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ScienceBlogs
003/366: The Mountains, the MountainsLast weekend, while the kids were at my parents’, Kate and I decided to go over
003/366: The Mountains, the Mountains
ScienceBlogs / Posted 3 hours ago
Last weekend, while the kids were at my parents’, Kate and I decided to go over to Williamstown and look at some art. We originally intended to go to the Clark Art Institute, but it was mobbed, so we drove on to MassMoCA instead. I told several... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
China pulls off biggest WWII parade ever; unveils new weaponry, announces troop cutsMcClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) BEIJING The Chinese Communist Party pulled
China pulls off biggest WWII parade ever; unveils new weaponry, announces troop cuts
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 hours ago
McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) BEIJING The Chinese Communist Party pulled off its biggest WWII military parade ever on Thursday, shutting down central Beijing for a spectacle of marching soldiers, rumbling tanks, patriotic music and never before... Read more
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The News & Observer
Chinese military parade displays might amid muted vow of peace | News & Observer September 3, 2015 Biggest parade ever in China for a WWI
Chinese military parade displays might amid muted vow of peace
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
| News & Observer September 3, 2015 Biggest parade ever in China for a WWII anniversary Military display includes... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mitt Romney’s supporters just can’t let go, and neither can heWhen is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts.
Mitt Romney’s supporters just can’t let go, and neither can he
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
When is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts. In the last 100 years, 26 have presided from the Massachusetts governor’s office (including two who won the seat back after losing a reelection). David I. Walsh... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
GSA, ASHG and Gruber Foundation announce recipients of 2016 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator AwardThe Genetics Society of America (GSA), the American Society for Human Genetics
GSA, ASHG and Gruber Foundation announce recipients of 2016 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
The Genetics Society of America (GSA), the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) and The Gruber Foundation are pleased to announce Maria Barna, PhD, of Stanford University; and Carolyn McBride, PhD, of Princeton University, as the 2016... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire and Greylock federal credit unions mergePITTSFIELD >> The Berkshire Federal Credit Union has decided to merge wit
Berkshire and Greylock federal credit unions merge
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> The Berkshire Federal Credit Union has decided to merge with the Greylock Federal Credit Union. The board of directors of both organizations have approved the merger, which has also received approval from the National Credit... 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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The Sacramento Bee
UC Davis researchers identify new compounds that ‘shock’ HIV out of hidingLurking beneath the surface, HIV is always ready to wage war. Much like our ste
UC Davis researchers identify new compounds that ‘shock’ HIV out of hiding
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Lurking beneath the surface, HIV is always ready to wage war. Much like our stealthiest submarines, the virus has developed a built-in survival mechanism, giving it the power to hide from current drugs as well as from our immune system. When HIV... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston city councilors’ quest for six-figure salaries: a timelineWhen is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts.
Boston city councilors’ quest for six-figure salaries: a timeline
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
When is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts. In the last 100 years, 26 have presided from the Massachusetts governor’s office (including two who won the seat back after losing a reelection). David I. Walsh... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Photos Capture The Spirit Of New Orleans, 10 Years After KatrinaRevelers embrace at the conclusion of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club 'se
These Photos Capture The Spirit Of New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Revelers embrace at the conclusion of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club 'second line' parade on May 17, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Traditional second line parades are put on by social aid and pleasure clubs organized by neighborhood in New... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Colleges welcome students back for new yearPITTSFIELD >> Students returning to Berkshire County colleges this fall w
Colleges welcome students back for new year
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Students returning to Berkshire County colleges this fall will find new faculty, new majors — and they may even see a hard hat or two. Classes begin on Wednesday at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, followed by Berkshire... 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 6 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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Orange County Register
Santa Ana voice Jessica Jimenez: Latino students defy stereotypes, advance to top universities through hard work and determinationSandra Silva and Juan Gonzalez defeated the statistics. Both were determined no
