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redOrbit
The first mass extinction was caused by animals, not catastropheIt wasn’t a massive asteroid crashing into the Earth’s surface or the eruption
The first mass extinction was caused by animals, not catastrophe
redOrbit / Posted 6 hours ago
It wasn’t a massive asteroid crashing into the Earth’s surface or the eruption of an enormous volcano that led to the first known mass extinction, according a new study – rather, the evolution of complex biological organisms capable of altering their... Read more
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asianage
Animals caused Earth’s first mass extinction?The Earth’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by
Animals caused Earth’s first mass extinction?
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
The Earth’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by a meteorite impact or volcanic super-eruption but by the rise of early animals that dramatically changed the prehistoric environment, a new study has found. “People have... Read more
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asianage
Animals caused Earth's first mass extinction?The Earth’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by
Animals caused Earth's first mass extinction?
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
The Earth’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by a meteorite impact or volcanic super-eruption but by the rise of early animals that dramatically changed the prehistoric environment, a new study has found. “People have... Read more
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MedCity News
Cleveland Clinic app helps trainers assess sports injuriesAfter a couple of months under the radar, the Cleveland Clinic this week is pub
Cleveland Clinic app helps trainers assess sports injuries
MedCity News / Posted 11 hours ago
After a couple of months under the radar, the Cleveland Clinic this week is publicizing a mobile app to help sports medicine professionals, including athletic trainers, assess player injuries on the spot. Called Sideline Guidelines, the app hit... Read more
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Business Wire
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Appoints Steve Davis as Chief Executive OfficerSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a bioph
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Appoints Steve Davis as Chief Executive Officer
Business Wire / Posted 16 hours ago
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders, today... Read more
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New Kerala
Animals, not catastrophe, caused first mass extinction The rise of early animals, not meteorite impacts or volcanic eruptions, led t
Animals, not catastrophe, caused first mass extinction
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
The rise of early animals, not meteorite impacts or volcanic eruptions, led to the world's first known mass extinction, which took place about 540 million years ago, suggests new... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Judge declines divorce case, citing gay marriage rulingPOLL: Should petitions for divorce always be granted A local judge contends th
Judge declines divorce case, citing gay marriage ruling
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
POLL: Should petitions for divorce always be granted A local judge contends the U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage has derailed Tennessee's ability to determine what constitutes divorce — leaving one Signal Mountain couple married... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did critters cause the Earth’s first mass extinction?Did critters cause Earth’s first mass extinction? Fossils suggest animals and n
Did critters cause the Earth’s first mass extinction?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Did critters cause Earth’s first mass extinction? Fossils suggest animals and not a meteorite wiped out planet's first microbes Earth's first ever mass extinction event took place 540 million years ago This is when Ediacarans - immobile, tube-like... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Siegel High sophomore found shot diesMason Loupe, a Siegel High School sophomore who was found shot in the head, has
Siegel High sophomore found shot dies
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Mason Loupe, a Siegel High School sophomore who was found shot in the head, has died. A Vanderbilt University Medical Center spokesperson confirmed Loupe, 15, died just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Loupe was a football player and wrestler at the high... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Got a migraine? You're not alone around hereIf you suffer from migraine headaches, you’re not alone, especially in Tennesse
Got a migraine? You're not alone around here
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
If you suffer from migraine headaches, you’re not alone, especially in Tennessee and the Tri-Cities. Four Tennessee locations make up the top 8 migraine "hot spots," according to a Sperling's Best Places analysis. The company measured the number of... Read more
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Newswise
Evidence That Earth's First Mass Extinction Was Caused by Critters, Not Catastrophe Powerful analogy to what is happening today Available for logged-in reporters
Evidence That Earth's First Mass Extinction Was Caused by Critters, Not Catastrophe
Newswise / Posted yesterday
Powerful analogy to what is happening today Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsProceedings of the Royal Society B Newswise — In the popular mind, mass... Read more
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PhysOrg
Evidence that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by critters not catastropheFossil of frond-like Ediacaran species found in Namibia. Credit: Sarah Tweedt,
Evidence that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by critters not catastrophe
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Fossil of frond-like Ediacaran species found in Namibia. Credit: Sarah Tweedt, Smithsonian Institution In the popular mind, mass extinctions are associated with catastrophic events, like giant meteorite impacts and volcanic super-eruptions. But the... Read more
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ABC News
Royal Pain! Chicken Pox a Blemish on KC Baseball TeamThe players Kelvin Herrera and Alex Rios are expected sit out for a few weeks a
Royal Pain! Chicken Pox a Blemish on KC Baseball Team
