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The Courier Mail
How your name can affect your careerHello my name is name is Give Me a Job. Picture: iStock A ROSE by any other na
How your name can affect your career
The Courier Mail / Posted 42 minutes ago
Hello my name is name is Give Me a Job. Picture: iStock A ROSE by any other name may smell as sweet but it may not land the job. Unconscious bias towards certain names on CVs can be the difference between a job interview and the reject... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How your name can affect your careerDitch names from CVs to avoid recruitment bias | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keyw
How your name can affect your career
Daily Telegraph / Posted 54 minutes ago
Ditch names from CVs to avoid recruitment bias | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Hello my name is name is Give Me a Job. Picture: iStock A ROSE by any other... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hope for peace may be encouraged by enemies in Israeli-Palestinian conflictJewish Israelis may feel more hopeful when they hear messages of hope from Pale
Hope for peace may be encouraged by enemies in Israeli-Palestinian conflict
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
Jewish Israelis may feel more hopeful when they hear messages of hope from Palestinians regardless of whether they are portrayed as peace activists or former militia members who had attacked Israeli military targets, according to new research... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Jackson Alumni Association announces WOF inductees Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM The Jackson High School Alumni Association
Jackson Alumni Association announces WOF inductees
The Suburbanite / Posted 19 hours ago
Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM The Jackson High School Alumni Association has announced its Alumni Wall of Fame induction class for 2015. The class consists of three former Jackson athletes and... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Long travel can take toll on volleyball playersThe Ball State Men’s Volleyball team traveled to McKendree University on Feb. 5
Long travel can take toll on volleyball players
Ball State Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
The Ball State Men’s Volleyball team traveled to McKendree University on Feb. 5in Lebanon, IL. The Cardinals won in five games, after coming back from a two game deficit. DN PHOTO ALLISON COFFIN During a five-hour bus ride to McKendree University, a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Thursday
Port Lavaca Chamber Awards Banquet• BauerThursday Port Lavaca Chamber Awards Banquet• Bauer Community Center • Social
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Port Lavaca Chamber Awards Banquet• Bauer
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Thursday Port Lavaca Chamber Awards Banquet• Bauer Community Center • Social hour, 5:30-6:30 p.m. sponsored by Klean Corp and Hartman Distributing. Dinner and awards, 6:50 p.m., provided by Texas Traditions. Free Tax Preparation• Community Action... Read more
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The Star
Opinion: Sloppy language and thinkingBefore we invest resources into worrying about such matters, we might focus on
Opinion: Sloppy language and thinking
The Star / Posted yesterday
Before we invest resources into worrying about such matters, we might focus on language corruption, because it is polluting our thinking, resulting in inept and dangerous social policies. Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 9:49 PM George Orwell said, “But if... Read more
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J Weekly
Why Bernie Sanders isn’t beating Joe Lieberman on Jewish pride (with VIDEO) by ami eden, JTA Maybe now that Bernie Sanders has become the first Jewish ca
Why Bernie Sanders isn’t beating Joe Lieberman on Jewish pride (with VIDEO)
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
by ami eden, JTA Maybe now that Bernie Sanders has become the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential primary, he’ll start getting the Joe Lieberman treatment. Back in... Read more
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Al.com
What's the next step for Alabama's health care reform?By Nathan Nascimento, Nathan Nascimento is director of state initiatives at Fre
What's the next step for Alabama's health care reform?
Al.com / Posted yesterday
By Nathan Nascimento, Nathan Nascimento is director of state initiatives at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Many Alabamans rightly blame Washington, D.C. for rising costs and fewer choices in health care. But outdated state laws and regulations... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropper, Feb. 10, 2016Christianson now minister emeritus The Rev. Ralph E. Christianson was honored
Namedropper, Feb. 10, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Christianson now minister emeritus The Rev. Ralph E. Christianson was honored with the status of minister emeritus on his retirement after 32 years at the First Universalist Church of Brooklyn in Susquehanna County. The honor was bestowed during... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Montville’s Jessily Crispyn will travel to Washington for journalism and media conferenceJessily Crispyn, a student at Montville Township High School, has been selected
Montville’s Jessily Crispyn will travel to Washington for journalism and media conference
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Jessily Crispyn, a student at Montville Township High School, has been selected to represent Montville as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2016 Washington Journalism and Media Conference held July 10-15 at George Mason University. Crispyn joins... Read more
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The Forward
Did Bernie Sanders Just Grab Jewish Crown in New Hampshire?(JTA) — Maybe now that Bernie Sanders has become the first Jewish candidate to
Did Bernie Sanders Just Grab Jewish Crown in New Hampshire?
