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32 min ago | Business Journal

Harvard survey: Remodeling spending to slow heading into 2015

Growth in home improvement spending is expected to peak during the second half of 2014 and then begin to ease heading into next year, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University .

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Related Topix: Home Improvement, Home

2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Prosecutor: Man wanted to bomb Harvard University

A prosecutor says a Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT

3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

SOHO China's $15M Harvard Gift: Is The Money Better Spent In China?

The post-2008 financial crisis coupled with a rising number of international applicants from wealthy families have resulted in American colleges accepting more full-tuition payers from overseas.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

PostEverything: I'm one of the people Sen. John Walsh plagiarized from

Sean M. Lynn-Jones is editor of the quarterly journal International Security and a research associate at the Belfer Center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

8 hrs ago | Drug Researcher

Philanthropist gives $650m to Broad Institute for psychiatric research

Philanthropist Ted Stanley has gifted $650m to the Broad Institute as part of a wider attempt to galvanize research on psychiatric disorders and bring new treatments to market.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

13 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

Insta-Cake Comes in a Spray Can

When you need your cake; you need it now. To that end, Harvard University students John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski came up with Spray Cake, a innovative way to make cake.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Edward Terry Sanford

Today's Justice of the Day is: EDWARD TERRY SANFORD. Justice Sanford was born on this day, July 23, in 1865.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee

CNN

Opinion: Russia shoot-down has happened before

Many think a Russian SA-11 missile launcher system similar to this was used to shoot down flight MH17 over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Train Disaster, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Obama's Old Law Professor 'Wouldn't Bet the Family Farm' on Obamacare Subsidies Surviving at SCOTUS

Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Barack Obama, John G. Roberts

The Cary News

Wake Schools talk big picture for strategic plan

Tony Wagner, an education expert from Harvard University, led the brainstorming among the school board and senior staff that focused on making sure: The school system plans to release a strategic plan by the end of 2014 that sets out goals and priorities for the next five years.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Bulkhead Rebuild on Agenda

Its scientists and policy experts may be thought leaders on issues of global warming and ways to head it off.

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Related Topix: Navesink, NJ

DNA India

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Gita Gopinath

The Indian economy is likely to grow at six% in 2014-15 and if the new government delivers on its promise of good governance, reversion to a growth rate of around 7-8% can occur in coming years, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said.

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Erie Times News

Study says Erie is unhappy, but happily cheap

A new study names Erie one of the unhappiest regions in the United States, happier only than Scranton and St. Joseph, Mo.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Dutch Disaster

MITCHELL A. ORENSTEIN is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University.

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, Vladimir Putin

TheDenverChannel

Study finds Colorado is mostly happy

That's the conclusion of an " Unhappy Cities " study done by researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.

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Business Journal

SMU rated among the best universities at producing CEOs

You can count Southern Methodist University among the best schools in the nation for producing CEOs, according to a list from Times Higher Education.

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Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, Stanford University

Media Matters for America

New Study Contradicts Conservative Media's Attacks On Healthy School Lunches

A new study on school lunches casts doubt on conservative media's politicized rhetoric regarding first lady Michelle Obama's school-lunch initiative.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc.

CBC News

Can Aspirin treat breast cancer? Why aren't we trying to find out?

A monitor shows the image of a breast cancer at a medical facility in Mexico. U.S. researchers are now saying that garden-variety Aspirin may be keeping breast cancer at bay in certain women with the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Breast Cancer

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Clear and clean, bubble wrap is well-suited to serve as an array of tiny test tubes.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

National Public Radio

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Here a dye solution is injected into the bubbles to measure the hemoglobin concentration in blood.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

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