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Science Daily
The new health 'desert'? Reliable weight loss programs hard to find"The nutrition and weight loss industry is like the Wild West," says Kimberly G
The new health 'desert'? Reliable weight loss programs hard to find
Science Daily / Posted an hour ago
"The nutrition and weight loss industry is like the Wild West," says Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of medicine and a weight loss specialist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "There is very little oversight,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Waco is benefiting from the creative energy of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' couple Chip and Joanna Gaineson Waco forever. This talented, driven couple and their cable TV show have har
Waco is benefiting from the creative energy of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' couple Chip and Joanna Gaines
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 hours ago
on Waco forever. This talented, driven couple and their cable TV show have harnessed the good life in this Central Texas college town and presented it to a national audience. They’re an economic boom that’s better than an oil gusher, rippling... Read more
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Boston Globe
Organizers hope Big Air at Fenway is a launching point for skiing and snowboardingThe action will start 140 feet above Fenway Park’s center field, roughly four t
Organizers hope Big Air at Fenway is a launching point for skiing and snowboarding
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
The action will start 140 feet above Fenway Park’s center field, roughly four times the height of the Green Monster. From that breathtaking height (think of the light stanchions that encircle the park), some of the world’s best freeskiers and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Desilting ponds in India benefit farmers, environmentSilt sample from ponds. Credit: John Monnat Students from the University of Mic
Desilting ponds in India benefit farmers, environment
PhysOrg / Posted 14 hours ago
Silt sample from ponds. Credit: John Monnat Students from the University of Michigan are developing a low-cost way to increase crop yield and reduce the use of fertilizers for Indian farmers. In a year-long study in India's southeastern state of... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Scheme to create new village between St Albans and Hatfield ‘bypasses planning process’ say watchdogs Speculative and premature development proposals for Green Belt land between S
Scheme to create new village between St Albans and Hatfield ‘bypasses planning process’ say watchdogs
Herts Advertiser / Posted 16 hours ago
Speculative and premature development proposals for Green Belt land between St Albans and Hatfield have been slammed by watchdogs concerned that... Read more
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New York Post
Sanders, Trump wins could open door for BloombergBloomberg isn’t chasing a pipe dream — he can readily mount a presidential camp
Sanders, Trump wins could open door for Bloomberg
New York Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Bloomberg isn’t chasing a pipe dream — he can readily mount a presidential campaign thanks to his wealth and existing team of political advisers as long as he acts fast, experts said on Tuesday. “If he were to run, he could do it and run a real... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Here's Where Top Presidential Candidates Stand On IssuesThere has certainly been a lot of mudslinging during this year’s primary season
Here's Where Top Presidential Candidates Stand On Issues
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
There has certainly been a lot of mudslinging during this year’s primary season. And while that’s entertaining to some, do you know exactly where the candidates stand on the important issues? Well, I am here to tell ya. In particular, I am here to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Organizers hope Big Air at Fenway is a launching pointThe action will start 140 feet above Fenway Park’s center field, roughly four t
Organizers hope Big Air at Fenway is a launching point
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The action will start 140 feet above Fenway Park’s center field, roughly four times the height of the Green Monster. From that breathtaking height (think of the light stanchions that encircle the park), some of the world’s best freeskiers and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
City must make effort to provide greater safety for bicyclistsAs a core volunteer at Biketopia Community Workshop, a nonprofit in South Berke
City must make effort to provide greater safety for bicyclists
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
As a core volunteer at Biketopia Community Workshop, a nonprofit in South Berkeley where anyone can learn to fix their own bicycle, fill their tires or just get advice from seasoned cyclists, I have been asked time and again how to stay safe on the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can America Put Itself Back Together?When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California
Can America Put Itself Back Together?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, most people in the rest of the country, and even the state, probably had to search a map to figure out where the city was. I knew exactly, having grown up in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mamata expresses concern over customs duty hike on life-saving drugsCan't wait for the release of @terebinladen. Take a bow @AliZafarsays, @sikanda
Mamata expresses concern over customs duty hike on life-saving drugs
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Can't wait for the release of @terebinladen. Take a bow @AliZafarsays, @sikandarbk & the entire cast & crew: https://t.co/Gtc4xzFeQo Todays #NetNeutrality order by #TRAI also moves the pendulum to the consumer where it shd be - and is end of... Read more
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Business Standard India
UP has been turned into 'Islamic state': SenaAt Build India Conclave,sharing my thoughts on smartcity planning,safety concer
UP has been turned into 'Islamic state': Sena
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
At Build India Conclave,sharing my thoughts on smartcity planning,safety concerns,urban infra,real estate sector etc https://t.co/6LzjqMzjqe @isa_1946 : You wrote that I said it should enhanced. Pl ask her to be there. I sent a message to Embassy... Read more
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Business Standard India