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
(JTA) — Maybe now that Bernie Sanders has become the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential primary he’ll start getting the Joe Lieberman treatment. Back in 2000, Al Gore’s decision to tap Lieberman as his running mate set off what felt like a... Read more
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JTA
Did Bernie Sanders just steal Joe Lieberman’s Jewish crown?Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waving on election day in Concord, New Hampshire, F
Did Bernie Sanders just steal Joe Lieberman’s Jewish crown?
JTA / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waving on election day in Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 9, 2016. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEW YORK (JTA) — Maybe now that Bernie Sanders has become the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential primary he’ll start... Read more
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Kenosha News
Homeroom: Students’ works to be displayed at art museumSeveral student artists from Kenosha Unified high schools will have work exhibi
Homeroom: Students’ works to be displayed at art museum
Kenosha News / Posted 2 days ago
Several student artists from Kenosha Unified high schools will have work exhibited at the Milwaukee Art Museum through March 13. The students are among more than 300 students statewide in grades 7-12 named regional winners of the Scholastic Art... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Nascimento: Mississippi's next health care reformMany Mississippians rightly blame Washington, D.C., for rising costs and fewer
Nascimento: Mississippi's next health care reform
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Many Mississippians rightly blame Washington, D.C., for rising costs and fewer choices in health care. But outdated state laws and regulations also contribute to this troubling trend, including Mississippi’s decades-old certificate of need laws.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The answer to old 'rent or buy?' question is your callShould you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among e
The answer to old 'rent or buy?' question is your call
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Should you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there's still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University and... Read more
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ESPN
Kobe or Duncan? Kareem, Magic split on careerKobe Bryant and Tim Duncan have achieved so much during their remarkable NBA ca
Kobe or Duncan? Kareem, Magic split on career
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan have achieved so much during their remarkable NBA careers, winning a total of 10 championships between them. But if you had to choose, who would you say has had the better career? Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- a Los... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes Duncan's career over Kobe'sWhen Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks, people listen. His words, his voice, his opin
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes Duncan's career over Kobe's
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks, people listen. His words, his voice, his opinion matters, especially when it comes to the game he dominated for so long. Abdul-Jabbar played longer than most, better than most, more successfully than most. So when... Read more
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Market Watch
If you could know one asset price 20 years out, which would it be?Tyler Cowen, an economics professor at George Mason University, recently receiv
If you could know one asset price 20 years out, which would it be?
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Tyler Cowen, an economics professor at George Mason University, recently received an email and used it to spark an interesting discussion on his popular “Marginal Revolution” blog. The premise was a simple one, reminiscent of fantastical playground... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Student Spotlight, Feb. 8, 2016 ■ Donald Jensen of Grand Junction graduated Dec. 19 with a marketing degree f
Student Spotlight, Feb. 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
■ Donald Jensen of Grand Junction graduated Dec. 19 with a marketing degree from Fort Lewis College in Durango. ■ Wyatt Hurt of Fruita was selected as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2016 Washington Journalism... Read more
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The Washington Times
Kathy Griffin says stand-up comedy remains a sexist industryKathy Griffin is afraid of offending no one. The comedian and actress has, purp
Kathy Griffin says stand-up comedy remains a sexist industry
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Kathy Griffin is afraid of offending no one. The comedian and actress has, purposely or otherwise, stepped on the toes of the Catholic Church, the Kardashians, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump and just about everyone else in her stand-up routines. While... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Band director remembered for humor and 'unflappable' personalityBenno Fritz was a unwavering source of positivity and humor for those around hi
Band director remembered for humor and 'unflappable' personality
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
Benno Fritz was a unwavering source of positivity and humor for those around him, students and faculty said. Fritz, the creator and director of the University’s band program and an assistant professor of music, died on Friday in Daytona Beach, Fla.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for MaineWASHINGTON — Louisiana last month became the first state in the Deep South to m
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — Louisiana last month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to expand Medicaid health insurance to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. At least one other state — South Dakota — is... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR CLASSROOMSCINCINNATI - The following area students were named to the dean's list for the
ACROSS OUR CLASSROOMS
Salem News / Posted 5 days ago
CINCINNATI - The following area students were named to the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at the University of Cincinnati. Alliance: Shane Kaplan, Rashele Whaley. Canfield: Raquel Abel, Darby Hepola, Haley Meyer, Mary Monda. Lisbon: Ryne... Read more
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FOX News
