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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Synthetic drug causing Houston-area deathsA synthetic drug that goes by the street name of Flakka has been linked to a ri
Synthetic drug causing Houston-area deaths
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 minutes ago
A synthetic drug that goes by the street name of Flakka has been linked to a rising number of deaths in the Houston area. Officials with the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences noticed the first deaths from Flakka in 2012. Toxicologists at... Read more
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Salon.com
Business expert picked as next University of Iowa presidentIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa’s governing board on Thursday nam
Business expert picked as next University of Iowa president
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa’s governing board on Thursday named a corporate management expert with little higher education experience as the school’s next president, an unusual choice meant to shake up the culture of the state’s... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone - Baylor University marketing professor addresses smartphone addiction consequences in new book WACO Texas (Sept. 3 2015) You ve tried to escape it. You really have. But the constant st...Baylor University marketing professor addresses smartphone addiction, consequen
Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone - Baylor University marketing professor addresses smartphone addiction consequences in new book WACO Texas (Sept. 3 2015) You ve tried to escape it. You really have. But the constant st...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
Baylor University marketing professor addresses smartphone addiction, consequences in new book WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
After 36 years 'making a difference,' Hallsville's Rogers to retireHallsville ISD Deputy Superintendent Paula Rogers knew in junior high school th
After 36 years 'making a difference,' Hallsville's Rogers to retire
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 17 hours ago
Hallsville ISD Deputy Superintendent Paula Rogers knew in junior high school that she wanted to be involved with education as her adult career. After 36 years of working in her chosen field in different capacities, Rogers is preparing for the next... Read more
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PR.com
Wyvonne L. Sitgraves Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publicationby Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication Hampton, VA, September 03, 201
Wyvonne L. Sitgraves Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
PR.com / Posted 19 hours ago
by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication Hampton, VA, September 03, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Wyvonne L. Sitgraves of Hampton, Virginia has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martins
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 21 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginia on public school reform: If you are among the many people concerned about the quality of public schools in West Virginia, the hits just keep... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martins
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginia on public school reform: If you are among the many people concerned about the quality of public schools in West Virginia, the hits just keep... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martins
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Sept. 2 The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginia on public school reform: If you are among the many people concerned about the quality of public schools in West Virginia, the hits just keep... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 EditionYour education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 Edition
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Letha KobsNEW?ULM - , 78, of Mankato and formerly of New Ulm, died Sunday, August 30, 201
Letha Kobs
The New Ulm Journal / Posted yesterday
NEW?ULM - , 78, of Mankato and formerly of New Ulm, died Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Autumn Grace Assisted Living in Mankato. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, September 3, at First United Methodist Church in New Ulm with... Read more
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South Maryland News
CSM class to help parents talk to teens about sexual risksA new class at the College of Southern Maryland this fall aims to empower paren
CSM class to help parents talk to teens about sexual risks
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
A new class at the College of Southern Maryland this fall aims to empower parents to talk to their teenage children about a variety of subjects — especially reasons to postpone having sex. “It’s choosing the harder right over the easier wrong,” said... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Forde-Yard Dash: Biggest storylines, playoff picks and moreat a reduced price): A WELCOME-BACK DECLARATION To paraphrase Thomas Jefferso
Forde-Yard Dash: Biggest storylines, playoff picks and more
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
at a reduced price): A WELCOME-BACK DECLARATION To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson (who is none too happy about the state of Virginia football): We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
WalletHub ranks FSCJ among best community collegesA Jacksonville school is among the country’s top 100 community colleges, accord
WalletHub ranks FSCJ among best community colleges
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
A Jacksonville school is among the country’s top 100 community colleges, according to online site WalletHub. The site, known for providing financial advice and a plethora of “best and worst” lists to consumers, ranked Florida State College of... Read more
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The News-Times
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.CKevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Was
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.C
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Washington, D.C., was held Sunday at American University, where family and friends recalled the universally praised 24-year-old. Sutherland graduated from American... Read more
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Orange County Register
Once a Pariah, Now a Transgender JudgeFrye came out as a transgender woman in a far less glamorous way. No Diane Sawy
Once a Pariah, Now a Transgender Judge
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Frye came out as a transgender woman in a far less glamorous way. No Diane Sawyer, no Vanity Fair. It was the summer of 1976. As Bruce Jenner, 26, was celebrating his decathlon victory at the Montreal Olympics, Phillip Frye, 28, was admitting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.CKevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Was
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.C
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Washington, D.C., was held Sunday at American University to remember the universally praised 24-year-old. Sutherland graduated from AU in Washington and in 2012 worked as... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Dan Rather: ‘Have the guts to dig into stories people in power don’t want’6 August, news site Mashable published some pre-debate analysis by a new contri
Dan Rather: ‘Have the guts to dig into stories people in power don’t want’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
