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4 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Supreme Court Could Get Obamacare Subsidies Question

With appellate courts reaching opposite conclusions on the same day about a crucial financing provision of the 2010 law, a third showdown before the justices is probable.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tax

10 hrs ago | American Thinker

The Psychopathology of Sandra Fluke's All-American Totalitarian Vagina

Let's face it: if you want to see the workings of thought disorder, you have to do a Rorschach.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Why you should wait until you're hungry to ask for a raise

Entitlement The best time to ask for a raise may be when you're feeling particularly entitled.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College

Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | What is at stake in the primary election Aug. 12?

"Why should I even bother to go out and vote on Aug. 12? Mark Dayton and Al Franken are virtually unopposed.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, St. Paul, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Opinion

PhysOrg Weblog

The dopamine transporter: Researchers study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

EurekAlert!

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable and more risky

A new study from sociologists at Rice University and Cornell University found that African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to renting them.... While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types of racial ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, Rice University, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

SBWire

Mugo Muna Starts Kickstarter Campaign for the Creation of One of a...

Kenyan born Mugo Muna moved to the States when he was eleven. After graduating Cornell University, he returned to Kenya to something that mattered.

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South China Morning Post

Mainland China offers Hong Kong architects a stage on which to shine

Hong Kong architects' expertise in transit-oriented developments will stand them in good stead in urbanisation projects worldwide, says Bryant Lu.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Architectural Design, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

On the Ropes: Seeing New York City Up Close

Dangling from ropes, Berta de Miguel looks perfectly at ease climbing high on the exterior of Manhattan's Municipal Building, a 40-story structure across the street from City Hall.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Examiner.com

Sarah Taylor author of Vegetarian to Vegan shares her secrets to better health

On July 21, 2014, Sarah Taylor a certified plant based nutritionist from Cornell University, motivational speaker and the author of Vegetarian to Vegan : Give up Dairy.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nutrition, Fruits, Vegetables

Potomac Local

Announces 40 Under 40 Winners

Potomac Local's 40 Under 40 award winners were announced Saturday at a ceremony at Potomac Shores Golf Club in Woodbridge.

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Related Topix: Prince William County, VA, Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA, Occoquan, VA, Arts, Ballet

Law.com

Jury to Determine Cornell's Role in Fatal Gorge Plunge

A jury should decide whether Cornell University did enough to provide warnings that a potentially deadly drop-off awaited an intoxicated sophomore who strayed from a hiking path on the Ivy League school's campus, an upstate appellate court ruled July 17.

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The Advocate

Smiley: A small kindness

Tom Cagley tells of going to the post office on Perkins Road to mail a present to his granddaughter in Virginia.

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Related Topix: Sorrento, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Port Allen, LA, Opinion

Wine Business Online

Rooster Hill Takes Double Gold in NY State Fair Event

PENN YAN, NY Rooster Hill Vineyards' 2013 Traminette won a Double Gold Medal in this year's New York State Fair commercial wine competition.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Penn Yan, NY, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Geneva, NY

AkiPress

16:10 Kazakhstan rises by 5 points and ranks 79th in The Global Innovation Index 2014

The results of the study were revealed July 18 this year. The ranking was conducted by the international business school INSEAD together with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

San JacintoSAN BERNARDINO: A second shot at a college education

His American Indian heritage and his father, Joe Notah, had taught him to be strong and to step up when needed.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Ithaca College, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Post-Standard

Bird watching in a Syracuse backyard

There's a lot of life going on in my Syracuse backyard and this week a robin's nest is quite active.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching

Entrepreneur Magazine

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

For the fourth year in a row, Switzerland has been named the most innovative country in the world, according to the newest version of a report published by Cornell University, the World Intellectual Property Organization and graduate school INSEAD .

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Related Topix: Best of 2007

TheAlternativePress.com

Rutgers Chemistry Professor Kathryn Uhrich of Plainfield Named ACS Fellow

Rutgers University Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professor Kathryn Uhrich , a renowned polymer scientist , has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society , the world's largest scientific society.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Rutgers University, Plainfield, NJ, Inventions, Science / Technology, University of North Dakota

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pulaski County Daily

McCaskill's final campus sexual assault roundtable focuses on prosecutions, administrative processes

Convening stakeholders from across the country, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill today hosted the last in a series of public roundtable discussions aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses - in which participants heard about current obstacles in protecting and empowering survivors, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of survivors pursuing ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Boulder County, CO

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