Santa Ana voice Jessica Jimenez: Latino students defy stereotypes, advance to top universities through hard work and determination
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
Sandra Silva and Juan Gonzalez defeated the statistics. Both were determined not to be a part of the nearly 15 percent high school dropout rate for Latinos in Orange County. They set their priorities on getting an education and beating the... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Williams loses NCAA appeal, college career overIshaq Williams’ college football career is over. Notre Dame’s exiled defensive
Williams loses NCAA appeal, college career over
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 7 days ago
Ishaq Williams’ college football career is over. Notre Dame’s exiled defensive end, who sat out last season as part of a two-semester suspension for his role in the “frozen five” academic dishonesty investigation, has lost his NCAA appeal for... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Hoosac Valley boys soccer team is new challenge for Mike RussoCHESHIRE >> Hoosac Valley boys soccer player Colin Rousseau admitted that
Hoosac Valley boys soccer team is new challenge for Mike Russo
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
CHESHIRE >> Hoosac Valley boys soccer player Colin Rousseau admitted that, at the end of the 2014 season, he wasn't sure who his team's coach would be in 2015. But the smile on his face when he talked about Mike Russo taking over the Hurricane... Read more
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Bennington Banner
North and East in bygone BerkshiresIn December 1956, Berkshires Week published "Routed for History: North and East
North and East in bygone Berkshires
Bennington Banner / Posted 8 days ago
In December 1956, Berkshires Week published "Routed for History: North and East in Bygone Berkshires," a driving tour of historical markers and monuments. The tour, which is re-created here with modern updates, still holds relevance. Fort... 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 8 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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Bennington Banner
Outgoing Clark director Michael Conforti curated era of progressWILLIAMSTOWN >> Michael Conforti retires as director of the Clark Art Ins
Outgoing Clark director Michael Conforti curated era of progress
Bennington Banner / Posted 9 days ago
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Michael Conforti retires as director of the Clark Art Institute praised by colleagues for transforming a regional museum for a rich man's art collection into a global visual-studies center whose exhibitions nudge art history... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Will: It's a monumental monstrosityWe could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by ju
Will: It's a monumental monstrosity
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
We could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its worst... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Peter W. Culman, former Center Stage managing director, diesPeter W. Culman, who during his more than three-decade career as managing direc
Peter W. Culman, former Center Stage managing director, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Peter W. Culman, who during his more than three-decade career as managing director of Center Stage helped the theater survive its early financial woes and a devastating fire and whose leadership resulted in it becoming one of the most prominent... Read more
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The Hindu
Open Page: East or West, schoolteachers are the bestWhat Indian schools can learn from the U.S. model is that creativity starts in
Open Page: East or West, schoolteachers are the best
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
What Indian schools can learn from the U.S. model is that creativity starts in the classroom. Addressing high school students in India and the United States can shed valuable insights into the culture of the respective nations. In July 2015, I had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American MultinationalsTears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American Multinationals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Tears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo County, gathered to bid farewell to one of their sons who was headed to the United States for higher education. It was about four years ago when family, friends and... Read more
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The Columbian
Will: Planned Eisenhower memorial a disservice to IkeWe could wearily shrug, say "Oh, well," and economize waste and annoyance by ju
Will: Planned Eisenhower memorial a disservice to Ike
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
We could wearily shrug, say "Oh, well," and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its worst... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Honoring Ike with a monstrosityThis saga of arrogance and celebrity worship began in 1999 when Congress create
Honoring Ike with a monstrosity
Minot Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
This saga of arrogance and celebrity worship began in 1999 when Congress created the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission (EMC). Sixteen years later, and eight years after the project's 2007 scheduled completion, scores of millions have been... Read more
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Salon.com
My fake Ashley Madison affair: Someone else used my email address to create an account — so why do I feel so guilty?By now you have, no doubt, heard that hackers stole a trove of account informat
My fake Ashley Madison affair: Someone else used my email address to create an account — so why do I feel so guilty?
