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WTHR Indianapolis
Colts release Guard Donald Thomas, waive othersThe Indianapolis Colts today released G-Donald Thomas and waived G-Harland Gunn
Colts release Guard Donald Thomas, waive others
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted an hour ago
The Indianapolis Colts today released G-Donald Thomas and waived G-Harland Gunn, ILB-Nicklas Haag, OLB-Zack Hodges, T-Tyler Hoover, WR-Ryan Lankford, DT-Jeris Pendleton, WR-Ezell Ruffin, ILB-Justin Shirk, TE-Justin Sinz, RB-Abou Toure and C-Brandon... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St.
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis have found one more link in how a genetic mutation causes amyotrophic... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Lerman departure leaves strategic plan in questionWith a surprise announcement last week that Provost Steven Lerman would step do
Lerman departure leaves strategic plan in question
The GW Hatchet / Posted 10 hours ago
With a surprise announcement last week that Provost Steven Lerman would step down at the end of January, many are left wondering: What’s next? Lerman’s departure leaves several question marks on GW’s next steps. He leaves two years into a 10-year... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chabot: High salaries left out of talks on tuition hikesSomething is missing in the most recent battle for blame between Beacon Hill le
Chabot: High salaries left out of talks on tuition hikes
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
Something is missing in the most recent battle for blame between Beacon Hill leaders and University of Massachusetts officials over a roughly $900-a-year tuition hike for state students. The state’s chronic sky-high salary problem. Employees in the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
On Business: MCPHS makes a case for room to grow in health care careers Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM The Univers
On Business: MCPHS makes a case for room to grow in health care careers
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted yesterday
Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM The University of Massachusetts at Lowell will open the state's first public pharmacy school this fall,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Two promoted at Jeanne D'Arc Credit UnionThe following individuals recently earned promotions at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Uni
Two promoted at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
The following individuals recently earned promotions at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union of Lowell: * Kimberly Beaulieu, of Dracut, was named assistant treasurer and financial education officer. She has worked at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union for nine years.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Prison becomes detox center for growing number of inmates with addictionsA Westmoreland County Prison inmate experiencing heroin withdrawal last month h
Prison becomes detox center for growing number of inmates with addictions
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
A Westmoreland County Prison inmate experiencing heroin withdrawal last month had to be put in a medically induced coma to stop seizures, according to county officials. For the next month, deputies rotated shifts around-the-clock at the prisoner's... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Tennis | Older and wiser, Serena Williams at the top of her game Sports Headlines It has been almost 20 years since a teenage Serena Williams
Tennis | Older and wiser, Serena Williams at the top of her game
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Sports Headlines It has been almost 20 years since a teenage Serena Williams turned pro and overtook the lily-white world of tennis with her flying hair beads and powerful... Read more
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International Business Times
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indi
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indian prime minister in 47 years – over 100 academics at US universities have shot off a letter warning tech giants of the risks of doing business with a government that has... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
No. 7 Wayne HillsFootball: Last year’s record: 5-5 Final ranking: Not ranked Marquee game: a
No. 7 Wayne Hills
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Football: Last year’s record: 5-5 Final ranking: Not ranked Marquee game: at Pascack Valley, Oct. 2 Best assets: The Patriots have several playmakers back on what should be a quality defense. Senior MLB/TE Joey Kenney... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Tearful victim testifies in Liccardi rape trialNORTHAMPTON >> The prosecution in the trial of Adam T. Liccardi rested it
Tearful victim testifies in Liccardi rape trial
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
NORTHAMPTON >> The prosecution in the trial of Adam T. Liccardi rested its case Friday afternoon after jurors heard over two hours of testimony from the former University of Massachusetts Amherst student who says she was gang-raped in her dorm... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Flanagan announces fiscal 2016 budget overridesSen. Jennifer L. Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced a series of Senate overr
Flanagan announces fiscal 2016 budget overrides
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Jennifer L. Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced a series of Senate overrides to Gov. Charlie Baker’s vetoes of the fiscal 2016 budget. The overrides occurred nearly two weeks after the governor’s vetoes and restore funds for all-day... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Former UMass student who accused four men of rape in 2012 testifies during trial Friday Pierpont Residence Hall in the Southwest Residential Area. (Collegian File Ph
Former UMass student who accused four men of rape in 2012 testifies during trial Friday
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
Pierpont Residence Hall in the Southwest Residential Area. (Collegian File Photo) NORTHAMPTON — After nearly two hours of testimony Friday, Assistant... Read more
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Business Travel News
