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3 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

Keeper of the Kingdom: Michael Colglazier

A lot of people may say that, but I truly can say that. When you have a place as outstanding as Disneyland, with all the heart that is here, and your core mission as a business is to make people happy, right there that can't be a tough job.

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Related Topix: Stanford University, Twain, CA

7 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper

Abigail Fisher and Edward Blum walk outside the Supreme Court in October 2012.

Edward Blum, a key player in the Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin affirmative action case and in the litigation that gutted Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is at it again.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of Wisconsin Madison

12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Federal agencies boost pay to lure scientists

Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Healthcare Law

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Patch.com

Case Estates: Enforcing our purchase contract with Harvard

You may have seen that your Board of Selectmen recently voted to file suit against Harvard University to get them to comply with the terms of the purchase and sale agreement which we concluded with them.

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Examiner.com

Obama fails to spark young Americans as Kennedy and Reagan did

The New York Times reported Friday that the record number of young people that elected Barack Obama twice are severely disillusioned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

York Dispatch

Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes

In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Dover, NJ, Entertainment

The Miami Herald

A look at congressional candidate Frank Broomell

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from George Washington University, currently in first year of master's program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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Related Topix: George Washington University

Sunherald.com

A look at congressional candidate Frank Broomell

In this April 18, 2014 photo, Frank Broomell Jr. answers a question in Sicklersville, N.J. Broomell, a 27-year-old former Marine who is now working on his master's degree at Harvard, is a Congressional candidate for New Jersey's 1st District seat held since 1990 by Rob Andrews.

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Related Topix: George Washington University

Salt Lake Tribune

Madeleine Fest approaches

The 2014 Madeleine Festival of the Arts and Humanities begins next Sunday. This year's edition of the annual festival includes two concerts, two lectures and a dinner honoring former Utah Sen. Haven J. Barlow for his contributions to education and the arts in the state.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

The Washington Post

Finding Ukraine on a map, revisited

Joshua Tucker: Last week's guest post from political scientists Kyle Dropp , Joshua D. Kertzer and Thomas Zeitzoff concerning Americans' ability to place Ukraine on a map - and the relationship between the accuracy of this placement and attitudes toward the appropriate U.S. policy response to the Ukraine crisis - was the most viewed in Monkey Cage ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Princeton University, US News, US Politics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Admission rates fall at UC campuses as international presence grows

When Marcela Sosa opened her email last month and saw the "congratulations" message from the University of California, Berkeley, she was so shocked that she jumped out of her chair.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Stanford University

The Huffington Post

Carol Pierson Holding: Fighting Fracking: Where Moral Outrage Fails, Earthquakes Prevail

In response to pressure from students, faculty -- and apparently alumni -- who oppose Harvard Endowment's refusal to divest its fossil fuel stocks, Harvard University's President Drew Faust's office issued her second statement on climate change and sent a an email link to Harvard alumni.

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Related Topix: Bartonville, TX, New Zealand,

The Washington Post

NEH to help vets with humanities program

When it comes to working with veterans, government efforts aren't limited to health and employment programs.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Yale University, Northeastern University, Sports

The New Zealand Herald

Living life without feeling like a fraud

A counselling client of mine "Allie" had just been promoted at her law firm. I asked if she was excited.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Pittsburgh

CBS Local

Counterterrorism Chief: Parents Should Watch For 'Sudden Personality Changes' In Children

Delivering a speech at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said that local communities have to be aware of terrorist threats where the government cannot, noting that parents should watch for "sudden personality changes in their children at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

Wall Street Journal

Scholar of Media Bias Nabs Prestigious Clark Medal

An economist known for his pioneering work on bias in the news media won the John Bates Clark Medal on Thursday, one of the profession's most prestigious honors.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago

India Together

Homecoming election for Harvard professor, courtesy Mamata

Historian and author Sugato Bose is taking a break from his position at Harvard University to contest the Lok Sabha elections from a key urban constituency in West Bengal as a candidate of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

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Related Topix: India, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Go Local

Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

While the Feds investigate his predecessor's campaign finance records, new House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is getting high marks from local business leaders for his economic agenda.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Cranston, RI, East Providence, RI

Science Daily

Study shows lasting effects of drought in rainy Eastern U.S.

This spring, more than 40 percent of the western U.S. is in a drought that the USDA deems "severe" or "exceptional."

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Anthropology, Science, Kentucky, Home Gardening, Home

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scotts Valley High presents "Legally Blonde The Musical"

Maureen Bach, a junior, plays the powerful and pink Elle Woods in Scotts Valley High School's production of 'Legally Blonde The Musical,' which opens Friday and runs for three weekends.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA

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