6 August, news site Mashable published some pre-debate analysis by a new contributor. The piece was structured in the form of a drinking game. It laid out things to watch for, such as invocations of Ronald Reagan, predictable GOP buzzwords and... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Arlene Booth Thompson 1934Arlene Booth Thompson, 81, passed away on Aug. 22, 2015, surrounded by her fami
Arlene Booth Thompson 1934
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Arlene Booth Thompson, 81, passed away on Aug. 22, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born July 15, 1934, she was the daughter of Oran and Flora Booth in Cambridge. Her early life was spent in and around the Cambridge area. She graduated from Cambridge... Read more
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Daily Herald
State of Suburbs: Shoppers demand updated mallsWhile brick-and-mortar retailers have been concerned about the surge in online
State of Suburbs: Shoppers demand updated malls
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
While brick-and-mortar retailers have been concerned about the surge in online shopping, many now are moving into renovated and expanded shopping malls. Regional malls across the suburbs are seeing a renaissance. The mall projects have one of two... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOin children A new Illinois law passed aims to prevent students from suffering
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
in children A new Illinois law passed aims to prevent students from suffering multiple concussions and now Rockford Public Schools formed a committee to tackle that topic.Governor Bruce Rauner approved a new law earlier this month, which required... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEONew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI OffendersNew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI Of
VIDEO
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
New State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI OffendersNew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI Offenders A new law and a new device are in place to help prevent repeat drunk drivers.More >> A new law and a new device are in place to help prevent repeat drunk... Read more
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Slate
A Haunting Internet History of Hurricane KatrinaNotes on the culture of the Internet. “I Have Made It Though the Winds and Wat
A Haunting Internet History of Hurricane Katrina
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Notes on the culture of the Internet. “I Have Made It Though the Winds and Waters”A haunting Internet history of Hurricane Katrina. Joshua Cousin called himself Katrina’s “first known Blogging Survivor.” Fresh out of high school when the hurricane... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Memphis Daily News1985: On the front page of The Daily News, developers of the Riverset Apartment
Memphis Daily News
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
1985: On the front page of The Daily News, developers of the Riverset Apartments on Mud Island’s northern end are going to the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. for $105 million in tax-free revenue bond financing. The 1,500-unit complex is also to... Read more
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Quartz
Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global domination mightyou, but its plans for global vegetable domination might Broccoli, the origina
Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global domination might
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
you, but its plans for global vegetable domination might Broccoli, the original superfood, is getting an upgrade. On top of the Vitamin C, Vitamin K, protein, dietary fiber, and slew of other nutrients found in a typical stalk of broccoli,... Read more
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Christian Today
US survey: 1 in 3 owns firearm; 310 million guns in country with 318.9-M populationa short stock as his father Bryan (R) and Cabela's salesman Russ Duncan (L) wat
US survey: 1 in 3 owns firearm; 310 million guns in country with 318.9-M population
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
a short stock as his father Bryan (R) and Cabela's salesman Russ Duncan (L) watch him at the Cabela's store in Fort Worth, Texas. A new survey showed that almost one in three US adults owns at least one gun. Those owning guns, according to the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, August 26thPolice in Port St. Lucie, Florida say they arrested a man who broke into a scho
Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, August 26th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
Police in Port St. Lucie, Florida say they arrested a man who broke into a school, because he wanted to find a phone to call his grandmother. 19-year-old Aaron D. Richardson was arrested a few days after police noticed a damaged fence near Treasure... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 8 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Poll: Texans see college degrees as crucial to successSAN ANGELO, Texas - Most Texans believe higher education is a necessary but dif
Poll: Texans see college degrees as crucial to success
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Most Texans believe higher education is a necessary but difficult to obtain ingredient for success, a new poll shows. Ninety-four percent of Texans say getting a college degree is important and essential for getting a good job,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Community news in briefNATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual Na
Community news in brief
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual National Night Out Against Crime event on Tuesday, Oct. 6. If your neighborhood is interested in participating in this county-wide event, please complete a neighborhood... Read more
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SportingNews
Study shows NFL arrest rate well below national averageAaron Hernandez, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Prince Shembo, Ray McDonald, Aldon
Study shows NFL arrest rate well below national average
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
Aaron Hernandez, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Prince Shembo, Ray McDonald, Aldon Smith...the list goes on. The list of NFL players arrested over the last two years is a lengthy one, but a recent study found the NFL's arrest rate is well below the... Read more
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ESPN
How former Ohio State Buckeyes star Maurice Clarett became a star on the speaking circuitto function?'" Clarett says. "I have sex with women, I piss in the toilet, I pl
How former Ohio State Buckeyes star Maurice Clarett became a star on the speaking circuit
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
to function?'" Clarett says. "I have sex with women, I piss in the toilet, I play football, but I have no understanding of what it takes to be a man." It hits on Clarett's central theme to the Seminoles: Without personal development, the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
The Tides That Bindfrom New Orleans set out on I-10 to escape the storm. They headed west, passing
The Tides That Bind
The Jewish Week / Posted 8 days ago
from New Orleans set out on I-10 to escape the storm. They headed west, passing Baton Rouge, then Lafayette, in the heart of the Louisiana bayou, then Lake Charles, and on across the Texas line through Beaumont and the lyrically named Mont... Read more
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Daily Mail
