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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 18, 2017are no monuments to the Confederacy in Illinois, Michigan or Wisconsin, accordi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
are no monuments to the Confederacy in Illinois, Michigan or Wisconsin, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which reported in April 2016 that there were 1,503 in the United States, and not all of them in the South. These... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump's plan to help blue-collar workers would be a disaster for the black working class of New OrleansNEW ORLEANS - Seven days a week, at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., workers flock to the hir
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS - Seven days a week, at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., workers flock to the hiring center a few blocks from the Mississippi River and line up against the chain-link fence according to their seniority. They bow their heads as they recite the Lord's... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Transgender Students Test L.A.'s All-Girls SchoolsRivers,Diane Disney Miller andZoe Kazan as alumnae) embraced a new identity. Sa
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
Rivers,Diane Disney Miller andZoe Kazan as alumnae) embraced a new identity. Sands now says the school has clarified its policy: Marlborough is open to admitting students who are born male but identify as female, but it will now ask students who... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Could Chocolate Milk Sour Chula Vista’s Progress On Childhood Obesity?its students were overweight. A quarter were obese. The district mobilized, an
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
its students were overweight. A quarter were obese. The district mobilized, and in 2011 drafted a comprehensive wellness policy. No more cupcakes and pizza for birthdays, goodbye fundraisers like nacho and candy sales, and hello physical... Read more
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Newsweek
Europe is spending billions to convince Africans to stay home—and it's not workingThe money, analysts say, signals an important shift. “Migration and refugee iss
Newsweek / Posted yesterday
The money, analysts say, signals an important shift. “Migration and refugee issues have gone to the top of the EU foreign policy agenda,” says Jeff Crisp, a research associate at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre. But as the EU... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
FAU uses new state money to increase summer courses, hire deanswas included in the $82 billion state budget for 2017-18, a shadow was cast ove
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
was included in the $82 billion state budget for 2017-18, a shadow was cast over the new programs when Scott vetoed a policy bill that would have made more permanent the world-class scholar and graduate-school initiatives. In a letter to each... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Delegates named for 2017 FYLPRO immersion in PHto individuals seeking immigration benefits. She serves on the Junior Leadershi
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
to individuals seeking immigration benefits. She serves on the Junior Leadership Board of the National Immigrant Justice Center and is a past recipient of the National Immigrant Justice Center Rising Star Award and has been selected for inclusion... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Research Group: Israeli Education Near Bottom of Developed World | 24 Av 5777 – August 16, 2017The quality of Israel’s education has improved over past two decades, and yet I
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
The quality of Israel’s education has improved over past two decades, and yet Israel is near the bottom of the developed world, its 8th graders get correct answers on only half their math questions, Israel’s weakest students are also the weakest in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
August 16, 2017it and try not to repeat it. I’m not an “alt-right” or an “alt-left” person —
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
it and try not to repeat it. I’m not an “alt-right” or an “alt-left” person — if there is such a thing. I’m more a center kind of person, which allows me to look at all sides and make decisions on issues that work for me. After the Civil... Read more
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Market Watch
This is what today’s college students really look likereasons for the change? A decadeslong economic shift, said Anthony Carnevale, t
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
reasons for the change? A decadeslong economic shift, said Anthony Carnevale, the director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, which marks the beginning of the changes in the early 1980s, when post-high school... Read more
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Business Wire
Dr. Paula Milone-Nuzzo Begins Presidency of MGH Institute of Health Professions in BostonDr. Milone-Nuzzo, who also will hold the position of John Hilton Knowles Profes
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Dr. Milone-Nuzzo, who also will hold the position of John Hilton Knowles Professor. “The IHP’s focus on interprofessional education and practice as well as team science has positioned the Institute to be a leader in the improvement of health care.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
August 15, 2017contribute greatly to unnecessary pain and suffering, tooth loss, worsening of
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
contribute greatly to unnecessary pain and suffering, tooth loss, worsening of chronic health conditions and ultimately, higher costs. Delta Dental’s new insurance policy for children and their investment in training more registered dental... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
SFA Alumni Association presents 2017 Alumni Awards - Aug. 14 2017 NACOGDOCHES Texas — The Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni Association will honor six alumni during its annual awards banquet beginning at 6 p.m. Friday Sept. 8 at The ...and current resident of New Braunfels. After earning his bachelor’s degree in c
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
and current resident of New Braunfels. After earning his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from SFA, Dickerson continued his education and later received his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law. Dickerson began his employment with Dow... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Why Everyone Is Hating On IBM Watson, Including The People Who Helped Build Itour species has created. It helps doctors fight disease," Hamm says. "It can pr
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
our species has created. It helps doctors fight disease," Hamm says. "It can predict global weather patterns. It improves education for children everywhere. And now we unleash it on your taxes." In the commercial, which advertises what is... Read more
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Al.com
How Mayors Vann and Arrington shaped Birminghamhe quickly established an activist role for city government. A new Department o
