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3 hrs ago | Osprey Observer

Journalism Students Spend Summer Interning At Osprey Observer Gaining Experience, Writing Clips

The Osprey Observer continued its internship program this summer helping high school and college students who are interested in journalism to learn the ropes about what it means to be a reporter and what it takes to get a paper to press every week.


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7 hrs ago |

Sycamore names Hopping - 14 Distinguished AlumSycamore names Hopping...

Sycamore names Hopping '14 Distinguished Alum Noted doctor, '68 graduate to receive award at Oct. 10 dinner Check out this story on Sycamore Community Schools will honor 1967 Sycamore High School graduate Dr. Steven B. Hopping with the 2014 Sycamore Distinguished Alumni Award.


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10 hrs ago | The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before research was published

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Healing trauma key to closing the gap

Separated from her mother at just 18 months old, Deb Hocking understands the trauma of the Stolen Generations.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

18 hrs ago |

Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in in the International Monetary Fund's list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy The "Generation Next" list of "economists under 45 will have the most influence in the coming decades on our understanding of the global economy," was compiled by IMF ... (more)


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21 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Praise for those moving forwardPraise for those moving forwardPraise...

Praise for those moving forward Praise for those moving forward Check out this story on a Roses to a Centerville High School graduate for continuing his education in the Ivy League.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

I, for one, welcome our robot overlords

When Harvard University scientists said a couple of weeks ago that they had created robots that can work together in large numbers without guidance toward a common goal, I was surprised by the lack of reaction from doomsayers warning about a robotic apocalypse.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Medical Daily

Lasers Are Building The Future Of Medical Science, One Bald Head And Brain Surgery At A Time

Surgery is built on a kind of paradox: In order to heal trauma, doctors must first create more trauma.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine

US News & World Report

How to Fire Back Against a Lousy Landlord

If you've ever considered becoming a landlord, you've probably wondered if you really want to deal with renters.


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WNYC-AM New York

California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill

California is one step closer to becoming the first state to require colleges and universities "to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity," The Los Angeles Times reports .


Related Topix: Cal State Long Beach


California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Arthur H. White, 90; Public Opinion Research Firm Co-Founder

Arthur Henry White, devoted to wife Vivien and his family and tireless in his efforts to address societal challenges, died Aug. 25 at Stamford Hospital of complications from a stroke.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Prison, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Community counts: A chronicle of community builders on Cape Cod

COMMUNITIES CONNECTED Members of he Bourne-Sandwich Rotary Club, left, and St. Mary Magdala Church of Harwich united to provide a Nutrition Mission meal recently.


Related Topix: Sandwich, MA, Bourne, MA, Harwich, MA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hyannis, MA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Internationally recognized botanist speaking at UCSC

Contributed Peter Raven, one of the world's leading botanists, will give a public lecture at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum on Tuesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Plant Biology, Biology, Science, UC Santa Cruz, Home Gardening, Home, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wall Street Journal

Researchers Question China's Prospects on Health-Care Overhaul

China's prospects for overhauling its health-care system to provide affordable and equitable health care are "relatively dismal" under its current initiatives, say Oxford and Harvard University researchers in a paper published Friday in the journal The Lancet.


The Washington Post

VA launches a more robusta version of GI Bill Comparison Tool

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday updated its online GI Bill Comparison Tool with the goal of improving how former troops estimate their education benefits and explore programs across the country.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, University of Washington, Blog News

The Washington Post

Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak

The Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa has mutated repeatedly during the current outbreak, a fact that could hinder diagnosis and treatment of the devastating disease, according to scientists who have genetically sequenced the virus in scores of victims.


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Ebola spread into Sierra Leone through healer's funeral

Mr. Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola in Sierra Leone.


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FOX orders 'DeTour' pilot based on Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo's life

FOX has given a put pilot commitment to "DeTour," a single-camera comedy inspired by the life of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, Deadline reports.


Related Topix: Weezer, Pop/Rock

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Rep. Steve Braun, R-Zionsville.

Representative Steve Braun will resign his seat this fall to become Commissioner of Indiana's Department of Workforce Development.


Related Topix: Zionsville, IN, Indiana, Boone County, IN, Hamilton County, IN, Law, Employment / Labor Law