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Al.com
'Gentrification is here:' Birmingham residents share concernsto be able to walk to the hospital," she said, adding that many amenities in We
Al.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
to be able to walk to the hospital," she said, adding that many amenities in West End, including Princeton Baptist Medical Center, are within walking distance to residents. Gibson was one of several residents who attended a Thursday evening... Read more
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CBS News
In Africa, a new weapon in the fight against climate change: dronesaway from Trump Tower and Hillary Clinton's email server, Aboud Jumbe watched t
CBS News / Posted an hour ago
away from Trump Tower and Hillary Clinton's email server, Aboud Jumbe watched the 2016 presidential election closely. As policy director for Zanzibar's Ministry of Lands, Water, Energy and Environment, Jumbe's day-to-day concerns include rising... Read more
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Fortune
George W. Bush Adds to Chorus Attacking Political "Bigotry"thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
Fortune / Posted 3 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
It's academic: Climate change, sea level rise?OCALA, Fla. (AP) — These already are hot topics in higher ed. And not just in t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — These already are hot topics in higher ed. And not just in the disciplines you might expect. While climate change and related sea level rise are still emerging priorities on the national and global consciousness, one of society's... Read more
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Missoulian
University of Montana School of Journalism rejects conservative Cole lectureras a profession and who I can recommend to our students," Abramson said. In on
Missoulian / Posted 13 hours ago
as a profession and who I can recommend to our students," Abramson said. In one column about a new “LGBTQIA Resource Center,” Adams mocked the acronym as a “veritable alphabet soup of liberal victim-hood.” “For the record, I had to … ask her... Read more
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ajc.com
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in America: Read his full remarksthank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
ajc.com / Posted 15 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in America: Read his full remarksthank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in Americathank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
The Future of DACA: ACLU strategist shares upcoming challenges for Dreamersas does a path to citizenship for other immigrants.” Marcia Walker-McWilliams,
The Rice Thresher / Posted 16 hours ago
as does a path to citizenship for other immigrants.” Marcia Walker-McWilliams, the associate director of programs for the Center for Civil Leadership, said the CCL hosted Dominguez’s talk, titled “Protecting Dreams: Advocacy and Future of DACA,”... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in America: Read his full remarksthank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 17 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in America: Read his full remarksthank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
Dayton Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in Americathank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 17 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in America: Read his full remarksthank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
George W. Bush warns 'bigotry seems emboldened' in Americathank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Pr
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 hours ago
thank you for your testimony. And, big Tim. I got to know Tim as a result of Presidential Leadership Scholars at the Bush Center along with the Clinton Foundation, with help from 41 and LBJ’s libraries. I am thrilled that friends of ours from... Read more
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KERA North Texas
George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sandersencourage a spirit of humility and a patience with others. Freedom is not merel
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 hours ago
encourage a spirit of humility and a patience with others. Freedom is not merely a political menu option, or a foreign policy fad; it should be the defining commitment of our country, and the hope of the world. "That appeal is proved not just... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sandersencourage a spirit of humility and a patience with others. Freedom is not merel
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
encourage a spirit of humility and a patience with others. Freedom is not merely a political menu option, or a foreign policy fad; it should be the defining commitment of our country, and the hope of the world. "That appeal is proved not just... Read more
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Boston Globe
Warren takes aim at GOP tax cut planpercent — down from as high as 39.6 percent. Wednesday’s press conference in W
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
percent — down from as high as 39.6 percent. Wednesday’s press conference in Washington was to introduce a study from the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, that estimates the tax plan would deliver huge windfalls to numerous... Read more
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Daily Mail
One in five women who use sunbeds are 'tanorexics', study warns'tanorexics' - and it is most common in girls with depression, study warns Res
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
'tanorexics' - and it is most common in girls with depression, study warns Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center surveyed 400 women who used sunbeds in the last year They found a fifth of them were addicted, and most of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Warren takes aim at GOP tax cut planpercent — down from as high as 39.6 percent. Wednesday’s press conference in W
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
percent — down from as high as 39.6 percent. Wednesday’s press conference in Washington was to introduce a study from the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, that estimates the tax plan would deliver huge windfalls to numerous... Read more
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Morningstar
Your 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Checklist(up from 60 percent this year). The discount on generics will rise from 49 perc
Morningstar / Posted yesterday
(up from 60 percent this year). The discount on generics will rise from 49 percent to 56 percent. Enhanced plans come with higher premiums; they usually come with lower deductibles and offer some coverage in the donut hole. These coverage... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham may not land Amazon HQ2, but trying could pay offGroup. The most recent Census estimates show that 29.9 percent of Birmingham-a