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
By now you have, no doubt, heard that hackers stole a trove of account information on users of Ashley Madison, a dating site for adulterers, generally marketed to married men. You likely have also heard that this hacked account data was just dumped... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
George Will: Architect honors Ike with a monstrosityWe could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by ju
George Will: Architect honors Ike with a monstrosity
Savannah Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
We could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its worst... Read more
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Washington Post
The proposed Eisenhower memorial is a monstrosityRendering of the Eisenhower Memorial. (Courtesy of Gehry Partners, LLP, 2015)
The proposed Eisenhower memorial is a monstrosity
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Rendering of the Eisenhower Memorial. (Courtesy of Gehry Partners, LLP, 2015) We could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Will: Honoring Ike with a monstrosityWe could wearily shrug, say "Oh, well," and economize waste and annoyance by ju
Will: Honoring Ike with a monstrosity
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
We could wearily shrug, say "Oh, well," and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its worst... Read more
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TribLIVE
Honoring Ike with a monstrosityWe could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by ju
Honoring Ike with a monstrosity
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
We could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. But long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its... Read more
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Business Wire
Eleven Partners at Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named to 2016 List of Best Lawyers in AmericaCOSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rutan & Tucker, LLP, Orange County’s large
Eleven Partners at Rutan & Tucker, LLP Named to 2016 List of Best Lawyers in America
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rutan & Tucker, LLP, Orange County’s largest full-service law firm, has announced that 11 of the firm’s partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® 2016, which is the... Read more
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asianage
Osama bin Laden cited Mahatma Gandhi as inspiration in 1993 speechThis is also the first speech in the collection in which Osama calls on support
Osama bin Laden cited Mahatma Gandhi as inspiration in 1993 speech
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
This is also the first speech in the collection in which Osama calls on supporters to take action against the US by boycotting its goods. (Photo: AFP/PTI) Osama bin Laden in a 1993 speech invoked apostle of peace Mahatma Gandhi as he asked his... Read more
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The Hindu
Osama cited Gandhi to seek inspirationOsama invoked apostle of peace as he asked his supporters to boycott American g
Osama cited Gandhi to seek inspiration
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Osama invoked apostle of peace as he asked his supporters to boycott American goods. Osama bin Laden in a 1993 speech invoked apostle of peace Mahatma Gandhi as he asked his supporters to boycott American goods and seek inspiration from the Indian... Read more
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Independent
Osama bin Laden issued a chilling pre-warning of 9/11 attack 'plan', al-Qaeda audio tapes revealThe collection of more than 1,500 audio tapes recovered from an Afghan compound
Osama bin Laden issued a chilling pre-warning of 9/11 attack 'plan', al-Qaeda audio tapes reveal
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
The collection of more than 1,500 audio tapes recovered from an Afghan compound after the US invasion in 2001 offer an extraordinary insight into the listening habits, influences and mindset of the terrorist organisation. Flagg Miller, an expert in... Read more
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Philly.com
Julian Bond lived, taught in Pa."He was a giant in the world of civil rights and a graduate of whom we were eno
Julian Bond lived, taught in Pa.
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
"He was a giant in the world of civil rights and a graduate of whom we were enormously proud. We've been receiving messages from George School graduates all over the world remembering him and his work. "Please join us in holding his wife, Pamela,... Read more
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Philly.com
Julian Bond lived, taught in Pa.Bond credited George School with introducing him to nonviolent social change an
Julian Bond lived, taught in Pa.
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
Bond credited George School with introducing him to nonviolent social change and individual community service, according to a story about that visit on the school's website. "We were shocked and saddened to hear of Julian's death," said George head... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Western Mass. Middle East experts dismiss diplomat's Iran remarksLENOX >> A regional Israeli diplomat vehemently criticized the Iran nucle
Western Mass. Middle East experts dismiss diplomat's Iran remarks
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
LENOX >> A regional Israeli diplomat vehemently criticized the Iran nuclear pact during a Lenox visit, but Western Massachusetts experts in Middle Eastern affairs called his remarks hyperbolic and generally favored the deal in subsequent Eagle... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
World-class artist celebrates Maine roots in tiny Port Clyde villageThe picturesque fishing village of Port Clyde lies at the easterly end of a lon
World-class artist celebrates Maine roots in tiny Port Clyde village
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
The picturesque fishing village of Port Clyde lies at the easterly end of a long and winding road that starts on coastal Route 1 in Thomaston. Remote as it is, it seems an unlikely place to find the most recent works of an internationally renowned... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Williams College Summer Theatre Lab season culminates in weekend of student works, free showsWILLIAMSTOWN — The stages are set, the costumes are fitted, lines and cues are
Williams College Summer Theatre Lab season culminates in weekend of student works, free shows
Bennington Banner / Posted 22 days ago
WILLIAMSTOWN — The stages are set, the costumes are fitted, lines and cues are memorized, and the lights are in place. Seven weeks of preparation, instruction, and hard work will culminate in Open Lab Weekend, a series of final performances by the... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Mass MoCA visionary Thomas Krens envisions new, massive art gallery for North AdamsNORTH ADAMS >> Thomas Krens, the man with the original concept for the Ma
Mass MoCA visionary Thomas Krens envisions new, massive art gallery for North Adams
Bennington Banner / Posted 23 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Thomas Krens, the man with the original concept for the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art 30 years ago, has proposed building a new 160,000-square-foot art gallery on North Adams' Harriman-West Airport grounds. The... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Mass MoCA visionary Thomas Krens envisions new, massive art gallery in North AdamsNORTH ADAMS >> Thomas Krens, the man with the original concept for the Ma
Mass MoCA visionary Thomas Krens envisions new, massive art gallery in North Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 23 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Thomas Krens, the man with the original concept for the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art 30 years ago, has proposed building a new 160,000-square-foot art gallery on North Adams' Harriman-West Airport grounds. The... Read more
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The Hub
Navesink River rowers shined at youth national championshipsNavesink River Rowing (NRR) proudly held its own during the USRowing Youth Nati
Navesink River rowers shined at youth national championships
The Hub / Posted 23 days ago
Navesink River Rowing (NRR) proudly held its own during the USRowing Youth National Championships that were held June in Sarasota, Florida. It was at this prestigious event where six of the group’s scholastic scullers battled against the best talent... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Why College Costs So Much: A Look At WilliamsHopkins Hall at Williams College in October 2013. (Mir Henglin/Williams College
Why College Costs So Much: A Look At Williams
WBUR Boston / Posted 23 days ago
Hopkins Hall at Williams College in October 2013. (Mir Henglin/Williams College) WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. This year, it costs about $60,000 in tuition, fees and room and board to attend one of the nation’s most selective liberal arts colleges. With... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Coaches At Some Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle With Low PayBOSTON College coaches at the big Division I schools can pull in big salaries.
