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Mentor helps student reach goal through difficult path

MCHS 2014 graduate Amy Nguyen and her mentor, Laura Standard, used to sit together just talking about what Nguyen might do after high school - where she might go to college, what she might study, where she might live.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Medicine, Nursing

Fri Aug 29, 2014

On Common Ground News

DeKalb sheriff announces new leaders for administration

DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann has named Major Reginald B. Scandrett as Chief Deputy Sheriff and Xernia Fortson, Esq.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Fortson, GA, Harris County, GA, Mercer University, Emory University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Science Blog

Chimp Intelligence 'Runs In Families,' Environment Less Important

A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.

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Related Topix: Emory University, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Miami Hurricane

Wellness Center executive director lands in Miami

The first order of business for the Wellness Center's new director, Scott Levin, is to become familiar with the University of Miami's culture.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Bowling Green State University, Miami-Beach, FL

MyFoxAtlanta

Special election to replace DeKalb ex-official

The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections is holding a special election to replace a member who resigned on Monday.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Decatur, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patch.com

University Police Officer Stabbed Near Woodruff Park, Suspect Shot

UPDATE : The Atlanta Police Department has released the following statement regarding the officer-involved shooting in Woodruff Park on Wednesday afternoon: Shortly before 4 p.m. today , an Atlanta Police Officer attempted to question a man who appeared to be drinking alcohol in Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

CBS Local

Report: Man Shot By Police In Downtown Atlanta

Authorities say a Georgia State University police officer in plain clothes was assaulted by a man with a knife outside the police station.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

#SaveWRAS rally and benefit takeover Hurt Park/Mammal Gallery this Thursday

On Thurs., Aug. 28, between 4 and 7 p.m., the #SaveWRAS campaign is hosting a rally at Hurt Park to keep public discourse going between students and community members regarding Georgia Public Broadcasting's daytime takeover of Georgia State University's student run radio station, 88.5 FM/WRAS.

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Business Journal

Dhawan: Peach State job engine is indeed humming

Unease stemming from global and national factors will somewhat impede the state's forward momentum, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Newswise

Georgia State Offers Common Application for Prospective Students

Georgia State University has introduced the Common Application for prospective undergraduate students, joining about 500 colleges and universities in a program aimed at simplifying the college admissions process.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

Man sentenced in death of GSU soccer player

Fulton County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to 47 years in the shooting death of a former Georgia State University soccer player.

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Newswise

Will ISIS Activities Affect Oil Prices? Expert Weighs In

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria may be now sitting on a territory with some oil resources -- but will it affect worldwide gas prices and ultimately, energy security? The concern, a Georgia State University expert says, is whether ISIS can disrupt or seize control of oil production further south.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Jones: Changing demographics turning Georgia into electoral battleground

In a scene that is repeating in the back rooms of restaurants all across the state, longtime political activists listen to party operatives explain what they need to do to thrive in the face of huge demographic changes sweeping Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Http

Local man on front line of Ebola plague

Dustin Hillis, a Warren County product, helped nurse two aid works back to health after they fell ill to Ebola while working in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Warren County, TN, McMinnville, TN, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Becker builds a vibrant, urban campus at GSU

Georgia State University's days as a "backup school" are long gone, and along with it went the image of a commuter school with no core or connectivity.

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Newswise

Journalist's Execution, and ISIS Propaganda and Media Push:...

Anthony F. Lemieux, associate professor of communication at Georgia State University, is available to discuss the ISIS beheading of an American journalist, in addition to the propaganda and media efforts used by such organizations.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Peach Pundit

Georgia: Home to Some Really Good Universities

Emory, UGA, Tech and Georgia State University all were ranked highly by the Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newswise

New Book Exposes the Death of Campaign Finance Reform

Newswise - ATLANTA- The U.S. Supreme Court's many attacks on campaign finance reform have turned democracy into a system that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens, Georgia State University College of Law Associate Professor Tim Kuhner writes in his new book, "Capitalism v.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

Mon Aug 18, 2014

University Business

Georgia State University names new athletics director

Cobb will join the Panthers from Appalachian State University, where he's been for the past nine years.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Appalachian State University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Slackbastard

antifa notes

The boofheads at the Australia First Party have finally conceded that they got it wrogn - again .

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Related Topix: Prison, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

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