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Group. The most recent Census estimates show that 29.9 percent of Birmingham-area residents have a bachelor's degree or higher. That's only slightly below the national figure of 31.2 percent, but of course, Birmingham isn't competing against the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Funding plan for higher-ed taking shapeand universities cleared a hurdle Tuesday, but not before a few tweaks. Act 14
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
and universities cleared a hurdle Tuesday, but not before a few tweaks. Act 148 of 2017 changed the way Arkansas funds higher education institutions from one based largely on enrollment to one based on students' progress through and completion... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Teachers awarded for classroom successfor capitalizing on opportunities to teach students beyond the confines of the
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
for capitalizing on opportunities to teach students beyond the confines of the classroom Tuesday at the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership’s Excellence Awards ceremony at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The awards are... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida private schools get nearly $1 billion in state scholarships with little oversight. Orlando Sentinel investigation findsthousands of pages of public records and interviewed dozens of parents, private
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
thousands of pages of public records and interviewed dozens of parents, private school operators, state officials and policy experts. Unlike public schools, private schools, including those that accept the state scholarships, operate free... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
The new Phila. director of LGBT Affairs plans to heal the city's LGBT community after a year of divisionAffairs plans to heal the city's LGBT community after a year of divisionAmber H
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 2 days ago
Affairs plans to heal the city's LGBT community after a year of divisionAmber Hikes graduated from the School of Social Policy & Practice in 2008 By Giovanna Paz 14 minutes ago Hikes, a 2008 graduate of the School of Social Policy & Practice,... Read more
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Daily Mail
How many healthy years do YOU have left? Check on this calculatorquality of life you experience until death is often within an individual's cont
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
quality of life you experience until death is often within an individual's control. This is what our team at the Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research chose to focus on by developing a rigorous measure of quality of life. How many healthy years... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Letter: Join the movement against student debta resounding no. Ask anyone if they believe burdening a student with thousands
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
a resounding no. Ask anyone if they believe burdening a student with thousands of dollars of debt while receiving a quality education is a good idea and you will likely receive the same answer. Every year, the state government in Boston approves an... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Author and professor at the University of Oregon discusses the push of a corporate agenda through state governmentsthrough state governments (Benno Kraehe/ Daily Collegian) Gordon Lafer, a pro
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
through state governments (Benno Kraehe/ Daily Collegian) Gordon Lafer, a professor at the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center, spoke to a crowd of around 30 people about how corporations influence American laws by pushing... Read more
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Breitbart
Two Million Foreigners To Get Work Permits in 2017outside of our legal immigration and legal guest-worker system — these are addi
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
outside of our legal immigration and legal guest-worker system — these are additional workers,” said Jessica Vaughan, a policy expert at the Center for Immigration Studies. “The majority of these [EAD] work permits are given to people who... Read more
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Business Wire
K12 Inc. Releases 2017 Academic Reportand blended public schools where a district or independent charter board contra
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
and blended public schools where a district or independent charter board contract with K12 for a full-time program of educational products and services. The Report aims to provide a transparent view of academic progress, areas in need of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Illiteracy, Poor Voter Education Pose Serious Challenges During Voting ProcessVoters in queue in at ta polling center in Montserrado county. The county has t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Voters in queue in at ta polling center in Montserrado county. The county has the highest number of invalid votes, followed by Nimba and Bong Counties. Official provisional results from the National Elections Commission (NEC) reveal that the high... Read more
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The Chronicle
On majors and intentionalityand not knowing why you are completing your major. The existence of the latter
The Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
and not knowing why you are completing your major. The existence of the latter sentiment, not the former, is a threat to higher education as we know it. So what is it with students and asking “Why?” It cannot be a fear of being “that... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Trump's tax plan could encourage individuals to incorporateBrookings says 85 percent were taxed at 25 percent or less in 2014, because the
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
Brookings says 85 percent were taxed at 25 percent or less in 2014, because they didn’t earn enough to bump them into a higher tax bracket.People as pass-throughs How could you become a pass-through? “For the majority of individual who are... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Trump's tax plan could encourage individuals to incorporateBrookings says 85 percent were taxed at 25 percent or less in 2014, because the
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
Brookings says 85 percent were taxed at 25 percent or less in 2014, because they didn’t earn enough to bump them into a higher tax bracket.People as pass-throughs How could you become a pass-through? “For the majority of individual who are... Read more
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New Kerala
Capital Impact Partners Debuts New Guide for Building and Expanding Charter School Facilities - newkerala news #280708based on Capital Impact's 20 years of supporting and financing successful chart
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