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
he quickly established an activist role for city government. A new Department of Economic Development was created, a city center master plan was commissioned, citizens participated in decisions on zoning changes, liquor licenses, recreation... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lag in brain donation hampers understanding of dementia in blacksthat we have to acknowledge and move past,” said Lisa L. Barnes, a neuropsychol
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
that we have to acknowledge and move past,” said Lisa L. Barnes, a neuropsychologist at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago. “A lot of minority communities still feel that research involves being a guinea pig. Nobody wants to be... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOLE soon to ban high heelsSecretary Silvestre Bello 3rd disclosed over the weekend that he has ordered th
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd disclosed over the weekend that he has ordered the DOLE’s Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) and the Bureau of Special Working Concerns (BSWC) to immediately craft... Read more
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Daily Mail
Secessionists push for South to break away from US againthe nation's black population lived in the South in 2010, and 105 Southern coun
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the nation's black population lived in the South in 2010, and 105 Southern counties had a black population of 50 percent or higher. Hill said they're not advocating for a repeat of a Civil War that claimed 620,000 lives or a return to slavery, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
At elite universities, a struggle for economic diversity13 percent of about 13,200 undergrads came from low-income families, according
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
13 percent of about 13,200 undergrads came from low-income families, according to data compiled by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. That has happened despite the number of high school students seeking undergraduate... Read more
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Boston Globe
As Amazon booms, retail jobs shiftmay be less about eliminating jobs than redefining them. Michael Mandel, chief
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
may be less about eliminating jobs than redefining them. Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington D.C., says that e-commerce is creating more jobs than traditional retailers are losing. An... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Marchers call for US civil warbringing together more extremists in one place than we have seen in at least a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
bringing together more extremists in one place than we have seen in at least a decade,” said Oren Segal, director of the Center on Extremism at the Anti-Defamation League, a group that monitors and combats anti-Semitism. Units of the Virginia... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Pugh's plan for free community college gets warm reviewsnearly $3 billion operating budget. “It's bold and innovative,” said City Coun
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
nearly $3 billion operating budget. “It's bold and innovative,” said City Councilman Zeke Cohen, chairman of the council’s education committee. “I respect the mayor for bringing a thoughtful new idea to the table. We should push for even more.” In... Read more
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The Herald News
Could free community college come to Massachusetts?some are calling for Massachusetts to consider following a similar path. “Mass
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
some are calling for Massachusetts to consider following a similar path. “Massachusetts is known for being an innovator in education,” said Sen. Michael O. Moore, D-Millbury, co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Higher Education. “I would hate to... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Guest Column: The case for John Dunleavy as Riverhead supervisorin Suffolk County. It doesn’t make sense. What makes sense is putting Riverhead
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
in Suffolk County. It doesn’t make sense. What makes sense is putting Riverhead first, fighting for better contracts, higher fees and more service charges for vendors and business that use your municipal services. Increasing revenues and the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Snees inducted into Harford Educator Hall of Fameand sister-in-law all are part of the HCPS family. Their five children all atte
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
and sister-in-law all are part of the HCPS family. Their five children all attended Harford public schools and went on to higher education, and of their 21 grandchildren, 19 have attended Harford schools. Joseph F. Snee Sr. Born and raised in... Read more
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Salon.com
Can the Pentagon win when putsch comes to shove?formally known as Foreign Military Training (FMT). The stated goals of two key
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
formally known as Foreign Military Training (FMT). The stated goals of two key FMT programs — International Military Education and Training (IMET) and the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) — include promoting “international peace... Read more
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The Washington Times
Farms adjusting to life without immigrant labor, says reportdevastation, as they adjust to world with fewer unauthorized workers, according
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
devastation, as they adjust to world with fewer unauthorized workers, according to a new report Thursday. The Migration Policy Institute found that farms are plugging gaps by using machines, enticing workers to stay by offering health care — and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Study: America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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The News-Times
Study: America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Can marijuana rescue coal country?stay sober, he told me, he volunteers at detox facilities and talks to addicts
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
stay sober, he told me, he volunteers at detox facilities and talks to addicts in area jails. This experience informs his policy positions. He's sure West Virginia can't arrest its way out of this drug crisis. And he has pushed his colleagues to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kicks off emotional battle over campus sexual assault rulesAfter barely surviving her confirmation battle and facing sporadic protests dur
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
After barely surviving her confirmation battle and facing sporadic protests during visits to schools, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could hardly have teed up a more fraught, emotional and divisive issue to launch her tenure: campus sexual... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 100 Most Influential Republican Womenof conservative principles and beliefs. 1. Betsy DeVos — A businesswoman and g
