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3 hrs ago | Nature

Grants: Funder storm

Last May, Heidi Fisher feared that her career as an evolutionary geneticist might be over.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Department of Energy

5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Hidden Bystanders In Michigan's Affirmative Action Case: Asian Americans

As a couple of commentators at the Volokh Conspiracy have noted, yesterday's Schuette v.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, US News, Sonia Sotomayor, Education Etc., Texas

9 hrs ago | The Hill

Parties vie for high ground on November get-out-the-vote efforts

This is the second in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Ask any party operative and they'll tell you that a ground game wins or loses elections.

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Related Topix: US News

10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Will Ohio voters be next to reject affirmative action?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that voters in each state can decide to ban racial preferences from school admissions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Asides Live Symposium to Examine Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, 4/27

The Shakespeare Theatre Company , recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents AsidesLive: Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 which will occur on Sunday April 27, 2014 at Sidney Harman Hall.

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Patch.com

Algonquin High Alum Excels near Washington, D.C.; Aims for Law School

Nicole E. Henry of Northborough, Mass. already is making a mark on the nation's capital, even before she graduates from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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Related Topix: Northborough, MA

NBC Washington

Heartbleed Help

It's not a data breach or a computer virus. This time, a flaw in encryption software online put personal information at risk.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Jim Gandy South Carolina Sierra Club 2013 Mediaa

WLTX's Jim Gandy received quite the award Monday evening. Jim was honored by the South Carolina Sierra Club as the 2013 media person of the year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

Fredericksburg.com

Educators square off in city's Ward 3 race Voters have a choice...

Fredericksburg voters in Ward 3 have a choice between an assistant principal and a planning commissioner for their next City Council representative.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, University of Kansas, University of Mary Washington, Stafford, VA

CBS Local

VP Biden To Deliver Commencement Speech At MDC

Vice President Joe Biden is coming to South Florida in May to deliver the commencement address at Miami-Dade College's graduation ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Florida, City University of New York

Foreign Affairs

Capital Punishment

TYLER COWEN is Professor of Economics at George Mason University and writes for the blog Marginal Revolution.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Occupy Wall Street

American Thinker

Behind those enrollment numbers

Charles Blanhous' paper on The Affordable Care Act is remarkable. Before I go any further, let me tell that Mr Blanhous is ".

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, Health Insurance, US News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Housing Wire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news crossing HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

MacLeans

Commies even Reagan could love

In its second season, The Americans , FX's show about Soviet spies posing as a suburban couple in 1980s America, is gaining recognition as one of the network's best dramas.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Americans, Television, Celebrities, Keri Russell

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Housing Wire

Rentership society? Insider trading on Russian sanctions?

Opinion, commentary and analysis on everything that makes the U.S. housing economy tick -- not to mention the ghosts in the machine, too.

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Groton Landmark

Groton Historical Society

The Groton Historical Society will host a talk on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St. in Groton, on "Trials of an Old New England Town in a Young Nation" by Mary Babson Fuhrer.

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Related Topix: Groton, MA, Boylston, MA, Princeton, MA, University of New Hampshire

Customer Interaction Solutions

Altamira announces partnership with GMU Engineering School

Altamira Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce a partnership with George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering to develop and support industry-grounded big data and cloud computing expertise.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Fairfax Times

Stepping up to the challenge of Alzheimera s

Shamus Ian Fatzinger/ Fairfax County Times Andrew Carle, founding director of the Program in Senior Housing Administration at George Mason University, poses with the GPS Smart Sole he devloped for Alzheimer's patients.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Reston, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Media Journal

Equality in Discipline

Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Los Angeles County, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis-area teen accepted for Washington journalism conference

Houston High sophomore Antonio Scott has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2014 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

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