Mets ink first-rounder Conforto
The New York Mets signed outfielder Michael Conforto, the club's first-round pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Arkansas Tech to Host Welcome Reception for New President
Arkansas Tech University will formally welcome its 12th president, Dr. Robin E. Bowen, with a come and go reception at Baswell Techionery on Thursday, July 17. The event, which will last from 5-6:30 p.m., is open to all Arkansas Tech students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
"Smuggler" Protein Finding Could Be Used to Disrupt Bacterial Cell Walls
New research seeks to identify the unknown protein responsible for ferrying the raw materials bacteria use to build their cell walls.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
UNH researchers try hydroponics for winter produce
Researchers at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture have launched a hydroponics project that will investigate options for farmers who are trying to meet increasing demand for locally grown fresh produce during winter and increase profits in the off season.
WSU Extension seeking Germ City volunteers
The Washington State University Clark County Extension is looking for volunteers to help operate its Germ City exhibit at the Clark County Fair.
Seguin Daily News
Herzog enjoys successful first season at Angelo State
Former Navarro High School softball standout Katlyn Herzog made a successful transition to collegiate competition this past spring as a freshman catcher at Angelo State University.
Texas ranks No. 11 in hot-car deaths from 1998 to 2012
Despite a larger number of headlines about kids being left in hot cars, researchers say people still aren't getting the message.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Facts, forecasts for 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. The areas covered include the North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
Local farm emergency course helps save a life
JONESBORO, AR - Monday night's grain bin rescue had a happy ending. The rescue success comes from how well trained rescuers are in those situations.
PJC coach takes Cold Water Challenge at girls' basketball camp
Participants in Paris Junior College girls' basketball camp had a chance to learn a little more than game skills - they mastered the art of dumping a cooler of ice water over a coach's head to help raise funds for a good cause.
Joe Delaney Is Getting A "30 for 30" Documentary
The great former Kansas City Chiefs player Joe Delaney, who died trying to save the lives of three drowning children, will have a "30 for 30 ESPN documentary made for him.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Hewitt Takes Reins Of Fayetteville School District
Paul Hewitt retired from a superintendency in California to work 55 hours a week as a part-time consultant.
Moral beliefs a barrier to HPV vaccine, researchers find
The biggest barrier to receiving a human papillomavirus vaccine was moral or religious beliefs, a survey of first-year students has indicated.
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OPSU Names Miner Head Baseball Coach
After spending the past two seasons as the Aggies' assistant softball coach, Jason Miner will step up to the plate as the head baseball coach for Oklahoma Panhandle State University pending approval of the Board of Regents in September.
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Six Fulbright awards
A University of Otago graduate, Anton Venter, of Wellington, has gained a Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Award in Business to support study for an MBA degree in the United States.
Disputed new school ratings aim to shape upcoming educators
Earlier this month, a California judge struck down legal protections of sub-par teachers, arguing that they violated a child's right to a quality education.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Payback time for soil carbon from pasture conversion to sugarcane production
Estimate made by Brazilian researchers in collaboration with colleagues from France and USA was published in the journal Nature Climate Change The reduction of soil carbon stock caused by the conversion of pasture areas into sugarcane plantations - a very common change in Brazil in recent years - may be offset within two or three years of ... (more)