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Author Dinaw Mengestu, a rising star of African literature, will be discussing his latest critically acclaimed fictional novel on the school's Education City campus at a public book reading on Tuesday, September 2 at 6:00pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Georgetown (Washington, DC), World News, Qatar, Middle East

Mon Sep 01, 2014

St. Augustine Record

St. Joseph Academy senior has big plans after Youth Ambassadors

GARY LE VIELLE/CORRESPONDENT Samantha Cosme speaks with Maj. Betsy Evans, commander of the 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion during the "Honoring Those Who Perished" ceremony at The St. Augustine National Cemetery.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, George Washington University, Flagler College, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Advocate

Cristo Rey considers starting school in Baton Rouge

Cristo Rey, a nationwide network of 28 Catholic high schools, known for arranging once-a-week jobs for its inner-city students to offset tuition costs, is talking to local business leaders to see if Baton Rouge is ready for such a school.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Southern University, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Robert, LA

EurekAlert!

Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells

About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Biochemistry, Chemistry

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

A Market Basket of dignity

Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor-Day speeches in U.S. history would be delivered by a chief executive? And who could have guessed that the summer's major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blog News, Drama Movies, It's a Wonderful Life, Tewksbury, MA, Opinion

Norwalk Citizen News

Peace Corps is family tradition for the Mangans

It's not unusual for a little brother to follow an older brother around the house, the neighborhood, and on into school activities, clubs, sports, and maybe even the same college.

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Related Topix: Mango, FL, Europe, Kosovo

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Groong

Of Crimea and Punishment

Of Crimea and Punishment 02:05, 28.08.2014 Armenian News-NEWS.am presents the article by professor at Georgetown University Michael R. Czinkota.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ukraine Travel, Vladimir Putin

Big News Network.com

Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam

Environmental Economics

Saturday beer post

You'd be hard-pressed to talk me into a mail or telephone survey these days.From the Chronicle of Higher Education : ... a host of researchers, spurred by the rising cost of telephone polls and plummeting participation rates, are pushing to use a new generation of online-only surveys for their research.

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Related Topix: Columbia University

Daily Mail

And you thought we had the internet to thank for cat memes! Barmy...

Cold case murder 'solved' with LEGO: Toy blocks unexamined in slaying of elderly woman lead police to her 'killer' 23 years later 'I was ready to give up': Tourist whose leg was amputated after a New York taxi plowed into her a year ago reveals how she hit rock bottom before vowing to live again Ultra-Orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, World News, Middle East

National Public Radio

Syrian Artists Denied Visas, And A Voice In The U.S.

It's about a group of women who struggle to survive in Troy after the town has been sacked.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Jordan, World News,

Daily Kos

Quite Possibly the Best Conversation on #Ferguson Yet

Whenever major events such as Ferguson happen i'm immediately reminded of how craven and damaging the mainstream media's role, the vast majority of the time, truly is.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Gazette.net

Music festivals are a week away

Musician Marcus Johnson, who was raised in Silver Spring, will play with his band at the Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Sept.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Marcus Johnson, Jazz, Montgomery County, MD, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Globe and Mail

Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar

By age 14, Finnish children have spent 5,500 hours in class, 2,000 hours less than in Canada.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, Carnegie Mellon University

York Dispatch

Pennsylvania Medicaid could change if Corbett leaves

Gov. Tom Corbett has won approval for elements of a federally funded health care expansion his administration spent more than a year developing, but he is facing an uphill battle for a second term and some parts of the plan may not survive if Democrat Tom Wolf beats him in November's election.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Health Insurance

US News & World Report

Should You Skip College to Save Money?

Before shelling out to attend a prestigious school, estimate your future salary and how much money you can reasonably afford to borrow.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

US News & World Report

Learning How to Excel In, Outside of Class at Law School Orientation

First-year law students get hands-on practice for briefing a case and other tools they can use once school begins.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, University of Washington

Newsday

2.6m historic pictures posted online

Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSTP

More Minn. Students Choosing Community College over 4-Year Universities

That's the word from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. In a newly-released report , it shows enrollment has doubled at two-year institutions from 60,000 in 1980 to 120,000 in 2012.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Baltimore Jewish Times

Little White Lie'

When Lacey Schwartz celebrated her bat mitzvah more than two decades ago in her hometown of Woodstock, N.Y., a synagogue-goer turned to her and said, "It's so nice to have an Ethiopian Jew in our midst."

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Related Topix: Woodstock, NY

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