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The players Kelvin Herrera and Alex Rios are expected sit out for a few weeks as they recover from the nasty virus that can lead to high fevers and itchy blisters. While chicken pox is often thought of as a childhood disease, for Herrera and Rios,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Vanderbilt law professor says Rowan County clerk should resignA Kentucky county clerk says she would rather go to jail than grant marriage li
Vanderbilt law professor says Rowan County clerk should resign
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
A Kentucky county clerk says she would rather go to jail than grant marriage licenses to gay couples. A federal judge gave Rowan County clerk Kim Davis until Tuesday to obey the law and start issuing marriage licenses, but Davis refused, saying she... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Candidate Profile: Kemp Conrad, Super District 9, Position 1Occupation/Career/Work History: I have been engaged in the commercial real esta
Candidate Profile: Kemp Conrad, Super District 9, Position 1
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Occupation/Career/Work History: I have been engaged in the commercial real estate brokerage, management, and investment business since 2002. Our team advises clients globally on real estate and we have arranged transactions in 35 states and 20... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hearing for ex-Vandy football players Vandenburg, Batey set for next weekTwo former Vanderbilt University football players charged with rape are schedul
Hearing for ex-Vandy football players Vandenburg, Batey set for next week
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Two former Vanderbilt University football players charged with rape are scheduled to be in court next week. The status hearing for Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg is set for Sept. 11. A jury convicted them earlier this year in the 2013 rape of a... Read more
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Business Wire
Precision BioSciences Announces Appointment of Gene Liau, Ph.D. and Bruce McCreedy, Ph.D. to Management TeamRESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision BioSciences, the genom
Precision BioSciences Announces Appointment of Gene Liau, Ph.D. and Bruce McCreedy, Ph.D. to Management Team
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision BioSciences, the genome editing company, today announced two key additions to the executive team - Gene Liau, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President, Gene Therapy and Bruce McCreedy, Ph.D., as Senior... Read more
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NJ Biz
State senator joins Avison Young to bolster its health care practiceA high-ranking New Jersey lawmaker has joined Avison Young as a consultant focu
State senator joins Avison Young to bolster its health care practice
NJ Biz / Posted 2 days ago
A high-ranking New Jersey lawmaker has joined Avison Young as a consultant focused on growing its expertise in health care, the real estate services firm announced. State Sen. Bob Gordon (D-Fair Lawn) has been hired as a senior vice president of... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Students with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next StepsParents are known to burst with pride when their child goes off to college. It
Students with intellectual disabilities attend Vanderbilt through Next Steps
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Parents are known to burst with pride when their child goes off to college. It's something parents of children with special needs, such as autism or Down's syndrome, often report is a hard thing to accept about their child's future. Thanks to a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tiny drops of early universe 'perfect' fluidThe upper panel of this image represents initial hot spots created by collision
Tiny drops of early universe 'perfect' fluid
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
The upper panel of this image represents initial hot spots created by collisions of one, two, and three-particle ions with heavy nuclei. The lower panel shows the geometrical patterns of particle flow that would be expected if the small-particle... Read more
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Batavia Republican
Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10, currently represented by Susan St
Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County Board
Batavia Republican / Posted 3 days ago
He is running as a Republican in District 10, currently represented by Susan Starrett, R-Batavia. The district represents Batavia and North Aurora. The Republican primary election will be March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10, currently represented by Susan St
Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County Board
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
He is running as a Republican in District 10, currently represented by Susan Starrett, R-Batavia. The district represents Batavia and North Aurora. The Republican primary election will be March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the... Read more
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Business Wire
John R. Collett Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client PartnerLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority o
John R. Collett Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and talent, today announced that John R. Collett has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Energy Practice, while also working closely with private... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Vanderbilt doctors save woman from flesh eating bacteriaUpdated: Mon, Aug 31 2015, 12:22 PM WARNING: Graphic Photo Below WARNING: Gra
Vanderbilt doctors save woman from flesh eating bacteria
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 3 days ago
Updated: Mon, Aug 31 2015, 12:22 PM WARNING: Graphic Photo Below WARNING: Graphic Photo Below UNDATED (WZTV) -- Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare "flesh eating" bacteria infection that could be deadly. The bacteria kills infected tissues and though... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Laser technology helping epilepsy patientsNASHVILLE (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) - Three million people in the United States l
Laser technology helping epilepsy patients