Gender Pay Gap Demands More, Better ResearchTwo compelling reader letters prompted by BTN’s 2015 Salary & Attitude Survey a
Gender Pay Gap Demands More, Better Research
Business Travel News / Posted 2 days ago
Two compelling reader letters prompted by BTN’s 2015 Salary & Attitude Survey appear below, along with BTN editor-in-chief Elizabeth West’s response. P. Jason King Associates chairman and CEO Jason King writes: Every year that I have received or... Read more
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Salon.com
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enoughIn the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enough
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
In the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous crossroads in our nation’s history. Will we, or will we not, make a serious effort to achieve a low-carbon future for our children and our planet? The fossil fuel magnates... Read more
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Yahoo News
Virginia shooting proves Americans aren’t numb to tragedy — we just have a higher tolerance for it Vester Flanagan's viral attack and mental health For decades, members of the
Virginia shooting proves Americans aren’t numb to tragedy — we just have a higher tolerance for it
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
Vester Flanagan's viral attack and mental health For decades, members of the news media have struggled to determine whether a gruesome photograph or... Read more
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Rutland Herald
UVM tops Campus Pride list of LGBTQ-friendly schools BURLINGTON � The University of Vermont has made the short list of colleges an
UVM tops Campus Pride list of LGBTQ-friendly schools
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BURLINGTON � The University of Vermont has made the short list of colleges and universities considered open and accepting of gay and transgendered students. UVM made the top-25 list of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Health news: Water, coffee and cranberries.The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before
Health news: Water, coffee and cranberries
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
.The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before mealtimes. Here is a selection of health-related news... Want to lose weight? Drink water before meals The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
UMass football focused on the finish this seasonAMHERST >> With 16 days remaining until the University of Massachusetts o
UMass football focused on the finish this season
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
AMHERST >> With 16 days remaining until the University of Massachusetts opens its 2015 football season, coach Mark Whipple and his staff are starting to turn their attention to their opener at the University of Colorado. That's because the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Cop: Liccardi admitted to sex actNORTHAMPTON >> A University of Massachusetts police detective described t
Cop: Liccardi admitted to sex act
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
NORTHAMPTON >> A University of Massachusetts police detective described to jurors in Adam T. Liccardi's rape trial Thursday how the defendant's account of what happened in a dorm room on Oct. 13, 2012, evolved over the course of a one-hour... Read more
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New Now Next
What Are The Most Gay-Friendly Colleges In America?College is a place for exploration and experimentation, so it’s no surprise tha
What Are The Most Gay-Friendly Colleges In America?
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
College is a place for exploration and experimentation, so it’s no surprise that many universities are LGBT friendly. But not all schools are created equal: Campus Pride just released a report card for 194 colleges in the U.S., judging each on... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
Universal health care for ColoradoColorado may become the first state to establish a universal health care system
Universal health care for Colorado
Boulder Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Colorado may become the first state to establish a universal health care system in the U.S. In July, the Secretary of State certified a proposed initiative for the 2016 ballot that would create a universal cooperative plan called ColoradoCare. They... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hayne tip of NFL iceberg, says Brisbane coachJarryd Hayne is far from the only Aussie to try to crack the NFL system. Photo:
Hayne tip of NFL iceberg, says Brisbane coach
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Jarryd Hayne is far from the only Aussie to try to crack the NFL system. Photo: Getty Images Jarryd Hayne is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Aussies trying to make the grade in the NFL. Ben Sinapati, coach at the Bayside Ravens where Jesse... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Briarcliff Picks Edgar McIntosh As Chief Of InstructionBRIARCLIFF MANOR -- Edgar McIntosh has begun work as the Briarcliff Manor schoo
Briarcliff Picks Edgar McIntosh As Chief Of Instruction
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 3 days ago
BRIARCLIFF MANOR -- Edgar McIntosh has begun work as the Briarcliff Manor school district’s new director of instruction and human resources. Superintendent of Schools James Kaishian recommended McIntosh for the position at the Board of Education’s... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Apple season in full swing at Sholan FarmsFrom left, Marc Gingras, Sandra Flanagan, Janice Gaudet, Steve Smith, Judy Dani
Apple season in full swing at Sholan Farms
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 days ago
From left, Marc Gingras, Sandra Flanagan, Janice Gaudet, Steve Smith, Judy Daniels, Claine Menchi and Chiara welcomed people who stopped by Sholan Farms Aug. 22-23 for Opening Weekend. Photo by Vincent J. Apollonio “Agriculture is our wisest... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Two studies highlight important new discovery around most common genetic defect linked to ALSIn today's issue of Nature, two new studies funded in part by The ALS Associati
Two studies highlight important new discovery around most common genetic defect linked to ALS
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
