiest states in the union. But thousands of children here attend schools that are among the worst in the country. While students in higher-income towns such as Greenwich and Darien have easy access to guidance... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham school officials propose focus on neighborhood schoolsBefore another exclusive specialty school for the academic elite is built, some
Chatham school officials propose focus on neighborhood schools
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
Before another exclusive specialty school for the academic elite is built, some Savannah-Chatham Public Schools officials want to make sure they’ve adequately invested in the average students enrolled in neighborhood schools. “We’re a public school... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Oxford Mail
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Streatham Guardian
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Bury Times
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Gazette
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Gazette / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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guardian-series
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Harrow Times
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Gazette News
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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This is West Country
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Bolton News
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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North-West Evening Mail
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Hampshire Chronicle
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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This is Oxfordshire
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Lancashire Telegraph
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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The News and Star
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againGCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys,
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
GCSE results have seen a record drop, with girls continuing to outperform boys, official figures show. In total, just over two-thirds of entries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (66.9%) were awarded A*-C - deemed by schools to be a "good"... Read more
240 related stories
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Northern Echo
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys againpublished by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender g
GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
published by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap increased by 0.5% this summer, with 71.3% of girls' entries awarded at least a C grade, compared with 62.4% of boys'. However, both were down on last year, from 73.1%... Read more
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Harrow Times
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boysJoint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boys
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased slightly, by 0.5%, this summer, with 71.3% of girls' entries awarded at least a C grade, compared with 62.4% of boys'. However, both were down on last year, from 73.1%... Read more
240 related stories
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Bury Times
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boysJoint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boys
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased slightly, by 0.5%, this summer, with 71.3% of girls' entries awarded at least a C grade, compared with 62.4% of boys'. However, both were down on last year, from 73.1%... Read more
240 related stories
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guardian-series
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boysJoint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased
GCSE grades fall as girls still outperform boys
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), show that the gender gap has increased slightly, by 0.5%, this summer, with 71.3% of girls' entries awarded at least a C grade, compared with 62.4% of boys'. However, both were down on last year, from 73.1%... Read more
240 related stories
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News-Medical-Net
People with psychosis engage in low levels of physical activity, study revealsA large international study of more than 200,000 people in nearly 50 countries
People with psychosis engage in low levels of physical activity, study reveals
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
A large international study of more than 200,000 people in nearly 50 countries has revealed that people with psychosis engage in low levels of physical activity, and men with psychosis are over two times more likely to miss global activity targets... Read more
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Asian journal
Weight and premature deathA CLINICAL study of 3.9 million adults in 189 countries, published in the medic
Weight and premature death
Asian journal / Posted 2 days ago
A CLINICAL study of 3.9 million adults in 189 countries, published in the medical journal Lancet, revealed that our risk for illness (like hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and cancer) and premature death is impacted by our... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
School board proposes neighborhood school TLCBefore another exclusive specialty school for the academic elite is built, some
School board proposes neighborhood school TLC
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
Before another exclusive specialty school for the academic elite is built, some Savannah-Chatham Public Schools officials want to make sure they’ve adequately invested in the average students enrolled in neighborhood schools. “We’re a public school... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in AmericaMembers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leader
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leaders in many fields, including government, economics, entertainment, science, education, and sports. Most would agree Mormons “over index” in many fields that affect millions... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Experts reveal what caused Italy earthquake which has killed more than 200“The Apennine mountain belt which runs down the spine of Italy is gradually bei
Experts reveal what caused Italy earthquake which has killed more than 200
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
“The Apennine mountain belt which runs down the spine of Italy is gradually being stretched in a northeast-southwest direction by tectonic forces at a rate of around 3 mm (0.12 inches) per year,” said Richard Walters, lecturer in Earth Sciences at... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Age of RageIn a time of questionable candidates and flame wars galore, Alexander Zaitchik
Age of Rage
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
In a time of questionable candidates and flame wars galore, Alexander Zaitchik has a new book that displays the disarray. A longform Jedi with roots in the alternative press, the author last surfaced between covers with Common Nonsense, a graphic... Read more
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