Decision on state poll alliances in 10 days: BJPAt Build India Conclave,sharing my thoughts on smartcity planning,safety concer
Decision on state poll alliances in 10 days: BJP
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
At Build India Conclave,sharing my thoughts on smartcity planning,safety concerns,urban infra,real estate sector etc https://t.co/6LzjqMzjqe @isa_1946 : You wrote that I said it should enhanced. Pl ask her to be there. I sent a message to Embassy... Read more
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USA Today
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist sizewinner, his life changed almost overnight: From commuting 21 miles a day on foo
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist size
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
winner, his life changed almost overnight: From commuting 21 miles a day on foot to driving a new car — and from fending off feisty pals in an urban rooming house to kicking back in a suburban apartment all his own. Likewise, James Robertson... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Q&A with urban design professor Andrew Whittemore Anish Bhatia | Published 42 minutes ago Consistently ranked as one of the mos
Q&A with urban design professor Andrew Whittemore
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
Anish Bhatia | Published 42 minutes ago Consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, UNC’s 729-acre campus has a long history and tradition of aesthetic excellence. Staff... Read more
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heraldscotland
Battle looms over houses for heroes planNow the matter is set for a showdown meeting next month where councillors on th
Battle looms over houses for heroes plan
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Now the matter is set for a showdown meeting next month where councillors on the planning committee will have the final say. The idea to build two homes at Bloomhill, near the village, came about after landowners The Chrystal Trust decided to put a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
In bad taste, admin resorts to negative campaigningTALKBACK. Reader Edgardo Lagman reacts to urban planner Felino Palafox Jr.’s sh
In bad taste, admin resorts to negative campaigning
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
TALKBACK. Reader Edgardo Lagman reacts to urban planner Felino Palafox Jr.’s sharing of why the Philippines has been left far behind (Gotcha, 3 Feb. 2016: “I’ve travelled to RP only thrice since I left 20 years ago and, in my opinion, the conditions... Read more
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Daily Herald
Catholic schools marketing themselves to surviveweek will determine whether St. Alphonsus Liguori School in Prospect Heights wi
Catholic schools marketing themselves to survive
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
week will determine whether St. Alphonsus Liguori School in Prospect Heights will fall victim to or buck a 50-year trend of declining enrollment that's closed or merged a large percentage of the nation's Catholic schools. With enrollment down to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Washington DC plan to pay at-risk youths to avoid crime divides expertscouncil voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a bill that would see 200 young
Washington DC plan to pay at-risk youths to avoid crime divides experts
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a bill that would see 200 young people a year identified as being at risk of committing or becoming victims of violent crime. They would be required to participate in life planning, behavioural... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Downtown park fulfills over century-long endeavorAt the northeast corner of Broad and Laurel streets is a plot of land, newly le
Downtown park fulfills over century-long endeavor
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
At the northeast corner of Broad and Laurel streets is a plot of land, newly leveled and tidied, that has played a leading role throughout downtown Hazleton’s multi-act history. The small plot hosted enterprising pioneers and immigrant merchants,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist sizewinner, his life changed almost overnight: From commuting 21 miles a day on foo
'Walking man' settles into new life, friends, waist size
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
winner, his life changed almost overnight: From commuting 21 miles a day on foot to driving a new car — and from fending off feisty pals in an urban rooming house to kicking back in a suburban apartment all his own. Likewise, James Robertson... Read more
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The Age
School says CityLink a bridge too closeTeachers, students, parents and friends of Strathmore Secondary College campaig
School says CityLink a bridge too close
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Teachers, students, parents and friends of Strathmore Secondary College campaign against a new bridge that will be twice as high as this one built on their school boundary. Photo: Wayne Taylor A school community in Melbourne's north-west has slammed... Read more
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The Courier
Strathmore school says CityLink Tulla project a risk to health and safetyPrivate schools' concerns taken much more seriously than those of public school
Strathmore school says CityLink Tulla project a risk to health and safety
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Private schools' concerns taken much more seriously than those of public school in a similar situation, opponents say. A school community in Melbourne's north-west has slammed Transurban and VicRoads for the proximity of a huge new elevated road,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Strathmore school says CityLink Tulla project a risk to health and safetyPrivate schools' concerns taken much more seriously than those of public school
Strathmore school says CityLink Tulla project a risk to health and safety
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Private schools' concerns taken much more seriously than those of public school in a similar situation, opponents say. A school community in Melbourne's north-west has slammed Transurban and VicRoads for the proximity of a huge new elevated road,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tops Markets to occupy store next to downtown librarythat the Williamsville-based grocery chain will likely be opening the first dow
Tops Markets to occupy store next to downtown library