In today's issue of Nature, two new studies funded in part by The ALS Association both highlight an important new discovery around the C9orf72 mutation, the most common genetic defect associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Both studies... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Household Labor, Caring Labor, Unpaid LaborYves here. It’s not hard to notice that there are far more posts on labor issue
Household Labor, Caring Labor, Unpaid Labor
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
Yves here. It’s not hard to notice that there are far more posts on labor issues in anticipation of the Labor Day holiday than I have seen in my history of blogging. It seems to be a zeitgeist indicator, if nothing else, of rising class... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Jurors hear police interview, read text messages by defendants in third UMass rape trial NORTHAMPTON — Jurors in the Adam Liccardi rape trial heard his voice for the
Jurors hear police interview, read text messages by defendants in third UMass rape trial
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 4 days ago
NORTHAMPTON — Jurors in the Adam Liccardi rape trial heard his voice for the first time Wednesday, as audio of Liccardi refusing to interview with police and... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Text massages used as evidence in rape trialNORTHAMPTON — Jurors in the rape trial of Adam T. Liccardi saw text messages We
Text massages used as evidence in rape trial
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
NORTHAMPTON — Jurors in the rape trial of Adam T. Liccardi saw text messages Wednesday between Liccardi and his co-defendants in which the men discussed whether they should pay $500 to the woman accusing them of gang-raping her, in order to stop her... Read more
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Daily Mail
Selfies are causing a rise in MUTANT head lice: Expert warns trend is to blame for increase in treatment-resistant nits Phys
Selfies are causing a rise in MUTANT head lice
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
: Expert warns trend is to blame for increase in treatment-resistant nits Physician Sharon Rink has dubbed the phenomenon 'social media lice' It is being caused by group selfie snaps that cause friends... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Oilers start roster overhaul at main campThe green-and-gold are going green this season. The Okotoks Jr. A Oilers showc
Oilers start roster overhaul at main camp
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 4 days ago
The green-and-gold are going green this season. The Okotoks Jr. A Oilers showcased a plethora of new faces at its main camp, Aug. 21-23 at Pason Centennial Arena, as it sets to finalize a truly rebuilt roster with the puck-dropping on the Alberta... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperStory last updated at 8/26/2015 - 2:22 pm UAS Sitka selects new Campus Directo
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Story last updated at 8/26/2015 - 2:22 pm UAS Sitka selects new Campus Director Dr. Paula Martin has been hired as Campus Director of the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus. Currently, Martin serves as Assistant Director for Academic... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
How Jacques Klempf went from 'a little salesman' to big businessman Wednesday, August 26, 12:43 PM EDT Hauling them in a little red wagon, 8-yea
How Jacques Klempf went from 'a little salesman' to big businessman
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, August 26, 12:43 PM EDT Hauling them in a little red wagon, 8-year-old Jacques Klempf sold eggs door-to-door in his 1960s Beauclerc neighborhood. �Jacques was very... Read more
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The Huffington Post
In Katrina's Aftermath, Psychologists Find Trauma As Well As ResilienceTen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, forcing m
In Katrina's Aftermath, Psychologists Find Trauma As Well As Resilience
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, forcing more than half a million residents to flee, psychologists are investigating the mental and emotional fallout of the natural disaster. A series of longitudinal studies of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Williams College earns top 25 honors for support of LGBTQ studentsWILLIAMSTOWN >> Williams College has been nationally ranked as one of the
Williams College earns top 25 honors for support of LGBTQ students
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williams College has been nationally ranked as one of the most friendly campuses for those who are gay, bisexual, transgender or otherwise nonheterosexual. In a top 25 "best of the best" list published Monday by nonprofit... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Health U helps young people with intellectual disabilities make healthy choices At four and a half feet tall, it’s been a struggle for Cassidy Bauer to keep
Health U helps young people with intellectual disabilities make healthy choices
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
At four and a half feet tall, it’s been a struggle for Cassidy Bauer to keep her weight in check. “Up and down, up and down,” the 26-year-old said last week while... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Empire Innovation scholar comes to Upstate to unlock mysteries of the brainAt Harvard, Yao served as an assistant professor of psychiatry at the medical s
Empire Innovation scholar comes to Upstate to unlock mysteries of the brain
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
At Harvard, Yao served as an assistant professor of psychiatry at the medical school and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and also headed Harvard’s Cellular Molecular Neuroscience and served as an adjunct faculty at the University of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
UMass Rape Trial: Panic attack adjourns courtNORTHAMPTON — Jurors heard from two witnesses Tuesday morning at the trial of A
UMass Rape Trial: Panic attack adjourns court
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
NORTHAMPTON — Jurors heard from two witnesses Tuesday morning at the trial of Adam T. Liccardi, 21, of Pittsfield, but adjourned after the defendant was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital, suffering from a reported panic attack. The Springfield... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn gets top marks in Campus Pride Index for LGBT-FriendlinessPenn is the most LGBTQ-friendly Ivy, according to Campus Pride, an organization