Coaches At Some Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle With Low Pay
WBUR Boston / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON College coaches at the big Division I schools can pull in big salaries. Last year, for example, Derek Kellogg, the head coach of men’s basketball at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, made $1.1 million. But at mid-sized liberal arts... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Local colleges: Williams women No. 2 in preseason soccer pollWILLIAMSTOWN >> The Williams College women's soccer team finished 2014 as
Local colleges: Williams women No. 2 in preseason soccer poll
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
WILLIAMSTOWN >> The Williams College women's soccer team finished 2014 as the No. 2 Division III team in the nation. That's how the Ephs will begin 2015. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America's national Division III preseason poll... Read more
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The Hindu
All in a day’s workHow a visit to a bank branch in India could turn out to be an entertaining and
All in a day’s work
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
How a visit to a bank branch in India could turn out to be an entertaining and culturally insightful experience for a newcomer to the scene. Cultural lessons on India are often best learnt by observing how the service industry addresses the needs of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Mayoral candidate Donna Walto seeks economic overhaul for PittsfieldPITTSFIELD >> "Economic development is the No. 1 issue," mayoral candidat
Mayoral candidate Donna Walto seeks economic overhaul for Pittsfield
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 27 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> "Economic development is the No. 1 issue," mayoral candidate Donna M. Walto said this week, and she doesn't believe the city has seen much progress on that score for more than a decade. "Over the last 15 years, no [large]... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
4-H and Extension Foundation in Stephenson County announce scholarship recipientsThe Chairperson of the Stephenson County 4-H and Extension Foundation, Bonnie C
4-H and Extension Foundation in Stephenson County announce scholarship recipients
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 27 days ago
The Chairperson of the Stephenson County 4-H and Extension Foundation, Bonnie Campbell, recently announced the winners of the R.C. Miller Scholarship for the 2015-16 year. The recipients were selected by a committee of judges from the Foundation's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ron Kinnamon, longtime YMCA executive, dies at 78Ron Kinnamon was known as a positive, upbeat and creative leader during 38 year
Ron Kinnamon, longtime YMCA executive, dies at 78
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Ron Kinnamon was known as a positive, upbeat and creative leader during 38 years as an executive with the YMCA. "His passion and enthusiasm for the YMCA and for life in general was contagious," said Mary Zoller, who was national events and program... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Youth spotlight at tourney also shines on U.P. golf phenomThe Marquette native and Northern Michigan University-bound golfer advanced thr
Youth spotlight at tourney also shines on U.P. golf phenom
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
The Marquette native and Northern Michigan University-bound golfer advanced through the first round of match play at the tournament on Tuesday. Rochester defeated 18-year-old Mackenzie Blomberg of Auburn Hills 6 and 4 after each finished with 154... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Rochester part of youth movementThe Marquette resident and Northern Michigan University-bound golfer advanced t
Rochester part of youth movement
The Mining Journal / Posted 28 days ago
The Marquette resident and Northern Michigan University-bound golfer advanced through the first round of match play at the tournament on Tuesday. It is being held near Grand Haven not far from Lake Michigan between Muskegon and Holland. That's... Read more
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