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6 hrs ago | Texomaland

Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

Our law firm represents those seeking Visas and permanent residence and citizenship in the U.S. through naturalization, amnesty and asylum petitions SHERMAN, TEXAS-Austin College President Marjorie Hass announces the launch of the Austin College Gateways initiative, with phase one of the program focused on students interested in law medicine, ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

NSF Frontier Award to Improve Time in Networked Physical Systems

The National Science Foundation has announced a five-year, $4 million "Frontier" award to tackle the challenge of time in cyber-physical systems - engineered systems that are built from and depend upon the seamless integration of computational algorithms and physical components.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers, UC Los Angeles, California, UC San Diego

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Vinegar to 'tomato': Strategies to defuse family conflict

Fischer advises the couples in conflict who visit her Pittsburgh" practice that they use this word as a code.

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NewsTarget.com

Just a few moments of meditation a day found to have profound,...

So-called "mindfulness meditation" has become increasingly popular as a method of improving your mental and physical health, but most of the research that supports or substantiates its benefits has primarily focused on lengthy, weeks-long training programs.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northwest Herald

Barrett: 'Debt' isn't a dirty word

Many moons ago at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, my professors shared a mind-numbing amount of financial theories, and one or two are still inside my brain today.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, M&M, House, McHenry County, IL, Spring Grove, IL

Freshnews

FordDirect Announces Three New Senior Vice Presidents

FordDirect , a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, announced the promotion of several FordDirect employees, including the appointment of three employees to senior vice president: Senior Vice President of Digital Retail Solutions James Casazza; Senior Vice President of Customer Engagement John Gottschalk; and Senior ... (more)

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Related Topix: Automakers, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services, Marketing

WTVF Nashville

Frozen Lumpectomy For Prostate

More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year according to the American cancer society.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

CBS Local

Local Author Destroys Pittsburgh In Debut Novel

He says it's a love letter to the city and "there's no better way to write a love letter to a city then to completely obliterate it off of the face of the Earth."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Dan Smyers on left, Shay Mooney on right

From playing music by himself on an acoustic guitar in a small town to playing basketball backstage with Blake Shelton at a concert with 20,000 people, country musician Dan Smyers has come a long way, but it hasn't always been easy for him.

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Related Topix: Blake Shelton, Country, Rascal Flatts

Texomaland

Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

Austin College President Marjorie Hass announces the launch of the Austin College Gateways initiative, with phase one of the program focused on students interested in law medicine, healthcare, accounting, and other professions.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Kansas State University, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Freshnews

Wellspring Announces New Web Address

Wellspring, the leader in Open Innovation software for research and development teams, is announcing a change of its domain name, from http://www.wellspringworldwide.com to http://www.wellspring.com .

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Post-gazette.com

University of Pittsburgh steps up energy efficiency programs

Editor's note: This is part of a series looking at participants in Sustainable Pittsburgh's Green Workplace Challenge.

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Portland Tribune

Elder on a satirical mission

Fifteen years ago David Larsen effectively left the Portland area, attending Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, living briefly in Los Angeles and then settling down and establishing his acting career in New York City with his wife, Amanda Kloots Larsen.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Book of Mormon, Aloha, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New company Fitwits uses fun to fight childhood obesity

Elvis Pretzley and the Queen of Wheat have signed on to help combat childhood obesity with their advice on soda intake and America's Next Top Bottle.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Pittsburgh, PA

Live Design Online

Bertone Flies Solo Out From Under Tony-Winner Beowulf Boritt's Wing

Aspiring scenic designer Nate Bertone impressed Beowulf Boritt with his set work last summer so much that Bertone attended the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony to see Boritt win his award for Act One , according to The Boston Globe .

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Medical News Today

Stress reduction from just 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation

Mindfulness meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve their mental and physical health, yet most research supporting its benefits has focused on lengthy, weeks-long training programs.

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The Star Online

Don't get mad, it's unhealthy

In a recently released study, psychologists Rodlescia Sneed and Prof Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University in the United States found that negative social interactions can increase the risk of hypertension in older adults.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Hypertension, Health, Alameda County, CA, Heart Disease, University of Pittsburgh

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Poet returns to New Britain to make film

Try telling that to the poet and New Britain native, Charles Fort. For more than 63 years, Fort's talent has taken him to various centers of education.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Arts, Poetry

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fate of Governor's School at CMU hangs in the budget balance

Excitement was palpable at the opening of the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences Sunday in Carnegie Mellon University's Doherty Hall.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Education Etc., Science, Computer Science

Texomaland

Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

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