Penn gets top marks in Campus Pride Index for LGBT-Friendliness
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 5 days ago
Penn is the most LGBTQ-friendly Ivy, according to Campus Pride, an organization that tracks university acceptance of the LGBTQ community. On Tuesday, Campus Pride released its top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly "Best of the Best" colleges and universities, with... Read more
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The Wanderer
County Music AssociationThe Tri- wishes to congratulate the 2015 recipients of the John R. Pandolfi Sch
County Music Association
The Wanderer / Posted 5 days ago
The Tri- wishes to congratulate the 2015 recipients of the John R. Pandolfi Scholarship for musical studies. Since 1962, the Tri- has been working hard to bring quality music to the community and to... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
'Living at UMass' app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze‘Living at UMass’ app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze (A screenshot of t
'Living at UMass' app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 5 days ago
‘Living at UMass’ app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze (A screenshot of the app’s homepage) Long lines of cars, closed roads and detour signs can make navigating the University of Massachusetts campus difficult during move-in – especially for... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass rape trial halts abruptly, opening statements delivered Tuesday NORTHAMPTON – The trial of Adam Liccardi, who is charged with four counts of
UMass rape trial halts abruptly, opening statements delivered Tuesday
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 5 days ago
NORTHAMPTON – The trial of Adam Liccardi, who is charged with four counts of raping a University of Massachusetts student in her dorm room in 2012, was halted abruptly Tuesday... Read more
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Independent
Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Meet Knight Rider - the New Orleans hero who cannot stop weepingTen years ago he used a boat to rescue dozens of people from the flood waters o
Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Meet Knight Rider - the New Orleans hero who cannot stop weeping
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Ten years ago he used a boat to rescue dozens of people from the flood waters of Katrina; today he is unable to shake off the weight of what he saw and the memory of those he failed to save. “At the hospital, the doctors tell me there are people on... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Jury selected, third rape trial opens TuesdayNORTHAMPTON >> Opening statements will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the thi
Jury selected, third rape trial opens Tuesday
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
NORTHAMPTON >> Opening statements will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the third of four expected trials connected with an alleged rape of a University of Massachusetts Amherst student in 2012. Hampshire Superior Court Judge Richard J. Carey and... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Stephen Cummings, leader in historic preservation projects, dies at 68Stephen Cummings, whose passion for historic preservation and Democratic politi
Stephen Cummings, leader in historic preservation projects, dies at 68
Ventura County Star / Posted 6 days ago
Stephen Cummings, whose passion for historic preservation and Democratic politics helped shape Ventura County’s cultural and civic landscape for the past three decades, has died. Cummings, 68, had been a driving force behind the restoration and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF disabled students move into dorms, experience collegeAmanda Carbonneau's new student ID lanyard hung from her neck, a proud symbol o
UCF disabled students move into dorms, experience college
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Amanda Carbonneau's new student ID lanyard hung from her neck, a proud symbol of her freshman status. Two hours before her first class Monday, she mentioned the hip-hop class at the gym she wants to try. She had already discovered how good school... Read more
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Boston Herald
Officials: UMass awarded record amount of patents for 2015AMHERST, Mass. — Officials say the University of Massachusetts was awarded 65 U
Officials: UMass awarded record amount of patents for 2015
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. — Officials say the University of Massachusetts was awarded 65 U.S. patents during the past fiscal year— a record amount for the system. The university said in a statement it earned $34 million in licensing income from patented... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Super lice: What you need to knowHead lice are a giant nuisance, and they're now becoming a lot harder to get ri
Super lice: What you need to know
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Head lice are a giant nuisance, and they're now becoming a lot harder to get rid of. According to a new study, lice in at least 25 states are becoming genetically resistant to over-the-counter treatments. VPC Many children head back to school this... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students The University of Massachusetts is again near the top of list for lesbian, ga
UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 6 days ago
The University of Massachusetts is again near the top of list for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning students. In a listing compiled by Campus Pride, a national nonprofit that focuses... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Meehan: UMass may lobby for more funding for med schoolBOSTON (AP) - The new president of the University of Massachusetts says he woul
Meehan: UMass may lobby for more funding for med school
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The new president of the University of Massachusetts says he would support additional state funding for the system's medical school. Marty Meehan tells The Telegram and Gazette (http://bit.ly/1h7mSu5 ) that the medical school generated... Read more
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