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
that the Williamsville-based grocery chain will likely be opening the first downtown supermarket on Ellicott Street as part of a larger project by Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. The announcement marks a major accomplishment for Brown, and an even... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Brewing support for taproombefore Baxter are whether it will allow a taproom to accommodate a larger socia
Baxter City Council: Brewing support for taproom
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
before Baxter are whether it will allow a taproom to accommodate a larger social gathering without having it be part of a restaurant and which zoning district will be most appropriate. When the city first allowed taprooms, the council... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Links— and is getting hammered in the comments under the endorsement. Deservedly so
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
— and is getting hammered in the comments under the endorsement. Deservedly so IMO. Kinda sad. I thought Kirsten was one of the handful of real progressives in congress. Just another wall street hack apparently. Did you pile on? :-) No, I... Read more
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The Rebel Yell
The Rebel YellOfficials hold groundbreaking for new parking garage Construction on the long-
The Rebel Yell
The Rebel Yell / Posted 6 days ago
Officials hold groundbreaking for new parking garage Construction on the long-awaited new UNLV parking garage that will provide about 610 new student spaces broke ground last Tuesday. Officials expect the seven-story garage, which will expand the... Read more
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New University
College Students Address Food Insecurity During Conference at UCICourtesy: Ali Shahbaz | UCI’s Student Outreach and Retention Center (SOAR), Mus
College Students Address Food Insecurity During Conference at UCI
New University / Posted 6 days ago
Courtesy: Ali Shahbaz | UCI’s Student Outreach and Retention Center (SOAR), Muslim Student Union (MSU), Associated Students of UCI (ASUCI) and the Global Food Initiative Food Fellows hosted the California Higher Education Food Summit. By: Jeanine... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Complete text of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis' State of the City addressPosted Feb. 3, 2016 at 3:36 PM Thank you for the opportunity to deliver this y
Complete text of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis' State of the City address
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 3:36 PM Thank you for the opportunity to deliver this years State of the City address. Thank you to the Chamber for hosting the event and to Dewberry for sponsoring once again.We know that we have a lot of good things going on... Read more
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BlackNews.com
New Social Awareness Apparel Line and Movement Says “Black Men Matter”, “Black Women Matter,” “My Brother Matters”, “Africans Matter” and Moresocial activist Richard Jeanty has launched the “We Matter” movement to bring a
New Social Awareness Apparel Line and Movement Says “Black Men Matter”, “Black Women Matter,” “My Brother Matters”, “Africans Matter” and More
BlackNews.com / Posted 7 days ago
social activist Richard Jeanty has launched the “We Matter” movement to bring attention to injustice taking place in urban communities – Founder Richard Jeanty (to the far right) with a group of other socially conscious supporters of his... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
The Courage to Ask, ‘What If?’Cincinnati audiences loved Ensemble Theatre’s 2011 production of next to normal
The Courage to Ask, ‘What If?’
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 7 days ago
Cincinnati audiences loved Ensemble Theatre’s 2011 production of next to normal, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Rock musical about a woman afflicted with paranoid schizophrenia. In fact, ETC revived it in 2012 at the end of the... Read more
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BlackNews.com
New "We Matter" Social Awareness Apparel and Movement Says “Black Lives Matters”, “Black Women Matter,” “My Brother Matters”, “Africans Matter” and Moresocial activist Richard Jeanty has launched the “We Matter” movement to bring a
New "We Matter" Social Awareness Apparel and Movement Says “Black Lives Matters”, “Black Women Matter,” “My Brother Matters”, “Africans Matter” and More
BlackNews.com / Posted 7 days ago
social activist Richard Jeanty has launched the “We Matter” movement to bring attention to injustice taking place in urban communities – Atlanta, GA — There’s a new movement taking place called the “We Matter” movement (www.wematter.us), and... Read more
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Yahoo News
Poisoned by lead: Portraits that will haunt Flint parents Photo illustration: Yahoo News. Photos: courtesy of the families (5), Getty I
Poisoned by lead: Portraits that will haunt Flint parents
Yahoo News / Posted 7 days ago
Photo illustration: Yahoo News. Photos: courtesy of the families (5), Getty Images. The parents of Flint, Mich., are the most recent and visible initiates into the world of lead poisoning, a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speechMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The following is the text of Alabama Governor Robert Be
Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speech
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The following is the text of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State speech prepared for delivery Tuesday night: Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State AddressBelow is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address,
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
Below is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address, as provided by the Governor's Office. Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State AddressBelow is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address,
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 8 days ago
Below is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address, as provided by the Governor's Office. Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Commercial Real Estate Sectors to Watch | Student HousingTX—Domus Development will break ground in May 2016 for Legends Edinburg, which
Commercial Real Estate Sectors to Watch | Student Housing
GlobeSt.com / Posted 9 days ago