Male-dominated workplaces 'can make women ill'to illness Being a 'token' female deregulates body's response to stress hormon
Male-dominated workplaces 'can make women ill'
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
to illness Being a 'token' female deregulates body's response to stress hormone Far from ending when they clock off effects could potentially last for years A male dominated workplace could cause dangerous levels of stress in women,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and eventsNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and events
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a characterobsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a character
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
obsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their alleged fixation appears to have played out online, there is a long history of disturbed individuals becoming so fascinated by a horror story that they are willing to... Read more
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Miami New Times
Decades After Andy Sweet's Murder, His Iconic South Beach Photos Are ResurrectedStan Hughes, a tall, thin, straight-faced man with a gray ponytail, shuffles th
Decades After Andy Sweet's Murder, His Iconic South Beach Photos Are Resurrected
Miami New Times / Posted 9 days ago
Stan Hughes, a tall, thin, straight-faced man with a gray ponytail, shuffles through dozens of boxes lining the shelves of a small storage space. They're filled with memories of his brother-in-law's exuberant life: an old coin collection,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study identifies new cheating method in MOOCsCredit: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT While the proliferation of massive open online c
Study identifies new cheating method in MOOCs
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Credit: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT While the proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has expanded learning opportunities for individuals around the world, the digital classroom is also subject to many of the same issues as the traditional... Read more
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Perth Now
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a characterobsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a character
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
obsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their alleged fixation appears to have played out online, there is a long history of disturbed individuals becoming so fascinated by a horror story that they are willing to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a characterobsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a character
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
obsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their alleged fixation appears to have played out online, there is a long history of disturbed individuals becoming so fascinated by a horror story that they are willing to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a characterobsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a character
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
obsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their alleged fixation appears to have played out online, there is a long history of disturbed individuals becoming so fascinated by a horror story that they are willing to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a characterobsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their
Deadly obsessions: People who kill for a character
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
obsessed with a fictional character that they are driven to kill? While their alleged fixation appears to have played out online, there is a long history of disturbed individuals becoming so fascinated by a horror story that they are willing to... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
New ETBU president returns to his rootsEast Texas Baptist University's new President Blair Blackburn has returned home
New ETBU president returns to his roots
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
East Texas Baptist University's new President Blair Blackburn has returned home with the recent move back to East Texas from his previous post at Dallas Baptist University. The University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College alumnus said he is... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Robert (Bob) Rocky Evans 1921on June 15, 1921, in Oklahoma City, Okla. and died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at
Robert (Bob) Rocky Evans 1921
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
on June 15, 1921, in Oklahoma City, Okla. and died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at his home in Lawrence. He leaves his wife of 71 years, Lydia Spencer Evans; his daughter Patricia Ann Bird; his sons, Robert Rockey Evans Jr., James Warren Evans II,... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Shell Eco-marathon Americas Celebrates Tenth Edition Of Ultimate Energy Efficiency ChallengeShell Eco-marathon Americas Celebrates Tenth Edition Of Ultimate Energy Efficie
Shell Eco-marathon Americas Celebrates Tenth Edition Of Ultimate Energy Efficiency Challenge
The Auto Channel / Posted 10 days ago
Shell Eco-marathon Americas Celebrates Tenth Edition Of Ultimate Energy Efficiency Challenge STUDENT TEAM REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SHELL ECO-MARATHON AMERICAS 2016 MORE INFO HOUSTON -- Aug. 24, 2015: Shell Eco-marathon Americas will return to the... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
IPFW coach recalls surviving the chaos of Hurricane KatrinaTo enter the basketball coaching profession, one has to be mobile and have an e
IPFW coach recalls surviving the chaos of Hurricane Katrina
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
To enter the basketball coaching profession, one has to be mobile and have an extraordinary – and not always healthy – willingness to accept any possibility when it comes to their professional future. Just over five months ago, Mark Downey was... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
After Student Death Texas Tech Overhauls Greek Life - After Student Death Texas Tech Overhauls Greek Life by Ally Mutnick The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2015 Almost a year after an alcohol-related student death and a fraternity party featuring a banner...after an alcohol-related student death and a fraternity party featuring a banne
After Student Death Texas Tech Overhauls Greek Life - After Student Death Texas Tech Overhauls Greek Life by Ally Mutnick The Texas Tribune Aug. 23 2015 Almost a year after an alcohol-related student death and a fraternity party featuring a banner...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
after an alcohol-related student death and a fraternity party featuring a banner that read “No Means Yes, Yes Means Anal,” Texas Tech University has boosted its oversight of fraternities and sororities in time for this year's fall... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
ETBU president returns to East TexasMARSHALL — East Texas Baptist University's new presidents says he wants to incr
ETBU president returns to East Texas
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
MARSHALL — East Texas Baptist University's new presidents says he wants to increase enrollment, grow programs at the post-graduate level and expand facilities. Blair Blackburn has returned home to East Texas after his most recent post at Dallas... Read more
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