Stossel: Why Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton are 2016's likely nomineesBernie Sanders will win the New Hampshire Primary on Tuesday, and he’s close to
Stossel: Why Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton are 2016's likely nominees
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Bernie Sanders will win the New Hampshire Primary on Tuesday, and he’s close to Hillary Clinton in national polls. But neither Trump nor Sanders is likely to win! In our new Fox News TV special, “Tech Revolution” at 8 and 11 pm ET Sunday night,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
EAST BAY PROFILE: Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessnessOAKLAND -- There's a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's
EAST BAY PROFILE: Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessness
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
OAKLAND -- There's a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's an oasis for homeless single moms and children, and it's run by a woman who knows first hand the challenges inherent to single parenting. For nearly five years, Hayward... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
EAST BAY PROFILE: Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessnessOAKLAND -- There's a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's
EAST BAY PROFILE: Tina Humphrey helps single moms become independent after homelessness
Oakland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
OAKLAND -- There's a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's an oasis for homeless single moms and children, and it's run by a woman who knows first hand the challenges inherent to single parenting. For nearly five years, Hayward... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The answer to old ‘rent or buy?’ question is your callShould you buy a house or rent? It’s one of the most contentious topics among e
The answer to old ‘rent or buy?’ question is your call
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Should you buy a house or rent? It’s one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there’s still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University and... Read more
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The Hill
Five-letter words and legal languageAs the climate talks in Paris came to a conclusion this past December, some con
Five-letter words and legal language
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
As the climate talks in Paris came to a conclusion this past December, some contention arose around the use of a five-letter word: "shall." Whether rich countries "shall" or "should" contribute money for poor countries' transitions may seem like a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Belady Foundation Case Reveals Continued Suppression of Youth and Civil Society - Rights GroupsCairo — A number of rights groups denounced Wednesday the ongoing pretrial dete
Belady Foundation Case Reveals Continued Suppression of Youth and Civil Society - Rights Groups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Cairo — A number of rights groups denounced Wednesday the ongoing pretrial detention of Aya Hegazy, her husband Mohammed Hassanein, and five others in connection with the case against the Belady Foundation for Street Children. In May 2014, police... Read more
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The Hill
Look before you leap: A key principle of regulation“Look before your leap” is such an ancient adage that you might think it would
Look before you leap: A key principle of regulation
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
“Look before your leap” is such an ancient adage that you might think it would be second nature to those wise souls who write the laws and regulations we live under. Not quite. More than 100 years since the federal government wrote its first... Read more
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CNBC
Is homeownership worth it? Not in these citiesYoung workers are increasingly mobile today, which is why so many continue to c
Is homeownership worth it? Not in these cities
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
Young workers are increasingly mobile today, which is why so many continue to choose renting over buying. Millennials have the lowest homeownership rate of any generation, as they are getting married and having children later in life. These are the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Six artists added to Fox Valley Arts Hall of FameThe sculptor who made the imposing "Ekwabet" that looks over the Fox River in S
Six artists added to Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The sculptor who made the imposing "Ekwabet" that looks over the Fox River in St. Charles, a portrait photographer known for his advertising work as well as collaborations with actor John Malkovich, and the legendary late conductor of the Chicago... Read more
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CBS Sports
Nowitzki says he was dominant, disagrees with Kareem's criticismAn NBA champion, MVP, Finals MVP and 13-time All-Star, Dallas Mavericks forward
Nowitzki says he was dominant, disagrees with Kareem's criticism
CBS Sports / Posted 7 days ago
An NBA champion, MVP, Finals MVP and 13-time All-Star, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has racked up more than a few notable accolades in his long career. Whenever he decides to retire, Nowitzki will be remembered for his one-legged fadeaway... Read more
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ESPN
Dirk disputes Kareem's '1-trick pony' assessment"I mean, it's actually not the first time he said some stuff," Nowitzki, the si
Dirk disputes Kareem's '1-trick pony' assessment
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
"I mean, it's actually not the first time he said some stuff," Nowitzki, the sixth-leading scorer in NBA history, told ESPN.com after scoring 28 points for the Dallas Mavericks in Wednesday's 93-90 loss to the Miami Heat. "I'm not sure why. I guess... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Mantecan Sarah O’Leary inks with PennSarah O’Leary is a long ways from home, and the Manteca resident will stay on t
Mantecan Sarah O’Leary inks with Penn
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Sarah O’Leary is a long ways from home, and the Manteca resident will stay on the East Coast after signing with the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday. The swimming standout is currently a postgraduate student of Mercersburg Academy, a college... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Child Abuse Is A Worldwide Problem2016-02-03No child wants to be part of exploitation, be it sexual or otherwise.