based on Capital Impact's 20 years of supporting and financing successful charter schools across the country. A number of education practitioners with real-world construction experience also lent their expertise to the guide. "As part of our... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017: Trump’s impulsive attacks, expand Medicaid, boycott the NFLact impulsively regardless of the target. He has to see himself better than Pre
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
act impulsively regardless of the target. He has to see himself better than President Barack Obama; certainly, there is no policy agenda that causes him to dismantle all that Obama achieved, some of which are health care and equal rights for the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Transcript | Napolitano talks DACA, sexual harassment and tuitionsomething that we’re watching very carefully, and if there’s actually a formal
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 days ago
something that we’re watching very carefully, and if there’s actually a formal notice by which the U.S. Department of Education attempts to rewrite the rules on Title IX, we would anticipate filing comments on behalf of the university and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Investigations and apologies over nursing home deathssections. (If you didn't notice, now you know.) Today, though, I'm kicking off
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
sections. (If you didn't notice, now you know.) Today, though, I'm kicking off with all the news about The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, where 14 residents died after the place lost power during Hurricane Irma and turned into a... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado editorials: We should elect Public Utilities CommissionAgency transition team and executive vice president and director of the Indepen
Summit Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Agency transition team and executive vice president and director of the Independence Institute's Energy and Environmental Policy Center. Regulation of monopolies cannot be taken lightly and should never become inside ball. Although we do not... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
At Seven Springs Elementary, a positive outlook and a focus on achievementeveryone agreed something was different, opinions on how to address it varied.
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
everyone agreed something was different, opinions on how to address it varied. Some said they needed to hold students to higher standards. Others told him "I wish my peers understood these kids are different than they used to be." "So what I... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
This land is yoursSun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 19, Issue 31 Share:While Trump's administrati
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 19, Issue 31 Share:While Trump's administration works to end a federal policy that aids undocumented student success, local residents support those who are affectedBy BY KAREN GARCIA The earliest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hazing nightmares: Abuse pervasive at US collegestumbled down stairs — with the violent impacts causing severe injuries. ADVERT
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
tumbled down stairs — with the violent impacts causing severe injuries. ADVERTISEMENT The hazing death shocked America’s higher education system, and has spurred reform efforts to address a problem American universities have been slow to tackle,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hazing nightmares: Abuse pervasive at US collegesthat he twice tumbled down stairs - with the violent impacts causing severe inj
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
that he twice tumbled down stairs - with the violent impacts causing severe injuries. The hazing death shocked America's higher education system, and has spurred reform efforts to address a problem American universities have been slow to tackle,... Read more
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BBC News
Why is it so difficult to count dead people? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Family & Education Entertain
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Reality Check Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Why is it so difficult... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police to arrest 10 people in LSU fraternity pledge's deathin the death of Maxwell Gruver last month. Elliott Eaton faces charges of hazin
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
in the death of Maxwell Gruver last month. Elliott Eaton faces charges of hazing Sean Pennison, left, Patrick Forde, center and Nicholas Taulli, right face charges of hazing 'The LSU Police Department has communicated with the Gruver family... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Ross Ramsey: Line for money inAustin just got longerAnd that was before Harvey. On the plus side, the state's direct storm costs w
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
And that was before Harvey. On the plus side, the state's direct storm costs won't be huge, if the past is a guide. The Center for Public Policy Priorities looked back at other recent storms that caused catastrophic damage. The Legislature's... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Who gets on the UNC-system Board of Governors?The UNC-system Board of Governors faced scrutiny after a system-wide ban on lit
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
The UNC-system Board of Governors faced scrutiny after a system-wide ban on litigation — forcing the UNC Center for Civil rights to cease taking real legal cases. While the Board itself is known across campuses, the process through which people get... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Alleged sexual indiscretions of staff, faculty at Texas' largest universities in 2016list of sex-related crimes, accusations, and indiscretions involving staff and
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
list of sex-related crimes, accusations, and indiscretions involving staff and faculty that have rocked institutions of higher education around the U.S. Stanford University's annual crime data shows reports of rape on campus are on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Imani Center for Policy Report - Liberia in Need of Smart PoliciesA woman casts her ballot at a polling center situated on Monrovia's Tubman blvd
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A woman casts her ballot at a polling center situated on Monrovia's Tubman blvd Monrovia — A Ghana-based research group, IMANI Center for Policy and Education, has scrutinized campaign promises and manifestos of politicians and political parties in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why NC charter schools are richer and whiter1997, one of the first charters in the state. It’s mission is to provide childr
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
1997, one of the first charters in the state. It’s mission is to provide children from low-income families with a quality education. The school provides bus service to students throughout most of Durham County, and serves breakfast and lunch.... Read more
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