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3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

GPB to WABE: 'We are responding to the high demand we have heard for years'

Georgia Public Broadcasting, now ending its second week of its controversial partnership with Georgia State University to broadcast daytime programming of WRAS 88.5 FM, has responded to the widely read letter from WABE.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ScienceBlogs

Implications for a hippocampal role in promoting obesity [Life Lines]

A recent article published in the American Journal of Physiology reviewed how the brain regulates feeding behaviors.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Police: Prostitute linked to boyfriend's death

Georgia authorities are re-examining the 2013 heroin death of a bar owner dating the woman charged in the overdose death of a Google executive on a yacht in California, police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: WebMD

EurekAlert!

Chimpanzee intelligence determined by genes

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 Jul 09, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Prostitute injected Google exec with a lethal dose of heroin, police say

A woman police describe as a high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly injecting heroin into a tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Can everyone win in the APS/Beltline dispute?

For the last two weeks, Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Public Schools leaders have publicly sparred over millions of dollars in outstanding payments the city owes the system related to the Atlanta Beltline.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Police seek medical records in hot car death

Court records released Monday show police want to learn about the health of a toddler in the months before he died of heat exposure in his father's car near Atlanta.

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

Newswise

Grubbs Joins Georgia State Law's Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Shelby Grubbs has joined the Georgia State University College of Law as the director of International Initiatives in the Consortium for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and will be executive director of the International Arbitration Center when the Law School's new building opens in spring 2015.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Advocate

At Essence panel, mayors discuss ways to combat gentrification

American mayors have tools available to them to combat neighborhood gentrification that forces poorer people out of their communities, the leaders of four cities said at an Essence Festival panel discussion Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA

Statesboro Herald

Rising tide of debt, tough job market hurting college grads

The Grove sales manager Michelle Brown answers questions from a resident. Brown graduated from Georgia Southern University in May of 2014 and has been able to defer payments on her largest student loan while she settles into a career.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Georgia Southern University, University of Georgia, University of Georgia Valdosta State

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Madison Publishing

US police: Dad traded nude photos with several women while toddler sat in hot car for hours

Leanna Harris, wife of Justin Ross Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, looks on during her husband's bond hearing in Cobb County Magistrate Court, Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Marietta, Ga.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

CBC News

Dad traded nude photos with women as son died in hot SUV, police say

Justin Ross Harris is the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Report: Ga. Dept. of Health has encouraging info on insurance exchange rates

At least three health insurers plan to offer insurance statewide in Georgia's exchanges for 2015, up from only one health plan - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, reports Georgia Health News.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Regents pick developers to bid for student housing contract

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has pre-qualified three developers to compete for a contract to build and renovate student dorms on nine campuses.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Columbus State, Dalton State College

Business Journal

WABE weighs in on GPB takeover of WRAS

In a letter published Wednesday, WABE 90.1 FM revealed publicly its opinion of Georgia Public Broadcasting's takeover of WRAS FM 88.5 "Album 88," arguing the duplicate and simultaneous NPR broadcasts are a waste of Georgia taxpayer money.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bellingham Herald

How far will China's president take his anti-corruption crusade?

After all, the Chinese people have heard official pledges to stamp out graft dating to the emperors.

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Related Topix: World News, China

Creative Loafing Atlanta

GPB fires staffer for violating ethics with 'Fuck Cobb County' tee

HOME OF THE BRAVE: One week before he was fired from GPB, Clay Bolton of ATL Tees sported the shirt that cost him his job.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Bolton (Atlanta, GA), Cobb County, GA

News Max

Alito Makes Mark on Supreme Court Session

On the final day of the Supreme Court's term, it was Justice Samuel Alito who left a lasting impression, legal scholars said, as he authored the majority opinions in two of the most controversial cases on the docket.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Chicago

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Ron Duncan Hart publisher and editor of Gaon Books in Santa Fe bucks trend

We have, in this small Jewish community of New Mexico, a publisher of inestimable value, publisher/editor Ron Duncan Hart of Gaon Books, www.gaonbooks.com.

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Taos, NM, Anthropology, Science

Newswise

Richard Phillips Appointed Dean of the Robinson College of Business

Richard D. Phillips, associate dean of academic initiatives and innovation at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business since 2012, has been named dean of the college, effective July 1. Phillips succeeds H. Fenwick Huss, who resigned after 10 years as dean of the college.

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Related Topix: Baruch College, City University of New York

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