Child Abuse Is A Worldwide Problem
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
2016-02-03No child wants to be part of exploitation, be it sexual or otherwise. They are intimidated by the adult world to participate, be it through pornography, prostitution or child trafficking. A child is simply... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Chapman University professor to speak at 32nd annual Friedman Lecture at Marietta College Published: February 3, 2016 5:30 PM MARIETTA — Vernon Smith, professor of eco
Chapman University professor to speak at 32nd annual Friedman Lecture at Marietta College
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
Published: February 3, 2016 5:30 PM MARIETTA — Vernon Smith, professor of economics at the Chapman University in Orange, Calif., is scheduled to deliver the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Williston Middle School's band heading to WashingtonWILMINGTON – Williston Middle School's band is heading for the Capitol in part
Williston Middle School's band heading to Washington
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
WILMINGTON – Williston Middle School's band is heading for the Capitol in part because of a partnership with the Wilmington Rotary Club. In December, the Wilmington Rotary Club held a dessert auction that raised $4,000 for Williston's biannual band... Read more
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York Daily Record
Northern HS band competes in PMEA festivalOn Jan. 29-30, five students from the Northern High School band participated in
Northern HS band competes in PMEA festival
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
On Jan. 29-30, five students from the Northern High School band participated in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Band Festival. The festival was hosted at the Manheim Township High School in Lancaster, and conducted by... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
NBA's All-Time Greatest One-Trick Pony Calls Nowitzki A One-Trick PonyWell, here I was resurrecting my venom for Dwyane Wade’s annual visit to Americ
NBA's All-Time Greatest One-Trick Pony Calls Nowitzki A One-Trick Pony
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
Well, here I was resurrecting my venom for Dwyane Wade’s annual visit to American Airlines Center tonight when another Mavs’ villain has arisen. As I kid I loved Lew Alcindor, then Kareem. Always admired his “sky hook” because defenses were at its... Read more
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Newswise
New Research Sharpens Understanding of Poison-Arrow Hunting in Africa Newswise — LAWRENCE -- While academic awareness of African peoples' hunting w
New Research Sharpens Understanding of Poison-Arrow Hunting in Africa
Newswise / Posted 9 days ago
Newswise — LAWRENCE -- While academic awareness of African peoples' hunting with poison-tipped arrows extends back for centuries, knowledge of the ingenious practice has been... Read more
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Market Watch
Why one economist says buying a home is overratedIs buying a house instead of renting really the best financial decision? It’s
Why one economist says buying a home is overrated
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
Is buying a house instead of renting really the best financial decision? It’s a question that’s frequently debated, with traditional thinking being that renting is akin to throwing money out the window. But there are some good reasons to believe... Read more
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Science Daily
New research sharpens understanding of poison-arrow hunting in AfricaNow, a comprehensive study of the hunting tradition of the San peoples of Namib
New research sharpens understanding of poison-arrow hunting in Africa
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
Now, a comprehensive study of the hunting tradition of the San peoples of Namibia sheds new light on their use of beetle and plant poisons to boost the lethality of their arrows. The research appears currently in the peer-reviewed journal... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
How will Meola mesh? Legendary goalkeeper will test his coaching skills with ArmadaTony Meola has donned the goalkeeping gloves for the United States in World Cup
How will Meola mesh? Legendary goalkeeper will test his coaching skills with Armada
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Tony Meola has donned the goalkeeping gloves for the United States in World Cups, lifted championship trophies and won his place in the National Soccer Hall of Fame. He’s the only man ever to play under coaches who have won both soccer’s World Cup... Read more
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PhysOrg
New research sharpens understanding of poison-arrow hunting in AfricaRock paintings, Namibia, depicting animals that no longer live in this area (it
New research sharpens understanding of poison-arrow hunting in Africa
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Rock paintings, Namibia, depicting animals that no longer live in this area (it has become a desert of rocks). Credit: University of Kansas While academic awareness of African peoples' hunting with poison-tipped arrows extends back for centuries,... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Foreclosure crisis lingers in the Black community 1st February 2016 · 0 Comments By Avis Thomas LesterContributing Writer (Ur
Foreclosure crisis lingers in the Black community
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
1st February 2016 · 0 Comments By Avis Thomas LesterContributing Writer (Urban News Service) – Affluence is no antidote to foreclosure. In Prince George’s County, Maryland — one of the United... Read more
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Daily Press
Ready, set, run: Primary season starts in Virginia ahead of Super TuesdayFor the first time in a long time, Virginians will get a big voice in who the D
Ready, set, run: Primary season starts in Virginia ahead of Super Tuesday
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
For the first time in a long time, Virginians will get a big voice in who the Democratic and Republican parties nominate for president. Part of the reason for that is a question of timing of the March 1 primary. Part is the sheer number of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Symposium examines Victoria educator's life during segregationDuring the University of Houston-Victoria's Black History Month celebration, Vi
Symposium examines Victoria educator's life during segregation
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
During the University of Houston-Victoria's Black History Month celebration, Victoria residents can learn more about a historical figure who had a major influence on black education in Victoria during segregation. Ed Byerly, a Victoria College... Read more
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TribLIVE
Downsizing baby boomers compete for affordable housing – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods • By 2030, more than 20 percent of U.S. resid
Downsizing baby boomers compete for affordable housing
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods • By 2030, more than 20 percent of U.S. residents are projected to be 65 or older, compared with 13 percent... Read more
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