TX—Domus Development will break ground in May 2016 for Legends Edinburg, which will bring 566 beds to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Edinburg campus. CHICAGO, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN—In order to maximize its return, PPI sold the... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Karen’s to become 701 CaféIf you’ve been into Karen’s Kitchen recently, you have probably noticed an extr
Karen’s to become 701 Café
The Newton Kansan / Posted 9 days ago
If you’ve been into Karen’s Kitchen recently, you have probably noticed an extreme makeover of the small Main St. café.Chris Young is the new owner of the venue, and aside from giving it a new look and a new name (701 Café), he has big plans for the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ramsey puts his muscle behind Tennessee higher education tuition freeze billbehind legislation that seeks to freeze higher education tuition for two years
Ramsey puts his muscle behind Tennessee higher education tuition freeze bill
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
behind legislation that seeks to freeze higher education tuition for two years and, in the future, would allow entering college freshmen to continue paying the same rate over a four-year enrollment. "We can't continue allowing tuition growing... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tales of a new Chinatown: The San Gabriel Valley stories from 'Flower Drum Song' author C.Y. LeePeter Kwong and Dusanka Miscevic, in their book "Chinese America," write of the
Tales of a new Chinatown: The San Gabriel Valley stories from 'Flower Drum Song' author C.Y. Lee
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
Peter Kwong and Dusanka Miscevic, in their book "Chinese America," write of the long-lasting effect of "The Flower Drum Song" as well as its shortcomings. "Lee's slapstick comedy of generational conflicts exposed American racism and blamed it for... Read more
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Business Standard India
New weapon to fight the Zika virus: The mosquitoMore than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van's wind
New weapon to fight the Zika virus: The mosquito
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van's window, and they fly off to find mates Every weekday at 7 am, a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian city of... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Building city blocks: Area around new Red Wings arena teems with planned projectsPhoto by Courtesy of Olympia Development A conceptual rendering of Woodward Squ
Building city blocks: Area around new Red Wings arena teems with planned projects
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Photo by Courtesy of Olympia Development A conceptual rendering of Woodward Square Details of arena district plans More specifics about the arena district, from plans outlined by Olympia Development of Michigan released Sunday and from an Olympia... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Middle school students try their hands at city planning - MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners architects engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth- seventh- and eighth-graders from Co...Middle school students try their hands at city planning MARIETTA — Some of tod
Middle school students try their hands at city planning - MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners architects engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth- seventh- and eighth-graders from Co...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Middle school students try their hands at city planning MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners, architects, engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from... Read more
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The Advocate
Teachers travel abroad to study schools, students and things not taught in classroomsand talking to teachers and students in classrooms, be it a hut in Africa or an
Teachers travel abroad to study schools, students and things not taught in classrooms
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
and talking to teachers and students in classrooms, be it a hut in Africa or an elite private school in Switzerland. Both of the 32-year-olds have dedicated much of their adult lives to education, joining the Teach for America program after... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part IIon the Upper West Side during Ramadan. Right: In January 2015, after complaints
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part II
The Jewish Press / Posted 11 days ago
on the Upper West Side during Ramadan. Right: In January 2015, after complaints from Muslim students at the University of Minnesota, the university ordered that posters depicting a caricature of Mohammed be taken down. The ban was later... Read more
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Yahoo News
Interview Insider: How to Get a Job at Macy's, Inc. Macy's began in 1858 as a corner store about the size of a nail salon. The co
Interview Insider: How to Get a Job at Macy's, Inc.
Yahoo News / Posted 11 days ago
Macy's began in 1858 as a corner store about the size of a nail salon. The company, which now employs more than 150,000 people around the world, has become the iconic brand of red stars and... Read more
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Orange County Register
New weapon to fight Zika: The mosquitoEvery weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian
New weapon to fight Zika: The mosquito
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Every weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian city of Piracicaba carrying a precious cargo — mosquitoes. More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van’s window, and they fly off to find... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chron
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chronological survey of some of the main stories about Islam and Islamism in America during the second quarter of 2015. Part 1 of this series can be found here. April 1.... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Gary’s choice: Top recruit’s pick could help swing powerRashan Gary is a baby-faced man-child and a defensive tackle who could become t
Gary’s choice: Top recruit’s pick could help swing power
The Oakland Press / Posted 12 days ago
Rashan Gary is a baby-faced man-child and a defensive tackle who could become the foundation of a championship team. As national signing day approaches, the No. 1 recruit in the country according to most everyone who rates them is still weighing his... Read more
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