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
of conservative principles and beliefs. 1. Betsy DeVos — A businesswoman and generous GOP donor, DeVos won confirmation as education secretary after a bruising and partisan Senate fight, which President Donald Trump called a "very tough trial and a... Read more
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Boston Globe
America’s drinking problem has worsened, study findsalcohol abuse than men, according to the report. “This should be a big wake-up
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
alcohol abuse than men, according to the report. “This should be a big wake-up call,” said David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who was not involved with the... Read more
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NBC News
Did a free lunch get you that opioid prescription?of dollars were transferred for marketing purposes for opioids.” Hadland and c
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
of dollars were transferred for marketing purposes for opioids.” Hadland and colleagues went through databases from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal government office that oversees public health insurance. The 2010... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask!$45,370 a year for a private college or $20,090 annually for a public instituti
Dayton Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
$45,370 a year for a private college or $20,090 annually for a public institution if you want to talk about the cost of higher education for your child.) Read more: Is too much technology turning your kid into a digital drug addict? Expert... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Study: America's drinking problem is much worse this centuryin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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Newsmax
America's Drinking Problem Is Much Worse; 30 Million Binge Drinkingin alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call,
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
in alcohol abuse, according to the report. "This should be a big wake-up call," says David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who wasn't involved with the... Read more
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Salon.com
Slouching toward Mar-a-Lagoof the prevailing zeitgeist, and — last but hardly least — celebrity-in-chief.
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
of the prevailing zeitgeist, and — last but hardly least — celebrity-in-chief. In short, POTUS was the bright star at the center of the American solar system. As recently as a year ago, few saw in this cult of the presidency cause for complaint.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
What tax reform could be |more would be needed if the government were to make greater investments to lift
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
more would be needed if the government were to make greater investments to lift productivity and living standards through education, infrastructure and scientific research. Real reform would do this by diversifying methods of taxation while... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Parkland VP wins national award for community-college adminscollege was in the midst of an internal reorganization and at the beginning of
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
college was in the midst of an internal reorganization and at the beginning of a period during which all state funding for higher education had been held in abeyance in Illinois," Ramage said in the nomination letter. "Despite these challenges, Pam... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
7 ways to save more money once your kid leaves the nestlifestyle suddenly becomes more expensive as soon as your discretionary income
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
lifestyle suddenly becomes more expensive as soon as your discretionary income increases. A 2016 study by Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research found that a couple collectively earning $100,000 per year should be able to put an additional... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
7 ways to save more money once your kid leaves the nestlifestyle suddenly becomes more expensive as soon as your discretionary income
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
lifestyle suddenly becomes more expensive as soon as your discretionary income increases. A 2016 study by Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research found that a couple collectively earning $100,000 per year should be able to put an additional... Read more
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Zero Hedge
There Is No "Political Center" In Modern Americaexceptions — women's health and rights, racial justice, gun violence — both par
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
exceptions — women's health and rights, racial justice, gun violence — both parties have agreed and cooperated on broad policy goals. Leaders of both parties, for example, broadly believe in the current military style of policing. Both believe... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brother of fired 'anti-women' Google engineer hits backwhat he wrote. It's important to read the whole thing. Family backing: Joshua
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
what he wrote. It's important to read the whole thing. Family backing: Joshua Damore (left) said his brother James (center) was having his words manipulated from his 10-page report and urged people to read it for themselves. 'I've spoken to... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
6 Recruits Signed for WJU Women's Soccercurrently competes on the women's cross country team. With the goal to work fo
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 10 days ago
currently competes on the women's cross country team. With the goal to work for the FBI, Leonhardt will be studying Public Policy at William Jessup while maintaining her competitiveness on the field. "I chose to come to William Jessup University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Novelist, Storywriter Ibrahim Ishaq Speaks On His Experience and the Current Cultural StatusProfessor Yusuf Fadul titled "The Arabs and Sudan". In northern Sudan the Hilal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Professor Yusuf Fadul titled "The Arabs and Sudan". In northern Sudan the Hilaly narrative is related for entertainment and education, but in western Sudan, Chad and North Africa they mostly narrate the story of Abu Zaid Al-Hilaly as their ancestor,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Glocalization’ of education rises in the Asean regionPhilippines with a working visa. Since his undergraduate program is Theology he
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Philippines with a working visa. Since his undergraduate program is Theology he pursued a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, majoring in English, at Philippine Christian University (PCU). This August, he will be conferred with a master’s... Read more
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