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Deseret News
What Trump and Sanders have planned for the economyA business-tycoon turned reality TV star and a self proclaimed S-word (that's s
What Trump and Sanders have planned for the economy
Deseret News / Posted 18 hours ago
A business-tycoon turned reality TV star and a self proclaimed S-word (that's socialist, if you didn't know) have led a decisive victory in their respective parties in New Hampshire's presidential primary. After the last economic downturn, it is... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power enduresOAKLAND (USA TODAY) - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to m
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power endures
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
OAKLAND (USA TODAY) - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, stone-faced black men in berets and black leather coats and carrying rifles. Those images were either exhilarating, terrifying or world-changing, depending on... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
New director, program coordinator named at Pittsfield Community ConnectionPITTSFIELD >> Jon Schnauber has been named executive director of the Pitt
New director, program coordinator named at Pittsfield Community Connection
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
PITTSFIELD >> Jon Schnauber has been named executive director of the Pittsfield Community Connection programs, which include Shannon Grant-funded efforts to combat youth violence and gang influences, Mayor Linda M. Tyer announced Thursday... Read more
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USA Today
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power enduresOAKLAND - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, s
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power endures
USA Today / Posted yesterday
OAKLAND - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, stone-faced black men in berets and black leather coats and carrying rifles. Those images were either exhilarating, terrifying or world-changing, depending on who was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Today’s college freshmen are more likely to protest than students in the ’60s and ’70sWearing flower crowns and Bell Bottoms, college students in the late ’60s and e
Today’s college freshmen are more likely to protest than students in the ’60s and ’70s
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Wearing flower crowns and Bell Bottoms, college students in the late ’60s and early ’70s were known for their activism on campus. But a new survey released Thursday revealed that the incoming class of college freshmen is more likely to participate in... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
With Sanders, Income and Jobs Would Soar, Says Economist Professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Gerald
With Sanders, Income and Jobs Would Soar, Says Economist
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Gerald Friedman’s work was the basis for attacks on Sanders in the Wall Street Journal, which the Clinton campaign seems... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysBernie Sanders' economic plan would create nearly 26 million jobs and increase
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Bernie Sanders' economic plan would create nearly 26 million jobs and increase median income by more than $22,000, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professor Gerald Friedman. Many presidential hopefuls say their economic... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Medicare for all: more for lessBernie Sanders asked Professor Friedman, a University of Massachusetts Amherst
Medicare for all: more for less
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Bernie Sanders asked Professor Friedman, a University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professo., to estimate the cost of Sanders' Medicare-for-all plan -- which came out to $13.8 trillion over 10 years. This totally aligns with my analysis.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Studying climate change impact on maple syrup qualityUMass Amherst researcher Joshua Rapp draws syrup made from sap from maple trees
Studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
UMass Amherst researcher Joshua Rapp draws syrup made from sap from maple trees at Harvard Forest in north central Massachusetts for a new study of the impact of climate change on sap sugar content and chemistry. Credit: UMass Amherst/Molly Rapp As... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bernie Sanders blows Hillary Clinton away in New Hampshire primary but who is he and what does he stand for? Former mayor of Burlington says the American people are fed up with 'politics
Bernie Sanders blows Hillary Clinton away in New Hampshire primary but who is he and what does he stand for?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Former mayor of Burlington says the American people are fed up with 'politics as normal' Bernie Sanders speaks during the primary night... Read more
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TheStreet.com
President Bernie Sanders would build a roaring economy, says one reportDon't let the "socialist" in "democratic socialist" fool you: The U.S. economy
President Bernie Sanders would build a roaring economy, says one report
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
Don't let the "socialist" in "democratic socialist" fool you: The U.S. economy under a President Bernie Sanders could be pretty great, according to a new report. An analysis of the Vermont senator's spending and tax proposals conducted by Gerald... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State HouseJan. 27, Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, introduced a bill with several
Alum proposes single-payer healthcare bill in State House
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Jan. 27, Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, introduced a bill with several other representatives in the Rhode Island House of Representatives that, if passed, would establish a single-payer health system in Rhode Island. Representatives... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute Police Log: Friday Feb. 5 to Monday, Feb. 8 1:59 p.m.: The University of Mas
Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 4 days ago
Police Log: Friday Feb. 5 to Monday, Feb. 8 1:59 p.m.: The University of Massachusetts Amherst Neighborhood Liaison, Eric Beal, met with officers and the residents of 298 Belchertown... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysBernie Sanders at the CNN Democratic Debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Tue
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
Bernie Sanders at the CNN Democratic Debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 13, 2015. NEW YORK — Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
KSBW Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8%. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious economic... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8%. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious economic... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8%. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious economic... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Officials: No foul play suspected in UMass student deathAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire w
Officials: No foul play suspected in UMass student death
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire who fell out of a fourth-floor window at a Massachusetts university is not suspicious. James Tilley, of Windham, New Hampshire, fell out of a window at University of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Examining popularity of Donald TrumpDonald Trump’s historic rise as a political candidate has the pundits and polls
Examining popularity of Donald Trump
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
Donald Trump’s historic rise as a political candidate has the pundits and pollsters searching for explanations. Pollster Nate Silver has three theories for the rise of Donald Trump. 1. Trump reflects a populist revolt against the establishment. Two... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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My EastText