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE (Ivanhoe Newswire/WTVM) - Three million people in the United States live with epilepsy, a brain disorder that causes sudden, unpredictable seizures. Surgery is often considered a last resort, but new laser technology is making it easier on... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Fifth Ave. United Methodist Church celebrates a historic baptismWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church celebrated a h
Fifth Ave. United Methodist Church celebrates a historic baptism
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church celebrated a historic baptism this morning. Michael Feng, the great-grandson of Charlie Jones Soong, was baptized in the same font as his great-grandfather was in 1800. Soong came to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sullivan announces run for Kane Co. boardDoug Sullivan, president of the Batavia Public Library District board, announce
Sullivan announces run for Kane Co. board
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Doug Sullivan, president of the Batavia Public Library District board, announced Sunday he will seek the Republican nomination for Kane County Board's District 10 seat. In a news release announcing his candidacy, Sullivan criticized the seat's... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
NewsmakersAndrew Smith, assistant professor of religion, has been awarded Carson-Newman U
Newsmakers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Andrew Smith, assistant professor of religion, has been awarded Carson-Newman University's Teaching Excellence and Leadership Award. Paul Percy, Carson-Newman's provost, said Smith "has created engaging and creative courses that go beyond the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election w
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County Board
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
He is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election will take place on March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the general election on Nov. 8. Sullivan has served as president of the Batavia Public Library... Read more
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Batavia Republican
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County BoardHe is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election w
Batavia Public Library Board president announces run for Kane County Board
Batavia Republican / Posted 4 days ago
He is running as a Republican in District 10. The Republican primary election will take place on March 15, and the winner of that primary will run in the general election on Nov. 8. Sullivan has served as president of the Batavia Public Library... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Most Infamous Sports Posts EverThe sports universe is a fascinating amalgam of entertainment, humanity and mar
Most Infamous Sports Posts Ever
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
The sports universe is a fascinating amalgam of entertainment, humanity and market economics. It may share real estate with Hollywood and Wall Street, but nothing is quite like the space it occupies. The sum total of these parts is responsible for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Charlie Soong's descendant to be baptizedOn Sunday, Soong's great-grandson, will be baptized at what is now Fifth Avenue
Charlie Soong's descendant to be baptized
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
On Sunday, Soong's great-grandson, will be baptized at what is now Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, from the same font where his great-grandfather was baptized. "We're considering it a historic event," said Fifth Avenue's pastor, Dr. Joseph... Read more
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Deseret News
Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parentingA new type of parenting being introduced as "Intuitive Parenting" advocates for
Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parenting
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
A new type of parenting being introduced as "Intuitive Parenting" advocates for parents becoming more engaged in their kids' lives, but with the children having a hand in their development at their learning level. Could this be the answer for those... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Teenager ambushed in Antioch driveway, shot multiple timesA 16-year-old is in the hospital after being ambushed and shot at in his drivew
Teenager ambushed in Antioch driveway, shot multiple times
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
A 16-year-old is in the hospital after being ambushed and shot at in his driveway around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The suspects reportedly ran at him from the back of his house on the 6000 block of Firelight Trail. At least six shots were fired into the... Read more
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Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
Laguna girls' tennis remains strongThe Laguna Beach High girls' tennis program is coming off a Final Four appearan
Laguna girls' tennis remains strong
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot / Posted 7 days ago
The Laguna Beach High girls' tennis program is coming off a Final Four appearance last year and begins a new season without four all-league performers but again will put a talented and experienced group out on the courts in 2015. The Breakers last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Engaging Africapitalism and Africa's Economic FutureAfricapitalism is a set of operational values and ethics that, if adopted by bu
Engaging Africapitalism and Africa's Economic Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Africapitalism is a set of operational values and ethics that, if adopted by businesses and governmental actors, have the potential to create a new paradigm of shared economic development. I recently returned from the Africapitalism scholars'... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Investigator: Officers put city at risk The behavior of several Rutland City Police officers named in a civil lawsuit
Investigator: Officers put city at risk
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The behavior of several Rutland City Police officers named in a civil lawsuit by a former officer put the city at significant liability risk, according to an internal affairs investigator hired by the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Breakthrough approach saves patient's eyes and life from flesh-eating diseaseThe National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) today announced that a pat
