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Thomas Edison - Historical Rubber and Road Trips

Collaborating with his close friends, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone in his last significant research campaign, Edison searched for a domestic source of natural rubber in the late 1920s.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, National Park, NJ, US National Parks, Manhattan Sites, City University of New York

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Billee Juene Eby Hare dies, was among first women to join Marines in WWII

Billee Juene Eby Hare, who was among the first wave of women to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II, and who for years created the elaborate crowns worn by the royalty of the Order of the Alamo, died Aug. 12 at 91. She went through basic training at Hunter College and worked in a recruitment office in Kansas City before transferring to ... (more)

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Tulsa, OK

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Garifuna ethnicity vs. nationalism

By Wellington C. Ramos In most countries in the world people are accustomed to identifying themselves based on the country where they were born to display their national pride.

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Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, City University of New York, Long Island University, Honduras

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Concordia Learning Center names new executive director

Concordia Learning Center at St. Joseph's School for the Blind announced that David Feinhals joined the organization Monday as its new executive director.

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Related Topix: Concordia, NJ, Rutgers University, City University of New York, Denville, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

Fri Aug 15, 2014

EurekAlert!

Peers, but not peer pressure, key to prescription drug misuse among young adults

Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers - but not peer pressure - according to a Purdue University study.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Purdue University, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, City University of New York

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Transfers in Belize government departments are rampant

By Wellington C. Ramos In Belize, the head of every governmental department has the right to transfer any of the people who work under him or her in the best interests of his or her department.

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Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, City University of New York, Long Island University

EurekAlert!

Stroke researchers link ability to self-administer medication with memory loss

Screening stroke survivors for medication self-administration ability may be a useful approach to identifying memory deficits that contribute to poor outcomes Dr. Barrett is director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation and chief of Neurorehabilitation Program Innovation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, City University of New York

The New York Observer

On the Market: 'He went to bed angry. [She] stayed up with StreetEasy.'

Good news! Bellevue Hospital will get $117 million in FEMA aid, reimbursing the Health and Hospitals corporation for extensive repairs that were made after 17 million gallons of water flooded the basement, the AP reported, via Crain's .

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newsday

Love Story: Patricia and Manuel Alban, Centereach

Manny and I met in 1981 at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, Queens. We were in the same English class, where students were seated in alphabetical order.

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Related Topix: Centereach, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Maspeth, NY, City University of New York

NyackNewsAndViews

Blogging 'Bout The Band: Playing The Mercury Lounge

Nyack High School graduates Nate and Ben McCarthy, Anders Fleming and the late Jesse Yanko formed their band Regret the Hour before enrolling at Hunter College.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Pop/Rock, The National

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

CLICKBAIT to Begin Previews 9/4 at Access Theater

The Factory has announced that CLICKBAIT, David M deLeon and Esther Ko's co-written and co-directed new low-tech high-tech love story about sex, suicide and cellphones will begin performances on September 4th at the Gallery Space at the Access Theater, 380 Broadway, TriBeCa.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Johns Hopkins University, City University of New York, The New School

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Hardball Times

Bringing the Heat

Note: This article is based on research done with Dana Sylvan at Hunter College of the City University of New York and presented at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings .

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Related Topix: City University of New York

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

NY governor garners support at Dominican parade

A tall man dressed all in white marched up a Manhattan avenue, cheered by tens of thousands of people who left no doubt they would re-elect him as their governor.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, City University of New York

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Art Daily

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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists-Georges Braque , Juan Gris , Fernand Leger , and Pablo Picasso -in more than 30 years.

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Related Topix: The Collection, Techno, Inventions, Science / Technology, City University of New York

New York Daily News

Bill de Blasio has a lot to gain should Brooklyn win 2016 DNC

Hosting the political extravaganza would be a priceless opportunity for the freshman mayor to star on the nation's political stage.

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Related Topix: New York, University of Virginia, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Italy, World News, City University of New York

Fri Aug 08, 2014

DNAInfo.com

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

This week a Brooklyn eatery sparked controversy by urging diners to "stop and frisk your appetite," developers struggled to fill cheap luxury apartments, and a mysterious booze-loving stuffed bear graced city streets.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Downtown (New York, NY), City University of New York, Train Disaster, Queens, NY

Newkerala.com

Indian American student to sue New York City

A 19-year-old Indian American student is set to sue the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City for the physical injuries and trauma she suffered while riding a subway train which jumped tracks.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, City University of New York

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Met Museum Presents Cubism: the Leonard a. Lauder Collection, 10/20-2/16

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists-Georges Braque , Juan Gris , Fernand Lger , and Pablo Picasso -in more than 30 years.

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Related Topix: 10-20, The Collection, Techno, Inventions, Science / Technology, City University of New York

Tue Aug 05, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Subways Cause Panic Attacks for Teen Who Was Aboard Derailed F Train: Suit

A Hunter College student who was aboard the F train that derailed in Queens in May plans to sue the MTA, claiming she has been too scared to take the subway since the incident.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Woodside, NY

Mon Aug 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Dances Patrelle to Stage ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14

Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet , a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance, from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, City University of New York, Arts, Ballet

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