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
My EastText / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar | Money - Home A male driver was thrown and killed and several passengers suf
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
| Money - Home A male driver was thrown and killed and several passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday morning in the crash of their van off an icy stretch of U.S. Highway 20E... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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U TV
Teams unveiled ahead of next Friendship FourNCAA competitive games were staged in the SSE Arena for the first time over Tha
Teams unveiled ahead of next Friendship Four
U TV / Posted 4 days ago
NCAA competitive games were staged in the SSE Arena for the first time over Thanksgiving weekend in 2015, by eventual inaugral Belpot winners UMass Lowell, plus Brown, Colgate and Northeastern. On Monday, the Odyssey Trust confirmed that four more... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
KY3 Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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News 8000
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soarMedian income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be
Economist: Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
Median income would soar by more than $22,000. Nearly 26 million jobs would be created. The unemployment rate would fall to 3.8 percent. Those are just a few of the things that would happen if Bernie Sanders became president and his ambitious... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials: No foul play suspected in UMass student deathAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire w
Officials: No foul play suspected in UMass student death
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire who fell out of a fourth-floor window at a Massachusetts university is not suspicious. James Tilley, of Windham, New Hampshire, fell out of a window at University of... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
No foul play suspected in UMass student deathAMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire w
No foul play suspected in UMass student death
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire who fell out of a fourth-floor window at a Massachusetts university is not suspicious. James Tilley, of Windham, New Hampshire, fell out of a window at University of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
No foul play suspected in UMass student deathAMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire w
No foul play suspected in UMass student death
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Officials say the death of a student from New Hampshire who fell out of a fourth-floor window at a Massachusetts university is not suspicious. James Tilley, of Windham, New Hampshire, fell out of a window at University of... Read more
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Newswise
Early Human Ancestor Didn’t Have the Jaws of a Nutcracker, Study Finds Biting too hard would have dislocated jaw of Australopithecus sediba Availabl
Early Human Ancestor Didn’t Have the Jaws of a Nutcracker, Study Finds
Newswise / Posted 5 days ago
Biting too hard would have dislocated jaw of Australopithecus sediba Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsNature Communications; NSF BCS 0725219, 0725183, 0725147,... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass Amherst student dies after campus fallA 21-year-old student at University of Massachusetts Amherst died early Friday
UMass Amherst student dies after campus fall
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
A 21-year-old student at University of Massachusetts Amherst died early Friday after falling from a fourth floor of a building on the school’s campus, officials said. James Tilley, a Windham, N.H. native, fell around 2 a.m. from the Hasbrouck... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost? The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — President... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chelmsford's Dulac is Five Star Wealth ManagerNoel R. Dulac, of Chelmsford, of Boston Partners Financial Group, LLC, has been
Chelmsford's Dulac is Five Star Wealth Manager
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Noel R. Dulac, of Chelmsford, of Boston Partners Financial Group, LLC, has been has been chosen as one of Boston's Five Star Wealth Managers for 2016 by Five Star Professional. The Five Star Wealth Manager award program is the largest and most widely... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost? The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
What would Sanders' government health-insurance plan cost?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — President... Read more
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Science Daily
Safeguarding sturgeon: Satellite measurements of ocean color, temperature help researchers predict sturgeon locationsThe research team, led by Matthew J. Oliver, Patricia and Charles Robertson Pro
Safeguarding sturgeon: Satellite measurements of ocean color, temperature help researchers predict sturgeon locations
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
The research team, led by Matthew J. Oliver, Patricia and Charles Robertson Professor of Marine Science and Policy, found they could make useful predictions about sturgeon locations using satellite measurements of ocean color and temperature. They... Read more
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Quartz
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us - Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are i
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
- Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are inherently dramatic: thriving... Read more
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DW
What is driving inequality in India? | Asia |India is home to the fourth largest number of millionaires in Asia, with the co
What is driving inequality in India? | Asia |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
India is home to the fourth largest number of millionaires in Asia, with the country hosting 236,000 individuals with assets of over $1 million by the end of 2015, according to a recent report published by South Africa-based New World Wealth. The... Read more
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Science Daily
More effective speech therapy approach for children with Down SyndromeChildren with Down syndrome who have motor speech disorder characteristics have
More effective speech therapy approach for children with Down Syndrome
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
Children with Down syndrome who have motor speech disorder characteristics have historically been diagnosed as having childhood dysarthria. Meanwhile, symptoms of childhood apraxia of speech may have been missed based on the assumption that they coud... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What Would Sanders Do? Pt. 2Senator Bernie Sanders has proposed an ambitious program of social reform, incl
What Would Sanders Do? Pt. 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
Senator Bernie Sanders has proposed an ambitious program of social reform, including regulatory changes to raise wages and protect workers' rights, progressive tax reforms, and universal health insurance (Improved Medicare for All). Taken together,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for their fifth debate, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors... Read more
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My EastText
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
My EastText / Posted 8 days ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for their fifth debate, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for
CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for their fifth debate, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors... Read more
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