Breakthrough approach saves patient's eyes and life from flesh-eating disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) today announced that a patient's eyes—and life—were saved by doctors at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN, working with NNFF, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals and Dr. John Crew, director of... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police looking for 6 suspects in robberies at Subway, gas stationPolice are searching for six suspects involved in two robberies that happened j
Police looking for 6 suspects in robberies at Subway, gas station
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
Police are searching for six suspects involved in two robberies that happened just feet away from one another on Donelson Pike. The first robbery happened at Subway around 9:30 p.m. Two men armed with a black handgun entered the business and... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Motorcycle club raising money for wounded soldierThe community is rallying around a Fort Campbell soldier who was critically inj
Motorcycle club raising money for wounded soldier
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
The community is rallying around a Fort Campbell soldier who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash. The Iron Rockets are a motorcycle club that raises money for charities. They are now trying to help one of their own. “He’s your fun, active,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Couple sues Metro over Airbnb ordinanceNashville man gives back after heart attackNashville man gives back after heart
Couple sues Metro over Airbnb ordinance
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
Nashville man gives back after heart attackNashville man gives back after heart attack A personal experience can sometimes trigger the need to give back. It certainly did for Nashville’s Jim White.More >> A personal experience can sometimes trigger... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nashville man gives back after heart attackVolunteering is a vital piece of daily operations for many people across the co
Nashville man gives back after heart attack
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
Volunteering is a vital piece of daily operations for many people across the country. A personal experience can sometimes trigger the need to give back. It certainly did for Nashville’s Jim White. A heart attack led White to open his heart as a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Man on edge of Tennessee overpass shot by police, falls to deathNASHVILLE - A 22-year-old man wielding what turned out to be a pellet gun was s
Man on edge of Tennessee overpass shot by police, falls to death
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
NASHVILLE - A 22-year-old man wielding what turned out to be a pellet gun was shot in the leg by a police officer and fell to his death from a highway overpass near Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said on Wednesday. A police officer responding to... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Passerby finds body in Cumberland River A passerby spotted the body along the 5000 block of Old Hydes Ferry Pike off
Passerby finds body in Cumberland River
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
A passerby spotted the body along the 5000 block of Old Hydes Ferry Pike off Ashland City Highway.More >> A passerby spotted the body along the 5000 block of Old Hydes... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police investigating bank robbery in west NashvillePasserby finds body in Cumberland RiverPasserby finds body in Cumberland River
Police investigating bank robbery in west Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
Passerby finds body in Cumberland RiverPasserby finds body in Cumberland River A passerby spotted the body along the 5000 block of Old Hydes Ferry Pike off Ashland City Highway.More >> A passerby spotted the body along the 5000 block of Old Hydes... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Suspected gunman in February deadly shooting arrested Police say 27-year-old Aweis Hajamohammed shot and killed Isaiah Starks in a
Suspected gunman in February deadly shooting arrested
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
Police say 27-year-old Aweis Hajamohammed shot and killed Isaiah Starks in a parking lot on Feb. 9.More >> Police say 27-year-old Aweis... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Suspect arrested in stabbing near downtown NashvilleVietnam Veterans Parkway closed in both directionsVietnam Veterans Parkway clos
Suspect arrested in stabbing near downtown Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
Vietnam Veterans Parkway closed in both directionsVietnam Veterans Parkway closed in both directions The closure is happening between New Shackle Island Road and Saundersville Road.More >> The closure is happening between New Shackle Island Road... Read more
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The Marietta Times
The Rev. Dr. Virginia FordhamThe Rev. Dr. Virginia J. Fordham, 89, of Marietta passed away Aug. 24, 2015, at
The Rev. Dr. Virginia Fordham
The Marietta Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Rev. Dr. Virginia J. Fordham, 89, of Marietta passed away Aug. 24, 2015, at Harmar Place. She was born in Marietta, the daughter of Harlan and Irene (Hawkins) Fordham of Marietta. She was called to the Christian ministry. Her extensive... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Amgen to present data on Repatha (evolocumab) and observational studies at ESC Congress 2015Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present six abstracts at the
Amgen to present data on Repatha (evolocumab) and observational studies at ESC Congress 2015
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present six abstracts at the upcoming ESC Congress 2015, organized by the European Society of Cardiology, being held Aug. 29 – Sept. 2 in London. Data will be presented evaluating RepathaTM... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Racial identity of activist questioned but does it matter? Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black Li
Racial identity of activist questioned but does it matter?
Rolla Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black Lives Matter" movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering response. But the central question remains:... Read more
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