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13 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Despite Easy Path in 2014, Jeff Atwater's Actively Helping the GOP

Jeff Atwater won't be in the political spotlight this year, but he is not headed to the sidelines either as he keeps his options open for the future.

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Related Topix: US News, Tallahassee, FL, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Tue Aug 26, 2014

News Max

Mideast Expert Robert Rabil: ISIS Swims in Oil Money

The fanatical Sunnis carving up Syria and Iraq made control of local oil supplies such a high priority early on that today they're funding their jihad by selling oil to a sworn enemy: the Syrian government from which they stole the crude, a Middle East studies professor told Newsmax TV on Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

Taung Child's brain development not human-like? CT scan casts doubt...

The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, continues to shed light on human origins.

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Related Topix: Columbia University

Newswise

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Calcium and vitamin D are essential to keeping bones strong, dense and healthy as we age, as well as preventing bone loss, osteporosis, and skeletal fractures.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology, Women's Health, Queens College, City University of New York

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Capital Soup

Gargoyle takes home 5 awards in Sunshine State Awards

The Gargoyle, Flagler College's online newspaper, won five awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter's 2014 Sunshine State Awards, including three awards for co-editor Alexa Epitropoulos.

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Related Topix: Flagler College, Journalism, University of Florida, University of North Florida, Eckerd College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

News Max

Mideast Expert: ISIS Beheading Journalist Shows We've Hurt Them

Dr. Robert Rabil, a Middle East studies professor at Florida Atlantic University, and Stephen J. Yates, a former deputy assistant to Vice President Dick Cheney, told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Wednesday that ISIS would have found some pretext to murder American journalist James Foley, but the timing suggests ISIS was stung by losing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney

WPTV Local News

Ex-FAU football coach to be honored

Florida Atlantic University seems to be set to honor founding coach Howard Schnellenberger this year by naming the field at FAU's football stadium after the coaching legend.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Boca News Now

FAU Prepares For Constitution Day

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Constitution Day with a series of events on Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

She Knows

Young girl graduates from high school and college in same week

Becky Bracken is a writer, reporter and blogger with a specialty in communications technology.

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Food Management

Hot Dog Concept JJ's Opens at FAU

Premium hot dog concept JJ's Red Hots is opening a unit at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton as part of a partnership with Chartwells Higher Education, a division of Compass Group North America, which manages campus dining at FAU.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Marketing

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WPTV Local News

FAU wants better college atmosphere near campus

BOCA RATON, Fla. - You may not think it, but Boca Raton is a college town. It has three schools in its city limits.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Creative Loafing Tampa

Head of the class: Asher Edelson is Hillsborough's youngest school board candidate

Asher Edelson leans against the bar at Maestro's, waiting for his name to be called.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, Life, Food, Dining, University, FL

Florida Trend

Judge declares Florida workers comp law unconstitutional

The citrus greening disease that kills trees but first slashes fruit yields hasn't been conquered.

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Related Topix: Florida, Boca Raton, FL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Sol Children Theatre to Partner with Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Theatre Classes

This fall Sol Children Theatre of Boca Raton will partner with the Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development to offer students classes in Creative Drama and Movement and Musical Theatre Performance Experience.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Boca News Now

FAU Prepares For Move-In Day

Florida Atlantic University students will make their way back to the residence halls this week to mark the start of the University's fall 2014 semester.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Newswise

FAU Researchers Introduce 'The Human Dynamic Clamp' - a...

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University's Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences have created the Human Dynamic Clamp to address the difficult problem of studying social interactions in the laboratory.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US college campuses debate Middle East conflict

Tensions over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are increasingly playing out in the microcosm of college campuses across the United States.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Prison, California

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WPTV Local News

3 sisters from a family of 9 graduate early

Boca Raton - Meet Grace, Gabrielle and Gisla. Girls bound for successful careers.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Family, Kids

Palm Beach Post

West Palm Beach man allegedly stole nearly $60,000 from Harmonia Lodge

A West Palm Beach man faces charges that he stole nearly $60,000 from the Harmonia Masonic Lodge, transferring the money to various people and organizations.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Tax

Tue Aug 05, 2014

FishBowl

Columbia Journalism Prof Headed to Telemundo

An assistant professor at Columbia's graduate school of journalism since 2006, Mirta Ojito had also more recently been a contributing writer to website AARP en EspaA ol and the Miami Herald .

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