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1 hr ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

Fortuna begins as new Hudson school superintendent

Applicants were being screened for a new elementary school principal soon after Dr. Jodi Fortuna began as the Hudson school superintendent July 1. That was only weeks after the district announced its new middle school principal.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Bridgewater State College, Framingham State College, Northbridge, MA

5 hrs ago | BC Interruption

Dear Brad Bates: USC Game & Tailgate Plans.

I sent you and your AD staff more than a few notes well over a year ago, about planning something really special for the whole day before USC game.

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Related Topix: Canada, Boston, MA, Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

10 hrs ago | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Syracuse Football Recruiting: The Rundown on 2015

Edit. note: Ben is joining the staff as TNIAAM's new football recruiting source.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Rutgers University, Sports, Syracuse University NCAA, NCAA Sports

14 hrs ago | BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: James Walsh, QB

Aug 31, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston College Eagles mascot Baldwin in the stands during the second half against the Villanova Wildcats at Alumni Stadium.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Darius Wade, QB

Darius Wade might well be the quarterback of the future for the Boston College Eagles, but we already know he is not the quarterback of 2014.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Merrimack Seismograph Registers High On The Interest Scale

While New Hampshire may not be known for earthquakes, the town of Merrimack is now host to the Granite State's first seismograph available for public use .

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Related Topix: Libraries

University Business

Off campus, on the radar

A recent Boston Globe investigative series sparked national scrutiny of neighborhoods where some of the city's college students are reportedly living in crowded, unsafe conditions .

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BC Interruption

For Addazio, fence-building is in full swing

Steve Addazio is no Frank Spaziani, that much is clear. Since Addazio's hire in December of 2012, his passion and excitement for the game of football has reverberated through The Heights, a stark contrast to Spaz's less-energetic demeanor.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Daily Kos

People Can Be Corporations Too, My Friend

In an absorbing article in The Washington Post , Catherine Rampell speculates: Corporations are people.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Joe Vitiello, DL

Meet Boston College Eagles freshman defensive lineman Joe Vitiello, not to be confused with some guy who DH'd for the Royals back in the '90s.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Spiked

Happy birthday, IVF babies

Her conception was achieved through the pioneering research and clinical work of three people in particular - Robert Edwards, Jean Purdy and Patrick Steptoe.

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Slugger O'Toole

How might a Republican future unfold, who or what might shape it, and what can it achieve?

There's a very good interview with Anthony McIntyre on Vice , not least because it provides rather more light than we normally get on the Boston College project.

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Boston.com

B.C. ethicist: Don't cover infertility treatments for fertile gay or single women

Should insurance coverage be denied to fertile women who use infertility treatments to get pregnant because they're single or gay? Sounds like an outlandish plan, except it was published in a well-respected medical journal and proposed by a doctoral student in theological ethics at Boston College.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Testudo Times

Profiles in Terpage: Andrew Isaacs

Rather unusually. Isaacs, either an above average recruit or one of the nation's most talented tight ends -- depending on whose ratings you believe -- committed to Boston College initially, but he decommitted and pivoted to the Terps two summers ago.

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Related Topix: College Park, MD, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

Government Executive

How to Get the Most from Your Social Security Benefit

Last week we explored the benefits and disadvantages of purchasing an annuity using the proceeds of your Thrift Savings Plan .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Retirement

Star News Group

Kelly's Closet set for this Saturday

Kelly's Closet, a fundraiser to benefit the Kelly Gordon Memorial Fund, will be held this Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brielle Firehouse, 509 Longstreet Ave. High-end new and gently used clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry will be available to purchase, with cash only, the day of the sale.

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Related Topix: Brielle, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Wire

New Trustees Join the Board of Santa Clara University

The two new trustees, Erick Berrelleza, S.J., and Matthew E. Carnes, S.J., were approved by a board vote on June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara University, Georgetown University, World News, Germany, Creighton University, Loyola Marymount University

Business Wire

David Giunta Named to Board of The Partnership, Inc.

Giunta currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Natixis Global Asset Management - U.S. Distribution, where he oversees business activities of the firm's U.S.-based affiliated investment managers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BC Interruption

Introducing: The 2013-2014 BCI Awards

We are just a few weeks away from the Boston College football team getting back on to campus for pre-season practice, and from the fall teams like field hockey and soccer getting their regular seasons underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Tom Sweeney, TE

Yesterday, we featured the Boston College Eagles' Mike Strizak, from Don Bosco. Today, it's freshman tight end Tom Sweeney, also from Don Bosco.

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